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Lost Treasures of Gaming – Call of Duty Black Ops (Animation Sequence)

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This week was a bit different but also quite refreshing as Syd and Sean featured Kristen Sych. Kristen is a cinematics director at Activision who discussed his work on Call of Duty: Black Ops back in 2010. We take a look at one of the more heavily animated sequences (fair warning, it’s spoiler-rich) and appreciate all the hard work that goes into the story.

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Written by Fred Rojas

April 18, 2016 at 11:00 am

Podcast: Call of Duty: Combat Evolved

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Halo and Call of Duty, the two powerhouse FPS titles of this holiday season duking it out at full price amidst a sea of discounted games on Black Friday (and surpassing the sales of many of them).  It wasn’t always a guaranteed hit, though, and this week we discuss the birth of both franchises including the genesis of the studios that created them.

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Written by Fred Rojas

December 5, 2012 at 11:46 am