Posted Tue Jan 27, 2015 at 03:39 PM PST by Brian Hoss
Hype or in fact, very cool weapons?
'Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare' is another high octane sales chart dominating success, but in the final analysis, it's game that millions are having too much fun playing on a regular basis. Like clockwork, the game's first major piece of DLC, 'Havoc,' has arrived, and with it comes one thing that series has done without fault, zombies.
But before getting too deep into the new 'Exo Zombies' mode or the four new maps, Core, Urban, Sideshow, and Drift, I recommend the funny look at the series' KillCameraman:
As for the Exo Zombies mode, it does in fact feature zombies who have exo-suits as well as a pretty well-known cast. That cast includes John Malkovich (In the Line of Fire, RED, Burn After Reading), Bill Paxton (Aliens, Titanic, Edge of Tomorrow), Rose McGowan (Planet Terror, Scream), and Jon Bernthal (Fury, The Wolf of Wall Street).
And here's a breakdown of the four new maps:
Core: Deploy to the Gobi desert where the ravaged ruins of a nuclear fusion plant set the stage for a high-octane warzone. Take down enemies through the wreckage in long-range combat or get up-close and personal in the tunnels surrounding the central turbine. Activate decontamination drones using the map-based scorestreak to help clean out the competition.
Urban: Prepare yourself for brutal, high-speed combat in Dallas Ward 3, a future mega structure, funneling players into a close-quarters free-for-all. This modular compound's verticality unleashes the exoskeleton's capabilities. Stay focused during the timed event as blast doors alter the map's flow and sightlines.
Sideshow: In the shadow of Devil's Tower, Wyoming, this abandoned inn's open layout amplifies its creep factor. Blast your way through the clown inn with close-quarters battles or use long-range site-lines from the mining facilities and natural terrain. Use the map-based scorestreak to activate the lights, music, and magic of the clown marquee and rain down a barrage of rainbow smoke-trailed cannonballs.
Drift: An idyllic ski resort high in the Rocky Mountains is transformed into a festive high-altitude playground, perfect for an all-out firefight. Make your way to the highly contested over watch in the glass observation deck or take a ride on the carousel to deliver 360 degrees of carnage. Players can use the map-altering timed event to their advantage as an avalanche of snow and debris disorients players, intensifying the battle.
Naturally, 'Havoc' is out first for the Xbox One and 360 with a price of $14.99. 'Havoc' is free for owners of the season pass.
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