Multiplayer Confirmed for Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified on PS Vita

In case there was any doubt over the inclusion of multiplayer in PS Vita’s Call Of Duty: Black Ops: Declassified, Walmart posted the game’s description confirming that the first Call of Duty for PS Vita will indeed feature a multiplayer component.

Earlier this month at E3, Sony only revealed the title of the first Call of Duty game for PS Vita, Black Ops: Declassified. Little has been known about the title until now, well kind of. Walmart, via GAF, outed the following blip about the game along with the box art, which might still change.

“Before the future could be won, history had to be written. Exposing that story exclusively on PlayStation Vita, Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified explores original fiction in the Call of Duty Black Ops universe with an all-new campaign of Special Ops missions. Optimized for gamers on-the-go, Call of Duty Black Ops: Declassified delivers the most intense handheld Call of Duty experience to date, including both Special Ops Story mode and Multiplayer combat tailored for the PS Vita.”

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New Modern Warfare 3 Elite Drops Now Live on PS3, Collection 2 Up For Pre-Order

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As promised, Infinity Ward has released the latest Modern Warfare 3 Elite drops for PS3 premium members. In addition to the free Face Off maps, Elite drops 9 through 12 are now available to download for paid Elite subscribers.

  • Free to Public: Face Off Maps – Erosion and Aground (Available today for paid Elite members, tomorrow June 15th for everyone)
  • Elite Drop 9: Multiplayer Map – Oasis
  • Elite Drop 10: Spec Ops Mission – Kill Switch
  • Elite Drop 11: Spec Ops Mission – Iron Clad
  • Elite Drop 12: Face Off Maps – Getaway and Lookout

Also, Content Collection 2 is now available to pre-order on the PSN store for $14.99. An exclusive free theme is awarded for pre-ordering the DLC bundle starting today through Wednesday, June 20th. This implies that the collection will go on sale next week on Thursday, June 21st. Collection 2 packs in all the DLC listed above along with multiplayer maps, Sanctuary and Foundation.

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First Modern Warfare 3 Double Weapon XP Event for PS3 and Xbox 360

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First Modern Warfare 3 Double Weapon XP Event for PS3 and Xbox 360

Infinity Ward has been teasing us about a Modern Warfare 3 double weapon XP event for a while now, and the studio finally decided to kick off the very first event yesterday.

“In celebration of E3, the developers are turning on Double Weapon XP for the first time ever! Rapidly level up your weapons and finally get that Extended Mags and Thermal Sight combo you’ve been waiting for,” announced Infinity Ward on Elite.

Keep in mind, you can use a prestige token to get two hours of double weapon XP, which would compound this week to net you quadruple XP for two hours. The event is now live on consoles until Monday, June 11th. Meanwhile, the PC version of Modern Warfare 3 has a regular double XP event though Monday as well.

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E3 2012 – Black Ops II Behind-the-Scenes Video, MP and Zombies Discussed

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E3 2012 – Black Ops II Behind-the-Scenes Video, MP and Zombies Discussed

“The multiplayer community is everything to us. We have such an avid fan base,” says Treyarch in a brand new behind-the-scenes video for Black Ops II.

In this video, the folks over at Treyarch go through all three components of the game with main emphasis on the campaign, as you know the studio is saving zombies and multiplayer for last.

David Vonderhaar stated that the multiplayer mode’s new “create a class is sweet” because it now enables you to “choose what’s the most important things to you, and forget about  the things that are not important.” He went on to note, “This will open up doors for playstyles you have not seen. It’s going to be fantastic.”

In terms of zombies, Treyarch referenced one map to be “bigger than any map [they] have ever done. It’s about just making it more open for the player, more choices, things to do. It’s going to be exciting,” concluded the brief zombies segment.

The multiplayer and zombie discussion starts at 2:53, but we encourage you to watch the whole

 

E3 2012 – Call of Duty: Black Ops II Extended Gameplay Footage

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E3 2012 – Call of Duty: Black Ops II Extended Gameplay Footage

Thanks to the boys over at Machinima, we are able to get a look at some extended gameplay footage of Call of Duty: Black Ops II from this year’s E3. You can check out the initial footage, including some fancy, off-rails aerial combat sequences, right here.

Yes, it is only single player footage, but you can, at least, get a good look at the graphics engine as well as some of the weapons, drones, and gadgets that you’ll most likely be using across all modes.

Here are some interesting things we’ve noticed from the gameplay footage so far:

  • KAP-40 Pistol
  • XM8 Assault Rifle
  • TYPE 25 Assault Rifle
  • STORM PSR (5 levels of charge)
  • X-Ray ACOG attachment
  • Vector K10 SMG
  • Chicom QCB
  • Wrist-mounted explosives
  • Drone support controlled via a wrist-mounted interface
  • RPGs
  • A clean and minimal HUD that bobs with the player as he runs

Watch the footage for yourself and let us know if you find anything interesting or out of the ordinary in the comments below!

 

E3 2012 – Call of Duty Black Ops II Gameplay Demo Debut

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At last, the first gameplay footage of Call of Duty: Black Ops II was shown on the E3 stage, presented by Microsoft’s President of Interactive Entertainment Business Don Mattric.

Here, we get our first glimpse at some of the new characters and settings as well as some of the new weapons and technology that players will be able to utilize in game.

Check out the footage below and make sure to stay tuned for our full analysis.

Black Ops 2 DLC to launch on first on Xbox 360

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 add-on content and DLC will be made availabile first on the Xbox 360 platform, Microsoft today revealed at E3. No specifics were revealed but chances are it’ll be the same as we are currently used to due to a contract between Activision and Microsoft for the past few Call of Duty games.

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