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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare gets a gritty story trailer

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We recently had a chance to get a taste of some Call of Duty: Modern Warfare multiplayer action courtesy of the weekend beta, but now it's time to start paying some attention to the campaign. To kick things off, Activision and Infinity Ward rolled out a new story trailer during Sony's State of Play livestream today, showcasing Captain Price and his special forces pals drawing the line wherever it needs to be.

We already have a pretty good idea of what's coming, in the broad strokes at least: World-threatening crises, moral conundrums, unsavory allies, violence a-plenty, and at least one epic mustache. The trailer doesn't get into details, but the video description says Price and his SAS lads will join up with the CIA and the Urzikstani Liberation Force to recover stolen chemical weapons, with battles taking place in London, the Middle East, "and other global locations." Sounds like a good time all around.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare comes out on October 25.

Andy has been gaming on PCs from the very beginning, starting as a youngster with text adventures and primitive action games on a cassette-based TRS80. From there he graduated to the glory days of Sierra Online adventures and Microprose sims, ran a local BBS, learned how to build PCs, and developed a longstanding love of RPGs, immersive sims, and shooters. He began writing videogame news in 2007 for The Escapist and somehow managed to avoid getting fired until 2014, when he joined the storied ranks of PC Gamer. He covers all aspects of the industry, from new game announcements and patch notes to legal disputes, Twitch beefs, esports, and Henry Cavill. Lots of Henry Cavill.