The battle lines have been drawn. Come this holiday season, the shooter war will commence.

One of the combatants will be Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 but up until now, we hadn't seen anything besides a quick teaser trailer. Now we've got the first great look at MW3: Activision has released the debut trailer, which you can see when watching the NBA Conference Finals tonight.

It confirms the previously leaked release date of November 8, and it also confirms Sledgehammer's involvement, one of Activision's internal studios. They'll be co-developing this one along with Modern Warfare gurus Infinity Ward. And without any further delay: