Advanced Warfare: Can Sci-fi Spectacle Replenish CoD’s Sheen?

By Nick Cowen, CVG

Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare takes a cue from Black Ops 2 with its sci fi ordinance, except this time it isn’t just the guns the player wields that makes them feel like they’re soldiers from the future. The protagonist in this game is kitted out with an exo-skeleton – a steel frame clasping their limbs and spine that looks like the rig that Matt Damon was wearing in Elysium – that endows them with superhuman abilities. They’re faster, tougher and able to jump incredible heights and distances using something called the ‘boost’ mechanic.

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