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Call of Duty: WWII story trailer features explosions, drama, and the horrors of war


The Call of Duty: WWII story trailer is out, and as you might expect it's filled with gunfire, explosions, evil Nazis, and fresh-faced young men struggling to come to grips with the essential immorality of war, even when it's waged in pursuit of the greater good. Sledgehammer co-founder Michael Condrey said in May that the new CoD will not give players the opportunity to view the war from the German perspective, and if there was any lingering doubt, this trailer quite clearly puts it to rest.

Official Call of Duty®: WWII - Story Trailer

Not that there's ever been any question that the Nazis were (and are) the bad guys, but I don't recall any previous game putting such an obvious emphasis on it. The villain even has a pronounced facial scar, a telltale sign of the worst of the worst, even among a vile lot like Nazis.

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