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Vengeance comes to Black Ops II on PS3 and PC next month

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 expansion includes four...

 
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Black Ops II kicks off another Double XP weekend

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 July 1st. The ...

 
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Black Ops II's multiplayer is free on Steam this weekend

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. You can pick i...

 
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Twitch TV will be integrated into Black Ops II

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. Players on PC, ...

 
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The winner of Destructoid's best shooter of 2012

Love them or hate them, shooters are one of the biggest sellers in the videogame industry. Despite the saturation of shooting games, 2012 saw a number of them that sought out to offer actual interesting stories. Plus, a number of them looke...

 
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Black Ops II patch 1.04 nerfs SMGs, ups UAV score cost

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, currently out for PS3,...

 
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Nuketown 2025 playlist pulled from Black Ops II (Update)

[Update: Treyarch has responded by creating a new playlist called Chaos Moshpit that has Nuketown 2025 in its rotation. What a silly situation.] Treyarch has removed the multiplayer playlist containing the Nuketown 2025 map that was used as...

 
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How Treyarch created a realistic premise in Black Ops II

Up until now, Treyarch had history to play with in crafting their stories. History is given an entertainment spin to fit their needs, sure, but a lot of what you see and do in their games are grounded in reality, to some extent. Black Ops...

 
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$500 million in one day: Call of Duty: Black Ops II

We all know that the Call of Duty franchise rakes in the cash, but this one-day sales mark seems almost scary in size. Try $500 million in sales in 24 hours for the latest, Call of Duty: Black Ops II. Half a billion, folks. So, for the fort...

 
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Call of Duty: Black Ops II Double XP weekend starts now

Just a friendly reminder: it looks like the first ever Call of Duty: Black Ops II Double XP weekend is underway for those of you who picked up the game new. Just unwrap your game, input the Nuketown 2025 code, and you should be good to go t...

 
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Black Ops II on balancing and player feedback

Balancing, balancing, balancing. Developers do as much as they can to make sure their multiplayer is designed as best as possible before shipping, but it's when the title has made it into the public's hand that really puts everything to the...

 
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Black Ops II PS3: connection issues, bum Nuketown codes

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 to get stable o...

 
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This multiplayer mode was cut from Black Ops II

Months ago, I played a multiplayer mode in Black Ops II called Hacker, which required teams to take control of several A.G.R Drones on the map in order to rack up the kills. The only weapons available were pistols with very limited amm...

 
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Review: Call of Duty: Black Ops II

Call of Duty has become the ultimate "no-win" situation for reviewers. What once may have been the biggest job of the game critic's year is now an annual exercise in being caught between the Devil and the deep blue sea. Love it or hate it, ...

 
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Treyarch on keeping Black Ops II open for all

The Call of Duty series has a mass hardcore following, and experienced players know what to do the second they pop in the game disc. But there's still a percentage of players that have never really touched the multiplayer, largely due to fe...

 
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Nuketown added to Call of Duty Black Ops II season pass

If you decided to try and save a few clams by skipping out on the collector's edition of Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 but lament missing out on the included Nuketown Zombies map, you're going to get a second stab at it. Activision announc...

 
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Find out how you can get banned from Black Ops II

Ah, the modern gaming era. Day one patches, online passes, and of course, permabans on consoles. As we're nearing the launch of the sure to be mega-hit Black Ops II, Treyarch has layed out a few ground rules. Most of it is common sense, but...

 
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Livestream Black Ops II matches through YouTube

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 on the Xbox 360,...

 
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Blow up the past in Black Ops II's Nuketown map

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 map that's in t...

 
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Black Ops II launch trailer has robot bugs!

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. Grappling hooks! Wing s...

 

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