Substantial details regarding Activision’s forthcoming Call of Duty: World at War have surfaced on the Internet today accompanied by the first scans of the game in action.
Below are some of the known details on the game, as reported by popular gaming forum, NeoGAF.
-A flamethrower will be available in the game, and is apparently based off of the design and handling of the armament in Return to Castle Wolfenstein. This lethal weapon can burn the skin off of your enemies.
-The player is able to shoot through cover: “With enough bullets, the player causes enough damage to one of the walls to create a hole big enough to walk through.”
-The game allows you to swim for the first time in the series, although movement will be severely limited, with your character only capable of walking at half speed.
-The game will feature a four-player online co-op mode, in addition to a two-player split screen co-op mode.
-COD 5 incorporates a “metagame” scoring system, whereby your earn points to unlock special co-op perks.
-One demo showcased one player attracting the attention of an enemy tank, while another proceeds to climb on top and throws a grenade into its hatch, killing its occupants.
-16 players online up to any one time.
-Game utilizes COD4 engine: "Environments are very much destructible; it’s possible to burn objects or blow them to pieces. Bodies and objects float in water. Impressive lighting."
-Lead development platform is Microsoft’s Xbox 360.
-Two year development schedule
Stay tuned for more details as they become available.