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Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Zombies actually looks a bit brilliant

CoD Blops 3 Zombies

Call of Duty: Boppity Boopity Beep Beep Ops 3 is due out near the end of the year, and that means another helping of zombie co-op survival shenanigans with celebrities. Last time, John Malkovich and friends fought exo-skeleton zombies and proved that the mode could be too stupid, but bloody hell, this new one actually looks like a whole lot of fun. 

It’s called Shadows of Evil, and judging from the trailer, this is definitely something I would play if it was a standalone shooter. 

Ron Pearlman, Jeff Blooming Goldblum, Heather Graham and that fella from Band of Brothers (wasn’t he in Suits?) are this outings sacrificial celebrities, and it looks like they’ve found themselves in a game that’s a bit BioShock and a bit The Darkness.

Shadows of Evil is set in the 1940s, where everything is cool and art deco and the music doesn’t make you want to rip your ears off and feed them to a dog. It’s got style, which is something that’s been severely lacking from CoD since, well, its inception.

Even this soulless description from Activision can’t ruin how fun that trailer made the game look.

“Black Ops 3 Zombies is the most immersive and ambitious Call of Duty Zombies to date. Shadows of Evil will bring darkness and chaos like never before while delivering a totally unique and highly creative gameplay setting, complete with a mind-blowing experience with a captivating storyline, as well as its own XP progression system.”

Nice try, Activision. But despite your best efforts, I’m still intrigued.

Call of Duty: Bloopers 3 is due out on November 6th, and if we sacrifice enough goats, maybe Shadows of Evil won’t be premium DLC that we have to shell out for on top of the game.

Only joking! Of course it will be.