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Thursday6th Dec 2012

  • News Vicarious Visions Was Working on Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 for Vita

    Natural disaster

    A portable version of Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 was in development at Vicarious Visions, a report has revealed. According to Kotaku, publisher Activision had planned to release a scaled down version of Treyarch’s latest console shooter on the PlayStation Vita, before the “flawed” project was eventually canned and passed off to

Tuesday4th Dec 2012

  • News Activision: PlayStation Vita Faces Challenges in Mobile Market

    Classified information

    Despite boasting a growing catalogue of outstanding exclusives, the PlayStation Vita hasn’t quite achieved the commercial success that many of us expected yet. The device is performing particularly poorly in Japan, where it can’t seem to get a foothold – but it’s not exactly setting the sales charts alight overseas...

Monday19th Nov 2012

  • News Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified Blows Up in the UK

    Second biggest Vita launch ever

    It may have only taken five months to put together, but Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified is already throwing its weight around the UK sales charts. The handheld spin-off shot straight into 16th position on this week’s best-sellers list, becoming the second biggest PlayStation Vita launch in Britain since the...

Thursday15th Nov 2012

Wednesday14th Nov 2012

  • Store Update 14th November 2012 (Europe)

    In motion

    As with the North American refresh, this week’s European PlayStation Store update is a touch quiet. There’s the arrival of a handful of new PlayStation 3 titles – including Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed later in the week – but the real standout is Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified for PlayStation Vita. Let us know...

  • Store Update 13th November 2012 (North America)

    Breathing space

    There’s not a whole lot of new content available as part of this week’s North American PlayStation Store update – but what is up for grabs is worthy of your attention. In addition to a pre-order option for the digital version of PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale, there’s also the arrival of Call of Duty: Black Ops...

Tuesday6th Nov 2012

Thursday18th Oct 2012

Monday15th Oct 2012

  • News Black Ops Declassified Has Been Built Specifically for Vita

    Quick bursts

    Nihilistic Software’s handheld shooter Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified has been built specifically for the PlayStation Vita, according to company CEO Robert Huebner. Speaking as part of an interview on Activision’s semi-official One of Swords blog, the executive explained that it was never the company’s intention to bring a...

Tuesday9th Oct 2012

  • News Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified Will Not Feature Zombies

    Not entirely unexpected

    Zombies have become a staple of the Black Ops experience – but upcoming handheld spin-off Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified will not feature the popular undead survival mode. Speaking on his blog, Activision community manager Dan Amrich explained that the option was removed so that developer Nihilistic could focus on...

Thursday4th Oct 2012

Tuesday14th Aug 2012

Friday10th Aug 2012

  • News Activision Talks Up Call of Duty Vita Ahead of Full Reveal

    True experience

    Sony may be struggling to secure third-party content for the PlayStation Vita, but the platform holder still has Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified to boast about. While the handheld spin-off is currently shrouded in mystery, publisher Activision has promised to share more details about the title at GamesCom – and it has insisted...

Monday25th Jun 2012

  • News Not Even Treyarch Knows Who's Developing Call of Duty Vita

    In the dark

    We still don’t know much about PlayStation Vita spin-off Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified. Other than the brief blurb provided by retail websites last week, the game still remains very much a mystery. It turns out that Treyarch – the developer behind Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 on PS3 – is as much in the dark as we are. When...

Wednesday20th Jun 2012

  • News Call of Duty Vita Optimised for Portable Play

    Portable ops

    Despite making an appearance during Sony’s E3 press conference, we still don’t know much about Activision’s upcoming Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified for PlayStation Vita. Thankfully a retail listing posted by US giant Walmart has offered a brief overview of the handheld spin-off. The blurb explains that players can expect to...

Tuesday5th Jun 2012

Tuesday1st May 2012

  • News Call of Duty Still Gunning for Vita

    Not sure which "version" yet

    It’s been a long time since we got any kind of update about Call of Duty on Vita. Despite the title being announced alongside Sony’s new handheld, Activision’s said very little about the potential blockbuster. But in an off-the-cuff Twitter remark overnight, social media manager Dan Amrich hinted at the title’s...

Sunday19th Feb 2012

  • News Call of Duty Gunning for PlayStation Vita This Year

    Game changer

    Love it or hate it, Call of Duty is the biggest gaming brand in the world right now. So naturally all eyes are on Activision’s already announced entry in the FPS blockbuster series for PS Vita. But when can we expect to get our hands on the title? “In the autumn,” according to Sony’s senior vice president of brand marketing, Guy...