Call of Duty: WWII Xbox One l PS4 l PC
DEVELOPER: Sledgehammer Games
RELEASE DATE: November 3, 2017
I haven’t reviewed a Call of Duty game since Black Ops IIback in 2012. Hell, I haven’t even played a Call of Duty game since then. Mainly because the series kept venturing further and further into high-tech futuristic settings.
But for the latest game in the series, Call of Duty: WWII, the franchise returns to its roots. So when Activision offered a chance to review the game, I simply couldn’t resist the opportunity to revisit the franchise as it revisited World War II.
The three big military first-person shooter series—Call of Duty, Battlefield, and Medal of Honor—all started out set during World War II. Eventually CoD and Battlefield (though Medal of Honor tried to stay with the pack, the franchise has fallen off the map) moved on to other time periods, and in recent years we’ve been seeing modern and futuristic settings for the games.
Battlefield finally decided to jump back in time to before its roots with last year’s WWI-set Battlefield 1, but Call of Duty continued along the path forward with the futuristic Infinite Warfare. And while the ridiculous firefights in space looked over-the-top entertaining, fans were clearly sick of the direction the series was going.
Now the CoD franchise has unveiled their return to World War II, titled Call of Duty: WWII. An official reveal trailer for the game has been released, and you can find it, along with more information, below.
A brand new Ninja Turtles video game has been announced titled Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan The game is the joint effort of Activision Publishing, Nickelodeon, and PlatinumGames, the developer behind the much-anticipated upcoming action RPG Scalebound.
The game offers both a single player campaign to enjoy alone (what a magnificent idea; more games should have such a wonderful option!) and the ability to play with up to three other people if you’re more into co-op action.
You can read more about Mutants in Manhattan and check out a trailer for the game below.
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