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Op Ed

SlashGear - Sales Mean Nothing: Call of Duty Has Gone Stale. Thanks HARDOCP.
But Iíve had enough. The Call of Duty franchise has become one big, repurposed offering that gets customers to pay too much for what is essentially a bunch of new maps launched annually in November. Sure, thereís a bit of a storyline and the updates to online gaming are nice enough, but are they enough to justify calling the game an entirely new entry into the franchise? As far as Iím concerned, itís just more of the same.

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14. Re: Op Ed Nov 19, 2012, 15:48 Creston
 
Quboid wrote on Nov 19, 2012, 15:44:
but some go further than this and imply that the CoD players are flat out wrong, as if the CoD player is somehow mistaken in thinking they enjoy the game.

Obviously they aren't, but the CoD player who buys the same game every year is a large part of the reason why this (yearly iterations of "safe" franchises) is basically all we ever get anymore. And for that they deserve some scorn.

If they'd at least stop buying it one year and say to activision "Hey, fuck you, build something fucking NEW for a change!", we'd maybe get out from under this yearly billion dollar paintjob that Activision rolls out under the guise of it being a "new game."

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