Reviews and Problems with Call of Duty: Black Ops II
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Call of Duty: Black Ops II Uprising
19 April 2013
Excerpt: You hear that? That’s the sound of another Call of Duty map pack marching to the field of battle. The latest Black Ops II map pack, Uprising, features four new multiplayer maps and a brand new zombie scenario called Mob of the Dead.
Summary: More like lukewarm revenge If you're keeping score, Call of Duty: Black Ops II has offered up one so-so and one stellar map pack so far -- and now, we're on part three of the four-piece Season Pass, Vengeance .
Summary: Not quite revolutionary Treyarch has taken a unique approach to Call of Duty games that I've always admired. Essentially developing three games in one, their idea to meld campaigns, zombies, and multiplayer into one giant package in Black Ops II is intriguing, considering all three components feel...
Summary: You're better off waiting for Ghosts We've already had three quarters of the Season Pass on offer so far in Black Ops II 's lifespan, and we're finally on the last bit of DLC. Apocalypse is a curious prospect, with two remakes, two brand new maps, and a zombies map that features giant robots with...
Summary: Monsters, magma, and mobsters, oh my! So far in Call of Duty: Black Ops II 's lifecycle, we've had one map pack , which wasn't quite the revolution that was promised to augment that expensive $50 Season Pass .
Excerpt: Another year, another Call of Duty . Activision's crown jewel is still going strong, despite the countless feelings of déjà vu each one tends to inspire. Don't get me wrong: I've stuck with the series since the very beginning.
Excerpt: The developers at Treyarch are asked every two years to produce a better game than the last. If the last game they produced was any other game, their task would be a much simpler one, however, this year they attempt to improve upon the wildly successful Call of Duty Black Ops.
Excerpt: I don't get why everyone seems to complain about the fact that a new Call of Duty game comes out every year? Yes an annual release makes it look like the same product over and over again but I am one of those who enjoys playing them.
Review: Call of Duty: Black Ops II (Sony PlayStation 3)
26 November 2012
Summary: Call of Duty: Black Ops II does enough to put itself above its predecessors without alienating series veterans who have come to expect certain things from the franchise. The new Scorestreaks, Pick 10 system, and campaign changes have made this a good step in the right direction.