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Call Of Duty's The Replacer Is Ready Help You Find The Time To Play A Zombie

"... for the first time ever, you get to be a freakin' zombie!"

Peter Stormare is ready to fill in as your replacement at home and the office and everywhere else while you play the new Revolution DLC Map Pack for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2.

The Revolution DLC Map Pack will take up a lot of your time soon. Luckily, the Replacer is here to solve all of your problems.

One of the most robust and diverse DLC offerings in Call of Duty history, Revolution includes four all-new Multiplayer maps, a new Zombies Co-Op map, a brand new Zombies game mode and a bonus Multiplayer weapon.

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 is available for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, PC and PC Download.

How Good Is Your Survival Instinct?

The new zombie game from AMC and Activision, The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct, has finally gotten an official release date - March 26th in North America and March 29th in Europe.

AMC announced:

"The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct is a first-person action survival game that brings to life the authentic, heart-stopping horrors of the AMC Emmy® award-winning TV series The Walking Dead. In the game, players assume the role of the crossbow-wielding survivor Daryl Dixon (voiced by Norman Reedus from AMC's hit TV series) alongside his brother Merle (voiced by costar Michael Rooker). Together, they embark on a haunting, unforgiving quest across the Georgia countryside.

Players will need to tread carefully throughout this grim adventure, as resources are scarce and hope even scarcer. From scrounging for weapons, food and water to surviving encounters with the undead and the living, gamers will have to use their wits to stay alive in this terrifying, post-apocalyptic world. Do you risk using stealth to go in close for a quiet kill, attack from a distance and hazard attracting a swarm of walkers, or avoid the battle and live to fight another day? Helping survivors can bring benefits -- but can you afford to trust everyone you meet? Every path, every action, every choice has a consequence. At the end of the world, no place is truly safe."

The Walking Dead Survival Instinct will be available for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii U and PC.

Behind The Scenes: Call of Duty: Black Ops 2's "Surprise" Trailer

Director Guy Ritchie takes us behind the scenes for the making of the "Suprise" trailer for Activision's Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 featuring Robert Downey Jr., iJustine, FPS Russia, "Back in Black" from AC/DC and... of course... zombies!

And here is the full trailer:


When it comes to fighting zombies, George Romero always responds to the call of duty... and these time he's bringing along some friends. For the Call of Duty: Black Ops awesome Escalation pack upgrade, Romero is taking on a special guest starring role, fighting side by side with featured stars Sarah Michelle Gellar (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Robert Englund (Nightmare on Elm Street), Danny Trejo (Machete) and Michael Rooker (The Walking Dead).

Does it get any better than this?

Activision issued this press release today - 

Call of Duty®: Black Ops Escalation Announces All-Star Cast for 'Call of the Dead'

Legendary Director, George Romero, to Star with Robert Englund, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Michael Rooker and Danny Trejo in Blockbuster DLC Release Hitting in Seven Days

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) and Treyarch revealed today that famed horror and action stars Robert Englund, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Michael Rooker and Danny Trejo have joined the cast of Call of Duty®: Black Ops Escalation's zombie level, Call of the Dead.  The Call of the Dead zombie level and four all new multiplayer maps make up the second content pack, Escalation, for the record-setting game Call of Duty: Black Ops, launching first on Xbox LIVE® on May 3rd.  Dedicated to creating a Zombie experience like never before, the Call of the Dead storyline is inspired by none other than legendary horror writer and director, George A. Romero, who also stars as himself in the new level.
"Our latest zombie creation, Call of the Dead, is unreal!" says Mark Lamia, Studio Head of Treyarch. "We set out to create an exciting new zombie experience for fans of the genre that takes Zombies to an insane new level."

"This is Treyarch's tribute to the legendary George Romero, who truly defined the zombie genre and whose incredible work has been such an inspiration to our team," says Dave Anthony, Call of Duty: Black Ops Director.  "It was an absolute honor to work with such an amazing and talented cast whose passion and energy brought their characters instantly to life.  Fans are going to love this."

In addition to George A. Romero, whose credits include Night of the Living Dead, Dawn of the Dead and Land of the Dead, he is joined by Sarah Michelle Gellar, whose credits include the hit TV series, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Cruel Intentions; Robert Englund, best known for originating the role of Freddy Krueger in the successful Nightmare on Elm Street franchise; Michael Rooker, most recently acclaimed for his work on AMC's horror drama The Walking Dead; and Danny Trejo, who starred in 2010's action-thriller Machete.

Published by Activision and developed by Treyarch, Call of Duty: Black Ops is rated "M" (Mature) by the ESRB for Blood and Gore, Intense Violence and Strong Language.  Call of Duty: Black Ops Escalation content pack will launch first on Xbox LIVE on May 3rd.  For additional Call of Duty updates and information, visit us on the web at www.callofduty.com/blackops, www.facebook.com/codblackops, and also via Twitter @Treyarch.


Call of Duty: Black Ops is available for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS and Windows Vista / XP

And here's the trailer:

Call of Duty: Black Ops Sets Another Record

Call of Duty: Black Ops now reigns as the best-selling U.S. game of all-time.

The PlayStation blog reports:

"Last night the NPD group reported that Call of Duty: Black Ops has sold 13.7 million units. This makes it the all time best-selling game in US history, which is very impressive since it has only be on the market since early November. Black Ops toppled the former king Wii Play, and you have to admit, even if you’re not a fan of the Call of Duty series, it is nice to see an actual game in the top spot."

Just like the undead that you face in zombie mode, Black Ops just may be unstoppable on the sales chart.

Call of Duty: Black Ops is available for Xbox 360Playstation 3Nintendo WiiNintendo DS and PC.

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