Call Of Duty: Ghosts - 4 Reasons Why The Franchise Is Over published by Evanvinh
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Posted on 2016-04-27
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Whether you would like to admit it or not, Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare not only transformed the First Person Shooter genre forever, but gaming as an ideal more generally. Spending ten hours a day locked in your room was no longer just seen as something the clammy, sexually inexperienced losers did. Now, anyone could pick up and play without fear of extradition, meaning Modern Warfare sold almost as many copies as Yann Martel’s dreamlike novel, Life of Pi.
From then on, every year saw a new Call of Duty title and every year, they got a little worse. Because of this, I coined the term, the ‘Call Of Duty Line’, because it became very obvious that fans were divided on which Call of Duty title was the straw that broke the marine’s back. A metaphorical line in the sand where they think the series peaked. Everybody’s different, although most agree that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 was the fastigium of the franchise.
I for one believe Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is the pinnacle because it was unique and the only game in the franchise that seemed to have any time and effort spent on it.
So, why am I rambling about metaphorical lines and the history of Call of Duty? Because with the somewhat new release of Call of Duty: Ghosts doing uncharacteristically badly, the pertinent question right now is whether the Call Of Duty trend is finally over
Sources: Whether you would like to admit it or not, Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare not only transformed the First Person Shooter genre forever, but gaming as an ideal more generally. Spending ten hours a day l
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