(CBS News) Conspiracy theories abound! A new documentary-style trailer for "Call of Duty: Black Ops II" was revealed Monday, showing images of a Guy Fawkes mask representing a cyber threat.
The new trailer for "Call of Duty: Black Ops II" is a gritty, realistic portrayal of modern geopolitical challenges. One of the main threats to our security being hackers.
"The enemy could be anywhere and it could be anyone," the narrator says as a picture of the Guy Fawkes mask flashes on the screen. The masks were used in the graphic novel, and later, the film "V for Vendetta." More recently, the mask has become the symbolic face for the hacking group Anonymous.
The likely explanation is that the marketing team for "Call of Duty: Black Ops II" wanted to use an image that was immediately associated with hacking, which is the overall theme of the next iteration of the game. Judge for yourself in the video posted below.