- Call of Duty: Black Ops II
- Call of Duty: Black Ops 2
- Sub Genre:
- First Person
- Release Date (US):
- November 13th, 2012
- Release Date (UK):
- November 13th, 2012
- Online Players:
- M [Mature]
- PSU Rank:
- 0 of 1167 Games
- PSU Rank on PS3:
- 0 of 0 Games
- Additional Information:
- Also available on PC and Xbox 360
About Call of Duty: Black Ops II
Call of Duty: Black Ops II takes on a near-futuristic setting, taking place in the 21st Century Cold War "where technology and weapons have converged to create a new generation of warfare."
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A new height for storytelling in Call of Duty games paired with a remodeled multiplayer component that is as addictive and rewarding as ever makes for really attractive package, despite its shortcomings.
- New height for storytelling in Call of Duty games
- Multiplayer has aged with us, remodeling an addictive competitive online component to prioritize customization
- There's quite a bit of game here, and something for everyone
- Strike Force missions bog down a surprisingly good Single-Player campaign
- PS3 version doesn't run as well as its Xbox 360 counterpart
- We miss Spec Ops
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Call of Duty: Black Ops II News
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Call of Duty: Black Ops II Features
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