Call of Duty Vanguard review: A fresh look at a familiar setting?

We've been playing the Vanguard Beta and it looks and sounds really excellent, despite familiar settings. (image credit: Activision)
Playing across a few maps and modes, the visual side of things is impressive, and the higher-recoild gunplay is also reassuring. (image credit: Activision)
Weapon mounting is more involved now, and there are more attachments for guns than ever, but it's still a COD at heart. (image credit: Activision)
We're not quite won over by Champion Hill, the big new mode, but that's not the end of the world. (image credit: Activision)
Overall, this is shaping up as a really solid COD, but we'll have a final verdict at launch. (image credit: Activision)

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