Baftas: Black Ops and Bad Company 2 win awards

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On Wednesday 16th March, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (or Baftas for short) held their annual video games awards in London. Activision's Call of Duty Black Ops was one of two of the most nominated games, with the second being that of Assassin's Creed Brotherhood. Black Ops was nominated for half the available categories, but only managed to win GAME … [Read more...]

Black Ops: All time best seller

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There is no denying that this was going to happen sooner or later with one of the Call of Duty titles. Black Ops however, has stolen the crown. Although actual February sales figures are unknown, Black Ops became the best selling game of all time in U.S. history, having sold 13.7 millions copies since the game was released on November 9 last year. The title had spent it's … [Read more...]

Black Ops: First Strike now on PSN

You've not had to wait that long you PlayStation people, so you should now be fully complete with the release of 5 new maps. Kowloon, Discovery, Berlin Wall and Stadium are the new, and fairly large multiplayer maps, with Ascension the also massive new zombies map. With Black Ops being the PS3's best selling title ever, this download should be picked up by all those … [Read more...]

Black Ops Demo available on Xbox 360 and PS3

Call of Duty: Black Ops has been available since 9th November. It's sold and made millions. But that is not enough for Treyarch nor Activision. Only today has Treyarch released a demo to further promote this mammoth of a game, on both Xbox Live and PlayStation Network. It's only a single-player campaign mission, but one of the finest. You start off in the cockpit of a … [Read more...]

Black Ops: First Strike playlist, problems and ‘angry, entitled gamers’

With the release of the First Strike DLC map pack for the Xbox 360 edition of Call of Duty, the team at Treyarch have been doing the rounds to update everyone on what is happening behind the biggest-selling game around (in addition to sharing some stats). And three main topics have appeared: First Strike, More Problems: As you'd imagine, introducing DLC content to the … [Read more...]

Treyarch release Black Ops infographic: 1.1 trillion shots fired…

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Call of Duty: Black Ops developers Treyarch have latched onto the current popularity of infographics by sharing various impressive stats in the image embedded below, including the fact that 1.1 trillion shots have been fired since Black Ops was released in November, 2010. The number of online kills is currently nine times the total population of earth, and the game has led … [Read more...]

Black Ops nominated in Game Developers Choice Awards

Call of Duty: Black Ops has received two nominations in the prestigious 11th annual Game Developers Choice Awards, including becoming a finalist for the Game of the Year title. It's up against four top titles to be crowned Game of the Year, which pits it against Red Dead Redemption (Rockstar San Diego), Mass Effect 2 (BioWare), Limbo (Playdead) and Assassin's Creed: … [Read more...]

Gamers hack medical computers as CoD server

An American radiology practice has revealed that hackers got into a server containing social security numbers and medical codes for over 200,000 patients - just to use the server bandwith to play Call of Duty: Black Ops. Seacoast Radiology sent out letters to all affected patients after noticing someone had accessed an office server on November 12, 2010. The server contained … [Read more...]

Would you buy a Call of Duty: Black Ops Jeep?

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We might have bought Call of Duty: Black Ops at the midnight launch event. We may even have paid slightly more for the limited edition, considered special controllers and headsets, and worn CoD T-shirts. But even we're not quite sure about buying the $30,625 (two door) or $33,500 (four door) 2011 Jeep Wrangler Call of Duty: Black Ops Edition. To try and convince us, the … [Read more...]