US video games focus on historical accuracy

The developers of Call of Duty: World War II say historians were consulted closely during the game's development, so that as players engage in battle, they also learn from the past.

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    A new installment of a blockbuster video game claims to be historically accurate.

    The developers of Call of Duty: World War II say historians were consulted closely during the game's development, so that as players engage in battle, they also learn from the past.

    It's a trend being followed by more and more video game makers in the US.

    Al Jazeera's Shihab Rattansi reports from Washington DC.


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