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Call of Duty: Ghosts released just days before Playstation, XBox's next generation

A screenshot shows play in Activision's Call of

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Activision released its latest iteration of Call of Duty Tuesday -- Call of Duty: Ghosts -- a frenzy-inducing event in the gaming world. The title is the franchise's 10th, and the first new one since Black Ops II launched last November and sold 7.5 million copies (to the tune of $500 million) on opening day in the  United States alone. It marked the fourth consecutive year a Call of Duty game...

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Review: Call of Duty: Black Ops II Ear Force Tango

Earforce Tango Programmable Wireless Surround Sound Gaming Headset

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If you’re looking for a casual gamer’s headset this isn’t the product for you. You can save yourself a bunch of dough by opting for one of Logitech’s many amazing headsets. I’ve used several of them and they all work efficiently for the novice gamer.

But for hard-core gamers who eat, sleep and breathe headshots, and are willing to pay for that added experience, the Black Ops II Ear Force Tango...

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'Call of Duty: Black Ops 2' launches

The official "Call of Duty: Black Ops 2"

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 is in stores now and Activision is already sweetening the deal on the game's optional 'DLC Season Pass'.

A Nuketown Zombies bonus map will be included with the digital download of the 'Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 DLC Season Pass,' according to the game's publisher and Treyarch.  This map was only available with purchasing either the Hardened or Collectors Editions. ...

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Review: 'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3' stays the course

Gameplay shot of "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

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Activision announced that more than 6.5 million copies of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 were sold in 24 hours – making it one of the largest entertainment title launches in history. A commercial success by any measure, but here’s the skinny on Modern Warfare 3 for gamers still on the fence.

Modern Warfare 3 doesn’t sport much originality. For fans of the franchise, that’s probably a good...

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