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Call of Duty: Black Ops I (2010)

Call of Duty: Black Ops (original title)
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Former Marine Captain and CIA operative Alex Mason, upon interrogation by an unknown party, recounts his violent experiences with the Bay of Pigs, a radical Soviet conspiracy, and the Vietnam war.

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Frank Woods / Additional Voices (voice) (as James Burns)
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Joseph Bowman / Additional Voices (voice)
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Viktor Reznov / Dr. Clarke (voice)
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Alex Mason (voice)
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John F. Kennedy (voice)
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Tank Dempsey / Additional Voices (voice)
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Friedrich Steiner (voice)
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Fidel Castro / Additional Voices (voice)
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Lev Kratvchenko (voice)
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Grigori Weaver / Additional Voices (voice)
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Nevski / Additional Voices (voice)
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Nikita Dragovich (voice)
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Takeo / Additional Voices (voice)
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When he's interrogated by unknown figures, Alex Mason has to remember the location of a broadcast station, to stop a horrifying biotic weapon attack. During the progress, he begins to suspect the true identity of his Soviet friend-Victor Reznov.

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9 November 2010 (USA)  »

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In the scene where you get on the elevator in Vorkuta, if you look at Reznov's left hand he is missing his index finger. This is because he lost it in Call of Duty: World at War. See more »

Goofs

During the mission "S.O.G." when Mason is calling on the radio for 'Priority One Ordnance', his voice actor Sam Worthington accidentally reverts to his real-life Australian dialect. See more »

Quotes

Victor Reznov: [as he prepares to shoot Steiner] My name is Victor Reznov, and i will have my revenge!
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Referenced in Game One: Rage, Might & Magic: Heroes 6 (2011) See more »

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Sympathy for the Devil
Performed by The Rolling Stones
Written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards
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Online Gameplay as good as MW2 ? Not IMO.
11 January 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I love the campaign mode, there a few areas where you don't feel you're doing anything apart from going along a conveyor belt and pressing X when your told to, but thats only now and again. However i wanted to review the online aspect.

I've been having a blast online on the xbox and personally i don't think the game play is as good as it was on MW2.

The customisation features are great, also like the wager matches and the numerous types of online games there are.

Where i find the game falls down are - The guns have such a massive distinction from each other - The Ak74u is far to good imo. You can shoot someone with the Enfield be hitting them, and if that person has the AK74u they start shooting back and still kill you with body shots from mid range. Obviously a difference between weapons is required but there's taking it too far some guns are just useless and unfortunately they're the ones you start with.

The maps are too small there's people everywhere you can spawn and be shot straight away, sometimes you cant even move without being shot, most games you end up with 20 plus kills, and for me a whole lot more deaths lol.

A lot of the maps seem to be centred around an area which has nothing in it, you go into that area and get shot from every single direction, i don't see the point.

I felt with MW2 if you played tactically, sneaking around, camping when necessary and playing as "dare i say it" it was real, you could do really well it was more of a tactical game. Where as i feel with this game tactics are out of the window, its the more fire power and a lot of the times how lucky you are as to how well you do, its more of an arcade shooter.

If they had taken MW2 added the new customisable features and game types it would have been a far far superior game.


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