Another year, another Call of Duty. CoD: Black Ops 2 will be out in a little under a month. Chances are you or someone you know will be picking it up. The new trailer looks like a Michael Bay movie, and that's not a bad thing for a video game. I just wish they'd go ahead and give this sucker a two to four player cooperative campaign. Why? Because I think it would be neat. But I don't want to tell Activision their business. They seem to be able to move product just fine.
This new trailer features military dudes hanging off of stuff, bros jumping off of stuff, dudebros shooting stuff, some pretty boss vehicles, and lots and lots of explosions. Oh, and AC/DC.
Ok, I've watched this trailer a few times now. At first I was like "meh," then I was all "props for AC/DC." Now I'm about seventeen seconds into my third viewing and I'm thinking "maybe." Let's watch some more.
Cool spider thing. Are they falling through a gaggle of planes? Robots jets somersault. Quotes and invisible dudes. Free fall. Stop the music. Continue with the explosions. Was that a horse? Did I just preorder this game so I could get the "Nuketown 2025 bonus map and access to the double XP launch weekend?"
Holy crap. Did I just get incepted?
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 will support two payer local co-op and four player online co-op in the accompanying "Zombies" mode. It's usually a really solid co-op experience, and incidentally doesn't appear in this launch trailer at all. Bummer. There will also be a Combat Training mode. This will allow for six player bot-stomping co-op.
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 will launch on November 13th for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC. It will release for the Wii U on November 18th.