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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare  



New Call of Duty focuses on being realistic forty years in the future


2:45 PM on 06.17.2014



For the most part, Call of Duty has dealt with past or present scenarios up until now. But, Advanced Warfare is going to move the story ahead forty years. How can Sledgehammer Games craft a realistic future when it's so far away?

Long story short: it's enlisted the help of a lot of military advisors and futurists to help add authenticity. This video explains some of the specifics of their roles. It also explains how the developers are putting an emphasis on story-telling in this game, something that many would probably emphatically say was missing from several previous installments.





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2:30 PM on 10.20.2014
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare PC requirements haven't advanced much from last year

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare's required PC specs have been released on the game's Steam page, and it turns out that all that power doesn't necessarily change everything -- especially if you use last year's iteration as a b...more



11:00 AM on 10.08.2014
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is getting a previous-to-current gen upgrade deal

Activision is doing another "cross-gen" upgrade deal with the upcoming Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. If you buy the game digitally on PS3 or 360 before March 31st, 2015, you'll net a free copy of the respective current...more



1:45 PM on 09.24.2014
Not a lot looks changed in Call of Duty's 'Power Changes Everything' trailer

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8:00 PM on 09.03.2014
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare's multiplayer has butt slams and more

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10:30 PM on 08.26.2014
No, this Call of Duty Mountain Dew and Doritos promotion isn't fake

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8:15 PM on 08.20.2014
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare won't come to Wii U

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11:30 PM on 08.12.2014
Okay, this Advanced Warfare Xbox One controller looks rad

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2:00 PM on 08.12.2014
Watch the Golden Gate Bridge get destroyed in Advanced Warfare

Ghosts was a giant disappointment but man Advanced Warfare is looking really good. I'm mostly interested in the multiplayer at this point, but the single-player looks like it will be worth it this time around too.  The latest video for the new Call of Duty focuses on San Francisco, showing off a chase and the eventual destruction of the famous Golden Gate Bridge. more



7:33 AM on 08.12.2014
Microsoft is releasing an exclusive Call of Duty console bundle

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is getting a special Xbox One bundle later this year, and it comes with some exclusive hardware. For starters, the included HDD is 1TB, which is an upgrade from the 500GB standard model. You'll ...more



4:30 PM on 08.11.2014
Play Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare a day early with the Day Zero Edition

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