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FStop7
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(03-26-2012, 11:38 PM)
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Originally Posted by TemplaerDude

Amazing how you guys can infer so much tone from a tweet.

It is amazing, the nuance of things written between the lines, figuratively speaking.

Oh, or were you just trying to be a smarty?
Shady859
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(03-26-2012, 11:38 PM)
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Originally Posted by HotHamWater

You couldn't have taken the two seconds it would have to check his Twitter?

Also, 24th of March date on that.

C'mon son.


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gurasa
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(03-26-2012, 11:39 PM)
HotHamWater, c'mon son. :P
Hot Coldman
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(03-26-2012, 11:41 PM)
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Originally Posted by bishoptl

Dude, you have no idea

Did John ever get his free x-box?

damage control
Valru
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(03-26-2012, 11:43 PM)
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He really did go above and beyond the Call of Douchey.

Originally Posted by Wario64

Creative Strategist? :lol They really were scraping from the bottom of dat barrel.
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(03-26-2012, 11:44 PM)
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Originally Posted by $hady

https://support.twitter.com/articles...elete-a-tweet#

Delete icon should've tipped you off.
d0c_zaius
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(03-26-2012, 11:46 PM)
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Originally Posted by Technosteve

ROBERT BOWLING RESIGNS AS CREATIVE STRATEGIST FOR COD

by ElPRESADOR

perfect

"I know how to make this game last until 2030"
HotHamWater
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(03-26-2012, 11:46 PM)
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Originally Posted by $hady

https://support.twitter.com/articles...elete-a-tweet#

I'm well aware of how to delete a Tweet, thanks though. You really don't think people would taken a great deal of notice if that was real, hell, it'd be all over Kotaku and GAF the second it happened.

Instead, the only evidence this exists is a tweet from DesirableChris, some guy that makes, you guessed it, MW3 videos such as this gem, which includes the comment: "Fuck you Robert Bowling. I mean, I was clearly outplayed here."

It's 100% fake.
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(03-26-2012, 11:47 PM)
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Originally Posted by Mechazawa

What the hell did you write that got you that weird "leftest vice city" comment?

The link is dead now (shakes fist at Jim) but the quote that riled up the hoi polloi was:

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City puts the word sequel to shame. Rockstar Games has really taken the time to put together a game that not only fits in perfectly in the GTA universe, but ups the ante for itself and others as well. It would have been all too easy to make a few minor upgrades and still have a best-selling product, but instead they pushed themselves to really take it to the next page. Full marks to Rockstar North and Rockstar Games for not worrying about the so-called controversy from hand-wringing parents, bed-wetting leftists and opportunistic politicians, and supplying mature gamers with a title that was crafted especially for them. In an industry where all too often publishers take the easy way out, Vice City stands as an example of what the next chapter in a series should provide, and earns full marks doing so.

They see me trolling, they hatin
-PXG-
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(03-26-2012, 11:52 PM)
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Originally Posted by McHuj

Time expired on early departure retention bonus clause/options vested, time to leave.

This.

Peace bitches. Pass Go and collect $200 (well, more than that).
Nizz
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(03-26-2012, 11:53 PM)
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Originally Posted by Sean

Maybe I'm reading too much into it, but dude sounds kinda angry.

Usually when you see shit like this it's something like "Today is my last day at Infinity Ward, I'll miss working with this fantastic team and all my buddies."

He didn't even try to sugarcoat it.

I see it the same way you do. Doesn't seem like it was an amicable split from IW/Activision.
Shady859
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(03-26-2012, 11:54 PM)
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Thanks Dad, you won at the internet.
PsychoRaven
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(03-26-2012, 11:57 PM)
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I say good for him. It has to be hard to be the lead bullshitter for a series that Activision has pretty much ruined. Not to mention all the hate he gets for having to do his job from these 12 year old idiots who couldn't string a sentence together without the use of 3 derogatory words. So I say good luck in whatever you do and may it be a job that doesn't require you to blatantly lie to fans.

It's sad to read the tweets though. I mean wishing he'd die and shit. Jesus Christ what is wrong with some people? It also saddens me that people blame him for how the games have gotten worse. To read some you'd think he was making the games all by himself.
Last edited by PsychoRaven; 03-27-2012 at 12:03 AM.
Vilam
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(03-27-2012, 12:00 AM)
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Originally Posted by TangoAlphaLima

Except Respawn probably didn't need a Community Manager until now, with their unnamed title rumored to be released in one year.

If I'm not mistaken, they've already had a Community Manager for awhile now.

Fake edit: Yup, Respawn confirmed.
Nizz
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(03-27-2012, 12:05 AM)
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Originally Posted by Sean

Dunno how he managed to put up with the Call of Duty audience for all these years. That shit is enough to drive a man insane. From taking a quick look at his trending topic on Twitter, here are a few tweets:

Originally Posted by eek5

I know right?


Jesus Christ...
Riposte
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(03-27-2012, 12:06 AM)
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Originally Posted by Technosteve

ROBERT BOWLING RESIGNS AS CREATIVE STRATEGIST FOR COD

by ElPRESADOR

You never let me down GAF.
Tomat
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(03-27-2012, 12:07 AM)
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Originally Posted by purple cobra

Jesus Christ...

I can't tell if people type those things because they're young, or stupid, or both. Or maybe just because of the whole "i'm anonymous on the internet" thing.
Dug
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(03-27-2012, 12:07 AM)
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Just reading what people say to him on twitter, I feel bad for him.
Rokal
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(03-27-2012, 12:08 AM)
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Originally Posted by RoboPlato

Probably not. I think I remember hearing that he was spying on West and Zampella for Kotick and they are not on good terms at all.

He's definitely not going to Respawn. iirc, the court papers from the Activision lawsuit revealed that Robert Bowling was responsible for letting Activision leadership know about what West and Zampella were doing.

It seemed like he ratted them out for a pay bump from Activision. Apparently didn't work out so well for him.
sleepykyo
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(03-27-2012, 12:09 AM)
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I can't remember, but wasn't he relatively honest as far a community managers went? And I liked MW3 (I think that is when he took over) more than MW2, so best wishes to him.
inky
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(03-27-2012, 12:09 AM)
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Originally Posted by bishoptl

Dude, you have no idea

Oh man:

THE XBOX HAS ALREADY KILLED LAMEPUBE AND SOON WELL HAVE KILLED THE GAYSTATION!

Lamepube hahahahaha I never heard that one *wipes tear*
gurasa
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(03-27-2012, 12:12 AM)

Originally Posted by PsychoRaven

I say good for him. It has to be hard to be the lead bullshitter for a series that Activision has pretty much ruined. Not to mention all the hate he gets for having to do his job from these 12 year old idiots who couldn't string a sentence together without the use of 3 derogatory words. So I say good luck in whatever you do and may it be a job that doesn't require you to blatantly lie to fans.

It's sad to read the tweets though. I mean wishing he'd die and shit. Jesus Christ what is wrong with some people? It also saddens me that people blame him for how the games have gotten worse. To read some you'd think he was making the games all by himself.

I remember FIFA's page on Wikipedia once being edited to say that David Rutter (line producer) had been killed in an awful car crash. Dude gets tons of terrible hate tweets too. Kids.
Nizz
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(03-27-2012, 12:13 AM)
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Originally Posted by Tomat

I can't tell if people type those things because they're young, or stupid, or both. Or maybe just because of the whole "i'm anonymous on the internet" thing.

I wouldn't be surprised if a lot of those tweets are from some younger people. I won't deny it's plain old stupid people also.

Originally Posted by Rokal

He's definitely not going to Respawn. iirc, the court papers from the Activision lawsuit revealed that Robert Bowling was responsible for letting Activision leadership know about what West and Zampella were doing.

It seemed like he ratted them out for a pay bump from Activision. Apparently didn't work out so well for him.

Woah, didn't remember hearing about this.
Dug
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(03-27-2012, 12:13 AM)
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Originally Posted by Technosteve

ROBERT BOWLING RESIGNS AS CREATIVE STRATEGIST FOR COD

by ElPRESADOR

They should hire him. :lol
Technosteve
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(03-27-2012, 12:13 AM)
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Originally Posted by Rokal

He's definitely not going to Respawn. iirc, the court papers from the Activision lawsuit revealed that Robert Bowling was responsible for letting Activision leadership know about what West and Zampella were doing.

It seemed like he ratted them out for a pay bump from Activision. Apparently didn't work out so well for him.

for real? aw shit West and Zampella were the ones that hired him right?
Sean
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(03-27-2012, 12:19 AM)
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Some more words of wisdom from the CoD crowd...

IHuSsAiiNI
@fourzerotwo YES AT LAST YOU FUKING USELESS FAGGOT. I HOPE YOU DIE YOU PIECE OF SHIT WANKER

JamesMcMullan5
@fourzerotwo Today I go out buy a sniper rifle kill you and your family sell you're body to a convicted rapist that is also a necropheliac!

Nice_Guy_Jay
@fourzerotwo I hate you so much man, its hilarious, if you ever get another job, i hope its at the dump, cleaning up shit like yourself.

OMGItsBirdman
Yo @fourzerotwo I heard you got fired because one of the requirements for working there was that you had to have felt pussy before. True?

Smig9
@fourzerotwo short story..they fired your nerdy douche bag lookin ass?

RickMcDick420
@fourzerotwo you didn't resign, you got fired you rapist faggot fuck.

jacobcook1066
@fourzerotwo go kill yourself mw3 is a piece of shit I hope you fucking choke you stupid deformed head cunt

JRusseII
@fourzerotwo finally. they should of fired your dumb ass a long time ago, fucking shitty ass job you did with mw3.

DevosHeineken
@fourzerotwo Glad ur off the IW team cuz u single handedly ruined call of duty worse than cheeseburgers ruined Christina Aguilera #fuck402

munoz71
@fourzerotwo Thank God you are leaving Infinity Ward; You should have fixed the lag in MW3 and Spawns!!!

timsplude
@fourzerotwo good for you, ya piece of shit, You ruined MW3 and your definitly not ruining IW's next game.

xClaCKx
@fourzerotwo I hope you enjoy licking my massive cock now you stupid cunt

RobbertTheDutch
@fourzerotwo So you ruin everything, and just LEAVE? Pussy.

ItsHawza
@fourzerotwo bye fking noob eat some lag

MythAttach
@fourzerotwo Your a dumb mother fucker i hope you become homeless fucking faggot go to hell

Mrjded123
@fourzerotwo NOW GO BACK TO YOUR JOB OF SUCKING DICK FOR MONEY YOU FAGGET ASS BITCH. GO DIE.

rick_nadtke
@fourzerotwo Bitchmade nigga. Kill yourself.

Gearhead2012
@fourzerotwo aww is it because you suck dick and should kill yourself? is that why? yeah...just die...you suck as a person....go die now...

JoeFromThePub
Robert Bowling / @fourzerotwo Is it possible to lag your way through the door so it won't hit you in the ass? #MW3 #HappyTrails

Imagine getting tweets like this for the past five years. Being community manager of Call of Duty sure seems like fun!
Wario64
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(03-27-2012, 12:20 AM)
@fourzerotwo Glad ur off the IW team cuz u single handedly ruined call of duty worse than cheeseburgers ruined Christina Aguilera #fuck402



omg
Good Job Bob
(03-27-2012, 12:23 AM)
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It's amazing he stuck around this long with all the vitriol that gets thrown his way on a daily basis.
Hey You
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(03-27-2012, 12:23 AM)
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He's got less than 20 posts on the Official CoD forums, that (to me) shows just how much he cared about the community.
Last edited by Hey You; 03-27-2012 at 12:36 AM.
RiccochetJ
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(03-27-2012, 12:24 AM)
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Originally Posted by Sean

Some more words of wisdom from the CoD crowd...

Imagine getting tweets like this for the past five years. Being community manager of Call of Duty sure seems like fun!

Holy shit. That second one I would actually consider reporting to the cops...
MMaRsu
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(03-27-2012, 12:26 AM)
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Originally Posted by Sean

Some more words of wisdom from the CoD crowd...



Imagine getting tweets like this for the past five years. Being community manager of Call of Duty sure seems like fun!


Christ how about banning some of these retards twitter wtf...
Flunkie
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(03-27-2012, 12:27 AM)
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Damn, and I thought the first three pages of posts here were harsh..
Cat Party
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(03-27-2012, 12:30 AM)
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Originally Posted by RiccochetJ

Holy shit. That second one I would actually consider reporting to the cops...

The grammar cops, maybe.
SafeinSound
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(03-27-2012, 12:31 AM)
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Wow at some of those tweets.

I wonder where this dude is going. Hopefully on a long vacation from that crowd. He seemed like an alright guy.
gurasa
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(03-27-2012, 12:33 AM)
I lol'd @ "eat some lag"
soultron
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(03-27-2012, 12:35 AM)
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Originally Posted by Hey You

He's got less than 20 posts on the Official CoD forums, that shows just how much he cared about the community.

He doesn't have to post on forums to engage the community. He did a lot of work on twitter. Some developers/publishers actually forbid their staff from posting on forums during development or even speaking about it after.

I know it's tough to fathom giving up your twitter account for most PR/CM staffers, but maybe he should (at the very least) take a long break from using his 402 twitter account.
phosphor112
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(03-27-2012, 12:35 AM)
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Originally Posted by Psycho Powaa

My guess?

He got tired of the politics within Activision and surrounding CoD.

My guess? He got tired of shitting out the same game over and over instead of making a game that he thought got better and better.
Gooster
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(03-27-2012, 12:37 AM)
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Originally Posted by Wario64

@fourzerotwo Glad ur off the IW team cuz u single handedly ruined call of duty worse than cheeseburgers ruined Christina Aguilera #fuck402



omg

I'm a terrible person and I laughed, honestly.
Hey You
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(03-27-2012, 12:38 AM)
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Originally Posted by Gooster

I'm a terrible person and I laughed, honestly.

Me too.
KieferCrimson
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(03-27-2012, 12:40 AM)
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Originally Posted by Wario64

@fourzerotwo Glad ur off the IW team cuz u single handedly ruined call of duty worse than cheeseburgers ruined Christina Aguilera #fuck402



omg

Eh, the others are a bunch of psychos behind a computer, but I admit I did laugh at this. :P
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(03-27-2012, 12:40 AM)
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I wonder if people actually believe that he ruined Call of Duty or if they're just trolling.
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(03-27-2012, 12:41 AM)
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Those comments are pretty scary tbh. It's amazing the amount of hate he gets.
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(03-27-2012, 12:41 AM)
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Originally Posted by Wario64

@fourzerotwo Glad ur off the IW team cuz u single handedly ruined call of duty worse than cheeseburgers ruined Christina Aguilera #fuck402



omg

I thought the hash tag was referring to her weight at first.
Az
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(03-27-2012, 12:42 AM)
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Originally Posted by gurasa

I lol'd @ "eat some lag"

OK I wasn't the only one cracking up at that. :lol
transience
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(03-27-2012, 12:42 AM)
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This guy was absolutely everywhere in 2009 and seemed like a community manager rockstar. It's amazing how hard the Modern Warfare brand has fallen off despite having just one game. A technicality, I know, but damn.

I'm sure he's as popular ever with the casual crowd, but for the GAF types he's so 2009.
Grecco
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(03-27-2012, 12:49 AM)
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Didnt Frank O Connor go from Community manager at Bungie to being the head of franchise development for Halo?

Why are people hating on Robert cause he got a small raise/promotion?
dskillzhtown
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(03-27-2012, 12:51 AM)

Originally Posted by Meisadragon

Those comments are pretty scary tbh. It's amazing the amount of hate he gets.

It's the internet and he was the face of the studio. Unfortunately it is to be expected. It is almost like you need to hire someone just to block idiots.
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(03-27-2012, 12:53 AM)
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Originally Posted by two4two

This guy was absolutely everywhere in 2009 and seemed like a community manager rockstar. It's amazing how hard the Modern Warfare brand has fallen off despite having just one game. A technicality, I know, but damn.

I'm sure he's as popular ever with the casual crowd, but for the GAF types he's so 2009.

Agree, I'm still amazed at how MW2 was one of the most expected games in that year from almost everybody, IIRC first it was the jump to 59.99 price jump, then the lack of dedi servers, then something else, and in a matter of weeks, it began it's fame as one of the most hated video games ever.

I'm not even sure if it was weeks or days anymore, the shift was way too quick.
KareBear
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(03-27-2012, 12:56 AM)

Originally Posted by Sean

Some more words of wisdom from the CoD crowd...



Imagine getting tweets like this for the past five years. Being community manager of Call of Duty sure seems like fun!

Were are you getting these from?Link please?
sp3000
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(03-27-2012, 12:56 AM)
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