CODBO: Escalation DLC to feature all-star cast Zombie level.

Call of Duty Black Ops publisher, Activision in conjunction with Treyarch Studios have announced an all star cast to feature in their second DLC pack, Escalation. Famed horror/zombie stars Robert Englund (Freddy Krueger), and Sarah Michelle Gellar (Buffy), will join Michael Rooker, best known for his work on the massively popular Walking Dead tv series, as well as Danny Trejo of Machete notoriety....

Black Ops Escalation Map Pack video released, made official

Yay campers! is the first thought that comes to mind after watching the first trailer released to show off the upcoming DLC map pack for Call of Duty: Black Ops. The map pack is titled Escalation and will feature four new multiplayer maps with one zombie map titled Call of the Dead. The zombie map did not see any video time however so if you were here for zombies then you are out of luck. In the v...

Black Ops Escalation DLC Pack leaked by retailer for May release

Nothing like getting your current secret project outed by a retailer way ahead of when you wanted to announce it. It seems to happen a lot these days but regardless of the mistake itself, Call of Duty: Black Ops will be getting a new pack of DLC maps. The leak itself was from Australian retailer GAME and contained information about the Escalation Pack of DLC that will be released on May 3rd for th...

Overhyped and over-rated

When a video game is marketed, pushed and hyped as the biggest title of the year, always has the opportunity to heighten the anticipation and thrill of the release. THQ’s Homefront was named as one of the most emotional and overwhelming games of the year but when it was released in March, it failed and as like EA to its Medal of Honor, stocks fell and people denied the game. The apocalyptic title ...

CoD: Black Ops “First Strike” DLC arrives on PC March 25th

So it seems that the DLC has finally come around full circle. First released back on the Xbox 360 back on February 1st and then the PlayStation 3 on March 3rd, it is time for the PC gaming group to get a chance to take part in the First Strike. Or is it the Third Strike…. would there even be a strike almost two months later? Regardless of this fact, the CoD: Black Ops on the PC will be getti...

Black Ops gets patched on the Wii…

Believe it or not, the Wii version of Call of Duty has a pretty decent sized community. I haven’t really had a chance to check this version out myself, but either way there is certainly quite a few people on the servers at this moment throwing down in some serious gunfights. Thankfully Treyach has not forgot about their Nintendo players as the developer has been trying to tend to any problem...

First Strike music video is amazing; DLC available now on PS3

Call of Duty: Black Ops’ first map pack DLC is now available on the PSN for $15 and will give players the chance to access each of the four new multiplayer maps: Berlin Wall, Discovery, Kowloon and Stadium as well as the new zombie map Ascension. This marks the month later release and the end of Xbox 360 exclusivity to the First Strike DLC. Now that the business part of the article is done, ...

Call of Duty Black Ops Demo now available for download

The Call of Duty Black Ops mission, WMD, is now available on Xbox 360. Get it here on the Xbox Live Marketplace.   Or wait until March 3, 2011 to download the demo on the Playstation Network.  You can read our reviews of the full game and recently released DLC here. WMD is the mission that has garnered much praise from the fans of the game. You can fly a Soviet airspace in the SR-71, and find a hi...

So bad it’s good?

Would you still a play a game that was brandished by critics and other players alike as awful and unplayable? EA recently released their newest shooter, Bulletstorm to huge fanfare, amidst months of game play, trailers and demos. Gamers worldwide have been giving it mixed reviews, amongst the controversial comment by Fox News that it was the ‘worst game in history.’ It is difficult for...

Double XP event for Black Ops coming soon

You love Black Ops.  We like Black Ops.  If you listen to our most recent podcast, you can learn about the First Strike DLC.  And in celebration of the release of the DLC, Treyarch is offering double XP for the weekend of February 4th to the 6th.  So far, the event has only been confirmed to be available on the the Xbox 360.  But other versions of the game may have the same dose of double fun come...

Black Ops First Strike – DLC Review

Game Name: COD Black Ops First Strike DLC Platforms: Xbox 360 Publisher(s): Activision Developer(s): Treyarch Genre(s): Shooter Release Date: 2/1/2011 ESRB Rating: M (Mature) Price: 1200MSP ($15) Download: Add the DLC to your add on queue here. Intro “Call of Duty®: Black Ops takes you deep behind enemy lines into the world of deniable operations as a member of an elite special forces unit engagin...

Zombies bite back with new Call Of Duty Black Ops Soundtrack

Do you remember feeling slightly perturbed and frightened when playing Call of Duty: Black Ops Zombies with a friend or on your own? That creepy music and eerie zombie laughter definitely made playing the bonus game play make you feel like you were in a Rob Zombie film. Now COD fans can rejoice with the recent release of a in-game soundtrack. Activision and developer Treyarch has announced overnig...

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