Gamers around the world are breathing a collective sigh of relief as it is announced: Activision has little interest in taking Call of Duty to Hollywood. The reason is a reassuring one – and nothing to do with not finding “the right partner”, “the right story” or even “the right setting”.
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His reasoning? “Movies based on video games rarely please devoted fans,” says the NYT, and Kotick (and Activision as a whole, presumably), is concerned that a poorly-translated, poorly-received adaptation could taint the incredibly powerful Call of Duty brand.