CALL OF DUTY 3 CHARGES ONTO RETAIL SHELVES
The Follow-Up to the No. 1 Next-Gen Title Now Available
“Call of Duty 3 brings players closer than ever to the intensity of combat,” said Will Kassoy, senior vice president of global brand management, Activision, Inc. “Gamers will be instantly transported into a seamless narrative, set on a gritty battlefield that features the most highly detailed environments, amazing effects, realistic weapons and soldiers and more for an epic experience.“
Built from the ground-up, Call of Duty 3 takes full advantage of next-generation technology and a new physics engine to deliver a living battlefield where cover is ripped apart by gunfire and explosions; blades of grass are trampled beneath tank treads and soldiers’ feet and uniforms wrinkle and fold like real fabric. Battle Actions require players to engage in life-or-death, hand-to-hand combat with enemies, plant explosives and fire mortars, further immersing them into the most authentic WWII experience to date.
In the ultimate character-driven experience through a continuous and compelling story of bravery, loyalty and teamwork, players step into the shoes of four ordinary soldiers – Am
Call of Duty 3 serves up intense infantry and vehicle simultaneous multiplayer action, allowing Xbox Live® players to go online for Axis vs. Allies team-based gameplay for up to 24 players. In addition to Headquarters, Capture the Flag,
Just as multiplayer values great teamwork, Activision has also joined a team of partners that include Spike TV, to produce the Game Head Call of Duty® 3: Challenge, video game-reality-TV special, airing on Friday, Nov. 10 (12:40 am ET/PT) and Brady Games, whose Call of Duty 3 Official Strategy Guide is available at electronics, book, and software retailers nationwide, and online at bradygames.com.
Call of Duty 3 is rated “T” for Teen (blood, language and violence) by the ESRB.
Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision, Inc. is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products. Founded in 1979, Activision posted net revenues of $1.47 billion for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2006.
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