'Call Of Duty' News & Update: 'Call Of Duty Black Ops' Kill Fidel Castro' Game Mission Revisited After The Actual Fidel Castro Died This Friday
Fidel Castro was not popular among the 11 US administrations he antagonized. The Cuban dictator died last Friday, November 25, 2016, somehow bringing back "Call Of Duty: Black Ops" controversy into the limelight.
He was frequently a villain in most American pop culture. His last appearance was in the game "Call Of Duty: Black Ops" in 2010. Fidel Castro's cameo in the game brought uproar to the whole nation of Cuba.
According to the AFP Story, The Cuban government claims that the US has attempted to assassinate the dictator, Fidel Castro, 638 times. With the release of "Call Of Duty: Black Ops" storyline, Cubadebate stated that what the US government failed to do in 50 years, they attempted to accomplish it virtually.
Cubadebate is a Cuban website where Castro regularly broadcasts opinion pieces. Their response also included that "Call Of Duty: Black Ops" promotes sociopathic behavior among Americans where children and adolescents are the main audiences. The game was called a perverse piece of American propaganda.
In "Call Of Duty: Black Ops" the fictional character, Alex Mason carries out the mission as intended, only to discover he'd shot a body double. He is captured and deported to a Soviet Gulag. The first mission of "Call Of Duty: Black Ops" game was to assassinate Fidel Castro which quickly caught the attention of mainstream media.
But this was not the first time Fidel Castro was antagonized in a game. In 2009, the game "The Godfather 2" sends a player to Cuba to assassinate Fidel Castro, under the orders of Hyman Roth, a fictional game character.
The Cuban media did not have the same unfavorable reaction to "The Godfather 2" compared to "Call Of Duty: Black Ops." It was most probably because "The Godfather 2" was not as popular while the game "Call Of Duty: Black Ops" gained global popularity with deep American military heroism theme.
Weirdly, Fidel Castro made a return in the "Call Of Duty: Black Ops Zombies" game. This time Castro tag teamed with John F. Kennedy, Richard Nixon, and Robert Mcnamara inside the Pentagon.
So whether "Call Of Duty: Black Ops" inclusion of Fidel Castro in their storyline was just a pro-US propaganda or it was merely a product of frustration of assassination failures, Fidel Castro is dead. He died of natural causes, as his brother and current Cuban president Raul Castro announced. The dictator's death received opposing reactions worldwide.