"They pre-announced better than forecast earnings... Just looking for some rational examination for why we are not slowly trending up going into earnings."
You answered your own question. The good news is out. The bad news is still lingering. So many have left or are leaving IW that they need a definitive plan for MW3 to restore confidence, and we've yet to hear that. Saying you have a deep bench while people are leaving IW every day and you admit that everyone at Treyarch is busy on Black Ops isn't good enough.