Yesterday may have seen a
potential Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 release date teased – but for
every CoD game that ends in millions of consumers buying the ticket
and taking the (mustache) ride, Activision prefers to stay hush-hush
on how many titles don't make the cut. However, Twitter's
ever-intrepid Superannuation's come across footage from one such
title, a cancelled strategic shooter from Vicarious Visions in the vein of series like Close
The footage was discovered
in the portfolio of animator Steve Nelson – whose page, at time of
writing, is down (insert your own Activision conspiracy theory here).
We'll leave it to you to speculate as to whether a tactical CoD ranks among the saddest game cancellations of this generation or the worst games you never played – but if you're that desperate to
play a game with strategic elements and World War 2 helmets, we're
sure you can find one or two alternatives if you look hard enough.
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