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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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The DTOID Show: Hearthfire, CoD:BLOPScopters, & Lococycle


Aug 29
Here's the last episode of The Destructoid Show before we all go to Seattle for PAX oh my goodness I'm so excited it's just frustrating. Guild Wars 2 is a thing that is happening all of a sudden, Bethesda's newest Skyrim DLC ... read
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The DTOID Show: Wii U, Last Guardian & Zombie Nuketown


Aug 27
Here's today's Destructoid show! Because we do that every monday! Big news: Someone posted an image on the Call Of Duty: Black Ops II Facebook, and it's about zombies. Some accessory company might've leaked the Wii U release ... read
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The DTOID Show: Metal Gear Rising, CoDBlops & VITA GAMES!


Aug 15
Hey guys! Here's today's Destructoid Show! Tons of news is coming out of Gamescom right now. For starters, Sony's press event was packed with juicy Vita news. We've got Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified, Killzone: Mercena... read
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Destructoid got to visit Treyarch recently to go hands-on with the new SHOUTcasting features of Call of Duty: Black Ops II. We were kind of just thrown right into the mix of things, so you'll have to bear with me as I'm tryi... read feature

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I had a chance to interview game design director, and mad genius, David Vonderhaar on all that we can expect out of the livestreaming and SHOUTcasting features they're cramming into Black Ops II. David goes over the new game... read feature

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Call of Duty: Black Ops II is dramatically changing the multiplayer formula in a big way, specifically with the new Pick 10 system over the traditional Create-a-Class feature. It's not a decision the team just decided overnig... read feature

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Developer Nihilistic Software gave us a live demo of Black Ops II: Declassified today showing off the four versus four multiplayer over Wi-Fi. There will be six maps, and you can expect modes such as Free-for-All, Team Death... read feature

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gamescom: Black Ops II: Declassified Vita bundle detailed


Aug 14
We finally have some small details on Black Ops II for the PlayStation Vita. The game will be set between the events of Black Ops and Black Ops II. There will also be weapons and gadgets that take advantage of the Vita tech, ... read
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In an industry first, Call of Duty: Black Ops II will let you livestream matches on consoles and PC. On top of that, Treyarch will be providing tools for players to give out play-by-plays much like a sportscaster with the eas... read feature

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Call of Duty: Black Ops II broke retail records a mere 24 hours after the public debut of the single-player campaign. An impressive feat, considering that multiplayer, the franchise's bread and butter, wasn't even shown off u... read feature

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More Black Ops: Declassified details to come at gamescom


Aug 10
All we know about the upcoming Vita iteration of Call of Duty is that...it's coming out for the Vita. All that is about to change next week, as more information will come out at gamescom.  So in other words, th... read
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Get your hands on Black Ops II multiplayer at gamescom


Aug 09
Right from the start of gamescom on August 15, attendees can rush the Call of Duty: Black Ops II booth (Hall 6, booth A21/B30- A31/B30) to get the opportunity to play the upcoming game on Xbox 360. Additionally, fans will hav... read
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Things gamers say about Call of Duty: Black Ops II


Aug 09
Call of Duty: Black Ops II revealed its multiplayer this week with a new trailer, and you better believe that people on the Internet had opinions about it! There's been a huge backlash against Call of Duty ever since Modern W... read
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The DTOID Show: CodBlops, Day Z, Ouya, & Darksiders 2


Aug 08
Hey guys, here's today's Destructoid Show. Watch it now, or else... I mean. Please watch it? The big news is Call of Duty: Black Ops II, and the multiplayer gameplay that just got shown off, because people like to argue abou... read
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Behind the scenes look at Call of Duty: Black Ops II


Jul 18
Our latest look at Black Ops II gives us a behind-the-scenes taste of what David S. Goyer (co-writer of The Dark Knight), and Trent Reznor are bringing to the table in Treyarch's next big shooter. From everything we've been ... read
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The DTOID Show: CodBlops, Deus Ex Movie & Arkham Prequel


Jul 11
Hey guys, here's today's Destructoid Show! The big news is a new trailer for Call of Duty: Black Ops II, because it's about how poor people are evil and will steal your robot helicopters. But it's okay because Trent Reznor's ... read
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'Re-imagined' Nuketown map to appear in Black Ops II


Jun 27
If an image from Irish retailer Xtra-vision is any indication, the Nuketown map from Call of Duty: Black Ops will return for Treyarch's follow-up game. A photo submitted to IGN suggests that a futuristic take on the map, dubb... read
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The DTOID Show: Dawnguard, TF2, and Spec Ops: The Line!


Jun 27
Greetings, dear readers! My better half Max is back in the studio with me today, and we've got plenty of news to cover! I get so scared when he's gone. Don't tell him I said that. On today's show, we've got a list of pre-ord... read
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Call of Duty: Black Ops II is guaranteed to sell a bazillion copies this fall, but even so, developer Treyarch isn't mailing in this sequel. In fact, Black Ops II might be the riskiest entry yet in the Call of Duty franchise... read feature

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[Update: Contest over! Congratulations to Jecurpac, the winner of a brand new Xbox 360 and Call of Duty: Black Ops II!] GameStop has a whole series of goodies tied around Black Ops II, starting with the limited edition two-si... read feature

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Here's two whole new screens for Black Ops II


May 22
Yup. Just two brand new screenshots for Call of Duty: Black Ops II. I know, it's a lot to process all at once but I think you'll manage. The first screen depicts a secret service agent, while the other shows off those quadroc... read
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[Every Friday (or whenever), Destructoid will pose topical a question to the community. Answer it if you want!] Last week say the official start of the Black Ops II hype-train. The first trailer was released. Pre-orders ... read feature

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The DTOID Show: Elder Scrolls MMO & Saints Row Expansion


May 04
Hey guys! Had a wonderful live Destructoid Show today -- Brian Brushwood, of Scam School fame joined us to talk about the recently announced Elder Scrolls MMORPG. On top of that, Call Of Duty: Black Ops II is gettin... read
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Black Ops II pre-orders tripling 2010's Black Ops numbers


May 03
What do the numbers mean? Quite a lot, if we're talking about Black Ops II pre-orders. Amazon UK says Treyarch's near-future shooter has already tripled the number of pre-orders seen for Black Ops in 2010. It seems that a&nbs... read






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