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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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The DTOID Show: Guns, Boobs & Ninjas


Yes, that is the title of today's episode
Sep 28
Hey gang! Here we are again, another Friday episode where Tara and I goof off a bunch because we feel like it. Big news today: something something boobs controversy Team Ninja Dead Or Alive 5, Konami unveils collector's editi... read
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So we gave you a pretty extended detail look at Black Ops II's multiplayer not too long ago. It was a lot to take in, but guess what? There's more. So much more. In fact, Treyarch had us out for another visit just to see the ... read feature

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The DTOID Show: CoDBlombies II, Ass-Creed Vita, & WiiU


Call of Duty: Short Bus From Hell
Sep 26
Wednesday means a new Destructoid Show and a new Destructoid Show means news about video games, or something. Some new details for Call of Duty: Black Ops II have been revealed, specifically the ZOMBIES mode, which sound... read
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If you haven't noticed by now, there's been a theme with Call of Duty: Black Ops II where everything has been getting revamped. Your actions in the single-player campaign will affect the ending, and multiplayer has ditched th... read feature

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We've seen the single-player, we've seen the multiplayer, we've even gotten a deep dive into the eSports and livestreaming initiatives. So it's about time the last piece of the Black Ops II puzzle has finally been revealed w... read feature

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The DTOID Show: CoD Zombies, YAIBA, & Valve hardware?!


Sep 19
Greetings, dear readers! Max is still out parkouring in Boston this week, so I forced Anthony Carbon to come on my show and make fun of Max with me instead. It worked out pretty well! We also talked about some video games, I... read
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The night I got back from the Wii U press conference in New York City, I wrote a quick impressions piece of how Black Ops II played on the Wii U GamePad. Want to see how the game actually looks on the Gamepad? Well shoot thi... read feature

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The DTOID Show: Wii U, Bayonetta 2, & Far Cry Monkeybombs


Also Jonathan Holmes played Black Ops II haha
Sep 14
The Destructoid Show was LIVE today with fanciful fun and magical treasures for everyone, and blah blah something something, I don't know -- it's Friday why are you making me write these sentences. If you missed it, the Wii U... read
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One of the bigger announcements at today's Wii U event was that the upcoming Call of Duty: Black Ops II will be making it to Nintendo's next home console on November 13. So is there a good reason why you should get the W... read feature

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Call of Duty: Black Ops II coming to Wii U on November 13


Sep 13
If you have been dying to play a new HD Call of Duty game on a Nintendo system, your dream has finally come true! Black Ops II is officially coming to the Wii U. Black Ops II will feature second-screen gameplay, where player ... read
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Here are your Call of Duty: Black Ops II PC specs


No XP support this time
Sep 03
If you're looking to run Call of Duty: Black Ops II on your PC, you'll be wanting to know what you need to run it. Either that or you're gearing up to tell me I could just copy and paste the specs for Call of Duty 4 because c... read






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