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Kevin Spacey Wields Iron Fist in New Call of Duty Trailer (watch!)

Kevin Spacey plays a megalomaniac in the new Call of Duty game from Activision.

Kevin Spacey plays a megalomaniac in the new Call of Duty game from Activision.

Kevin Spacey casts an ominous shadow in the new trailer for “Call of Duty: Advanced WarfareKevin Spacey Wields Iron Fist in New Call of Duty Trailer (watch!) 1” He opens the clip with a menacing speech about the hard calculus of world domination. Democratic governments need not apply.

High-tech warriors in exosuits advance on the ground, blowing the crap out of almost everything in the new game.

Up in the air, helicopters that look like they were culled from the movie “Avatar” rain destruction. Against that background, Spacy’s character gives the lay of the land, or is that the play of the game?

San Francisco-based studio Sledgehammer, which also crafted “Modern Warfare 3,” is providing the technical skills to make the game more realistic than ever.

Spacey, who also starred in the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 2 game based on the movie “Superman Returns,” is featured as the head of a private military contractor. He decides his Machiavellian approach to government is preferable to the nation’s quibbling democracy.

Fighters are shielded by armor and power suits that let them leap distances and scale buildings. Drones also wage war.

Call of DutyKevin Spacey Wields Iron Fist in New Call of Duty Trailer (watch!) 1” remains one of the most popular video games ever. It’s sold more than 100 million copies since 2003, according to game-maker Activision. More than 40 million players are active.

The game will debut in November, just in time for the holiday shopping season.

Until then, check out the clip below, let us know your thoughts and be sure to follow TheImproper on Twitter for the latest Call of Duty developments.

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