Game of the Week: Call of Duty: Black Ops

ANTICIPATION ahead of the release of the latest in the series of Call of Duty games reached fever pitch levels - and the team at Treyarch have produced another belter.

Game of the week: Call of Duty: Black Ops

Platform: PS3/XBox360

Genre: Shooter

Price: �54.99

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As the games bar is raised ever higher with each passing year, so the pressure intensifies on the phenomenally successful Call Of Duty franchise to remain at the pinnacle of the first person shooter genre.

And Treyarch has done it once more.

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Set in the 1960s, and following the fortunes of Black Ops’ Alex Mason for the most part, the game boasts as smooth and spectacular a shooter as you’ll have ever played.

You won’t miss the departed campaign co-op, and you will absolutely love the vehicle missions, atmospheric music and incredible explosions aplenty.

Action game lovers shouldn’t waste time putting this on their Christmas lists - this is something they need right now.

Score: 90%

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