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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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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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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 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
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Black Ops II

Behind the scenes with Black Ops II's 'Mob of the Dead'


Treyarch gives us a look at how they gave Alcatraz a makeover
Apr 10
The new Uprising downloadable content for Call of Duty: Black Ops II is out next week and it's going to include a new zombie mode called "Mob of the Dead." The team at Treyarch went to Alcatraz to capture the feel of the pri... 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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Black Ops II

Black Ops II new 'Uprising' DLC maps arrive April 16


Four new maps, plus a zombie setting featuring Hollywood actors
Apr 04
Following the Revolution DLC comes the next set of downloadable content for Call of Duty: Black Ops II, arriving April 16 on the Xbox 360 first. Uprising, as it's called, will include four new multiplayer maps, plus a new zo... 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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Red Orchestra dev blames game series for daring to exist
Tripwire Interactive president John Gibson is disappointed in this generation of gamers, and the Red Orchestra developer lays the blame at the feet of Call of Duty. According to Gibson, who focus tested some hardcore CoD... read feature

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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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This Black Ops II ad is a little too sexy to handle


Hubba hubba
Mar 05
Yeah, girl! SHAKE IT! Here's our review for Call of Duty: Black Ops II: Revolution if you're curious.  read
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Black Ops II

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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Black Ops II DLC

Black Ops II 'Revolution' DLC dated for PS3 and PC


Set for the end of February
Feb 12
The first DLC pack for Call of Duty: Black Ops II is ready to hit the PlayStation 3 and PC platforms on February 28, 2013. Sadly, there was no mention of the Wii U version at all in the announcement, but I've reached out to A... read
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Not quite revolutionary
Treyarch has taken a unique approach to Call of Duty games that I've always admired. Essentially developing three games in one, their idea to meld campaigns, zombies, and multiplayer into one giant package in Black Ops II is ... read feature

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Black Ops II's Revolution maps look pretty awesome


Join the Revolution
Jan 29
Call of Duty: Black Ops II? Yeah, it was pretty great. Treyarch really brought it with their latest shooter, implementing a ton of new elements to make a Call of Duty title fresh again. And it looks like they're continuing t... read
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Play all the Black Ops II you can thanks to The Replacer


Let someone else take over your life!
Jan 22
Okay, bravo Activision. This was actually funny. The new Black Ops II Revolution downloadable content is coming soon. It's going to feature four new maps, a new weapon, and a new zombie mode where you can actually play as the freaking zombies. You know what that means? You won't have time for real life anymore! So what can you do about it? Hire someone to take over your life with The Replacer. read
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'Revolution' pack hits Black Ops II first on Xbox 360


Five maps, a weapon, and a new Zombies mode
Jan 08
A leak late last month gave us the heads up on the Revolution map pack for Call of Duty: Black Ops II, but now we have a video to go on alongside Treyarch's announcement of the first of four "DLC events" planned for the game... read
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First of four Call of Duty: Black Ops II map packs leaked


Revolution is the initial offering
Dec 31
If you've been itching for news on more Call of Duty: Black Ops II maps, this news is your huckleberry. Season Pass holders already have access to the Nuketown Zombie map, but it appears as if your first bit of real content w... read
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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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Black Ops II patch 1.04 nerfs SMGs, ups UAV score cost


Out now on PS3, coming to Xbox 360 this weekend
Dec 07
Call of Duty: Black Ops II has been patched to address a number of balance issues, most notably the SMG. The close-assault weapon class has been criticized for its powerful hip fire capabilities, and the latest patch, current... read
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Call of Duty: Black Ops II rakes in $1 billion in 15 days


Breaks all entertainment sales records
Dec 05
Hey, Treyarch and Activision. We're friends, right? We've known each other for awhile now. You see, Christmas is coming up. I've got bills to pay and gifts to buy. How 'bout sharing some of that BLOPS2 cash? What's $10,000 ou... read






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