[edit] Background

Call of Duty tackles a whole new era as Black Ops plunges you into the murky height of the Cold War and history's most secretive battles. The world's most popular first person shooter places you in the most dangerous conflict zones of the late '60s.

From the jungles of Vietnam to the snowy wastes of the Ural mountains, you and your team must operate behind enemy lines and using only the limited technology of the time. Luckily this includes air support such as the SR-71 Blackbird stealth plane, as well as deadly attack helicopters and armoured personnel carriers.

Like any Call of Duty game the multiplayer supports enhanced customisation tools, playable vehicles and a revamped scoring system.

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[edit] Features

   * Cinematic Single Player Campaign: An epic campaign and story that takes you to a variety of locations and conflicts all over the world where you will play as an elite Black Ops soldier in deniable operations where if you are caught, captured or killed, your country will disavow all knowledge of your existence.
* Signature Multiplayer: Call of Duty’s signature multiplayer gameplay returns with new perks and killstreaks, deeper levels of character and weapon customization, and all new modes including:
o Wager Matches: One in the Chamber, Gun Game, Sticks and Stones, Sharpshooter
o Theater Mode: View, record, and edit your favorite moments from multiplayer, and share with your friends
o Combat Training: Test your skill solo or Co-Op with friends against AI enemy players
* Zombies!: Fan favorite Zombie mode is back providing endless hours of Zombie-slaying entertainment, solo or Co-Op

[edit] Hardware Info

Minimum requirements

   * OS: Windows® Vista / XP / 7
* Processor: Intel® Core™2 Duo E6600 or AMD Phenom™ X3 8750 or better
* Memory: 2GB
* Graphics: Shader 3.0 or better 256MB NVIDIA® GeForce® 8600GT / ATI Radeon® X1950Pro or better
* DirectX®: DirectX® 9.0c
* Hard Drive: 12GB*
* Sound: DirectX® 9.0c-compatible

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Surprise! Grand Theft Auto V was NPD's top selling game of 2013

Talk about setting the benchmark for sales

Jan 17, 2014, by Leo Chan | 4 comments
Mac release of Call of Duty: Black Ops due this month

Only two years late

Sep 24, 2012, by Zak Islam | 8 comments
August 2012 NPD Number Crunch: Darksiders II, NSMB2 & Kingdom Hearts 3D top another month of industry decline

Retail industry manages to dip 20 percent year-on-year... again

Sep 06, 2012, by Leo Chan | 2 comments
July 2012 NPD Number Crunch: Retail industry sinks 20 percent

Comic book superheroes still impress on software sales chart amidst another month of decline

Aug 09, 2012, by Leo Chan | 2 comments
July 4 marks DLC sales for Call of Duty: Black Ops, Modern Warfare 3

50% off all of your favorite map packs, for both the United States and Europe

Jul 03, 2012, by Rory Young | 4 comments
Call of Duty: Black Ops heading to Mac

Only one year, seven months and 20 days late

Jun 29, 2012, by Zak Islam | 1 comment

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  • North America: Nov 9, 2010
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