Back to the trenches

Call of Duty 3 improves on the franchise's already stellar legacy

Developer Treyarch was pretty tight about what we could and couldn't see, even behind closed doors (Call of Duty 3 was not on the QuakeCon showfloor.) After what seemed like forever, we reached a checkpoint consisting of some nearly blown-out buildings.There was a sniper in the second window that we just couldn't get a bead on, but no worries, knowing the cinematically dramatic Call of Duty series, surely some crazy event would help us out.Out of nowhere, a plane crashed into the tower, taking out that pesky sniper and throwing around debris and ash.There were still a few enemies left, but the awe of this scene gave us a new boost of confidence.

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