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Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 live-action trailer is a series of surprising surprises

Call of Duty Black Ops 2 surprise
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Robert Downey, Jr. There, I've satisfied the obligatory cameo preface. Oh, fine—YouTube gun guru FPS Russia (opens in new tab) shows up too. Moving on, this trailer for Black Ops 2 features real people—yes, including Iron Man in a jet—one-upping each other bigger-fish-eats-smaller-fish style in a pyrotechnical carnage carnival directed by Guy Ritchie, he of Snatch and Sherlock Holmes fame. With all the techno-murder flying around, the fellow beep-booping his Super Friends wrist communicator safely behind a husked car probably has the right idea. Check out the spot above.

Omri Petitte is a former PC Gamer associate editor and long-time freelance writer covering news and reviews. If you spot his name, it probably means you're reading about some kind of first-person shooter. Why yes, he would like to talk to you about Battlefield. Do you have a few days?