Black Ops Trailer Debuts On ESPN, Explodes With Potential
If you were watching the NBA Playoffs last night on ESPN - the game where the Boston Celtics defeated the Orlando Magic to take a 2-0 series lead - you likely caught the world premiere trailer for Call of Duty: Black Ops.
It arrived during the third quarter and you can bet it was a definite crowd-pleaser. One may not have expected a big trailer to air so early; after all, the game isn't scheduled to hit until November 9. But then again...we are talking about Call of Duty, here. And while I know we don't have a lot of FPS fans around here, you have to admit that this particular video looks very, very promising. We loved what Treyarch did with World at War and it looks like they're upping the ante yet again. If you missed out on the fun, check it out:
Pretty hot, yes? The visuals really appear to be impressive and the action is as close to a Hollywood blockbuster as you're going to get. There's no doubt that Treyarch is putting a ton of effort and resources into this one (as well they should), and we should all reap the rewards come fall. And we know the emphasis will be on multiplayer as it always is, but could you maybe take a cue from EA and dedicate one team to the multiplayer and a whole separate group to handling the single-player campaign...? Maybe then we'll get one that's worth the price of admission, for those of us who have no interest in online multi...
5/19/2010 10:27:51 AM Ben Dutka