VIEWS: 20 PAGES: 1 CATEGORY: Entertainment POSTED ON: 3/15/2011
There are many franchises in the video game industry that generate billions of dollars worldwide and allow their creators to live sumptuous lifestyles. It is this area that comes in for the heaviest criticism. One of the biggest franchises is the Call of Duty series. Couple this with the inception of live on line gaming such as x box live, and you have a license to print money. There are now 6 in the series, but the last two have come under heavy criticism. A shoot and kill game where you dispense of the enemy using various weapons is a simple concept, and one that may have been taken too far now. The launch of Black Ops in 2010 had stores opening their doors at midnight and pre-orders totally millions, yet once purchased many gamers had a feeling they had been ripped off.
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