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Call Of Duty: Black Ops Reviewed
6:00 AM | Cord Kruse | Comment on this story

Mac|Life has posted a new review of Aspyr Media's latest: Call of Duty: Black Ops. The game includes CoD: Black Ops and the First Strike Content Pack, which offers 4 new multiplayer maps as well as an "exciting zombie experience", complete with its own multiplayer map. Mac|Life gave the game a score of 4.5 out of 5.

From the review:

We haven’t seen a series release on the Mac since Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, and Black Ops debuts two years after its bow elsewhere (and alongside its sequel on other platforms). But the story of Alex Mason, a secret operative during the Cold War of the ’60s, is so jarringly removed from the usual military first-person shooter that it proves worth the wait. Mason finds himself locked in an interrogation room, forced to relive his wartime exploits through a series of vignettes. As the campaign moves forward, the tale gets weirder, tying in revisionist history that’s sometimes uncomfortably intense; the inclusion of real-life world leaders is particularly bizarre.

But even with the draw of the campaign story, Black Ops is a Call of Duty title, and so the multiplayer is where the game really pulls its weight. You’ll find the usual assortment of expected (but great) modes like Deathmatch and Search and Destroy, but the addition of “COD Points” offers a new spin. The in-game currency is earned via regular play, and upgrades to weapons and loadouts require spending. As such, Black Ops
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