Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Treyarch

Nuketown 2025 announced for Call of Duty: Black Ops II

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Nuketown—Black Ops’ “most popular multiplayer map,” according to Activision—is being reimagined for the upcoming sequel, Black Ops II. The new version, dubbed Nuketown 2025, will be a free download for players who pre-order or purchase one of the launch copies.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops II details, screens released

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Some new screenshots and additional details have emerged about Treyarch’s next entry in the Call of Duty franchise, Call of Duty: Black Ops II. Set in 2025, players are thrust into a new Cold War dominated by near-future technology, with combat relying heavily on robotics and drones. As the new crisis reaches a boiling point, players must make their way through a branching storyline that features non-linear missions, a first for the series.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops – Rezurrection DLC shambles onto PC, PS3

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To space! Rezurrection, the fourth DLC pack for Black Ops, is now available on PSN, Steam, and other digital outlets for the PC and PS3. Rezurrection includes the new Moon level, new weapons and gear, four remastered fan-favorite maps (Nacht der Üntoten, Verrückt, Shi No Numa, and Der Riese), an enhanced Zombies soundtrack, and a Moon theme.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops – Rezurrection DLC dated for PC, PS3

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PC and PS3 gamers will get a chance to rid the moon of undead hordes next week when Rezurrection, the fourth DLC pack for Black Ops, launches on PSN, Steam, and other digital outlets. Rezurrection includes the new Moon level, four remastered fan-favorite maps (Nacht der Üntoten, Verrückt, Shi No Numa, and Der Riese), an enhanced Zombies soundtrack, and a Moon theme.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops – Rezurrection DLC available for 360

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Call of Duty: Black Ops’ fourth DLC pack, Rezurrection, has launched for the 360. The latest undead-centric release includes Moon, four remastered Zombies levels, the Zombies soundtrack, and a Moon theme. Moon includes new weapons, gear, and zombie types. The remastered levels include Nacht der Untoten, Verruckt, Shi No Numa, and Der Riese. For gamers who already have the remastered maps through the Classic Zombie pack that came with the Hardened and Prestige Editions, the pack can be redownloaded to “get Rezurrection with Moon; and Black Ops will make available the soundtrack and theme for free.”

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Call of Duty: Black Ops – Rezurrection DLC announced (‘Zombies in spaaaace’)

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Treyarch doesn’t get much rest these days, judging by their DLC output. Annihilation just launched on the PC and PS3 last week, and now comes news that they are readying a new Zombie-only release for later this month. The upcoming pack, Rezurrection, will launch on August 23 on Live for 1200 MS Points and take players to the only place left that the undead haven’t shambled over: the Moon. Yep, the Moon.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops – Annihilation DLC released for PC, PS3

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Annihilation, the latest round of DLC for Call of Duty: Black Ops, is now available for PC and PS3. The $14.99 pack includes five new multiplayer maps—four for the base game and one for Zombie mode—as well as a new zombie type.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops – Annihilation DLC PC, PS3 release date announced

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Call of Duty: Black Ops’ third DLC pack will be hitting PSN, Steam, and other digital outlets in just 13 days. Annihilation will go for $14.99 and contain five new multiplayer maps: four for the base game and one for Zombie mode. The regular maps include Hangar 18, set in Area 51; Drive-In, a close-quarters map set in a American Drive-In theater circa 1960; Silo, a large multi-level secret Soviet missile site; and Hazard, a coastal golf course set on the cliff sides of Cuba. The Zombie map is titled Shangri-La and also includes a new zombie type.

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Call of Duty Elite enters closed beta

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Activision’s “digital community platform” for Call of Duty, Call of Duty Elite, has entered closed beta. The service began its staged launch today on the 360 and Live via Black Ops. This is the first of several phases as services are rolled out, with a limited number of invitations set to be sent out in the next few weeks. The official launch won’t take place until the release of Modern Warfare 3 on November 8, at which points participants will be able to access the service at any time through their mobile or tablet device, the web, and inside the games. Members will be able to schedule matches and change load outs on the go, as well as have access to “entertainment programs” and all DLC for Modern Warfare 3.

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Call of Duty XP 2011 announced – MW3 multi, tournaments, and more

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Few game franchises can swing their own convention. Then again, few franchises are Call of Duty. Call of Duty XP 2011 will host 6,000-plus fanatics on Labor Day weekend in Los Angeles, California, offering them the chance to be the first to play Modern Warfare 3 multiplayer’s Spec Ops survival co-op mode, try out the new Elite online service, attend discussion panels and Q&A sessions with the developers, check out an onsite armory and museum, paintball on a life-sized multiplayer map, and participate in an actual speed-run of Modern Warfare 2′s The Pit. A $1 million tournament will also take place for Black Ops, with qualifying taking place through regional promotions and competitions, as well as at the event via “select, on-site/at-large qualifications.”

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