Today’s early morning leaks for upcoming Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 are some of the biggest news we’ve seen this year. Not only does it seems like the game is officially on the way, it’s also looking amazing. So you’ve read about how the main storyline is going to pick up right where Modern Warfare 2 left off, and how multi-player will instead be possibly taking a giant leap forward, but you still want to know more. Well how about some gun play then?

The guns of our world’s modern warfare are incredible tools of war, and their faithful recreation in our first person shooters has always been a point of interest for fans. Modern Warfare 3 will continue to bring today’s weaponry to our living room, and while it’s always looked great in the past, does it ever look good now. A host of screenshots accompanying the multiplayer screenshots show off the new and improved weaponry of Modern Warfare 3.

While not a comprehensive list of the guns that will be in the game, and certainly not set in stone either, here’s a list of the guns that have been shown in the screenshots for Modern Warfare 2‘s sequel.

Modern Warfare 3’s Guns

  • AA12
  • AK47 IW5
  • Barrett M82
  • FMG
  • G36
  • KSG
  • M4 IW5
  • M14EBR
  • M320 Grenade Launcher
  • Model 1887 IW5
  • MP5
  • MP412 Pistol
  • Remington ACR
  • Remington RSASS
  • Scar Light
  • Skorpion
  • Striker IW5
  • Walter P99

And for your viewing pleasure here are the screenshots which showcase the new guns, some of which include comparisons to the models that were used in previous installments of the series.

As you can see, the guns look better than ever for the series and offer a clear graphical improvement. While¬†there hasn’t been any official word from Activision yet, it’s looking like their next Call of Duty title is still going to be one to keep on the radar, even with the fanatical following that Battlefield 3 is already starting to produce.

If you’re eating up everything Call of Duty related today, check out our spoiler-heavy breakdown of Modern Warfare 3’s single player campaign.

Are you excited for the next Modern Warfare or are you still worried that it’s just going to be more of the same, just prettier?

Modern Warfare 3 is expected to release on November 8, 2011 for all major platforms.