The latest Call of Duty release, set during the early 1980s Cold War, pushes a heavy nostalgic patriotism that some may find uncomfortable. Photo: Activision/DPA
The latest Call of Duty release, set during the early 1980s Cold War, pushes a heavy nostalgic patriotism that some may find uncomfortable. Photo: Activision/DPA

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Review – Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War takes US patriotism to a whole new uncomfortable level

  • The latest instalment in the war game franchise looks at the Cold War with its usual excessive pro-US stance
  • Even as it tries to show the US as flawed and its military as arrogant, the game still pushes the patriotism

The latest Call of Duty release, set during the early 1980s Cold War, pushes a heavy nostalgic patriotism that some may find uncomfortable. Photo: Activision/DPA
The latest Call of Duty release, set during the early 1980s Cold War, pushes a heavy nostalgic patriotism that some may find uncomfortable. Photo: Activision/DPA
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