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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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  • pills161
    /yawn, slap another coat of paint on the dead horse and beat it to death over again.
  • 24oz
    No thanks they need to go back to WWII less is more for a FPS game.
  • jasonelmore
    is it a new engine or same ol story?
  • teknic111
    I'll pass.
  • Zombie615
    Oh look it's ripping that spine thing from Dead Space and the tech from Titanfall. Imagine that.... what a piece of crap. Call of Duty 4 was the last COD that was worth a playthrough.
  • Zombie615
    Oh and it's their second attempt at a futuristic Call of Duty.... epic fail lmao!!!!
  • nitrium
    Doubtless another copy pasta. Is anyone HERE still pumped about this franchise? Obviously the masses still into the hype if you look at Ghosts sales figures.
  • jimmysmitty
    So this is like Call of Duty: Crysis?

    Calling it now, aliens did it.
  • maxiim
    So you guys ready for another terrible 60$ DLC PC port?
  • Teeroy32
    I'm looking forward to this. I just finished Ghosts, I can't believe I waited this long to play it. Every time some one said the new COD was crap I've ignored it till it was cheap to buy. Never again am I going to deprive my self of a game because of what every one else said.