The 7th Call of Duty game and the fourth from developer Treyarch, taking place during a series of Cold War missions rather than the previous settings of modern conflicts and World War II.

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What's a fast way to get built up in Black Ops multiplayer?

I know there's probably not a "best" path to buying perks, but there is probably one that is more optimal than my current naive way ("Oh! this looks neat!") I'm familiar with COD (MW2), but not sure ...
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How do you get down the hill on the campaign level, SOG?

In Call of Duty: Black Ops, on the mission SOG (Vietnam), you come to a point where your orders are to push back the NVA down the hill. I've spent a lot of time slowly pushing down the hill but the ...
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How do I trigger the ascension/numbers cinematic at the beginning of Black Ops?

Before Call of Duty: Black Ops' start screen, there was a cinematic of a lady talking into a microphone. She said the word "Ascension" followed by a series of numbers. Now I don't want to know why ...
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Where is overall K/D ratio found in Black Ops Multiplayer?

I've found both map and gun specific ratios but not an overall ratio. Where is it hiding?
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What is lost and gained by going prestige?

What exactly is gained/lost from going prestige in Black Ops? I've heard that you keep the different layers, but not the various camo and attachments.
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How do I access the hidden mini game in Call of Duty: Black Ops?

I've heard there is a hidden mini game that can be accessed from the main menu in black ops. Something about finding a terminal and entering a code. Does anyone have instructions on how to get to the ...
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Is Call of Duty: Black Ops based on the same engine as Modern Warfare 2?

I am planning to get black ops, but I need to know that my machine will be able to play it. The typical system reqs that they have offered on steam are not quite decipherable to me, as I've got a ...
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What are the most notable new things in Black Ops?

What are the most notable new features and things in Black Ops, not available in Modern Warfare 2 and previous CoDs? E.g. I heard you can change your outfit.
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Fastest way to level up in Modern Warfare 2 / Black Ops

What is the quickest way that you have found to level up in MW2? EDIT: I've been playing a lot of Hardcore CTF lately with friends... this has been getting me a lot of XP... we would just hold the ...