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  • Live action Black Ops reveals the soldier in all of us

    Update: it turns out that SSG Tran isn't the one assumed. This SSG Tran stopped by the forums to let us know that he's alive and well. He's a retired US Army Staff Sergeant, now working in Hollywood as a military consultant for Dagger Media Group & Sacred Sword. He and others he worked with are in fact avatars and playable characters in the game.

    Every so often a trailer is released that leaves you not just excited about the forthcoming film, game or product, but genuinely impressed with the trailer itself. This Call of Duty: Black Ops live action trailer delivers one of those rare moments, and thrones itself as an instant classic. I might just go ahead and watch it again. Oh, did I mention it features Kobe Bryant?

    Note the names on their weapons;
    • MAMBA
    • SSG TRAN
    • PROUD n00b


    Black Mamba is Kobe Bryant's nick name, SSG (Staff Seargant) Tran was an American soldier who died in combat during 2009, and the person playing PROUD n00b is Jimmy Kimmel who is a shooter fan, featuring Halo on his talk show.

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      Tran; I've updated the news article with the info you've provided. Drop me a line if you wanted to do a bit of an interview about your involvement with the game, and the commercial.

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      @rec

      Let me clear it with my boss as to what I can and can't talk about, but at this point, I'm pretty sure everything is fair game since the game gets released in less than 24 hrs.

      BTW, there are photos from the Launch Party last Thursday with Metallica playing up on my website: thomtran.com - comic | actor | writer . Enjoy.

    • Bam Stroker
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      The moral here rec is if you want to get more traffic then get shit wrong.
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