Treyarch News


How Black Ops 2 makes online multiplayer less intimidating

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 27, 2012 8:00am PDT

"For as popular as it is, there are still a lot of people that don't play multiplayer," David Vonderhaar, game design director at Treyarch said. "And quite frankly, that bugs the sh*t out of us."


"David, don't screw it up - leave at least the same Combat Training mode in there as per BLOPS. ..."

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Black Ops 2 Zombies mode is an undead road trip across a massive map

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 26, 2012 10:00am PDT

What we expected: the return of zombies in Treyarch's Call of Duty: Black Ops 2. What we didn't expect: for it to be a massive "open world" of sorts.


"Since everyone figured out they can do whatever the fuck they want with zombies... like make ..."

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A first-look at Call of Duty: Black Ops 2's zombie mode

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 19, 2012 11:00am PDT

Because Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 is a Treyarch game, it was bound to have a zombies mode. And here's a first look.


Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Wii U preview

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 14, 2012 12:45pm PDT

Like so many other ports on Wii U, Black Ops 2 is a relatively straightforward experience with a few minor tweaks that take advantage of the Wii U GamePad.


"I drank the COD Kool-Aid years ago and pre-ordered my copy of BO2 back in June. Also, the ..."

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 confirmed for Wii U

By John Keefer, Sep 13, 2012 7:05am PDT

With the Wii U presentation in New York right around the corner, the first details emerge: Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 is confirmed for the console.


"Just finished watching Activision's presentation. The nice part of this is that you have full ..."

- megarust32 see all 2 comments

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 PC graphical upgrades detailed

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 04, 2012 6:00am PDT

The PC edition of Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 certainly seems the finest, technologically at least. A range of shiny graphical improvements offered by the DirectX 11-supporting engine on PC were revealed over the weekend, joining the previously confirmed dedicated server suppo...


"what? I loved WaW, and I enjoyed BLOPS enough, its MW2 and 3 that I never took too."

- soundcreepy see all 15 comments

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Hardened and Prestige editions detailed

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 28, 2012 10:00am PDT

As with many Call of Duty games before it, Black Ops 2 will be getting special editions for the hardest of the hardcore fans.


"I totally would have bought the PC version of the Care Package..."

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 for Wii U spotted on resume

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 17, 2012 4:00pm PDT

Could the next Call of Duty be gracing Nintendo's next generation console? Signs point to "yes."


"What I hope is that they will support Wii Remote controls as an option."

- BlobbyPantsJones see all 9 comments

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 multiplayer revealed in new trailer

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 07, 2012 10:15am PDT

Black Ops 2 takes the franchise to the near-future. So, how will the new setting change multiplayer? Treyarch and Activision has released a brand new trailer showing off the game's new online offerings.


"wait, people still got fucks to give regarding this franchise that is using the same engine for ..."

- Vogerl see all 42 comments

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 writer talks about 'big event movie' approach

By John Keefer, Jul 18, 2012 10:15am PDT

Activision has release a new trailer for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, going behind the scenes on the game and talking with The Dark Knight Rises writer David Goyer, who is writing the story for the game, and Trent Reznor, who is composing the opening score.


"Screw the movies, screw the Black Ops part. I am in for the zombies!! :)"

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Trent Reznor composes theme for Black Ops 2

By John Keefer, Jul 11, 2012 7:30am PDT

Nine Inch Nails front man Trent Reznor, who worked with id Software on the music for Quake and Doom 3, is back into game music, composing the theme for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2.


"i agree. Year Zero is pretty great, but not entirely NIИ to me. ghosts is closer, and the ..."

- Veegeezee see all 35 comments

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 trailer introduces the villain

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 10, 2012 10:15am PDT

So who's responsible for the crazy future war we're seeing in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2? Treyarch and Activision have released the "Villain" trailer for the upcoming shooter, and it profiles a man that has been heralded as "the Messiah of the 99%."


"After With Teeth (but excluding Ghosts), Reznor's style morphed into something I didn't like. ..."

- the archvile see all 19 comments

Call of Duty DLC half-off, proceeds to benefit Call of Duty Endowment

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 03, 2012 2:30pm PDT

Starting today, all previously released DLC for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 and Black Ops will be available for half-off.


Call of Duty: Black Ops coming to Mac

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 29, 2012 11:30am PDT

Sure, the rest of the world is waiting for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, but Mac gamers will finally be able to get their hands on the original Treyarch shooter later this year.


"Yeah I hope they have fun on the 10 servers left running nuketown 24/7"

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Activision registers China-related Call of Duty domains

By Steve Watts, Jun 27, 2012 1:00pm PDT

Activision went on a registration spree, snagging 17 domains related to Call of Duty and China.


"They already have a modern warfare China. It's called Starcraft, and you just play Zerg."

- Rice-Rocketeer see all 5 comments