Petraeus enlisted for Call of Duty cameo

Last updated 12:50 14/11/2012
David Petraeus/Call of Duty: Black Ops II
ANSWER MESSAGE: A character resembling former CIA-Director David Petraeus makes an appearance in Call of Duty: Black Ops II.

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David Petraeus has landed on his feet with a new gig in Call of Duty: Black Ops II.

The retired Army general who stepped down as CIA director last week amid a scandal surrounding his extramarital affair pops up in the highly anticipated Activision Blizzard first-person shooter game released on Tuesday.

A character with Petraeus's name and likeness voiced by Jim Meskimen briefly appears as the US Secretary of Defense in the year 2025.

The cameo was first reported by the gaming site Kotaku.com.

Call of Duty games have often employed virtual renditions of political figures.

Black Ops II also features an encounter with Manuel Noriega, a female president resembling current US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, an aircraft carrier named the USS Barack Obama and an appearance by retired Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North.

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