Videogame Review: Call of Duty Black Ops

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_4kvSIIWqEs

Call of Duty: Black Ops. Its been breaking all sorts of industry records this past week or so. Not only video game records, though, but also trashing the reigning king (in dollars and cents, at least) of the entertainment industry, the motion picture. But is it as good a game as the sales suggest?

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_4kvSIIWqEs Call of Duty: Black Ops. Its been breaking all sorts of industry records this past week or so. Not only video game records, though, but also trashing the reigning…

Black Ops and Robbers

We’ve been banging the drum a bit loudly lately, talking up the connection between armed home invasions and drugs stashed therein. In fact, I’m about to post Jose Juan Carlos’ contribution to the cause. But the general point is worth making again (although I would say that wouldn’t I): if you have something that’s easy to sell or use, someone will want to take it. Especially if they know about it. For example, “Handgun-wielding robbers who burst into a video-game store in Harford County [MD] over the weekend made off with more than just cash. They also stole more than 100 copies of the highly anticipated ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops,’ which won’t go on sale until Tuesday.”

We’ve been banging the drum a bit loudly lately, talking up the connection between armed home invasions and drugs stashed therein. In fact, I’m about to post Jose Juan Carlos’…