Let's be honest: ever since Riley was first introduced at the Call of Duty: Ghosts gameplay debut in May, we've all assumed that the sword of Damocles is dangling over the doomed little doggy.... read more
The way of life is the posture of a tree; rigid trunk for structured and directed childhood, followed by open branches - life choices. Some branches take one higher than others, and some split many times. But never forget...Every branch bears a leaf.
I'm more of a cat man, to be honest, and I think a lazy cat that flops on the floor looking to have it's belly rubbed every couple of minutes would probably be much more entertaining. The downside, of course, is that it climbs into my lap it then silently farts leaving everyone to blame me!
A way to satisfy everyone. Alternate endings. One in which the dog dies, and one in which it doesn't. Depending on YOUR choices as a player in a completely NON-LINEAR storyline. (Personally, I like dogs. So don't kill it.)
Dogs are damn tough, the security dog we have got shot in the nuts by some A-hole who tried to break into the Club! He's fine now but doesn't take any lip from any customer anymore if they look like trouble he makes it very clear if you screw around he's going to return the favour.
Keep the Dog you can give it a medal of service at the end of the game and retire it.