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Call of Duty 5: World at War will be set back in World War II in the Pacific theater.
It isn't a huge surprise - in fact, let's face it, it's exactly what we expected - but an official follow-up to last year's Call of Duty 4 has now been unveiled. Call of Duty 5 is a go.

According to reports from the latest issue of the Official Xbox Magazine, the new game will be titled Call of Duty: World at War and will be developed by Treyarch, not Infinity Ward.

Call of Duty 5: World at War is going to eschew the modern update of Infinity Ward's recent game and will instead take the game back to the roots of the franchise, which is either a good or a bad thing dependent on how resistant to change you are.

World at War will be set in the Pacific theater during World War II, which begs the question of why the game isn't called Call of Duty 5: World at War, Again.

According to the report from Xbox Magazine, Treyarch is planning to make the game more of a survival horror experience than other games in the series by exploring "the darkest corners of WWII...tackling darker themes" and ptting players against "a new, seemingly alien fighting force."

Infinity Ward, who did sterling work with Call of Duty 4 have not explained why they won't be developing the next game in the franchise.

Lets just hope the game doesn't end up all Warrior Within meets Predator, eh?
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isnt it made by the same ppl that brought us the crapfest that was COD3? no IW no buy. ROFL aliens in COD? wow can someone say playing the COD franchise for all its worth? LOL
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Oh god.

No.. there are no aliens. Alien means different - different to the kind of enemies we have fought in the past COD ges
Edited by Outcasst - 6/9/08 at 6:33am
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I wouldn't mind WWII again at all if IW did it, but Treyarch is weaksauce.
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More WWII?!?! They could have at least done the Vietnam or the Korean War. Vietnam probably would have been scarier than WWII with the jungle setting IMO.
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Wow. Old times again... I thought they were over all that. Will be interesting... "survival horror"...
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Hmm, I bet the game starts off with Pearl Harbor...
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... Not again.. We've had enough WW2 already..
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Ah man not WWII anymore, I was enjoying the modern contemporary artillery we had in number 4. It would have been better if they did it with the Gulf War or something. As long as Infinity Ward is producing it though it should be good. Hopefully it lives up to CoD4.

Edit: Read it again. IW isn't producing...sad.
Edited by NrGx - 6/9/08 at 6:46am
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I'm disappointed that IW won't be handling it, and i thought they did quite well with 4

well, i'll leave my comments for when i see more, or play... I remain optimistic, though
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