Activision: CoD: Black Ops will be the “most intense experience possible” [Update]

By Johnny Cullen, Friday, 30 April 2010 14:20 GMT

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Activision’s just formally announced Call of Duty: Black Ops, saying it will be “the most intense, gripping and riveting experience possible”.

The Treyarch shooter was revealed earlier this morning for a November 9 release.

“We can’t wait for our community to experience Call of Duty: Black Ops,” said Treyarch boss Mark Lamia. “We have focused our entire studio on this game, with dedicated multiplayer, single-player and co-op teams creating the most intense, gripping and riveting experience possible for our fans on all fronts.”

No more details on the game were mentioned in the press release.

The first trailer for the game will air later on tonight on GameTrailers TV.

Update: UK retailer Game has just dropped some details as to some of the locations in the game. It confirms the Vietnam setting, but says it’s also based in Cuba and even in the Arctic.

PR below.

Call of Duty(R): Black Ops(TM) Goes Hot on November 9, 2010
Fans to See Sneak Peek Tonight of the Most-Anticipated Entertainment Title of the Year

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 30, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ — DECLASSIFIED: Prepare for the follow-up to the biggest entertainment launch in history: on November 9th Call of Duty(R): Black Ops(TM) will introduce fans to the elite world of Black Ops. Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) and award-winning developer Treyarch will take players behind enemy lines in an entirely new chapter in the groundbreaking and record-setting, No. 1 first-person action series of all-time.

“We can’t wait for our community to experience Call of Duty: Black Ops,” said Mark Lamia, Studio Head for Treyarch. “We have focused our entire studio on this game, with dedicated multiplayer, single-player and co-op teams creating the most intense, gripping and riveting experience possible for our fans on all fronts.”

For more information, visit www.callofduty.com/blackops immediately following the game’s appearance on GameTrailers TV on Spike this Friday and also, via Twitter at JD_2020.

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