Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Zombies ‘Shadows of Evil’ Revealed

Treyarch debuts its twisted new survival co-op mode, starring Jeff Goldblum, Heather Graham, Neal McDonough, Ron Perlman, and Robert Picardo.

by Scott Lowe on July 09, 2015

This year, the studio that pioneered the Call of Duty zombies experience is back with Shadows of Evil—a new zombies cooperative mode launching with Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 on November 6. Revealed today at San Diego Comic-Con, Call of Duty: Black Ops 3: Zombies – Shadows of Evil features a gritty 1940s film-noir narrative with an all-new cast of characters led by an all-star cast, including Jeff Goldblum (Jurassic Park, Independence Day), Heather Graham (The Hangover 1 & 3, Californication), Neal McDonough (Captain America: The First Avenger, Band of Brothers), Ron Perlman (Sons of Anarchy, Hellboy), and Robert Picardo (Star Trek: Voyager, Star Gate SG-1).

As four unwitting characters—The Magician, The Femme-Fatale, The Cop, and The Boxer—players will be tasked with uncovering the secrets and challenges laid out for them by The Shadow Man, a mysterious figure that controls their fates. Get a first glimpse of Shadows of Evil in the reveal trailer shown during today’s panel:

In addition to the star-studded cast and reveal trailer, the Call of Duty Endowment also revealed a new fundraising sweepstakes in partnership with Omaze, which gives Call of Duty fans a chance to become one of the undead in Call of Duty: Black Ops 3’s zombies DLC. Starting today and running through August 31, fans can enter by donating $10 or more to the Call of Duty: Endowment, which helps veterans find jobs after their service. Fans may also enter without a donation (see for details).   Alongside an opportunity to become a zombie in a future Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 DLC pack, fans will also have a chance to partake in once in a lifetime experiences, like a tour of Treyarch and lunch with studio head Mark Lamia and other members of the zombies development team.