Posted March 9, 2011, 4:19 PM by Emil Protalinski | Filed in Software
Starting next week, Google will kick off a 10-day contest titled "Last Call for Google I/O." Each day will have a new developer challenge with 10 chances to win tickets to attend the now-sold-out Google I/O 2011.
Posted December 29, 2010, 7:19 PM by Matthew DeCarlo | Filed in Gaming, The Web
Call of Duty: Black Ops has been crowned the most pirated PC game of 2010 according to TorrentFreak. Launched only last month, the title has been downloaded a whopping 4.27 million times for PC. That's more than last year's most…
Posted December 21, 2010, 2:22 PM by Emil Protalinski | Filed in Gaming
Call of Duty: Black Ops has crossed the $1 billion mark in sales worldwide, according to internal Activision Publishing estimates. To date, more than 600 million hours have been logged playing Call of Duty: Black Ops since the game launched…
Posted December 16, 2010, 3:02 PM by Matthew DeCarlo | Filed in Gaming
Despite Call of Duty: Black Ops' successful sales, it didn't exactly have the smoothest of launches. Many users complained of bugs and performance issues that made the game unenjoyable for some and unplayable for others. Treyarch has been working to…
Posted November 18, 2010, 12:23 PM by Emil Protalinski | Filed in Gaming
Activision Blizzard has announced it has set a new sales record with Call of Duty: Black Ops. The game has broken theatrical box office, book, and video game sales records for five-day worldwide sell through in dollars. It has made…
Posted November 16, 2010, 4:20 AM by Steven Walton | Filed in TechSpot, Gaming
Call of Duty: Black Ops shattered entertainment records in the first 24 hours on sale by raking in a reported $360 million. Developed by Treyarch, Black Ops debuts a new theme around the Cold War conflict, paving the way for even more games in the series.
We test 19 graphics card configurations, using AMD and Nvidia GPUs that range from the uber-expensive models to budget-minded offerings. On the CPU front, scaling and performance comparisons between dual, triple and quad core processors inside.
Posted November 12, 2010, 7:00 PM by Matthew DeCarlo | Filed in Gaming
Folks disappointed in Call of Duty: Black Ops' launch bugs should be pleased to know that Treyarch hears you loud and clear. The developer says it's actively listening to the community and creating updates based on player feedback. In fact,…
Posted August 3, 2010, 1:00 PM by Erik Orejuela | Filed in NATW, Gaming
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