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New Black Ops 3 expansion detailed: multiplayers maps & zombie missions

New Black Ops 3 expansion detailed: multiplayers maps & zombie missions

Call of Duty: Black Ops III developer Treyarch has just announced the latest DLC expansion of the popular FPS title. Dubbed Eclipse, the DLC will be coming to the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC versions of Black Ops III, however the PS4 will getting it first, on April 19th, while the other platforms will need to wait a few extra weeks. Much like the game's first expansion, Awakening, released in February, Eclipse will feature several new multiplayer maps, along with a new chapter for the Zombies story mode.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops II on sale, double XP this weekend

Call of Duty: Black Ops II on sale, double XP this weekend

Treyarch and Activision's newest Call of Duty installment is getting a big promotion this weekend on Steam. The game is on sale through Monday for only $40 ($54 for the Digital Deluxe edition). Plus, Black Ops II multiplayer will be free to play all weekend long until Sunday at 1 pm PT. Players will also receive double XP during this time.

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Activision is pulling away from licensed games

Activision is pulling away from licensed games

Activision has announced that they will be moving away from the licensed games, meaning there will be fewer games from the James Bond, Transformers, Men in Black, and Spider-Man series. Rumor has it that James Bond will be seeing its end really soon. Activision is following the same move that Electronics Arts made back in 2008. EA Games president, Frank Gibeau, said at the time that "the days of licensed-based, 75-rated games copies are dead like the dinosaur."

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Call of Duty Championship coming in April with $1 million in prizes

Call of Duty Championship coming in April with $1 million in prizes

In a partnership between Microsoft and publisher Activision, the two companies are going to host a Call of Duty: Black Ops II tournament in April called the Call of Duty Championship. The tournament will be held April 5-7 in Hollywood California and it will see 32 teams go up against each other for prize money consisting of a $1 million purse.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops II getting double XP this weekend

Call of Duty: Black Ops II getting double XP this weekend

Call of Duty: Black Ops II was one of 2012's most popular games, and it's easy to see why. Gamers love the Call of Duty series, and while some would argue that the series is drying up, you can't argue that millions of people are still playing the games. To celebrate the success of the game yet again, Treyarch is hosting another double XP weekend.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops II hosting double XP weekend

Call of Duty: Black Ops II hosting double XP weekend

The first big event for Call of Duty: Black Ops II since its initial launch earlier this month will be a double XP weekend starting tomorrow. Also, throughout the weekend, Treyarch will be hosting clan competitions for the first time, which means that while you can your clan take on your rivals, you'll be earning double XP at the same time.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops II sales reach $1 billion in 15 days

Call of Duty: Black Ops II sales reach $1 billion in 15 days

It looks like Activision skipped their usual five-day totaling of Call of Duty sales, which they've done every year for the Call of Duty series, but instead, the publisher announced this morning that the latest installment of Call of Duty, Black Ops II, grossed $1 billion in just 15 days -- that's one day sooner than Modern Warfare 3, which grossed $1 billion in 16 days.

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Australian man sets world record with 135-hour Black Ops II marathon

Australian man sets world record with 135-hour Black Ops II marathon

If you think you're spending a lot of time playing Call of Duty: Black Ops II, you better think again. Okan Kaya, a sales manager at 4Cabling in Australia, claims to have broken the world record for the longest gaming marathon ever, in which he played Black Ops II for 135 hours, 50 minutes straight. The previous record was 120 hours, seven minutes.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops II brings in $500 million in first day sales

Call of Duty: Black Ops II brings in $500 million in first day sales

Call of Duty: Black Ops II launched a few days ago, and we're now seeing the sales numbers flow in. We already reported GameStop's sales numbers for the new game, but as a whole, Treyarch and Activision have sold $500 million worth of copies around the world, making it the biggest entertainment launch in history.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops II GameStop sales reach 1 million on first day

Call of Duty: Black Ops II GameStop sales reach 1 million on first day

GameStop, one of the largest game retailers in the US, has reported its sales for Call of Duty: Black Ops II. The company has sold one million copies of the game within the first 24 hours of its launch. GameStop says that Black Ops II is already shaping up to be the retailers best selling game of all time.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops II now available

Call of Duty: Black Ops II now available

Back in May, the folks at Treyarch and Activision officially announced the release date for Call of Duty: Black Ops II as November 13, 2012. Honestly, that seemed like eons away at the time, but if there's one thing that school taught you, it's that the summer flies by extremely quickly, and just like that, today is November 13, 2012.

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Black Ops II Season Pass will include Nuketown Zombies map in December

Black Ops II Season Pass will include Nuketown Zombies map in December

We're just a handful of hours away from the launch of Call of Duty: Black Ops II (can you believe it's almost here?), and Treyarch and Activision are still announcing different features of the game. We just received an email from them today stating that Season Pass holders will receive the Nuketown Zombies map free sometime next month.

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