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When ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 3’ Meets Doctor Who

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chris-littlechild - November 19, 2015

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As a genre, the FPS has taken a real turn for the sci-fi-tastic. Back in the early days, the brown brownly browns of World War Two were where it was at, but not so much now. Today's shooters are generally of the Titanfall, Halo and Destiny sort. Futuristic is the name of the game.

Call of Duty's Black Ops titles are another example of this, sporting fancy gadgetry and such out the wazzoo. Which makes sense, what with it focusing on the CIA's stealthy operations in the sixties and all.

With all this in mind, it makes perfect sense that a Doctor Who reference would be lurking around as an easter egg in Black Ops 3. When it comes to the future, and timey-wimey stuff, there's nobody better to have around than the Doctor. Especially when we're talking about one of the most creepy-ass enemies he's ever had.

Fans of the show –or Whovians, as these nerdly souls like to call themselves—will remember the Weeping Angels. These alien assassins resemble statues, and literally freeze into solid rock when you're looking at them. As, y'know, a completely batshit defense mechanism. The moment you look away, they attack ridiculously fast.

So yep, these bastards are in Black Ops 3. In a way. It's another Nuketown secret involving the mannequins, as we've seen in the series before. This time around, shooting the arms off of every dummy on the map will bring them to life, and see them start trying to murderise you in a distinctly Weeping Angels-ish way.

Don't turn your back, don't look away, and don't blink. Not that I know the show well enough to quote that, natch. 

Via Kotaku

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