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Black Ops II's 'Mob of the Dead' looks suitably silly


'They used to call it ... Evil Island'
Apr 11
Arriving later next week, Call of Duty: Black Ops II's Uprising add-on pack comes with Mob of the Dead, a zombie mode set on Alcatraz that, well, you'll see in this latest video. As a follow-up to the recent behind... read
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Team Fariko wins the first Call of Duty Championship


Fariko Impact wins $400,000 for playing games good
Apr 09
Team Fariko Impact won big after three days of intense Call of Duty: Black Ops II multiplayer action in the first ever Call of Duty Championship. 32 teams from around the world came together to battle it out, with the ultimat... read
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Million dollar Call of Duty tournament begins today


Watch a bunch of dudes win money by playing a freaking game
Apr 05
The Call of Duty Championship kicks off today and sees teams from all around the world competing for up to $1 million dollars in prizes. The tournament begins with a ceremony starting at 12PM Pacific, and then the 32 teams go... read
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Bling out your guns with the Black Ops II Personal Pack


Optional microtransactions invade Call of Duty
Apr 03
A new absurd trailer is out for Call of Duty: Black Ops II, and it showcases some of the crazier microtransaction based content, like graffiti riot shields, bacon guns, and benjamin bling pistols. It's set to hit the PS3 and... read
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Fee-to-pay extra coming tomorrow
If you were worried fee-to-pay microtransactions were going to become the norm ... prepare to be justified. Activision has announced it'll be jumping aboard the bandwagon tomorrow, introducing incremental buy-me-ups for Call ... read feature

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MLG Winter Championship

First MLG competition of the year begins next week


StarCraft II, League of Legends, and....Black Ops II?
Mar 06
MLG's Winter Championship will begin on March 15 and run until the 17, with $170,000 worth of prize money up for grabs. The featured games are StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm, League of Legends, and Black Ops II. MLG sure is... read
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Black Ops II 'Revolution' DLC drops for PS3 and PC


Same fight, new locations
Mar 01
The first add-on for Black Ops II has finally made its way to PlayStation 3 and PC. The DLC, titled Revolution, was a timed-exclusive for Xbox 360 and released in January 2013. Available for $15, Revolution features... read
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Black Ops II

It's time for another Black Ops II Double XP weekend


Friday to Monday starting at 10AM PST
Feb 22
Treyarch recently let the world know that there will be another Call of Duty: Black Ops II Double XP weekend happening, starting today. The event is confirmed for all platforms, including the 360, PS3, PC, and Wii U. As usual... read
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eSports

Call of Duty Championship tournament offering up $1M


Activision gets serious with eSports
Feb 01
Activision is getting serious with eSports as they're hosting their first official major tournament for Black Ops II. The Call of Duty Championship tournament will be taking place in Hollywood, California from April 5 - 7 an... read
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Twitch TV will be integrated into Black Ops II


Easy streaming is available to the masses
Jan 30
Following PlanetSide 2 and Origin's lead, Call of Duty: Black Ops II will be integrating Twitch streaming right into the game. This will allow players to broadcast their matches live right onto their Twitch.tv channel. ... read
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New releases: Skulls of the Shogun will slay you


Plus Dungeonland, Antichamber, and new 3DS games
Jan 28
Monday has once again arrived, so you know the drill: it's another week of new releases. We're leaving January behind in a somewhat subdued fashion, but there's certain to be something that will catch your eye. Skulls of the... read
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I want to fly like a squirrel
When just about every major publisher rolled out a game featuring bows at E3 earlier this year, the fad didn't go unnoticed. Many were quick to comment on how in vogue arrow-slinging weaponry has become and for good reason. T... read feature

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Nuketown zombies available for Black Ops II season pass


Download one new zombies map
Dec 12
If you dropped the extra cash on the hardened or care package editions of Black Ops II, you received an extra zombie map for your troubles. Now, Activision has made said map, called "Nuketown Zombies," available for everyone... read
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The DTOID Show: Sony's New Controller, God of War & THQ


Also: The Wii U is awesome now.
Nov 30
We were live earlier today for The Destructoid Show, and if you missed it... Shame on you. But here's a recording anyway. Sony patented a new controller that's kinda cool, but also stupid-looking. THQ's in the latest Humble ... read
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GamePad strangely excellent for FPS games
After spending the past two days with the Wii U version of Call of Duty: Black Ops II, I have found all my worries about the GamePad's ability to handle fast-paced first-person shooters melt away. In fact, I may now consider ... read feature

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The DTOID Show: Wii U, Deus Ex Movie & Mr Torgue's DLC


Also: I put Reggie in the thumbnail image
Nov 16
Hey guys! Because it's hell-season, we didn't go live today, but we do still have a show for you. Borderlands 2's new DLC, "Mr. Torgue's Campaign of Carnage," is coming out next week, because you kids can't get enough of that... read
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Friday Night Fights: Black Ops II and PlanetSide 2, too!


Nov 16
Tonight is a HUGE night for multiplayer gaming! Not only did one of the biggest multiplayer titles of the year launch this week with Call of Duty: Black Ops II, but King Foom went and challenged the developers of PlanetSide 2... read
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Black Ops II PS3: connection issues, bum Nuketown codes


Surpriiiiiiiiise!
Nov 15
Call of Duty: Black Ops II is not having the best of times on PlayStation 3. Because, of course, that's totally surprising and hasn't happened before.  Chief among the problems are connectivity issues, with users unable ... read
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The DTOID Show: Blops II, GTA V & SC2: Heart of the Swarm


More like, Grand Theft DOGS, am I right?
Nov 14
Hey gang! Here's today's Destructoid Show!Jim reviewed Call of Duty: Black Ops II, and we run down the pros and cons, including the slight possibility that if you buy the PC version, you might get a copy of Mass Effect 2 by a... read
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Check out the ridiculous bonus ending to Black Ops II


Hope you like heavy metal!
Nov 14
At the end of the original Black Ops, you got a special bonus game of zombies where you could play as President Kennedy, President Nixon, and Fidel Castro. After the credits in Black Ops II, you get this. Obviously major spo... read
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BioWare makes hay of Mass Effect discs in Black Ops cases


Developer offering entire trilogy to Call of Duty fans who got stuck with wrong disc
Nov 13
A funny thing happened today as a number of reports started surfacing from people who had purchased the PC version of Call of Duty: Black Ops II, only to discover the second installation disc missing and a copy of Mass Effect... read
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The DTOID Show: Mass Effect 4, Source 2, & Adam Sessler


Plus: Stop cursing on the cyberwebs, CoDBloppers!
Nov 12
Hey gang! We're back with another steaming pile of gaming news for your brain-holes! A new Mass Effect game is in the works, and the exciting part is that it's gonna be running Frostbite 2. Black Ops II comes out tomorro... read
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The DTOID Show: GTA V, Elder Scrolls Online & Navy SEALs


Plus: RIP X-Men Destiny
Nov 09
Here's today's action-packed Destructoid Show! Bethesda has released a big ol' video about The Elder Scrolls Online, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 is allowing the internet teenagers to livestream their online gun-shooting right f... read
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Livestream Black Ops II matches through YouTube


eSports!
Nov 08
Activision has finally announced that they're partnering with YouTube as the livestreaming partner for Call of Duty: Black Ops II multiplayer matches. Yup, you'll be able to livestream your matches directly through the game o... read
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Blow up the past in Black Ops II's Nuketown map


IT'S LIKE YOU'RE TIME TRAVELING!
Nov 01
Fans that pre-order Black Ops II will be given the Nuketown 2025 map, as seen in the latest video from Treyarch. Nuketown was fun in the first Black Ops thanks to how small the map is, but there's an even better and smaller ... read
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The DTOID Show: GTA V, Assassin's Creed III, & Cliffy B!


Oct 29
Well hello there, jewels. How are you doing this fine evening? Staying dry, I hope? Wha-OKAY ENOUGH SMALL TALK. On today's Destructoid Show, we're treated to a launch trailer for Assassin's Creed III, a live-action trai... read
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HAWP: The Bobby Kotick your man could smell like


SHOCKING!
Oct 19
What's in my hand? Back to you, you have it. It's a baby! Look again. The baby is now dynamite! Today's episode of Hey Ash, Whatcha Playin'? gives you a glimpse into just another day at the Activision office. Bobby Kotick wa... read
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The DTOID Show: Skyrim DLC, Far Cry Minecraft, & CoDBlops


Plus: Check out my cool raccoon shirt
Oct 17
Hey gang! We're back again with the news about the bleep-bloops and the CoDBlops. Today, there's whisperings of new Skyrim DLC, codenamed: "Dragonborn," possibly involving us actually riding the dragons this time. The Wii U ... read
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Black Ops II launch trailer has robot bugs!


Back in Black, baby
Oct 16
We're less than a month away from Call of Duty: Black Ops II hitting store shelves now! The launch trailer has just been released, and it shows off a ton of things you can expect to do in the single-player campaign. Grapplin... read
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The DTOID Show: NYCC, Sleeping Dogs DLC, & CoD Elite


Plus: They are making video games about DANCING now
Oct 15
Today on The Destructoid Show, we do what we always do on The Destructoid Show: talk about video game news,  For starters, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 will be making CoD: Elite a free service, but will be offering a seaso... read
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Activision set to introduce season pass for Black Ops II


As well as announcing four DLC map packs in 2013
Oct 15
After an interesting reveal by Activision with regards to its Call of Duty: Elite service today, another announcement nearly slipped by. Not nearly as surprising, the company will be introducing a season pass f... read
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Black Ops II will have 3D and dual play options


Plus create-a-class in the campaign!
Oct 12
The 3D fad has more or less died, but that's not stopping Treyarch from including 3D support in Call of Duty: Black Ops II. They've even partnered up with LG Electronics to offer a discount for those that buy the game and one... read






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