Call Of Duty: Black Ops 2 – Preview

Preview for the new game, set in the year 2025:

Horses? Zombies? *shrug* why not, right?

Whats the consensus among you gamers?  Is this gonna be good?

You can pre-order the game over at Amazon for $60 if you’re interested.  November 13, 2012 release date.

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bima June 10, 2012 at 03:01 am

eeee.. yeah, they ran out of wars for the storyline.
I kind of hate “futuristic” themed firearms..
the only exceptions are if it’s based on a remotely/totally different universe than ours (gears of war, mass effect, etx..), and ghost recon.

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Jared June 11, 2012 at 01:15 pm

I completely agree with this. I love Gears and Bulletstorm, but I like my realistically war games realistic and my fantasy war games fantasy. I don’t care for them when they blend the genres.

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Komo June 10, 2012 at 04:15 am

I like the “five minutes into the future” sci-fi vibe, but the demo that was shown on E3 is boring as hell.

And I’m pretty sure I’ll be locked of multiplayer again, as was the case with all CoD games since the 4th one.

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NYzombie June 10, 2012 at 05:02 am

Looks like halo, fake and gay

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Sandy June 10, 2012 at 05:44 am

A bunch of the COD games have Nazi zombie sub game which is a hoot. Sounds like they are expanding the sub game and making it better which should be fun. So Zombies are not new to COD. not sure I care for the future aspect of it though…..Its kinda sad the COD franchise has come to this.

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Komodo Saurian June 10, 2012 at 05:54 am

Why? They progressed from 1940s to the 2020s.

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Bilbo June 10, 2012 at 06:42 am

Treyarch makes the worst cod games,

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bima June 10, 2012 at 06:45 am

world at war was decent enough to play..
black ops? . . . meh

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overkill556x45 June 10, 2012 at 08:58 am

Indeed. InfinityWard 4-life. Not that I even play much anymore since I got a motorcycle. It only took me 27 years to outgrow video games!! Hooray for me!

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PJ June 11, 2012 at 01:20 pm

Infinity Ward isn’t really Infinity Ward any more. At least not if you mean the people who made Modern Warfare.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Infinity_Ward#2010_employee_firings_and_departures
A major issue in the entertainment industry right now is who should own the intellectual property: the people who actually made it or the people who published it. Right now its mostly who published it. This is why Halo will never end since Microsoft owns it. Pixar has the same problem. They keep making sequels because if they don’t Disney (who owns the IP) will and the people at Pixar can’t bear to see someone else ruin their work.

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Jeff June 10, 2012 at 09:24 am

Ha! One of my friends was just saying: “What would they come up with next, COD Future Warfare?” Looks like it.

COD was just gun porn for me. And guns that dont exist dont do it for me xD

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El Duderino June 10, 2012 at 11:40 am

Will it have a shotgun effective past 7 feet?

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VoodooJak June 10, 2012 at 12:10 pm

I am not a hardcore gamer, i play video games because the weathers bad or I am sick so I don’t care if it is set in the past, present, or future. I am sure it will be entertaining. If you want realism join the service.

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Mike June 10, 2012 at 12:11 pm

This game is gonna suck. Its turning black ops almost into a Halo game. I wouldnt be surprised if they had aliens in the game.

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doyletoo June 10, 2012 at 03:37 pm

Anyone know where the guy in the video got the “Zombie Labs”
t shirt? I couldn’t see the whole thing but it looked interesting.

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Jusuchin (Military Otaku) June 10, 2012 at 04:04 pm

The problem is. I like Halo. That said, I liked Halo because it was uh…different? People rag on it now because of…well whatever their online experience was. I was the guy who bought all the books and immersed himself in the lore, which was pretty alright for a simple FPS game.

So I like Halo. Just to counter the Halo = Teh Suck people here.

That said, ain’t wasting money on COD:BO2. I hated the first Black Ops and I honestly want something better, but to me, Call of Duty World at War was the last truly Good COD game. The best is the first three COD games, since the whole schtick was you get to play as the US, Brits, and Rooskies in WWII. Storming German positions in Stalingrad > Future Bullshit in BO2.

I’m gonna give the new Medal of Honor some time though.

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Legacy June 14, 2012 at 06:03 pm

+1 on the Halo comment. I don’t get why it gets so bashed here. Immersed myself pretty heavily in the lore as well, mainly because it was very fleshed out and deep. Same with Mass Effect (minus the ending).

Which brings me to my next point. It’s the publishers shoving this down people throats. Look at what happened to Mass Effect, whats about to happen to Halo, and what’s been happening to CoD. The publishers see it as a cash cow, and the developers don’t feel the same way. Like PJ said, most of these developers can’t bear to see someone else ruin their intellectual baby. So they press on like beaten trailer park wives. Forcibly releasing content so they won’t get gutted (like IW) or so their IP isn’t passed off to someone less capable.

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Church June 10, 2012 at 04:23 pm

Lame, i’m not impressed…

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Tom June 10, 2012 at 04:34 pm

Off topic, but it seems like it would be a good idea if your horse was somehow armed when you went into battle. Like maybe if you could somehow secure a penetrating weapon on its forehead. Like maybe a horn. Yeah, nothing would be more badass than a horse with a horn on its forehead . . . .

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HMPlatinum June 10, 2012 at 09:06 pm

Warhorses were trained to bite, kick, and stomp.

COD, trained to squeeze out mediocre and rehashed “new” I.(crap)P.

Zombies have now jumped the shark.

I can be hopeful, but I feel more meh.

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cc19 June 10, 2012 at 05:57 pm

It’s a good thing something this generic has the COD brand to fool the masses into checking it out.

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Jesse Ingall June 10, 2012 at 10:08 pm

LAAMMMMEEEEEEE

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RWC June 10, 2012 at 10:31 pm

Single player will be done in a couple of hours….

Will try to play online for about 20 minutes…and be called fag bitch homo cocksucker nigger jew raghead dike whore punk fucker by people that would never say it to my face….

So i’ll just go back to ‘Black’ for the PS2.

(hope i didn’t offend, nut if you’ve spent a minute omline gaming you should be used to it.)

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ENDO-Mike June 10, 2012 at 11:19 pm

LOL at the “be called” part hahahha so true

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Dilhack June 11, 2012 at 12:24 am

“if you’ve spent a minute online gaming”
…so true. I love the “mute” switch on my mic :-)

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cc19 June 11, 2012 at 03:37 pm

I’ve made a pledge to only play with friends (good friends at that) I’ve known in person online. It’s a policy that’s been working well for me for quiet some time now. Cooperative only game play also helps keep the jackass behavior down.

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Dilhack June 11, 2012 at 12:22 am

Homefront had the story and style that was fantastic for a “future” war setting that I think was set up in 2027…this just looks like a mix between Black Ops and Halo. Both are good games, but should never mix. They’ve really got my hopes smashed on this one – I’ll probably be getting the new MoH instead. Although, despite the zombie fad being way overdone and boring/stupid now, blowing away endless hordes of trey-arch nazi zombies never gets old…so I’ll probably pick it up for that factor.

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Ed June 11, 2012 at 08:59 am

The problem with the COD games is that they are made for people like this, and not people like me.

http://chzvideogames.files.wordpress.com/2012/06/video-game-memes-hope-the-e-demographic-didnt-watch-the-far-cry-trailer1.jpg

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bima June 11, 2012 at 09:06 am

so this is the typical face of the people who always wants to “fuck my mom”

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øyvind frivold June 11, 2012 at 10:04 am

the graphics are the same as in world at war, they are not pushing the envelope at all, just fucking around and not really doing anything new. infinity ward and treyarch are the “crappy boybands” of videogames, just following the same recipe all they way, and never doing anything new with gameplay or graphics.
to those who want a cool war game i suggest Red orchestra(it’s ww2). at least tripwire try to make good games instead of remaking the succes from six years ago again and again.

Cod should never have left WW2, and if they had to then korea and vietnam would have been good choices.
future warfare = waste of money

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Hutch June 11, 2012 at 01:06 pm

By the time this comes out, Battlefield 3 will have been out for a little over a year and it will still be the better game.

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duhwut June 11, 2012 at 06:23 pm

hahahha this looks so stupid! Anybody with a brain will tell you that 2025 won’t be like that. reminds me of when people expected flying cars in the year 2000……back in the 1980’s

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Austin June 12, 2012 at 02:33 am

Anyone else notice the Garry’s Mod on the screen at 2:57? I wonder what that’s about.

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Cliff June 12, 2012 at 10:09 pm

trying to be optimistic but this does look really cheesy. Battlefield 3 all the way…

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Arm3nian June 13, 2012 at 03:19 am

“Coming off the black off we were really energized, the team has done it’s best work ever….”
Best work ever?! In what fucking field??? Black ops was a bug riddled garbage. If that was their best work, I think I will skip this one….

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Jacob June 15, 2012 at 06:01 pm

The horses are supposed to be from a segment set in Soviet-occupied Afghanistan. Honestly, I wish they had gone with that setting for the entire game, because Rambo 3 has a monopoly on that setting and it would be perfect for actual black ops instead of a war against hacked robots.

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