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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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24. Re: Op Ed Nov 19, 2012, 20:01 Dades
 
Cutter wrote on Nov 19, 2012, 18:50:
Prez wrote on Nov 19, 2012, 18:05:
Verno and Creston always make good points; it's others who seem to go out of their way to be derisive of gamers who dare to enjoy CoD.

If they aren't worthy of derision than who the fuck is? The nobility of man is to aspire always to greater heights, not descend into the morass of the lowest common denominator. Should people be applauded for popularizing Honey Boo Boo and Jerry Springer? America - and a lot of the rest of the world - is turning into an Idiocracy. That is not something to aspire to or applaud. And games like CoD are indicative of that sort of mentality. So yes, for anyone who aspires to more, those sorts of games should be met with a hail of derision.

You got it. I may be a miserable sonuvabitch but I don't subscribe to the backpatting, mollycoddling, bracelet wearing, everyone is a unique and special person modern culture crap. There are a lot of idiots out there and they have bad fucking taste in many different things and corporations chase them for every buck in their wallet.

Idiots with bad taste are the reason that modern horror movies are torture porn or found footage bullshit. Bad music is no longer mocked but openly celebrated in an orgy of advertising campaigns and Call of Duty gets 20 versions while Quake gets a handful. I might not be able to eradicate bad taste but I sure as hell can make fun of it.

Whew I've been saving that one up for awhile

- DADES - This is a signature of my name, enjoy!
 
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  1. Nov 19, 11:18 Re: Op Ed Verno
  2. Nov 19, 11:22  Re: Op Ed Prez
  3. Nov 19, 12:10 Re: Op Ed Wallshadows
  4. Nov 19, 12:15 Re: Op Ed PropheT
  5. Nov 19, 12:58 Re: Op Ed wrlwnd
  6. Nov 19, 14:02 Re: Op Ed Creston
  7. Nov 19, 14:12  Re: Op Ed Cutter
  8. Nov 19, 14:37 Re: Op Ed DangerDog
  9. Nov 19, 14:39 Re: Op Ed Suppa7
  11. Nov 19, 15:24  Re: Op Ed Quboid
  12. Nov 19, 15:36   Re: Op Ed Verno
  13. Nov 19, 15:44    Re: Op Ed Quboid
  14. Nov 19, 15:48     Re: Op Ed Creston
  15. Nov 19, 15:51     Re: Op Ed Verno
  16. Nov 19, 16:39      Re: Op Ed Quboid
  17. Nov 19, 16:57       Re: Op Ed PropheT
  19. Nov 19, 18:05     Re: Op Ed Prez
  23. Nov 19, 18:50      Re: Op Ed Cutter
>> 24. Nov 19, 20:01       Re: Op Ed Dades
  10. Nov 19, 15:11 Re: Op Ed StingingVelvet
  18. Nov 19, 17:44 Re: Op Ed Ozmodan
  20. Nov 19, 18:07  Re: Op Ed Dades
  21. Nov 19, 18:19   Re: Op Ed Prez
  22. Nov 19, 18:45    Re: Op Ed Dades
  25. Nov 19, 20:36    Re: Op Ed Creston
  26. Nov 19, 20:57     Re: Op Ed Prez
  27. Nov 19, 21:12      Re: Op Ed Dades
  28. Nov 19, 21:23       Re: Op Ed Prez
  30. Nov 19, 21:28       Re: Op Ed Quboid
  29. Nov 19, 21:23      Re: Op Ed Verno
  31. Nov 19, 21:29       Re: Op Ed Prez
  32. Nov 19, 21:40        Re: Op Ed Verno
  33. Nov 19, 21:54      Re: Op Ed Creston
  35. Nov 20, 05:07       Re: Op Ed Prez
  36. Nov 20, 10:53        Re: Op Ed InBlack
  37. Nov 20, 11:02         Re: Op Ed Beamer
  39. Nov 20, 12:50          Re: Op Ed Sepharo
  40. Nov 20, 14:58           Re: Op Ed Verno
  41. Nov 21, 04:07          Re: Op Ed InBlack
  42. Nov 21, 10:02           Re: Op Ed Beamer
  38. Nov 20, 11:44        Re: Op Ed Creston
  34. Nov 20, 02:15 Re: Op Ed Cutter


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