^ Wow. What an awful setting for a FPS.
Back to BLOPS2 - The very short snippets of horses look to be set somewhere like Afghanistan. If they story does in fact take them there - they've been riding horses in Afghanistan for hundreds of years - do you really think they wont in another 13? I don't see the presence of horses to be that crazy. Of course, they're using it to show a nice contrast with all the futuristic western weaponry, but that is really not that different to the US flying Apache gunships and Predator drones around there right now. Until more of the story comes out, I'm not going to judge on the mere presence of horses in a trailer. Hell, if they're following the BLOPS format, it could be a flashback anyway, right? The fact that there is a Hind (ie, Russian) chopper flying overhead makes me think it may very well be a 1980s-era Afghanistan flash back. That old zombie dude would be old enough to be remembering fighting there back in those days in 2025.
I'm not a fan of COD at all, but if you're going to hate, pick on something that is irrefutably rubbish, such as the engine that is now...What? 5 years old? At least? Or the fact that all their voice overs sound like an actor trying far too hard to put on a tough sounding voice.
The story - the idea of drones etc being turned against their owners - is actually pretty interesting and certainly within the realms of possibility. For some reason though, I tend to share (what appears to be) the cynical, but general belief of people in this thread that this is nothing more than an attempt to cash in on their beloved franchise again. The mere fact they believe it's perfectly fine to continue using a graphics engine that looked dated in 2008 seems to prove this. Sure, it's not all about graphics, but if you're going to continue to rehash a game over and over with very little in the way of innovation to the gameplay, then at least show you're trying somewhere
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