Call of Duty Black Ops archive

  • Call of Duty set for world reveal on 1 May
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    Call of Duty set for world reveal on 1 May

    By 23 April 2012

    Fresh off the back of Samsung’s "big" Galaxy S III online reveal, Call of Duty’s website is promising a big announcement on 1 May. All will be revealed during the basketball play-offs shown on American cable channel TNT.  With not much else to go...

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops most played Xbox 360 LIVE game of 2011, Angry Birds wins Windows Phone 7 choice
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    Call of Duty: Black Ops most played Xbox 360 LIVE game of 2011, Angry Birds wins Windows Phone 7 choice

    By 7 January 2012

    Call of Duty: Black Ops was the most played game on the Xbox 360 based on Unique Users that connected to Xbox LIVE in 2011 to play the game according figures released by Microsoft on Friday. Although the company hasn't said how many gamers opted to play...

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops Zombies infects iPhone and iPad
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    Call of Duty: Black Ops Zombies infects iPhone and iPad

    By 1 December 2011

    Activision has come out all guns blazing, as Call of Duty: Black Ops Zombies is now available for iPhone/iPad and is live and ready to download from the App Store. Based on Treyarch's console version and adapted by the folks at Ideaworks Game Studio,...

  • Call of Duty Elite explained
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    Call of Duty Elite explained

    By 7 June 2011

    Modern Warfare 3 details have already begun to trickle from the halls of Infinity Ward to hordes of eager gamers. One thing that we know for certain is that MW3 will include submarines, something we feel is a must in any first person shooter worth getting...

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops zombified thanks to Call of the Dead DLC (Video)
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    Call of Duty: Black Ops zombified thanks to Call of the Dead DLC (Video)

    By 27 April 2011

    Zombie fan? Horror nut? Then you’ll love what Activision and Treyarch is bringing to Call of Duty: Black Ops on the 3 May. It’s teamed up with horror and action stars Robert Englund, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Michael Rooker and Danny Trejo to create...

  • Heavy Rain wins 3 BAFTAs, but loses out to Mass Effect 2 for Best Game
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    Heavy Rain wins 3 BAFTAs, but loses out to Mass Effect 2 for Best Game

    By 17 March 2011

    Heavy Rain has walked away with three gongs at this year’s British Academy Video Games Awards (the BAFTAs for gaming). The game, which is more an interactive movie rather than your typical first person shooter, won awards for Story, Original Music,...

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops - First Strike for Xboxers
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    Call of Duty: Black Ops - First Strike for Xboxers

    By 1 February 2011

    The first downloadable content for, arguably the game of 2011, Call of Duty: Black Ops, has landed on Xbox LIVE, bringing new multiplayer content to the FPS title. The DLC was revealed by Mr Xbox LIVE himself, Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb, just before Christmas,...

  • Call of Duty: Black-market Ops
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    Call of Duty: Black-market Ops

    By 29 December 2010

    Call of Duty: Black Ops has picked up another title for its popularity, but this is one that Activision won't be too thrilled about hearing about - it is the most pirated game of 2010. With legit copies of the game being shipped to around 18 million homes...

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops - DLC to land 1 February for Xboxers
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    Call of Duty: Black Ops - DLC to land 1 February for Xboxers

    By 20 December 2010

    The first Call of Duty: Black Ops downloadable content is to hit the Xbox 360, a month before it lands on the PS3. The map expansion pack will cost you 1000 Microsoft Points, which is £8.50 in real money. The news was broken by Mr Xbox LIVE himself,...

  • VIDEO: Call of Duty: Black Ops - Lego version
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    VIDEO: Call of Duty: Black Ops - Lego version

    By 14 December 2010

    This brilliant Lego made spoof of Call of Duty: Black Ops comes from Custard Productions, the same chaps who brought us the fantastic Good Cop, Batman and the Shutter Island bloopers. We didn't think it was possible for a plastic brick-based video to...

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 3D hands-on
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    Call of Duty: Black Ops 3D hands-on

    By 12 November 2010

    We've just posted our review of Call of Duty: Black Ops on Pocket-lint and, with one or two reservations, we think it's a massive hit. So, before you continue, you may want to check out that test. Righto, done? Good. However, one feature we purposely...

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops  review
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    Call of Duty: Black Ops review

    By 12 November 2010

    Let's not kid ourselves. If you were gung-ho enough to buy Call of Duty: Black Ops, you've already done it by now. You've already sprinted your way through the single-player campaign, had a quick run at the revamped Zombies mode, and you're probably only...

  • Best Call of Duty: Black Ops accessories
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    Best Call of Duty: Black Ops accessories

    By 9 November 2010

    Black Ops. We know. The phrase has been singeing its way through your soul all day. Either that or you’ve already pulled some terribly obvious sicky to pick up a copy of the latest Call of Duty title at your local video gamery on the way home, before...

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops - Big queues but still available in Game if you hurry
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    Call of Duty: Black Ops - Big queues but still available in Game if you hurry

    By 9 November 2010

    While the game launched at midnight last night (8 November), there are still plenty of copies of Call of Duty: Black Ops in UK stores nationwide. Major videogames retailer Game, which also owns the Gamestation chain of shops, has told Pocket-lint that...

  • Tech deals - Call of Duty: Black Ops preorder voucher code offer
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    Tech deals - Call of Duty: Black Ops preorder voucher code offer

    By 5 November 2010

    There's a good deal of anticipation surrounding the imminent release of Call of Duty Black Ops, and rightly so as when Pocket-lint sat down with the developers it certainly sounded like the business. And now, if you're hoping to pick up the game on 9...

  • VIDEO: Call of Duty: Black Ops trailer
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    VIDEO: Call of Duty: Black Ops trailer

    By 1 November 2010

    We're just over a week away from potentially the biggest game launch of the year (although Bungie, Blizzard and EA Games might have something to say about that), with Call of Duty: Black Ops all set to hit the shops on 9 November. And, to get your virtual...

  • Top video games to pre-order
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    Top video games to pre-order

    By 20 October 2010

    The months leading up to Christmas are always packed to the rafters with new game releases and this year is no different. There's plenty on offer in the run-up to the festive season, whether you want to try your hand at being a DJ, engage in a light saber...

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 3D on PS3, Windows and Xbox 360
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    Call of Duty: Black Ops 3D on PS3, Windows and Xbox 360

    By 5 October 2010

    Call of Duty: Black Ops will also be playable in stereoscopic 3D when the game launches worldwide on 9 November, Activision has confirmed. The latest game in the Call of Duty series will be playable in both 3D and non-3D on the Xbox 360, PlayStation...

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops - Hollywood heavyweights signed up
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    Call of Duty: Black Ops - Hollywood heavyweights signed up

    By 7 September 2010

    Activision has announced that it has managed to sign up some Hollywood big shots for its upcoming Call of Duty: Black Ops title. Brit Gary Oldman, who is best known for his roles in Bram Stoker's Dracula and, more recently, The Dark Knight, will be reprising...

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops - Peripherals incoming
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    Call of Duty: Black Ops - Peripherals incoming

    By 19 August 2010

    Mad Catz, the video game peripheral specialist, is at Gamescom in full force this year, and was keen to show Pocket-lint its new Call of Duty: Black Ops accessories, including a world's first sneak peak at the Tritton branded Black Ops Dolby Surround...

  • Call of Duty Black Ops Prestige edition goes on pre-order
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    Call of Duty Black Ops Prestige edition goes on pre-order

    By 13 August 2010

    Collector's editions of the next instalment of Call of Duty Black Ops from Activision have gone on pre-order in the UK on Friday, months ahead of the official release date. Activision has "de-classified details", regarding the Collector’s Editions...

  • Behind the scenes with Call of Duty: Black Ops
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    Behind the scenes with Call of Duty: Black Ops

    By 28 May 2010

    Since its announcement in April, there’s been almost as much secrecy, rumour and speculation surrounding the next instalment in the Call of Duty franchise as around the real-world activities it’s fictionalising. Was this to be Call of Duty’s long-awaited...

  • VIDEO: Call of Duty Black Ops trailer goes live
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    VIDEO: Call of Duty Black Ops trailer goes live

    By 19 May 2010

    Activision has released a new trailer for its Call of Duty Black Ops game which isn't due out till a lot later in the year, but if the game can live up to the trailer then it looks like we are in for a treat.  With action aplenty and what looks to be...