Metal Gear Artist Draws Some Cool Art For Call Of Duty

Metal Gear Artist Draws Some Cool Art For Call Of Duty

If you start to get Metal Gear Solid vibes off of the new Zombies Chronicles expansion for Call of Duty: Black Ops 3, there’s a good reason: Treyarch has tapped artist Yoji Shinkawa to create portraits of the game’s characters.

“To be able to work with him and have him realise our main characters in his very unique and distinctive style was an opportunity I couldn’t really pass up,” said Treyarch co-studio head Jason Blundell on a livestream today showing off the upcoming expansion.

If you pre-order the $44.95 Black Ops 3 expansion pack for PlayStation 4 between now and its release on May 16, you will get the dynamic console theme shown above, which uses the portraits. But you don’t need to own PS4 to see them in-game; Treyarch says that they will also be used for “calling cards” (player card background art) that can be unlocked in any version of the game.


  • What a waste of good talent. COD doesn’t have characters, it has generic soldiers in a generic game doing generic things.

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