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Gamescom 2012: Call Of Duty Black Ops 2 Multiplayer Hands-On

Gamescom is essentially Europe’s leading computer games show and kicks off today, we’ve already had a slew of interesting announcements and unveils with the biggest being a massive blowout of Call Of Duty Black Ops’ multiplayer mode. Activision and Treyarch were on-hand to show off the multiplayer component of Black Ops 2 at a special […]

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Video Game Baftas: High Art Vs Low Art

Video games are an important part of culture. Some are masterpieces with plots better than half the films out at the moment, so it’s quite right that they should have their own awards i.e the Video Game Baftas which were held last night and unfortunately inexplicably attended by ancient boy-band Blue. Judges choose Mass Effect […]

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“We Are Not Preoccupied With the Idea of launching a Call of Duty subscription service” Say Activision

The rumours that Activision are going to start charging for online COD just won’t calm down. It would come as no surprise if it turned out to be true. After axing Guitar Hero and halting True Crime it seems they could be having money troubles, i.e. not making a suitable  amount of millions to satisfy […]

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Xbox 360 update prevents pirated copies of Black Ops and Modern Warfare 2

The war against the game-pirates continues. Xbox 360 owners will wake to find that they must install a mandatory update for their console. Unfortunately the update doesn’t fix any bugs or add any swanky new features, unhealthy instead it ruins your life. That’s if you have a pirated copy of C.O.D Modern Warfare 2 or […]

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Call of Duty Black Ops hits the $1 billion sales mark

It’s hardly ‘news’ but just in case you hadn’t heard, therapy Black Ops is the biggest selling video game of all time. But just to remind us all how many people in the world are running around shooting Castro, capsule Activision has just confirmed that the mega-selling game has passed the $1 billion sales mark. […]

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CoD Black Ops Double XP Weekend Incoming.

If you haven’t heard, Microsoft are hosting a double XP weekend for Call of Duty Black Ops on the 360. No doubt there are many hardcore gamers thrilled at the prospect of racking up their gamer points. The problem is there has been much confusion about when the weekend actually is. And if you’ve just […]

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Steam issues first patch for Black Ops (single player)

You don’t break video game records without a few teething problems along the way. No doubt we’ll be bombarded with patches for Black Ops in the coming weeks. Reflecting the multiplayer emphasis of COD, single player was neglected whilst Steam whipped out a mega-multiplayer patch. But now for those who actually bother with the single […]

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Black Ops breaks video games sales records

Kinect, online what’s that? It should have been the biggest game news this year but when a game franchise is so big it’s parodied on Family Guy it’s not going to slip its next game onto the shelves unnoticed. In a time where experts say the physical game industry is slumping, Call of Duty a […]

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