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Sledgehammer's first Call of Duty game, currently expected in 2011, will be set in space, industry sources close to the studio have told Gamasutra.

Not just set in space, but in the future with space marines, too.

The Gamasutra report didn't reveal any further info.

VideoGamer.com Analysis

We've had historic Call of Duty titles and we've had modern day Call of Duty titles, but we're yet to have a futuristic, sci-fi Call of Duty.

Sledgehammer has the right men in charge to make a sci-fi hit. Studio heads Glen Schofield and Michael Condrey moved to Activision's studio last winter from Visceral Games, creator of Dead Space.

It certainly sounds plausible.

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etv1@ Thel-Win-Man

a would be good
Posted 23:38 on 29 November 2010
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etv1

they just leave mw2s ending like that! what!
Posted 23:37 on 29 November 2010
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etv1

it sounds sorta boring....
Posted 23:36 on 29 November 2010
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reynoldio@ SexyJams

Haha, I'm pretty sure I read that exactly as you intended Jams!

Two thoughts:
1) CoD Near Future would be cool with some futuristic weapons but still mostly human rather than super spacemarine stuff.
2) We already travel to space, I know not regularly, but the idea of setting a fight in space isn't that far fetched...
Posted 07:52 on 11 November 2010
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Thel-Win-Man

hmmmmmm........ does everyone want:

a)CoD 'FW'

b) Modern Warfare 3

or c) something completely different (ie. world war 1)
Posted 06:42 on 11 November 2010
Wido's Avatar

Wido

Shall be interesting to see how COD will surf up in the sci-fi shooter scene?
Posted 20:37 on 10 November 2010
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draytone

The "Industry sources say it'll feature space marines." made me laugh
Posted 13:55 on 10 November 2010
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Ghost_Dog

I'm surprised they haven't done it already.

I see Call of Duty fatigue setting in next year.
Posted 13:53 on 10 November 2010
Stegosaurus-Guy-II's Avatar

Stegosaurus-Guy-II

This isn't what Call of Duty fans want.
Posted 13:47 on 10 November 2010
altaranga's Avatar

altaranga

Total Recall of Duty.
Posted 13:45 on 10 November 2010
guyderman's Avatar

guyderman

Call of Duty: Star Wars - now that would be cool - CoD's production values and gameplay using the Star Wars licence!
Posted 12:26 on 10 November 2010
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xboxlive

Sound like a 50/50 to me,could work could fail bad.
Posted 12:21 on 10 November 2010
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draytone

Didn't we predict this when they started buying up all those URLs? I can't see how it work...we already have futuristic shooters that have their place in the market.
Posted 09:09 on 10 November 2010
SexyJams's Avatar

SexyJams

Hell yeah!
Zombiieesss inn Sppacceeee
;)
Posted 09:05 on 10 November 2010
K3RT's Avatar

K3RT

"Call of Duty Future Warfare"
I actually quite like the idea of one with space marines.
Posted 08:52 on 10 November 2010

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