Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare was so ridiculously popular that Activision probably needed a separate warehouse to hold all the profit. Then Guitar Hero: World Tour came out, and now they probably need two warehouses.
Perhaps this is the reason why they say that Modern Warfare 2 's popularity will easily compete with the biggest TV, DVD, and music entertainment. In fact, Activision is confident enough to say that Modern Warfare 2 will beat out both its predecessor and Call of Duty: World at War as "the biggest selling video game of all time." (source- MCV ) Said brand manager Simon Wells:
"Each year the Call of Duty franchise goes from strength-to-strength. We want to propel this year's title to be the biggest selling video game of all time. That may raise some eyebrows, but step back and look at the franchise's trajectory through preceding launches, and this objective starts to look viable."
Wells went on to say that he "firmly believes" that Modern Warfare 2 can be the "#1 entertainment property of the year," and that's setting the bar uber -high. Back in the day, video games could never hope to be any such thing, but the world has changed a great deal, and now it seems almost inevitable that games could top every other form of entertainment in any given year. Heck, the industry does it all the time in terms of sheer profit, anyway. As for the game in question, we just want some media; screenshots, a teaser video where we actually see something, etc. We'll keep a sharp eye out.
It's just not often that you get an exact release date before you see any media. Bizarre.
Related Game(s): Modern Warfare 2
This game is going to be off the hook. Hands down COD4 was my favorite single player FPS campaign game I've ever played and still is.
I just hope they include zombie maps, that option has created a massive following in itself.
Yes it is going to be off the hook.
AND off the chain
pff Console FPS FTL
COD4:MW2 is also going to be on PC so stfu please ;D
I loved CoD4, and played it even more than [email protected] But I don't know if I will ever get tired of Killzone 2. MW2 will have to introduce something really big and attractive to pull me back. I'll buy it either way though because I know it will be good.
Not in my house!
Isn't your house just filled with needlework designs featuring the word "hate" in a hundred different patterns? 😉
lol…You're comments seem to have a little more bite to them today Ben. A little more then usual. They're kind of hilarious though..
I'm just having fun. 🙂
I have to say Resistance 2 was better.
100 patterns is hardly enough to fill a house, but enough of that nonsense. I don't like first person shooters, for which i've justified on nuemerous ocassions and if you're going to penelize for that then F-U!
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If you don't like first person shooters, then why are you reading an article on them, and even commenting on that article??
Thought you said you owned KZ2 a few articles back.
Ben was joking, calm down.
Cod4 was good but not to be over rated, I played the game for hours but Killzone2 -served- cod. I will more than likely check out MW2 though, if I can put uncharted 2 down of course.
BeezleDrop, Killzone 2 served COD very nicely indeed… there is no way MW2 will have the graphics engine to compete with KZ2… it can't possibly, its multiplat!
"i am home"
1. Because it apears everywhere nowadays.
& 2. "Activision: Modern Warfare 2 To Be "#1 Entertaniment Property" that title alone sounds so aragont.
ULTIMADREAM,you've been on here for quite sometime but you keep REPLYing to comments elsewhere,why's that?
yeh we all know k2 served cod in terms o graphics and stuff but cod still has the replayability and gameplay factors over k2 that make it a far more fast game and it just feels natural
KZ2 campaign beat COD4 on some levels but COD4 online is easily the best online game EVER. COD4 is a game i still play today and i rarely play games for that long, COD6 or MW2 will really have to be immense for it to overcome the already high bar that is COD4. I have all the faith in the world directed at Infinity ward, so all the pressure is on them.
It never has a reply option on the one i want, just like this one lol
im right with ya "Xplicit"! im a huge COD fan so i have lots of faith in MW2.
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They could just release the same game with twice as much guns and I'll still be happy. By the way do you think that any of the old maps will return in multiplayer?
i bet some maps will return but infinity ward better come up with some pretty crazy maps and lots of them! I play MW like, 24-7(literly) and im kind of getting bored of the same maps over and over. But, look at the bright side, i know all the maps by heart and im getting good a them. I hope they dont use use the map "Block" in MW2.I hate that one.
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i just cant wait till modern warfare 3… they should have it set in disney world and have some levels riding the rollar coasters
Lol @ flamer
I'd buy it if you can chase little kids around in a Goofy outfit
#1 entertainment property of the year is possible. Theres not much competition this year besides kz2 and uncharted. (thats if GOW GT and FFXIII dont come out this year) :).. If FFXIII comes out this year, it will be TOP..
I read some info online that -some- of the cod4 multiplayer maps will return, the site I read it on could be full of dookie so who knows. I would say more than likely. Best online game ever? I dunno Xplicit, I just cant get enough of being to become invisible as a sniper, thats just ridiculously bad ass.
down with snipein! up with close combat! invisable snipeing!?! its called MODERN warfare
Well, i wouldn't be surprised if it pulled off something amazing. They're better than treyarch.
Provided they listen to the common complaints about what's missing and what's broken, there should be no reason for it to fall short of their predictions.
im right with ya.
It will be interesting to see what they come up with. Maybe I'll finally start playing this series. I know it sounds absurb, but I have never played a COD.
I always played the Medal of Honors on the PS2 and for some reason I always kind of associated Modern Warfare with the X-box 360 crowd. I never bothered to pick it up.
Every time I thought about it there was something else I got instead (Resistance, SOCOM, Warhawk, Battlefield: Bad Company, Resistance2 and now Killzone 2..) Right now Killzone is keeping me pretty happy with my online frag festing, so it will be interesting to see whether MW:2 will be able to finally pull me into the series. Although by that time, there may be another game out that I'd rather play instead…(MAG? Please?)
I am going to have to side a little bit with Ulitmadream though.They are making a pretty bold statement for a game that has no evidence yet to back it up.But someone has turned on the Hype Machine. Let the Wild and Rampant Speculations begin!
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I don't know yet I'm still not convinced I need to see some gameplay and I also have to be included in the beta
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That comment is pretty arrogant, but they aren't saying that MW2 will be an awesome game better than KZ2 which is pretty hard to accomplish. What they are saying is that MW2 is going to sell a lot, in that sense I believe them. First of all, MW already has a NAME and a following on both platforms. Second Bioshock is the only multiplat title popular enough to give a fight and IMO MW 2 will outsell it easily.
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They have actually said once before, if im not mistaken, that it would be superior to Killzone 2. Not entirely sure if i believe it though, Its going to take a lot more than another CoD game with a few more features to pull me away from Killzone 2… just played CoD MW a few days ago and i was bored to tears
cant wait, the first modern warfare was 1 of the best games Ive ever played. This one gonna be off the chain!!!
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If Uncharted2 were to be multi-plat,then MW2 woulda had some problems,thus i think MW2 will definitely be this year's top entertainment product.
While I think COD is overrated, I might actually buy this one because some people I know really don't want to let go of the FPS set in the real world and move onto sci fi shooters like R2 and KZ2 and I'd really like to game online with them. I think it will definitely compete as a major entertainment player since it will get the typical 360 commercial treatment and be everywhere you look.
Still, I'd laugh if that release date got pushed. They really shouldn't be so presumptuous with no gameplay. I'll just pretend it's because they are teasing us by not showing all the great stuff.
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I agree with Ultimatedream it seems that every big game is a shooter, anyways MW2 is gonna sell like pancakes! I hope they add silencers on the snipers also, and my Hardcore Heaquarters
I am a bit fed up with FPSes. KZ2 was everything I was expecting and then more war.perfected. Whether to get or not another FPS depends on how innovative it would be. For example FPS+ RPG elements ala Bioshock or maybe FPS+ stealth elements ala Riddick:DA. No more flashy run and gun for me. More Action adventures, platforms, horror, Jrpg. Please Infamous come soon 😀
Uncharted 2 says hi .
Cocky. They weren't this cocky when making COD4.
Wow, I agree! Now that I think about it… Man… They are cocky with this arnt they? They were never even sure if Modern Warfare would be a hit (To my surprise it was… and I loved it too, sadly Killzone 2 took over) This is Blasimy! I force Activision to give me a full refund on CoD 4 and a free MF2 (Like what I did there?) copy! I shall boycott Activision for being so cocky untill MF2 comes out!
Btw, I think MWF2 would be better than MF2 but too long, so MW2 would be cool but it gets confusing MW WM etc… so I shall rename it… get ready… "The Game that is a First Person Shooter and that had a precessor that sold over 11 million copies and that will be a big hit" Nice and short 🙂
There is a MW2 teaser on the PSN, I'm dl'ing it now. Is it new, or was it up last week? I haven't checked the store in a while, I'm dl'ing about 10 things right now.
Qore is free for April as well.
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