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European Finals of Call of Duty Championship, Presented by Xbox

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Activision has announced today that the best Call of Duty gamers from across Europe are heading to Cologne, Germany this weekend to battle it out in the European Finals of the global Call of Duty Championship, presented by Xbox 360, as announced earlier this year.

Hosted by the European Sports League (ESL) and Activision, the European finals will be taking place between the 16th – 17th March at the famous ESL Arena in Cologne. You can watch the livestream via http://www.xbox.com/call-of-duty

Teams from the UK, Ireland, Portugal, Italy, Germany, Spain, France, Netherlands and Sweden will be trying to secure a coveted spot at the world finals in Los Angeles next month. Taking place April 5th – 7th in star studded Hollywood, CA, Activision and Microsoft will bring together 32 teams, 8 of those qualifying from Europe, from across the globe to compete in the head to head Call of Duty Championship featuring a $1 million Call of Duty: Black Ops II tournament purse.

Over the last month more than 200 teams across Europe have competed for a spot in Cologne this week. UK teams TCM Gaming and Fariko.Dragons will be facing-off against each other, with the winner heading to Los Angeles on April 5th – 7th to take a shot at the $1million global prize purse and the right to call themselves the best Call of Duty team in the world.

All the action will be live streamed through Twitch at cod.esl.eu from 12.30pm on Saturday 16th March so tune in to support your favourite team and catch David Vonderhaar, the Game Design Director from Treyarch, the makers of Call of Duty ®: Black Ops II, coming in live from the ESL studios over the weekend.

Other teams taking part are; Killerfish & dzs.TurtleBeach (Germany), Millenium & Supremacy (France), Pain Gaming & Wizard e-Sport (Spain), pMp.GSN & Rapid.BreakYourLimits (Italy), Fariko.Allstars & Vengeance (Netherlands), Epsilon (Ireland), SteelShock (Portugal), and Lemondogs & eNigma (Sweden).

Black Ops 2 Customisation DLC Packs Heading To LIVE

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For the first time in Call of Duty history – and there’s a lot of history!, Activision will offer micro-transaction items that can be purchased from the Xbox LIVE Marketplace to offer you more options in styling your weapons and load-out.

Activision’s Dan Amrich has described the priced content as…

either personal customization’s or nice little luxuries, none of which affect gameplay and are simply small, specific ways to enhance your online experience. At the end of the day, all of these items are completely optional, and were created for players who’ve asked for more customization options. If that’s not you, that’s fine; everybody gets Nuketown 2025 for free, so definitely take advantage of that.

There will be a range of Personalisation Packs that contain weapon camo’s, calling cards and reticles for 160 MS Points, Extra Slots Pack to bump an extra ten Creat-a-Class slots and media storage space, Flags of the World Calling Cards for 80 MS Points each and the option to purchase the Nuketown 2025 Zombie Map for 400 MS Points.

The good news is if you don’t want to purchase anything at all the Nuketown 2025 Multiplayer Map will be free for everyone – if you’re yet to meet a player without it, spread the news…

Thanks MCV

E3 2012: Activision’s Showcase Line-Up

Cutting-edge innovation and experiential digital entertainment will be on display from Activision at the 2012 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3 Expo) taking place at the Los Angeles Convention Center on 5th to 7th June, 2012. It has been confirmed that highly anticipated and fan-favourite titles Call of Duty: Black Ops II, Skylanders Giants and TRANSFORMERS: FALL OF CYBERTRON lead Activision’s line-up of blockbuster titles being showcased in the South Hall, booth #647. Continue reading E3 2012: Activision’s Showcase Line-Up

Call of Duty: Black Ops II In the Words of Activision

Near Future Setting, Branching Storylines, Advanced Weaponry and New Graphics Technology Combine to Deliver the Most Ambitious Call of Duty to Date

Call of Duty: Black Ops II is set to deliver the most groundbreaking and visceral Call of Duty experience ever. Set in the year 2025, Call of Duty: Black Ops II propels players into global conflict featuring advanced weaponry, robotics, and drone warfare in a new Cold War scenario whose seeds are being sown in today’s headlines. New graphics technology drives the stunning cinematic action of the single-player campaign’s branching storylines and non-linear missions. Continue reading Call of Duty: Black Ops II In the Words of Activision

Leaked Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Box Art?

Ahead of Activision’s official reveal of what the whole world believes will be Black Ops 2; due to the persistent leakage of information dripping from retailers receiving promotional material, publishers printing the artwork and even disgruntled GAME managers…but now, what is said to be the official cover art has been posted online today. Continue reading Leaked Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Box Art?