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2,000 UK shops will be open for Call of Duty: Black Ops II’s midnight launch

One online indie may have broken the street date, but that will do little to dampen Monday’s excitement for the Call of Duty midnight launch. Around 2,000 UK shops are to be open from midnight on Monday to celebrate Black Ops II officially going on sale. It’s the ‘greatest ever …

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Call of Duty is bookies’ favourite for Christmas No.1

Fancy a flutter on a Friday afternoon? Bookies Paddy Power and Ladbrokes have revealed to MCV their contenders for the best-selling game this Christmas. Both firms are backing Activision FPS Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, with FIFA 13 the favourite for second place. Other potential winners include Wii U …

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UPDATED: Simply Games customers get Black Ops II early

(This story has been updated – headline was originally ‘Simply Games tells customers they can have Black Ops II by tomorrow’. Updates at end of article.) Online indie retailer Simply Games is currently telling customers that they will have Call of Duty: Black Ops II in their hands by tomorrow …

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Will Black Ops II outsell Modern Warfare 3? Does it matter?

All the research suggests that Call of Duty has peaked. Last year’s Modern Warfare 3 sold significantly fewer units in the UK than 2010’s Black Ops and 2009’s Modern Warfare 2. Anecdotally, MCV has been told that online traffic and magazine sales for Call of Duty editorial and covers have …

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Black Ops II – Blockbuster opening 450 stores at midnight

450 Blockbuster stores will open their doors at midnight next week for the launch of Call of Duty: Black Ops II. It’s the biggest ever operation of this kind for the retailer. Call Of Duty: Black Ops II is the most anticipated game of the year and pre-orders are rising …

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Seven Navy SEALS in trouble for leaking info to Medal of Honor devs

Call of Duty: Black Ops II is out next week. Anyway, Medal of Honor: Warfighter is in the news. Coincidentally, we’re sure. The Associated Press reports that seven members of the secretive” Navy SEAL Team 6 – one of whom was involved in the mission to capture and kill Osama …

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319 GAME stores hosting midnight openings for Black Ops II

Almost every GAME store around the UK will open their doors at midnight for Monday’s launch of Call of Duty: Black Ops 2. The specialist retailer confirmed that 319 of its outlets are hosting special launch events to mark the arrival of Activision’s next blockbuster shooter. A full list of …

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Yes, there’s a man queuing for Call of Duty: Black Ops II already

It’s nearly Friday! What will you be doing this weekend? Out with your mates? A spot of Christmas shopping with your other half? Us? Oh, we’ll be sitting outside HMV in a tent waiting for a game to be released next week. We’re joking, of course. We’ve got Taylor Pelling …

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It’s Call of Duty vs Skyfall in this week’s MCV

This week’s MCV isnow available to view online – and it features an analysis of the new Call of Duty and its bid to beat Halo and Skyfall to become the biggest entertainment launch of the year. We also reveal the new-look MCV Awards and speak to EA’s free-to-play boss …

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HMV Oxford Street to host official COD: Black Ops II UK launch event

Call of Duty: Black Ops II’s official UK launch event will take place at HMV’s Oxford Street store next Monday (November 12th). A 1,000 strong audience is expected, all of whom will receive goody bags. Treyarch developers will be on hand to sign copies of the game and a ‘Zombie …

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