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Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 review in progress — A fresh experience for those with an open mind

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 could have been a disaster. Battle royale games from rivals came out at a very inconvenient time: during the middle of development of Black Ops 4. Fan expectations changed completely. Activision’s Treyarch studio responded by dropping the Black Ops 4 single-player campaign, tripling the Zombies co-op experience, and adding […]

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Call of Duty battle royale beta: Surprisingly tame, surprisingly solid

Enlarge Activision News about the latest annual Call of Duty video game has mostly revolved around what’s missing: a single-player campaign. Activision is rolling the dice this year on November’s CoD: Black Ops 4 by focusing entirely on online multiplayer, and your opinion on that may range from “wtf Activision” to “I only play multiplayer, anyway.” […]

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s Blackout battle royale mode is both accessible and fun

It’s confession time. I’m terrible at Fortnite and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. But I’m better at Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s Blackout battle royale mode. I gave it a the closed beta on the PlayStation 4 a try yesterday as Activision and Treyarch started testing their much-anticipated last-man-standing mode of this year’s Call of Duty game. […]