“Call of Duty: Black Ops”, created by Activision, continues its record shattering sales during the holiday season. Since its release on November 9th, has set 1 day and 5 day records worldwide. The game brought in $650 million in sales over its the initial 5 days which beat out its predecessor “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2″, which did $550 million.
The popular first shooter and multiple player game is rated for 17 and up and is expected to shatter the record of video games sold which is also held by “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2″ at 20 million copies. The “Call of Duty” franchise is one of the most popular franchises in the history of video games and will only continue to grow with “Black Ops” predicted to turn the market upside down.
“Black Ops”, takes place during the Cold War and is played out through memories and flashbacks. The main character is secret operative Alex Mason and his voice is done by Sam Worthington who’s popular for playing Jake Sully in the smash hit movie Avatar. Mason opens the game with being interrogated as his captors are trying to figure out the secret attack against the United States.
Scenes from the game take place in various regions that have seen their history of war and conflict like Cuba, Vietnam, and Russia. The sounds and graphics are very detailed and make the user’s experience even more intense. The critically acclaimed “Black Ops” is available on all of the top video gaming platforms like PS3 and XBox.