It’s time! Time to get your old squad back together and we’re not going to lie, we couldn’t be more excited about it. It’s been ten long years since Call of Duty took us back to its WW2 roots with World of War. Since then we’ve seen some fantastic and even ground-breaking releases from the COD franchise, but nothing plays on that gaming nostalgia more than a returning classic. The even better news COD fans, is that WWII has lived up to the hype!
The campaign mode sees you take control of a member of the First Infantry Division battling the Germans on the Western Front. Set during Operation Overlord (aka the Battle of Normandy) your mission is to recapture German occupied Western Europe and achieve what those brave soldiers of the past did all those years ago.
No more double jumping or wall running. No more unlimited sprint. No more sliding into cover (surely each time ripping the skin on your knees to shreds). As promised, WWII has gone back to its roots and not only with the setting but the gameplay too. “Hit the deck” (launching yourself forward throwing yourself to the ground for quick cover) has returned along with the much missed health bar - once again the only way to recover health is via a health pack or squad medic.
With previous CODs receiving some criticism from fans for either having a great solo campaign but poor multiplayer (or vice versa), the team at Seldgehammer games have hit back with a vengeance and produced a game that nails both! Check out the new War Mode in multiplayer and we can assure you, you won’t be disappointed. Did we mention there’s also the opportunity to wipe out hordes of Nazi Zombies! Yeah we can’t wait either!