You ask and they respond, here is a question for the Black Ops 2 developers that we received on our @CallofDuty Twitter!
Telixion: @CallofDuty Whats the most "Futuristic" real world item/weapon you got to work with that inspired an in game item/weapon. #BlackOps2
Treyarch: Believe it or not, it wasn't a specific weapon, rather it was a person: Peter Singer, Sr. Fellow at the Brookings Institute and author of Wired for War. Singer helped us better understand near-future warfare - the technologies that will shape the weapons that fight it - as well as the geo-political forces that were shaping it. When it comes to retaining that "plausible authenticity" that Call of Duty fans expect, he really helped us make sure that 2025 felt near-future while still feeling like Call of Duty.
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