Review: Call of Duty: Black Ops II (New Gamer Nation)

It’s that time of year again, when Activision takes the video game world by storm and releases the annual Call of Duty entry for all to enjoy. For some, this results in debate as to whether or not people are going to buy this game. For others, this time signifies an opportunity when friends can get together and engage in an all new, albeit rehashed, version of FPS multiplayer action.

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Black Ops 2 Patch 1.04 Live on Xbox LIVE

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 patch 1.04 is now live on Xbox LIVE. Patch 1.04 includes a host of changes and updates. Make sure to read them all.

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Europe Weekly Chart, Ending 1st Dec 2012

Hardware:1: PS3 – 236,003 (+19%)2: WiiU – 178,615 (N/A)3: 3DS – 161,547 (+9%)4: X360 – 140,717 (+16%)5: Wii – 73,757 (+31%)6: PSV – 57,974 (+19%)7: DS – 46,567 (+20%)8: PSP – 9,168 (+13%)Software:1: (PS3) Call of Duty: Black Ops II – 273,0372: (X360) Call of Duty: Black Ops II – 227,2343: (Wii) Just Dance 4 – 166,5264: (PS3) Far Cry 3 – 159,8295: (X360) Far Cry 3 – 158,4056: (WiiU) Nintendo Land – 124,4907: (PS3) Assassin’s Creed III – 113,5908: (X360) Halo 4 – 105,7059: (PS3) FIFA 13 – 99,32310: (WiiU) New Super Mario Bros.

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The Sandbox: December 8th 2012

It’s time for another edition of The Sandbox, the weekly feature in which the GamerNode team members reveal what we’ve been playing over the past few days and what we’ve got on our plates for the weekend. This week we learned the dangers of tropical islands, stepped inside the Animus, and saved the world with former NBA player Dikembe Mutombo, among other things. (3DS, Assassin’s Creed III, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, Far Cry 3, Halo 4, Hotline Miami, Mark of the Ninja, PC, PS3, Spec Ops: The Line, WWE 13, Xbox 360)

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Why David Petraeus Will Never Be a Strategy Game General

Kotaku – David Petraeus would not have gone down in history as a great general, even if he had been able to keep his zipper zipped. Certainly not great enough for the retired Army four-star general and former commander of coalition forces in Iraq and Afghanistan to merit appearing in a strategy game.

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