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WIN: Black Ops Escalation

The latest DLC release for Call of Duty: Black Ops goes live today, and we’re offering one lucky MCV reader a chance to grab the content for free. Black Ops: Escalation includes four new multiplayer maps as well as a brand new zombie level starring Sarah Michelle Gellar, Robert England, …

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Black Ops Escalation hits Xbox Live

The second map pack for Call of Duty: Black Ops is now available to buy on Xbox Live. Called Escalation, the DLC contains four new online multiplayer maps – Hotel, Stockpile, Zoo and Convoy. It also contains a new zombie level called Call of the Dead that stars the likenesses …

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Activision signs stars for COD Zombies DLC

An all-star cast has been announced for the Zombies content in Call of Duty: Black Ops’ upcoming Escalation DLC. The new zombie level is titled Call of the Dead and will feature characters voiced by Sarah Michelle Gellar (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Robert England (Nightmare on Elm Street, Michael Rooker …

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New retail stats show games on top in entertainment war

3.3 million copies of Call of Duty: Black Ops were sold in 2010, making it the most successful entertainment property of the year, according to ERA. The game beat the DVD/Blu-ray of Avatar, which sold 3m units since launch. The highest charted music CD was Take That’s Progress in fifth …

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Black Ops Escalation DLC dated

Black Ops’s Escalation map pack will be released on Tuesday, May 3rd. As part of the ongoing agreement between Microsoft and Activision, it will be exclusive to Xbox Live users first. The new DLC will feature five new multiplayer maps, including one "unique Zombies experience", according to Major Nelson. The …

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New Black Ops DLC leaked

GAME Australia has, presumably mistakenly, released details of what appears to be the next DLC release for Call of Duty: Black Ops. Called ‘The Escalation Pack’, it apparently contains five maps – Seize the Zoo, Take the Hotel, Secure the Convoy, Raid the Stockpile and Survive the Call of the …

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Black Ops claims all-time US crown

Following its chart-topping performance in February, US sales tracker NPD has confirmed that Activision’s Call of Duty: Black Ops has become the best-selling game ever in the region. In does so after just four months on the market, overtaking Nintendo’s former record holder Wii Play. Capcom’s Marvel vs Capcom 3 …

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Black Ops ‘is biggest PS3 title’

Activision has declared that Call of Duty: Black Ops is the best-selling PS3 game of all time. The publisher claimed this achievement had been proved by figures from GfK Chart-Track and NPD, although no sales figures was given. If true, this means Black Ops has topped records set by Gran …

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UK CHARTS: Black Ops returns to No.1

Call of Duty: Black Ops has once again secured to the top spot of the GfK Chart-Track All Formats Charts. Thanks to 192 per cent increase in sales, Treyarch’s shooter has now racked up eight No.1s since its release in November – one less than its predecessor Modern Warfare 2. …

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PS3 Black Ops problems are ‘edge cases’

As negative vibes continues to swirl around the multiplayer component of Call of Duty: Black Ops on PS3, the game’s developer Treyarch has defended its title. It claims that the majority have not experienced any problems with the title, and that those who have should be considered "edge cases". "We …

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