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Black Ops 2 makes Grammy Awards ballot, “Best Score Soundtrack” and more

Black Ops 2 makes Grammy Awards ballot, “Best Score Soundtrack” and more

Over on its Facebook page, Treyarch has announced that Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 is in the running to be part of the Grammy Awards nominees and not just in one category, but four! Listed below are the music makers and which category they’re nominated in. Best Score Soundtrack – Call of Duty Black Ops 2 – by Jack Wall & Trent Reznor Best Instrumental Composition – “Theme from Call of Duty Black Ops 2″ by Trent Reznor Best Instrumental [...]

Black Ops 2 “Apocalypse” DLC now out for PS3 and PC

Black Ops 2 “Apocalypse” DLC now out for PS3 and PC

Activision has sent a press release reminding shooter fans that Call of Duty: Black Ops 2′s “Apocalypse” DLC pack is now out for the PC and PS3. Same as the Xbox 360 version, this is the last DLC players can expect for Treyarch’s shooter and it will feature four new multiplayer maps, and a new addition to the game’s vaunted Zombie Mode called “Origins.” Pod: A failed utopian community from the 70′s has left stacks of dilapidated residential pods nestled [...]

Black Ops 2 “Uprising” DLC pack free trial for Xbox Live set  to coincide with Double XP this weekend

Black Ops 2 “Uprising” DLC pack free trial for Xbox Live set to coincide with Double XP this weekend

We reported yesterday that Black Ops 2 on all platforms will be getting another dose of Double XP this coming weekend courtesy of Treyarch. Now, in a press release sent by Activison, Xbox 360 users will also be getting a free trial of the shooter’s “Uprising” expansion. The free trial is exclusive to Xbox Live members and features four multiplayer maps called Magma, Encore, Vertigo and re-imagined map Studio. It also includes the Mob of the Dead for Zombie Mode, [...]

Black Ops 2 getting Double XP weekend starting tomorrow

Black Ops 2 getting Double XP weekend starting tomorrow

Treyarch has announced that Black Ops 2 will once again be getting another Double XP weekend. Starting tomorrow at 10 a.m. PDT and ending on Monday 10 a.m. PDT, players will get double the experience points for killing dudes, completing objectives, quick-scoping other players, blowing them up with C4 and did I say shooting dudes already? This is set for all platforms, so play where your friends are and try to get that Master Prestige level for online bragging rights. [...]

Black Ops 2 title update for consoles sees several tweaks for Xbox 360, PS3 version gets shafted

Black Ops 2 title update for consoles sees several tweaks for Xbox 360, PS3 version gets shafted

Treyarch has announced a new title update for the console versions of Black Ops 2 and it’s one odd cookie. While the Xbox 360 patch is a healthy list of tweaks, the PS3 title update consists of a measly two things. Xbox 360 Update: Multiplayer Issues Addressed  General Fixed an issue with users equipping Scorestreaks in unintended circumstances. Ladders now appear correctly when viewing them from your Profile while in the League menu. Dig RC-XD now properly travels over various [...]

Black Ops 2 “Apcalypse” DLC release date announced for PS3 and PC

Black Ops 2 “Apcalypse” DLC release date announced for PS3 and PC

Activision has just sent a press release announcing what Call of Duty fans around the world has come to expect after all these years — and that is Black Ops 2′s Apocalypse DLC is set to come out later this month on September 26. Yep, same as before, the PC and PS3 version of a Call of Duty game will see their map packs come to their respective platforms a month after it’s been out on the Xbox 360. In [...]

Black Ops 2 “Apocalypse” out now on Xbox 360, celebrate it with Avenged Sevenfold’s new song

Black Ops 2 “Apocalypse” out now on Xbox 360, celebrate it with Avenged Sevenfold’s new song

Just in case the millions of Call of Duty players duking it out on Xbox Live wasn’t enough, Activision has just sent a press release reminding us that Black Ops 2′s latest and last map pack — Apocalypse — is now out on the Xbox 360. To celebrate this occasion, Treyarch has partnered with award-winning rock band Avenged Sevenfold, whose new song “Shepherd of Fire” “headlines” the soundtrack from the expansion’s Zombie mode. Apocalypse will include the following new multiplayer [...]

Black Ops 2 “Apocalypse” trailer released, Weapon Double XP incoming this weekend

Black Ops 2 “Apocalypse” trailer released, Weapon Double XP incoming this weekend

Black Ops 2′s latest and last DLC aptly titled “Apocalypse” is almost upon us (well, for Xbox 360 users at least) and Activision has released the launch trailer. Shown in the video above are the multiplayer maps included in the map pack and of course, the newest addition to the Zombie mode, which features zombies AND robots! To celebrate the occasion, Treyarch is offering a Weapon Double XP event for Black Ops 2 this coming weekend on all platforms starting [...]

Black Ops 2 gets new game update on PS3 and Xbox 360, fixes “invisible items” bug — Read the full notes

Black Ops 2 gets new game update on PS3 and Xbox 360, fixes “invisible items” bug — Read the full notes

Treyarch has released a new title updated for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 for the PS3 and Xbox 360. Listed below are the entire patch notes for both platforms, Xbox 360 (August 22, 2013): Multiplayer Issues Addressed Fixed an issue which caused strafe and backwards movement speeds to be slower than intended in certain circumstances. Addressed an issue where Players were able to copy other Players’ emblems. Fixed an issue where throwing down and picking up equipment (such as [...]

Black Ops 2 “Vengeance” DLC out now for PC and PS3

Black Ops 2 “Vengeance” DLC out now for PC and PS3

Activision just sent us a press release reminding everyone that the latest map pack for Black Ops 2, Vengeance, is out today for PC and PS3 players. Part of Black Ops 2′s Season Pass or priced at $14.99 a la carte for non-Season Pass holders, Vengeance will bring with it four new multiplayer maps, the Ray Gun Mark II and “Buried” for the title’s vaunted Zombie mode. Cove: The stage is set for all-out conflict on this small, forgotten island [...]

Black Ops 2 game director gets “threats of violence” over latest game patch

Black Ops 2 game director gets “threats of violence” over latest game patch

In a rather depressing — but not really surprising — turn of events, Black Ops 2 game director David Vonderhaar has been subjected to “threats of violence” over on Twitter due to Treyarch’s latest game update to Black Ops 2. Yep, you read that right. People are threatening violence over a game patch, which sounds more pathetic than you think. Here are some of the tweets Vonderhaar has been getting. @DavidVonderhaar end your fucking life you cancer cunt i will [...]

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Vengeance DLC out on August 1 for PC and PS3

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Vengeance DLC out on August 1 for PC and PS3

Activision has just sent a press release stating that Black Ops 2′s “Vengeance” DLC will be out on PCs and PS3 on August 1. According to the press release, “Vengeance takes players to exotic locations around the globe and also serves up a new chapter to the Zombies experience with “Buried,” where the undead residents of an abandoned subterranean Old West mining town have come back to claim their home.” Here are the four new multiplayer maps included: Cove: The [...]

Black Ops 2 gets weapon double XP event for the week, “Vengeance” DLC now available for Xbox 360

Black Ops 2 gets weapon double XP event for the week, “Vengeance” DLC now available for Xbox 360

Just in time for the Fourth of July holidays, Treyarch has announced a weapon double XP event for Black Ops 2. This was announced by Treyarch over on Twitter and mentions the event will start tomorrow and run until July 8. This holiday weekend, expect 2xWeaponXP, running from Wednesday, July 3 (6pm/PDT) through Monday, July 8 (10am/PDT) on all platforms. — Treyarch Studios (@Treyarch) July 2, 2013 Additionally, Activision has just sent a press release out reminding everyone that the [...]

Black Ops 2 “Vengeance” DLC soon to drop on Xbox Live, The Replacers are here to remind you of that

Black Ops 2 “Vengeance” DLC soon to drop on Xbox Live, The Replacers are here to remind you of that

Xbox 360 fans, if you’re playing another multiplayer game aside from Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, Activision wants you to change that soon, as the game’s “Vengeance” DLC map pack is set to hit Xbox Live next week. Once again, “The Replacers” are here to remind you of it. Oh, and there’s a new video, too. Vengeance includes four new Multiplayer maps (Cove, Detour, Rush, Uplink), the new Zombies adventure “Buried,” and a new bonus Zombies weapon, the Ray Gun [...]

Black Ops 2 patch live, Revolution DLC free trial and new personalisation packs available on Xbox 360

Black Ops 2 patch live, Revolution DLC free trial and new personalisation packs available on Xbox 360

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 has been patched on Xbox 360 and PS3 today. The update notes detail how this “Community Update” focuses on fixing issues that players themselves have reported. Here’s the complete list of patch notes for both formats: Xbox 360 – Game Update Notes: May 23, 2013 Feature Improvements Added support for free-trial of Revolution DLC from 5/24-5/28. Added support for Personalization Pack Community Voting. Improved and expanded who can be the host of a game [...]

Black Ops 2 free to play this weekend on Steam, Double XP event starts now

Black Ops 2 free to play this weekend on Steam, Double XP event starts now

Nothing better to do this coming weekend? Why not spend it playing a ton of Black Ops 2 and get double XP for your effort? Yep, Treyarch’s shooter is getting another Double XP event that kicks off Friday 10 a.m. PDT and runs through until Monday 10 a.m. PDT. It’s set for all platforms, and yes, this includes the Wii U. In addition to that, PC players who want to try the multiplayer out without buying it can do so [...]

Call of Duty: Ghosts poster confirms title, reveals release date, “Ghosts” weapon camo hidden in Black Ops 2 patch

Call of Duty: Ghosts poster confirms title, reveals release date, “Ghosts” weapon camo hidden in Black Ops 2 patch

Even if Activision has yet to confirm it, the odds of the latest Call of Duty game being titled Call of Duty: Ghosts is all but a done deal. Now, a leaked poster from retailer GameStop (via IGN) has confirmed Call of Duty: Ghosts’ title, and even the release date, too! Here’s the image: This confirms that the leaked box art is indeed the real deal. Also of note, while there is the chance the poster — and in turn, [...]

Black Ops 2 “Uprising” DLC blasts its way to PCs and PS3s this coming May

Black Ops 2 “Uprising” DLC blasts its way to PCs and PS3s this coming May

While Xbox 360 players are already enjoying their fill when it comes to Call of Duty: Black Ops 2′s “Uprising” map pack, PC and PS3 players will soon be able to join the fight when the expansion is released on their respective platforms this coming May 16. Tagged with the usual price of $14.99, Uprising will include four new maps called Magma, Encore, Vertigo and Studio, as well as “Mob of the Dead,” which will let you control celebs such [...]

Free Xbox Live Gold weekend has XP perks for Far Cry 3, Assassin’s Creed 3 and Black Ops 2

Free Xbox Live Gold weekend has XP perks for Far Cry 3, Assassin’s Creed 3 and Black Ops 2

Major Nelson has revealed that we’ll see a free Xbox Live Gold weekend soon, this is probably because of how great the revenue has been for the third quarter of their fiscal year. But this is only for some regions: “Starting tomorrow (Friday April 19) morning at 10am ET/ 7:00am PT, we’re unlocking Xbox LIVE Gold in the U.S., Latin America, Japan and Canada* throughout the weekend until 1p ET/10am PT on Monday, April 22nd”   Hemlock Grove – the [...]

Xbox Entertainment Awards gives “Best Game” nod to Black Ops 2

Xbox Entertainment Awards gives “Best Game” nod to Black Ops 2

After a week’s worth of fan votes, Xbox LIVE’s Entertainment Award has finally been announced! As you can plainly read from the headline, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 has been awarded as the “Best Game.” Here are the winners in the “Games” category: Games Best Game – Call of Duty: Black Ops II Best Family Game – Kinect Sports Ultimate Best Xbox LIVE Arcade Game – Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition Best Add On / Consumable – Call of Duty: [...]