What would you guys estimate the average lifespan of an enemy in a given game is? 5 seconds? 10 seconds? How much can really be shown in that time?
If they weren't so fucking stupid they'd live longer. I don't want a player character stronger than his enemies by design. There's no fun in a game wherein there lies no challenge. There's a reason why games like Fallout or Jagged Alliance 2 or Icewind Dale I play over and over and over again while I can scarcely bring myself to even finish Action Game XYZ.
And I'm not by a long shot the only person feeling as much. CoD is only as popular as it is because of its multiplay. Unfortunately the kinds of experiences I like best are difficult if not impossible to render in an online setting.