30 Sep '15, 10am

Call of Duty 'attack' on Singapore: Popular first-person shooter game Call of Duty launches a fictional attack...

A "terror attack" has taken place in Singapore - all part of a controversial web campaign to launch the newest title from the popular Call of Duty video game franchise. Set in Singapore during the year 2065, Call of Duty: Black Ops III begins with a mission where players must investigate the "mysterious disappearance" of a CIA station. Ahead of its worldwide release on 6 November, US-based games maker Activision launched a series of tweets , setting up the opening scene for a fictional attack in Singapore. While the tweets aimed to tease fans and also introduced new characters to the game, many social media users were unimpressed at the way things were playing out on Twitter, saying the scenario was in bad taste. How Call of Duty's "attack on Singapore" unfolded: 1803: Fictional news network "Current Events Aggregate" sent out a breaking news tweet about "unconfirmed repor...

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