Here’s Your Chance to Be Immortalized In Call Of Duty History

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Screenshot from Call of Duty: Black Ops III - “Shadows of Evil” Zombies reveal trailer
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This storied first-person shooter franchise is offering a chance to be a part of video game history.

Activation Blizzard, in partnership with Omaze, is holding a donation contest for a chance to be scanned in as a zombie and get your name in a future Call of Duty: Black Ops III’s Zombies downloadable content pack. The winner will also have the opportunity to visit the developers of Black Ops III, Treyarch Studios, sitting down to lunch with studio head Mark Lamia and members of his team. Donations will benefit the Call of Duty Endowment, Activision Blizzard’s venture philanthropy effort to fund charities that are most effective at veteran job placement.

Treyarch’s Zombies mode initially started as an Easter Egg unlock in 2008’s Call of Duty: World At War --- and it almost didn’t make it into the game. It proved to be wildly popular, and launched several downloadable Zombies experiences, which has spawned a hardcore, loyal following.

The co-operative game mode has become a staple of Treyarch’s Call of Duty titles, appearing in the previous two entries in the Black Ops series.

The Zombies mode has always featured over-the-top characters, as well as famed Hollywood voice talent and Black Ops III will be no different. In its recent “Shadows of Evil” trailer, Treyarch unveiled it’s noir-infused vision for Zombies, along with the voice cast of Jeff Goldblum, Heather Graham, Neal McDonough, and Ron Perlman.

In addition to the chance to be virtually zombied in Blacks Ops III, there are many other rewards for different donation levels. For more information and instructions on how to enter, visit the Omaze page.

Watch studio head Mark Lamia talk more about the campaign below.

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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, speaking at a Sunday evening press conference, said he was sure the gunman carried out an act of terrorism. He questioned whether it could have been prevented by better vetting of foreign military officers who train in the United States.

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The FBI is treating the recent shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida, as a terrorist attack, several media outlets reported on Sunday.

"We work with the presumption that this was an act of terrorism," USA Today quoted FBI Agent Rachel Rojas as saying at a news conference.

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WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un risks losing "everything" if he resumes hostility and his country must denuclearize, after the North said it had carried out a "successful test of great significance."

"Kim Jong Un is too smart and has far too much to lose, everything actually, if he acts in a hostile way. He signed a strong Denuclearization Agreement with me in Singapore," Trump said on Twitter, referring to his first summit with Kim in Singapore in 2018.

"He does not want to void his special relationship with the President of the United States or interfere with the U.S. Presidential Election in November," he said.

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(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Vaughan Dill/Released)

The three sailors whose lives were cut short by a gunman at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida, on Friday "showed exceptional heroism and bravery in the face of evil," said base commander Navy Capt. Tim Kinsella.

Ensign Joshua Kaleb Watson, Airman Mohammed Sameh Haitham, and Airman Apprentice Cameron Scott Walters were killed in the shooting, the Navy has announced.

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