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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare - First Screens and Story Details

The reveal hype for Activision's "Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare" hasn't died down yet. Following this morning's official trailer, the publisher has released the first batch of screenshots for the game, as well as a press release that divulges some details on the highly anticipated shooter's story.

The new screens give a better look at some things we saw in the trailer, namely the futuristic tech used by the game's soldiers. Characters in "Advanced Warfare" employ tactical exoskeletons that offer a variety of combat advantages, such as higher damage resistance and the ability to fly around via jetpack. One screenshot shows a solider donning a suit adorned with the name "Atlas," which we presume is one of the organizations in the game.

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"Advanced Warfare" tells a story set in the year 2054 in which a private military corporation is tasked with restoring a war-ravished world. As we saw in the launch trailer, actor Kevin Spacey plays Jonathan Irons, a menacing leader who strives for a world free of democracy. We're not exactly sure if he'll be an ally or antagonist, but the trailer suggests the latter.

"The technology is truly remarkable and unlike anything I’ve done before," said Spacey, whose likeness has been fully digitized for the new game.

While last year's "Call of Duty: Ghosts" was ported to the Xbox One and Playstation 4 after a release on Xbox 360 and Playstation 3, Activision claims that "Advanced Warfare" is designed to take full advantage of the new consoles. Still, you'll be able to get the game on any of the aforementioned systems, as well as PC, when it arrives Nov. 4. As with previous games in the series, Xbox consoles will get first dibs on downloadable content.

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