Marine Sgt. Jacob Way spent more than a year of his life creating a new video game called "I Shall Remain," according to the Marine Corps Times. The game pays homage to the Marine Corps in many different ways - which might sound surprising, considering the game takes place in a post-apocalyptic world filled with Zombies. But according to the game's trailer, the main character is a Marine:
It turns out that this main character,Capt. C.J. Hodges, is named in honor Cpl. Craig Hodges Jr. - a real Marine and friend of Sgt. Way - who died in 2010.
Way also modeled a lot of the main character's heroic traits after his former superior, Capt. Tyson Ackermann. Ackermann told the Marine Corps Times:
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