775 million dollars in five days. 3.3 million different people played it on one day just over Xbox Live. People I know buying cases of Mountain Dew just for the double experience points in the multiplayer…..THEY DON’T EVEN DRINK MOUNTAIN DEW. Apparently it’s even causing the Louisville college football team to lose games (yes, seriously). It’s Modern Warfare 3. I’m having trouble deciding how I feel about it. As a gamer, I love innovation. I love seeing things done that I haven’t seen before. I say that, but then I think about the games I’ve most recently played. Consider this list: Dark Souls, Batman: Arkham City, Modern Warfare 3, Gears of War 3, Uncharted 3, and I just picked up Assassins Creed: Revelations. Fine games, all of them. And all of them a sequel of some kind. Is that what the gaming public wants? Is it what I want?
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