Call of Duty: Black Ops

PC, XB360, PS3, WII, DS, MAC / Action / Release: Nov 9, 2010 / ESRB: M

Extended Call of Duty: Black Ops Single-Player Footage Premiering Tonight on ESPN

By Xav de Matos, Oct 11, 2010 7:15am PDT

Other than jokingly referring to it as "Cod Blops" internally (now shortened to "Blops"), the Shacknews staff doesn't really talk about Call of Duty: Black Ops. We're


"I'm confused here. The article mentions that the Shack has some "reservations" using that word ..."

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Call of Duty: Black Ops on Pace to Set GameStop Pre-order Record

By Garnett Lee, Oct 08, 2010 4:00pm PDT

With four full weeks remaining until its November 9 release, Call of Duty: Black Ops is on pace to set a new record for pre-orders at GameStop. SVP...


"Who would buy another Crap of Dookey game since that Meganoob Whorehouse sequel? No CoD game is ..."

- DaCommando332 see all 46 comments

Call of Duty: Black Ops Supports 3D on PS3, 360, PC

By Garnett Lee, Oct 05, 2010 5:00am PDT

With competing games like Killzone 3 and Crysis 2 having already shown off their 3D implementation, it doesn't come as a shock to learn that...


"3D, great, whatever. PLEASE allow switching FOV to something sane like 90."

- flasher 907 see all 22 comments

Call of Duty: Black Ops Trailer Shows Customization

By Brian Leahy, Oct 01, 2010 1:20pm PDT

Call of Duty: Black Ops will feature a lot of customization along with an all-new, in-game currency system for purchasing guns, killstreaks, perks, emblems, red dot sights, and just about anything in the game. This trailer shows off some of the stuf


"I've always been annoyed at this series for the lack of female combatants... but now that ..."

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Zombies Returning in Call of Duty: Black Ops [Update: Confirmed]

By Brian Leahy, Sep 28, 2010 2:20pm PDT

[Update: September 29, 09:39] "Taking the wraps off one of the most anticipated features and worst kept secrets," Treyarch has formally announced...


"well no matter if its a communist or a nazi, it will be great becuase i remember the good ol ..."

- dynaben see all 24 comments

Call of Duty: Black Ops Dedicated Server Support is Rental Only

By Brian Leahy, Sep 13, 2010 2:20pm PDT

Treyarch had promised dedicated server support for the PC version of Call of Duty: Black Ops, but I'm guessing the masses aren't going to be happy...


""As it turns out, Black Ops multiplayer games will be run through a single licensed server ..."

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Call of Duty: Black Ops Multiplayer Hands-on Preview

By Brian Leahy, Sep 03, 2010 11:50am PDT

Earlier this week, we were invited to see the reveal of multiplayer for Treyarch's Call of Duty: Black Ops, which largely piggybacks off of Infinity Ward's Modern Warfare 2 featureset. Trey


"It sounds great until all the hackers from MW2 move over, so it's not like this game is worth ..."

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Call of Duty: Black Ops Multiplayer Gets Currency, Wagers, Bots, and More

By Brian Leahy, Sep 02, 2010 2:45am PDT

At last night's Call of Duty: Black Ops Multiplayer Reveal event, it became clear that developer Treyarch is putting a lot into the next online Call of Duty. Players will now unlo


"withoout dedicated server this game will be shit just like mw2"

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Call of Duty: Black Ops Getting Post-Launch PC Mod Tools

By Xav de Matos, Aug 24, 2010 8:35am PDT

It looks like Treyarch is doing anything it can to ensure its upcoming title is welcomed with open arms by the PC community. Treyarch's Cesar...


"doesn't it seem this game is shaping up to be what we expected from Modern Warfare 2?.... maybe ..."

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Call of Duty: Black Ops Hands-on Preview

By Xav de Matos, Aug 18, 2010 2:10pm PDT

Shacknews got our best look yet at Call of Duty: Black Ops at Microsoft's X10 event in Toronto. Although we've seen pieces of the levels shown here in the past, today was the first time we've had


Call of Duty: Black Ops Console-Only 'Prestige Edition' Packs Video-Transmitting RC Car

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 12, 2010 9:00am PDT

Call of Duty: Black Ops publis


"Would have bought it for PC... Ah well, just another game to wait for till it drops to $39.99 ..."

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Call of Duty: Black Ops Multiplayer Video Teases Video Editing, RC Cars

By Xav de Matos, Aug 09, 2010 1:00pm PDT

A teaser trailer featuring the multiplayer component of Call of Duty: Black Ops showcases a few additions to the franchise's popular online experience. Taking a page out of Halo 3'


"I am still praying a bonus mode like Zombis Nazis will be unveiled... (praying hard, praying hard)"

- excessus see all 85 comments

Activison Enlists Nintendo DS for 'Companion' Call of Duty: Black Ops Title

By Xav de Matos, Jul 28, 2010 12:00pm PDT

When CIA-backed operatives dive onto PC and consoles in Call of Duty: Black Ops this November, a "companion" title on the Nintendo DS will land...


"The graphics actually look good for a DS game. Wonder what they could manage to do on a PSP."

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New Call of Duty: Black Ops Screens Show Jungle, Snow

By Brian Leahy, Jul 02, 2010 2:00pm PDT

Treyarch's Call of Duty: Black Ops looks good. I was impressed with the game's graphics and environments back before E3 and these new screenshots...


"I'm hoping this will be more akin to CoD4 than MW2...if its more in the vein of CoD4 then I'll ..."

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Activision and Microsoft Partner for Xbox 360-First Call of Duty DLC for Next Three Years

By Brian Leahy, Jun 14, 2010 10:47am PDT

Microsoft senior vice president Don Mattrick has announced that the company and Activision have partnered for the next three years to bring Call of...


"Comments like those below illustrate why, although the PC is my favorite platform, I will never ..."

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