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.

Relevant offers

Games

What's planned for Titanfall 2 Microsoft Xbox tweets support for cross-console 'lovers' Gaming mothers are augmenting reality for 8-12 year old girls Taylor Swift to launch mobile game Weta Workshop partners with Google-backed Magic Leap Lawsuit over tattoos in video game The Westport Independent: Publish and be damned Gaming company Aurora 44 brings new life to former CIT complex Young programmers create games in a day Review: Resident Evil 0

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.

Ad Feedback

- AP

Comments

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content