BRADYGAMES ANNOUNCES FIRST OFFICIAL CALL OF DUTY®: BLACK OPS MULTIPLAYER STRATEGY APP 

London, UK&New York, NY– April 26, 2011 - BradyGames is pleased to announce its new“Call of Duty: Black Ops MP Map” App, the first officially licensed Call of Duty®: Black Ops app on the App Store, is now available for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. A recently released update includes the First Strike Map Pack at no extra cost.

The app, developed in conjunction with Treyarch and Activision, allows gamers to get the drop on their enemies through the use of detailed, interactive layouts of all 14 original multiplayer maps and the four multiplayer maps from the First Strike pack, including overlays for every game mode. For the millions of Call of Duty: Black Ops multiplayer fans worldwide, this app delivers unprecedented, "at-your fingertips" strategy, whether they're running Sabotage Mode in Grid or Search and Destroy in Summit.

The multiplayer maps, illustrated by expert gaming guild Sea Snipers, feature customized icons and map keys so players know immediately where to find every bomb site, CTF flag, spawn point and ladder. It also includes pop-up points-of-interest that cover sniping points, hot areas, and typical player routes, as well as map-specific equipment and player load-out advice.

Call of Duty: Black Ops MP Map app is now available for£1.79 from the iTunes App Store on the iPhone or iPad, or at http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/cod-black-ops-mp-map-app/id415883449?mt=8

For further information please contact kate.watson@uk.dk.com

About the app:

Created by Treyarch and published by Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), Call of Duty: Black Ops is rated“M” (Mature) by the ESRB for Blood, Drug Reference, Intense Violence and Language. For additional Call of Duty updates and information, visit us on the web at www.callofduty.com/blackops, www.facebook.com/codblackops, and also via Twitter @Treyarch.

About BradyGames:

With its headquarters in Indianapolis, BradyGames creates high quality video game strategy guides for a wide range of games on all platforms and works with industry partners including Blizzard Entertainment, Activision, Rockstar, PlayStation and Warner Brothers, among others. 

BradyGames understands what gamers– both casual and hardcore– want and need from a strategy guide, and each guide is custom-tailored to the look and feel of the game title. Every guide, from the collectible Limited Edition series to standard video and PC books, features in-depth content, detailed screen captures and quick reference and strategy tips.

BradyGames is an imprint of Dorling Kindersley within the Penguin division of Pearson plc (NYSE: PSO).

About Activision:

Call of Duty and Activision are registered trademarks of Activision Publishing, Inc. All other trademarks and trade names are the properties of their respective owners.

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