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If you’ve been following recent gaming buzz with a mix of excitement, little bit of frustration (you know what you did, Activision), and some general confusion, it’s okay: You’re not alone.
Just before Veterans Day, Activision released Call of Duty: WWII, the latest title in a flagship military first-person-shooter series that’s birthed dozens of games since 2003. This installment was widely hyped — and anticipated — as a return to the franchise's roots. Needless to say, we here at Task & Purpose were eager to review it.
Activision’s hotly anticipated game Call of Duty: WWII goes back to the franchise’s roots, and, in the process, dusts off an old fan favorite: zombies. But this time, it’s grisly, bloody, and straight-up creepy.
After spending the weekend, and part of this week, binge-playing “Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare,” I think one of the highlights of this month was talking to Jamie Gray Hyder, who plays Lt. Nora Salter in the newest installment of the game. The other highlight was finally killing the game’s nemesis: Adm. Salen Kotch, played by Kit Harington of “Game of Thrones” fame. Mars aeternum, my ass, get back on the wall, Jon Snow.
Tired of dramatic doom and gloom news and a seemingly endless cycle of Twitter fights and post-debate coverage? You’re not alone, and there’s an escape.
Known as the “Golden state,” California has been the land of opportunity since the days of the gold rush. With much to offer in terms of gorgeous weather, sweeping landscapes, great wine, and one of the nation’s largest veteran populations in the nation, California is a location that transitioning service members will want to consider as they plan their post-military course of action.