Posts Tagged ‘Kevin Spacey’

Deep Thoughts About Democracy From Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

by Shawn Hopkinson 10/08/2014
The Call of Duty series gets a lot of flak for being mindless, spectacle-obsessed shooting, but it’s clear that Sledgehammer Games Co-founder Glen Schofield is thinking more deeply than that stereotype when it comes to Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. In an interview with IGN he gives the background behind a speech Kevin Spacey’s character, […]
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Kevin Spacey Shaped His Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Character

by Shawn Hopkinson 09/08/2014
In a Time video, Sledgehammer Games Co-Founders Glen Schofield and Michael Condrey talk about how Kevin Spacey was their first choice to play Jonathan Irons, the head of the out-of-control private military contractor Atlas who serves as the catalyst for events in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. That seems to have been a good call in more […]

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Sledgehammer Worked With Pentagon Advisor For Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

by Shawn Hopkinson 08/28/2014
Does Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’s scenario of a private military contractor (PMC) going rogue and trying to seize power sound farfetched to you? Maybe, but you might be surprised. Sledgehammer Games said it was presented as the most plausible “next threat” scenarios by one of raft of military experts and futurists they consulted for […]

Trailer Reveals Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Story, Teases Multiplayer Reveal August 11

by Shawn Hopkinson 07/29/2014
  Activision has dropped this story trailer for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. It sets up the story of the game and we’ll get to that in a minute, but first, skip to the end. Trust me. Did you see that? Multiplayer world premiere August 11. All right, looking forward to that. Back to the […]

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Shoots For Photorealistic Facial Animation

by Shawn Hopkinson 07/02/2014
  The very first image released of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, before we even knew it was called that, was of an extremely detailed face. If you’re going to have near photorealistic human figures like that one and the game’s uncanny Kevin Spacey in the role of its villain, some advanced animation is required to […]

New Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Trailer Focuses on Storytelling

by Shawn Hopkinson 06/18/2014
  Commitment to telling an interesting story has been one of Sledgehammer Games’ primary promises since the futuristic Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare was announced. And to that end they’ve made some interesting choices that differ from the usual Call of Duty formula, such as focusing on one protagonist, Pvt. Mitchell, and letting his story […]

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New Details About Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

by Shawn Hopkinson 05/05/2014
GameSpot has summarized the details from Game Informer’s Cover story about Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, and it reveals some interesting details about the game’s futuristic setting, and about what gamers can expect from the game. According to the article Sledgehammer Games is only working on the Xbox one, PS4, and PC versions using a […]
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New Screenshots and Details for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

by Shawn Hopkinson 05/03/2014
Activision has released new screenshots and an official press release for Sledgehammer Games’ upcoming Call of Duty title, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. Key points from the press release: • Game is out Nov. 4 •  Set in the year 2054. You play an advanced soldier in an exoskeleton working for a Private Military Corporation. The […]

New Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Trailer, Game Out Nov. 4

by Shawn Hopkinson 05/02/2014
    Updated: And here’s the trailer, so this is legit. The game will be released Nov. 4 Original story: I’m sorry, did I say the new Call of Duty will be revealed Sunday? Apparently, we’re not waiting, as Destructoid is reporting someone has leaked what appears to be the trailer for the next Call […]

Next Call of Duty Features Private Military Contractors, Kevin Spacey?

by Shawn Hopkinson 05/02/2014
  Activision has dropped a few teases about Sledgehammer Game’s upcoming 2014 Call of Duty game today. Full details of the game will be released this Sunday, according to a new countdown website, The website includes this image of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge hidden within its source code: Activision also released two new videos […]