Tag Archives: black ops II
Wed, Nov 14, 2012 | 19:20 GMT
Black Ops 2 sold over 1 million copies during its midnight launch at GameStop alone, the retailer’s president Tony Bartel told Bloomberg via email. Analyst Michael Olson, according to Gamespot, has estimated the game sold between 6.5 million and 7.2 million units day-one sales, which would rival Modern Warfare 3′s day-one 6.5 million units last year. The Infinity Ward developed title generated $775 million in revenue its first five days on the market, eventually hitting $1 billion in 16 days of availability.
Fri, Oct 12, 2012 | 17:15 BST
Black Ops 2 multiplayer screenshots have been released by Activision. You can have a look at them below. The latest Call of Duty game from Treyarch releases worldwide on PC, PS3, and Xbox 360 November 13, and is a launch title for Wii U.
Mon, Oct 01, 2012 | 00:26 BST
The achievements for Black Ops II are no longer a secret, with them all now listed online.
Sat, Aug 18, 2012 | 15:54 BST
Black Ops 2 may be heading to Wii U if a resume belonging to a QA tester at Treyarch is any indication.
Tue, Aug 14, 2012 | 23:07 BST
Tue, Aug 14, 2012 | 07:30 BST
Black Ops 2′s multiplayer will utilise a new system of score streaks in place of the more familiar killstreaks of previous Call of Duty games, with some terrific rewards available to high-scoring players.
Tue, Aug 14, 2012 | 07:30 BST
Black Ops 2′s multiplayer won’t make use of Call of Duty points, and will feature a slimmed-down prestige system.
Wed, Jul 11, 2012 | 13:25 BST
Activision has released a new trailer for Call of Duty: Black Ops II entitled “Villain Trailer”. It gives you the first glimpse of Raul Menendez, “the most insidious villain in Call of Duty history,” and “idolized as the heor of the 99%.” Watch it below, highlighted with Reznor’s score. Game’s out in November on PC, PS3, and 360.
Tue, Jul 10, 2012 | 15:24 BST
Trent Reznor is the composer being the theme music for Black Ops II, according to USA Today. “I have always looked to that franchise as the cutting edge of what seemingly unlimited budgets and full-on not cutting any corners can do in the current day and age,” said the Nine Inch Nails frontman. “There is a lot of reservation and angst and sense of loss and regret and anger bubbling under the surface, so it didn’t make sense to have a gung ho patriotic feeling kind of theme song. It has to feel weighty.” Reznor’s previous game credits include Quake and originally Doom 3 until he had to leave the project.
Thu, Jun 28, 2012 | 02:34 BST
Activision registered several new domains this week tying the Call of Duty series to China, including the likes of ModernWarfareChina.com and CallofDutyChina.com.
Sat, Jun 30, 2012 | 21:55 BST
The popular Call of Duty: Black Ops multiplayer map Nuketown will be returning in this year’s Black Ops II with a futuristic appearance, as a limited edition inclusion.
Wed, Jun 20, 2012 | 16:18 BST
Mark Lamia has admitted recent Call of Duty games have had relatively short solo campaigns, thus, he and his team at Treyarch plan to add a depth of replayability to the single-player portion of the game.
Mon, Jun 18, 2012 | 10:23 BST
Treyarch’s director of technology Cesar Stastny has confirmed the PC version of Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 will support dedicated servers.
Tue, Jun 12, 2012 | 03:36 BST
Fri, May 25, 2012 | 00:43 BST
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 contains three different play modes – campaign, multiplayer and zombies – because Treyarch boss Mark Lamia understands not everyone’s after the same experience all the time.
Mon, May 21, 2012 | 08:58 BST
Thu, May 03, 2012 | 17:20 BST
The unthinkable has happened: Call of Duty is no longer predictable. Patrick Garratt says the direction of Black Ops 2 is one to be appluaded, and may well show how the entire franchise can be saved from stagnation.