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Black Ops smashes UK day 1 record

Call of Duty: Black Ops has sold an incredible 1.4m units over just one day in the UK, UKIE/GfK Chart-Track told MCV. That’s 58m in revenue. It marks the biggest day one performance of any game, comfortably beating last year’s Modern Warfare 2 by 14 per cent in units and …

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Black Ops topples Modern Warfare 2 record

Call of Duty: Black Ops has made $360m in one day in the US and UK, besting sales of Modern Warfare 2. The Treyarch-developed FPS has sold 5.6m units across both North America and the UK. Almost a million more than the 4.7m units Modern Warfare 2 sold over the …

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Fans flock to GAMEs Black Ops launch

As well as the celebrity-driven official Call of Duty: Black Ops launch party at Battersea Power Station last night, UK retailer GAME held the official retail launch gathering at its Oxford Street store in central London. Around 300 Call of Duty fans were at hand to be the first to …

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Black Ops gets zombie mode

Activision’s Call of Duty: Black Ops will include a zombie mode when it arrives next month. The popular multiplayer game from 2008’s Call of Duty: World at War was a hit with gamers, and developer Treyarch is catering to them again with this year’s release. "Zombies have been such a …

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Hollywood talent announced for Black Ops

Activision has announced the latest stars of the silver screen to appear in a Call of Duty game. Award-winning actors Gary Oldman and Ed Harris will lend their voices to the game, while David S. Goyer has signed on to provide script consultation and story development support. Oldman, known for …

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Black Ops beta kept internal

Consumers hoping to try out Call Of Duty: Black Ops before its release may not want to hold their breath over it. Treyarch, the development studio behind the eagerly awaited shooter, has said it has no plans for a public beta at this time – despite yesterday’s rumours than an …

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Treyarch: Multiplayer is critical to COD success

Treyarch studio head Mark Lamia has declared online deathmatches are key to the strength to the Call Of Duty series. Speaking to MCV at Activision’s multiplayer reveal in Los Angeles, he claimed multiplayer is critical to [the franchise’s] success” and that Treyarch has never been more fired up” to deliver …

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Modding reinstated for COD: Black Ops

Developer Treyarch has reinstated the practice of modding in the Call of Duty series via a planned post-launch update for the PC version of Black Ops. Speaking on the Black Ops web forum a Treyarch spokesperson confirmed: We plan to open the game up for modding sometime post-launch." When Modern …

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