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Marketing leak reveals next Black Ops 2 DLC due April 16th, new zombie map

Posted: 02.04.2013 by Technet2k

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A marketing poster for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 has revealed the next bout of DLC will be launching April 16th, exclusively to Xbox Live first, and includes four new multiplayer maps.

A new zombies map is included too called 'Mob of the Dead'. The DLC is entitled 'Uprising' and is yet to be announced by Activision through a press release. Four DLCs total are planned.

Blacks Ops 2 Micro Items coming to PC and PS3

Posted: 27.03.2013 by Nakerman

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Are you a PC/PS3 Black Ops 2 player who needs extra micro items to enjoy the game even more? You'll be glad to hear plenty of extra content is making its way over from the Xbox 360 version on April 12.

Dead Space 3 #1 US seller in February, Black Ops 2 beats Crysis 3

Posted: 15.03.2013 by JonahFalcon

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Dead Space 3 was the king of best-selling games in the US for the month of February 2013, according to the NPD. Crysis 3 came in third but was viewed as underperforming as it couldn't beat Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 in sales; the latter had been released back in November 2012.

Tripwire "really discouraged" by current state of shooters 'caused by' Call of Duty Poll

Posted: 14.03.2013 by Technet2k

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John Gibson, president of Tripwire Interactive, has some stark views on Activision's Call of Duty franchise. The Red Orchestra 2 developer feels they have "almost ruined a generation of FPS players."

During Red Orchestra 2's testing, Tripwire got a lot of feedback complaints that it 'wasn't like Call of Duty'. He acknowledges it's "smart business, to a degree," when you 'give away kills'.

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 title update adds "new, optional in-game purchases"

Posted: 12.03.2013 by Technet2k

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Activision Blizzard, feeling they've been 'out-evilled' by EA recently (perhaps), has introduced microtransactions that are now sprinkled throughout Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 on Xbox 360.

They're called 'Micro Items' and they seem to be focused on vanity skins, and Activision's Dan Amrich affirms "none of them affect gameplay," but there are "small, specific ways to enhance" online play.