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41. Re: Op Ed Nov 21, 2012, 04:07 InBlack
 
Beamer wrote on Nov 20, 2012, 11:02:
InBlack wrote on Nov 20, 2012, 10:53:
You guys are completely missing the point arguing about subjective shit, when there are completely rational OBJECTIVE reasons why COD sucks MAJOR BALLZ!!!!

1st and foremost: RAMPANT CHEATING, Its utterly, utterly horrible and unnaceptable in any competitive multiplayer game especially one that is supposed to be the current "IN" game of the moment...

2nd (very connected to the first point): VERY LITTLE TO NO POST RELEASE SUPPORT. One of the main reasons why there is so much cheating going on, the devs dont give a fuck, they already have your money, and the community being disconnected and wiped every 6-10 months cant do shit about it...

3rd (very connected to the second and first points) NO COMMUNITY to stand for the players interest. Since these sonsofbitches release these 'itterations' every few months up to a year there is very little time for a community to build up adequately for said game. About the time people get organized and very vocal about the problems in said game BAM they release another one and the whole process is restarted....

I have a few other points but just those three are I think enough to prove my point that the Call of Duty franchise is the McDonalds of games, people are fucking addicted to it and cant help themselves even though they know they are fed shit....

1) Not on the Xbox. MW3 had very little Xbox cheating. From what I understand, tons of the PS3 and PC, but I won't play on those platforms. I put something like 180 hours into MW3 on XBL and can't remember a single wallhacker. There may have been one, but I think that was a YouTube video I watched.

2) There was a good amount of post release support in terms of tweaking and balancing. If you play on the Xbox, that's all you needed

3) There's an enormous community, which is why these games are so popular and a safe bet. As other people mentioned previously, some people only buy 3-4 games per year. It's much better for them to get the game everyone is getting, and therefore know they'll have a community filling multiplayer servers, than to take a risk on a game that may be better but no one may buy.

The CoD games may be terrible PC experiences, but they're quite good Xbox experiences.

So hmmmm becuase none of these problems exist on the XBOX that somehow magically justifies Activision and invalidates all of my points? Christ Beamer, for someone clearly very intelligent you really can turn a blind eye to some major shit...
 
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