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The Call of Duty mural at Treyarch


A quick look at the studio
Apr 26
While visiting with Treyarch for its upcoming release of Call of Duty: Black Ops III, I happened to notice some impressive artwork that ran across a few of the walls inside. Done by iam8bit artist Dave Crosland, the pieces represent the entirety of Treyarch's contributions to the Call of Duty franchise. Here's a look at some of that art. read
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CoD

Dtoid Q&A: Treyarch and Call of Duty: Black Ops III


The developers speak out
Apr 26
As part of my recent visit with Treyarch covering the upcoming release of Call of Duty: Black Ops III, I had the opportunity to sit down with three of the key figures behind this year's entry into the Call of Duty franchise. ... read
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CoD

Hands on with Call of Duty: Black Ops III multiplayer


Complexity and simplicity collide
Apr 26
During my recent visit with Treyarch, I was lucky enough to get my hands on the multiplayer for Call of Duty: Black Ops III. After sitting through a presentation that seemed dizzying at times with the amount of changes and la... read
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Multiplayer campaign and more
Whatever you think you know about the Call of Duty franchise is about to change. As a series that is often criticized for offering more of the same, Black Ops developer Treyarch has made every attempt to alter that mindset wi... read feature

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Call of Duty

Scientists play God in Black Ops III's latest teaser


So little shooting
Apr 23
Activision's officially unveiling Call of Duty: Black Ops III on April 26, but it's not being secretive about the title. The latest teaser trailer outright states the game's name. That's not where the mystery lies. What... read
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Call of Duty zombies

This 2015 D.I.C.E. Summit talk explains the entire history of Call of Duty's zombie mode


Worth the 25-minute watch
Feb 12
Call of Duty: World at War's zombie mode was an incredible addition to the industry. It was a fully featured mode that was actually included in the base package, and I played the first map for 100 hours, easy. I still play z... read
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Call of Duty

Activision: Next Call of Duty to be 'loaded with innovation'


This is Treyarch's baby
Feb 06
To the surprise of absolutely no one, the next installment in the Call of Duty franchise is well underway. If a Call of Duty game doesn't release, it doesn't actually count as a calendar year, you know. Activision C... read
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A victim of its own success
“I don't think I can ever go back to the old style of Call of Duty.” I've heard some variation of that sentence at least once per week since the launch of Advanced Warfare, and if I were Treyarch or Infinity Ward... read feature

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Call of Duty: Ghosts Devastation DLC now out for Xbox One/Xbox 360
Call of Duty: Ghosts Devastation is now out for the Xbox One and Xbox 360 for $14.99. You get four new multiplayer maps, a new gun, a new chapter in the Extinction co-op mode, and most important of all, you can play as the g... read feature

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You know, Arnold and Danny Glover's Predator
The new trailer for Call of Duty Ghost's second DLC pack, Devastation, is pretty standard stuff for the first few minutes. You know -- the typical overview of maps, lots of gunfire, and an Eminem track laid over it. Then you... read feature

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Sledgehammer leading development of next Call of Duty


Call of Duty series going into three-year development cycle now
Feb 06
Activision has just reported on their financials for the last quarter, and among the news they've announced that Sledgehammer Games will be leading the development of the next Call of Duty coming out this year. In the past, C... read
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It's time to mix things up, consolidate, and stop annual releases
There is room for Call of Duty in the gaming world -- I assure you. I don't know about milking it every damn year, but there is plenty of room for those of us who enjoy mindless first-person fun with our friends, oc... read feature

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Call of Duty

Bro! It's Megan Fox sniping in a Call of Duty video


What gets blown up in Vegas...
Nov 02
Activision's Call of Duty: Ghosts hits this Tuesday, and I can't think of a better way to get hype than with a video that shows absolutely no gameplay. Joking aside, while the live-action trailer "Epic Night Out" is nothing ... read
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You're better off waiting for Ghosts
We've already had three quarters of the Season Pass on offer so far in Black Ops II's lifespan, and we're finally on the last bit of DLC. Apocalypse is a curious prospect, with two remakes, two brand new maps, and a zombies m... read feature

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Call of Duty

Humans have spent 2.85 million years playing Call of Duty


And even more, if you count the pre-Modern Warfare titles
Aug 13
Ahead of tomorrow's big multiplayer event for Call of Duty: Ghosts -- there's going to be a livestream and everything -- Activision has put out an infographic summing up some of the series' most staggering statistics. And by ... read
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Black Ops Apocalypse

Get a closer look at the Black Ops II Apocalypse DLC


An in-depth look at the new maps
Aug 09
The very last piece of the Call of Duty: Black Ops II Season Pass is on the way, in the form of the map pack Apocalypse. The pack will feature four maps, two of them being remakes, and a new zombies mode that looks particula... read
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Call of Duty

Call of Duty: Black Ops II's final DLC is 'Apocalypse'


The new Zombies map sounds pretty good
Aug 08
It's been a decent run for Call of Duty: Black Ops II's DLC, but all things must come to and end and the end is nigh. It's only fitting that Treyarch's fourth and final pack for the game is called Apocalypse. Releasing first ... read
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Call of Duty

Black Ops II 'Origins' trailer shows off giant robot


Sure, why not?
Aug 07
We know this trailer is for Call of Duty: Black Ops II, but that's about it. Featuring the phrase "Every story has a beginning...and an end," the video seems to hint at a new Zombies map with a giant killer robot for reasons... read
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Call of Duty

Treyarch is porting Call of Duty: Ghosts to Wii U


For real this time
Jul 25
One of the silliest stories of late comes to a satisfying conclusion today. After Call of Duty: Ghosts was confirmed for Wii U (though the details were "mysterious"), the game's producer said that, actually, he couldn't be ce... read
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Vengeance comes to Black Ops II on PS3 and PC next month


Four multiplayer maps plus another zombies level
Jul 11
Call of Duty: Black Ops II owners on the Xbox 360 have had access to the Vengeance expansion for a couple of weeks now. So what about PlayStation 3 and PC players? Your vengeance will be had starting on August 1. The expansio... read
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More like lukewarm revenge
If you're keeping score, Call of Duty: Black Ops II has offered up one so-so and one stellar map pack so far -- and now, we're on part three of the four-piece Season Pass, Vengeance. In typical Treyarch fashion, four maps are... read feature

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Black Ops II

Black Ops II kicks off another Double XP weekend


Treyarch is celebrating the impending release of the Vengeance DLC pack
Jun 26
For those of you who still play Call of Duty: Black Ops II, you'll want to boot up your system of choice this weekend for a Double XP event, starting Friday June 28th at 10AM Pacific, all the way through the morning of Monday... read
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Black Ops II DLC

Black Ops II nails down July release for Vengeance DLC


Third DLC pack out first on Xbox 360 next month
Jun 18
Following Revolution and Uprising, Call of Duty: Black Ops II will get its third downloadable content pack starting July 2, 2013 on Xbox 360. Priced at $15 (1200 Microsoft Points) without a Season Pass, this add-on has anoth... read
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Black Ops 2

Black Ops 2's Revolution DLC has a free trial weekend


Currently only confirmed for Xbox 360
May 23
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2's Revolution map pack will be free to play on Xbox 360 this weekend, Activision's Dan Amrich announced, who only confirmed the promotion for Microsoft's console. The promotion has the content playabl... read
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Black Ops II's multiplayer is free on Steam this weekend


Plus double XP on all platforms
May 09
There's a little special on Call of Duty: Black Ops II over on Steam where you can play the multiplayer component for free all weekend long. Yup, you have full access and not only that, the game is 33% off on Steam right now.... read
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Black Ops II

Black Ops II's Uprising DLC out May 16 on PS3, PC


Oh yeah those other platforms will get all the new stuff too
Apr 26
PlayStation 3 and PC owners of Call of Duty: Black Ops II will be getting the Uprising downloadable content starting on May 16. The DLC will run $14.99, includes four new maps, and the new Mob of the Dead addition to the zom... read
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Call of Duty Weapon XP

Call of Duty to host a Double Weapon XP weekend


Not Double XP proper, which is confusing
Apr 19
Fresh off the Call of Duty: Uprising DLC release, Treyarch has announced a Double Weapon XP weekend for Black Ops II, which starts at 10AM PDT today (right around the time of this writing). Since we already had a real Double ... read
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Monsters, magma, and mobsters, oh my!
So far in Call of Duty: Black Ops II's lifecycle, we've had one map pack, which wasn't quite the revolution that was promised to augment that expensive $50 Season Pass. But of course, in true Activision fashion, we have three... read feature

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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