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Why Call of Duty: Black Ops can kick Modern Warfare 2’s ass

Modern Warfare 2 might have enjoyed the biggest entertainment launch of all time (Yeah, profitability!), but it didn’t please everyone. While Activision suits achieved epic boners staring at opening sales pie charts, the rest of us were sifting through a story with more holes than a sieve and a borderline broken multiplayer.

That’s why we’ve decided to champion Treyarch’s recently confirmed Call of Duty: Black Ops, which is set to take placeduring the Cold War in Vietnam, Cuba and the Arctic.Below we’ll look at what the occasionally derided developer’s upcoming shooter can learn from Modern Warfare 2’s problems and why it can ultimately kick its megaton keester.