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XBOX: CoD DLC exclusivity confirmed

Microsoft’s long awaited E3 press briefing has just got underway, and the privilege of getting things under way has been given to Treyarch and its upcoming action title Call of Duty: Black Ops. With studio head Mark Lamia fronting proceedings, the exec confirmed that Microsoft has secured limited-time exclusivity on …

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E3 2010: Eminem in COD: Black Ops

Activision has confirmed that a track from US hip-hop star Eminem’s new album Recovery will feature in this year’s Call of Duty: Black Ops. Slim Shady joins a star-studded roster of talent set to appear in a number of its upcoming titles. Recently revealed DJ Hero 2 welcomes R&B face …

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Mad Catz posts record profits

Mad Catz has seen a year-on-year gross profit increase of 13.7 per cent for its fiscal year ending March 31. The total $36.4m profit is a new high for the peripherals manufacturer, up from $32m made the year before. Operating expenses dropped 10.7 per cent to $28.2m from $31.6m, giving …

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Why is Black Ops set in the Cold War?

The FPS market is a crowded one, but one factor that makes Black Ops stand out from the crowd is its rarely-visited setting. With the battlefields of World War II and more contemporary conflicts, the newest Call of Duty puts players on the frontlines of the Cold War. The Cold …

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Why is Black Ops set in the Cold War?

The FPS market is a crowded one, but one factor that makes Black Ops stand out from the crowd is its rarely-visited setting. With the battlefields of World War II and more contemporary conflicts, the newest Call of Duty puts players on the frontlines of the Cold War. The Cold …

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Treyarch: Pre-owned is a problem

With multiplayer a key selling point for Black Ops, Treyarch community manager Josh Olin has told MCV that Activision and Treyarch would not be employing a similar system to that of THQ’s UFC Undisputed 2010 and EA’s recently announced Online Pass. However, the practise of supplying a one-time code to …

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Treyarch: Black Ops is our deepest, richest multiplayer yet

With multiplayer playing such as important part in the long-term success of both Modern Warfare and Modern Warfare 2, developer Treyarch has told MCV that it has placed more focus on the online aspects of Call of Duty: Black Ops than it ever has before. The multiplayer is going to …

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Black Ops to sell 10.7m in year one

Call of Duty Black Ops will put in a sales performance far closer to Modern Warfare 2 than anyone has previously predicted, according to one analyst. Gamasutra reports that Cowen and Company’s Doug Creutz believes the FPS could sell as many as 10.7m copies in its first year, a number …

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Activision: Black Ops can better MW2

The sequel to the biggest entertainment launch of all time will take Call of Duty to an entirely new level, says Activision. Call of Duty: Black Ops hits shelves on November 9th – 12 months after Modern Warfare 2 smashed sales records. And despite sky-high expectations from retail and consumers, …

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CoD: Black Ops targets Wii

There will indeed be a Wii version of Treyarch’s Call of Duty: Black Ops, publisher Activision has confirmed. In a brief statement released to Eurogamer, the company simply stated: Black Ops will be available on all four platforms, PS3, X360, PC and Wii, on 9th November.” Until this point Activision …

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