Lost in Space: The Unseen Odyssey of Call of Duty: Future Warfare
Thanks to the vigilant eyes of Twitter user @mangafigurines, we get treated to a gameplay video showcasing the Moonbase Assault mission. It's like a r...
Thanks to the vigilant eyes of Twitter user @mangafigurines, we get treated to a gameplay video showcasing the Moonbase Assault mission. It's like a rollercoaster ride on the moon, where bullets fly and gravity takes a well-deserved vacation. Who needs to be grounded when you can leap like a gazelle and shoot like a seasoned marksman? This canceled Call of Duty venture promised to take us to new heights, or rather, new lows of gravity.
As the video captivates our senses, we can't help but wonder how this unearthed footage came to be. Fortunately, ex-Neversoft developer Brian Bright sheds some light on the matter. He confirms the authenticity of the video, revealing that NX1 came to life after Infinity Ward, the original developers of Call of Duty, experienced a cosmic implosion and split into Respawn. seizing this opportunity, Neversoft bid farewell to Guitar Hero and embarked on a mission to create a futuristic Call of Duty experience. The Moonbase Assault mission served as an experimental playground for the team, testing the limits of their creative prowess and pushing the boundaries of the game engine like a lunar rover on an extraterrestrial expedition.
Imagine a parallel universe where NX1 came into existence, launching as the successor to Call of Duty: Ghosts. According to Bright, the team had already crafted 2-3 thrilling campaign missions and laid the groundwork for an epic multiplayer experience before fate intervened. Alas, the reasons behind the cancellation remain shrouded in mystery, like a secret code waiting to be deciphered. Nevertheless, destiny had other plans, and it wasn't until 2016's Infinite Warfare that players were finally launched into the vast expanse of space.
But wait, there's more! Another video emerges from the depths of the gaming cosmos, showcasing NX1's multiplayer component. Bright, once again, steps forward to provide additional insights into this unseen universe. He tantalizes us with the revelation that this multiplayer map, if his memory serves him well, was aptly named "Sandstorm." Ah, the thrill of bullets whizzing through the air amid a tempest of swirling sand—a true feast for the senses. He also mentions the intriguing game mode known as "Escort," a tantalizing hint at the captivating battles and strategic teamwork that could have unfolded. It seems that this lost project laid the foundation for future game modes, like a cosmic blueprint that would shape the franchise's destiny.
As we ponder the untold wonders of what could have been, we can't help but wonder what lies ahead for the Call of Duty series. Rumor has it that Call of Duty 2024 will take us back to the Gulf War, continuing the legacy of the beloved Black Ops series. It seems that even when a project is lost in the vastness of space, the Call of Duty franchise continues to evolve and surprise us, like a phoenix rising from the ashes of a blown-up battlefield.
So, let us raise a virtual toast to the lost journey of Call of Duty: Future Warfare. May its memory inspire us to dream big and never stop exploring the uncharted territories of gaming. Who knows what other hidden treasures await us in the vast expanse of the gaming universe? It's time to strap on our helmets, lock and load, and embark on another epic adventure, for the cosmos of gaming knows no bounds.