Call of Duty: Black Ops 2

PC, PS3, XB360, WIIU / Action / Release: Nov 13, 2012 / ESRB: M

Black Ops 2 planning new game modes

By Steve Watts, Nov 15, 2012 7:30am PST

Black Ops 2 design director David Vonderhaar says that "several" additional modes for the game are being play-tested internally, and the developer plans to choose from among them for additional content.

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Doom mod pokes fun at Call of Duty

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 14, 2012 11:30am PST

Ah, FPSs! They don't make them like they used to, do they? No, in many ways and for a number of reasons. But if you find yourself nostalgically longing for The Good Old Days and sniping at the likes of Call of Duty: Black Ops II, then have I got the Doom 2 parody mod for you...

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Report: PC Black Ops 2 copies include Mass Effect 2 disc

By Steve Watts, Nov 13, 2012 7:30am PST

Black Ops 2 launched today, but some PC buyers are finding that the second disc identifies itself as Mass Effect 2 instead.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 single-player review: back to the future

By Devin Connors, Nov 13, 2012 12:01am PST

A great story, cool set pieces and interesting gear make Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 a fun and engaging game, but aging technology behind it keeps it from being great.

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Nuketown Zombies included in Black Ops 2 DLC Season Pass

By Steve Watts, Nov 12, 2012 3:45pm PST

Activision and Treyarch announced today that Nuketown Zombies will be available on as part of the DLC Season Pass in Black Ops 2. It is scheduled for release on Xbox Live in December, with other platforms to follow after.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 interview: defining CoD's future

By Steve Watts, Nov 12, 2012 1:30pm PST

Our talk with Treyarch studio head Mark Lamia turns to the decisions behind the new Score Streaks system, and why that may influence future games in the series.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 interview: avoiding the sci-fi feel

By Steve Watts, Nov 12, 2012 12:15pm PST

Treyarch studio head Mark Lamia talks about the future setting and carefully balancing the plausibility with the future-tech nature of Black Ops 2.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 ban policy detailed

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 12, 2012 6:20am PST

You're reading this from a lawnchair outside your favourite video games retailer, where you've been camped out for a week awaiting the launch of Call of Duty: Black Ops 2. But wait! When that shiny box is in your hands and you rush home for your happiest moment of this year,...

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 packs in-game YouTube livestreaming

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 08, 2012 6:00am PST

Facebook and Twitter integration are so 2011, oldsters, social networking has moved on. Call of Duty: Black Ops II is being all hip and getting with the times, as publisher Activision today announced that it packs built-in support for livestreaming through YouTube, the hip a...

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Nuketown 2025 and the return of those creepy mannequins

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 01, 2012 12:00pm PDT

If you haven't heard, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 includes a remade version of the popular Nuketown map. And here's a first look.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 live-action trailer is daft

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 29, 2012 7:30am PDT

Live-action trailers are, of course, silly pieces of marketing intended even more than regular trailers to sell a perception and brand rather than an actual game. With that in mind, look, let's watch the new live-action trailer for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, because it is ju...

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 launch trailer shows off so much future tech

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 16, 2012 1:30pm PDT

Although the game isn't set to come out until next month, Activision has released the "launch trailer" for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2. It's undoubtedly the most revealing trailer yet.

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Call of Duty Elite free with Black Ops 2, DLC season pass sold separately

By Steve Watts, Oct 15, 2012 9:11am PDT

Call of Duty Elite will be a free service upon the launch of Black Ops 2, as DLC is being separated from the plan and sold a la carte or via Season Pass.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 PC won't support mods or rental servers

By Steve Watts, Oct 01, 2012 4:00pm PDT

Activision has addressed some Black Ops 2 PC questions, including anti-cheat systems, dedicated servers and matchmaking, server rentals, and mods.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 multiplayer preview

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 27, 2012 10:00am PDT

Treyarch has finally unveiled everything Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 multiplayer has to offer.

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