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  • Summary: Call of Duty: Black Ops for the Nintendo DS will feature six-player online multiplayer mode with a new Perks System, as well as a unique two-player Co-Op mode and Arcade and Challenge Modes that allow gamers to replay the single-player missions to earn extra points to unlock additional achievements.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 13
  2. Negative: 0 out of 13
  1. Dec 16, 2010
    90
    On the whole, Call of Duty: Black Ops for the DS is a genuinely solid little shooter.
  2. Jan 3, 2011
    88
    Call of Duty: Black Ops was implemented really well to the handheld. The game convinces with a lot of good features like the zombie-mode or the multiplayer possibilities.
  3. Dec 16, 2010
    82
    Call of Duty Black Ops is the most complete First Person Shooter on the DS at the moment.
  4. Dec 10, 2010
    80
    While the visuals are nowhere on par with the Xbox 360 or the PS3 version of the game and the shooting mechanics can leave you begging for your controller at times, shooter fans looking for a genuine Call of Duty experience on the DS should give this game a serious look.
  5. Dec 10, 2010
    79
    The Call of Duty offering here, is a substantial one, and for the target audience, presumably younger gamers with parents averse to horrendous amounts of neck stabbing (a prominent feature of Black Ops on the console, but one mysteriously absent on the DS), this game is perfect.
  6. Jan 2, 2011
    75
    n-Space has been meticulous in its efforts to keep the Call of Duty franchise interesting on DS. Rather than trying to revolutionize the genre with every release, it has slowly been adding features and honing the gameplay to make each entry noticeably better.
  7. Dec 16, 2010
    60
    Despite the game's many other successes, everyone else should approach this with caution.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 15
  2. Negative: 2 out of 15
  1. Nov 12, 2010
    10
    This game is so very cool and has to be the best fps on the ds! There are so many improvements made to multiplayer and it is so fast to connect. I really like all the host options and perks. The single player mode is challenging and has some awesome looking levels. I can't believe this is a ds game. I think this is a must buy for anyone looking for an action packed handheld game. You will definitely get your money worth from this game. Co-op zombie mode, 6 player multiplayer, an excellent single player campaign, challenge mode, and a leader board system that I hope to improve my standings on very soon. Buy this game! It's a MUST BUY! Expand
  2. Nov 12, 2010
    10
    With each installment, Call of Duty just gets better and better on the DS. Black Ops continues this trend, and in fact goes above and beyond the improvements made in past games. From an all new interface, the addition of perks online and zombie mode every refinement, improvement, and new addition makes Black Ops completely, epicly amazing. Write this game off at your own expense. Expand
  3. Dec 24, 2010
    10
    Just for the sake of the rating of this game, this game is not that terrible with a 77% so I am giving this a 10 to raise the score of this excellent FPS game of its new features that keeps the fun going on and on for a long time. This game is obviously a great game more than a simple average, and I made it pass the control problems making me have a great time playing it for a month so far. The multiplayer options are simply amazing that you really got to do multiplayer with a friend or worldwide. Unfortunately, people do not see how great this game is so please support this game for everyone to buy to experience a great FPS game of such a marvelous game play. Do not think this is a joke because this game requires great skills of tactics, stealth, and assault. Expand
  4. Nov 14, 2010
    10
    Incredible achievement on the nintendo ds. Fun game play. Accurate controls. Excellent story. Rating based on single player campaign--have not tried multiplayer yet. Expand
  5. Jan 8, 2011
    9
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. I played Call of Duty and for Ds is a very good game when you learn how to play the game how to control, etc. I really want to play Call Of Duty : Black ops, because what I have been seen in the game, has more dynamic and more things to do , so i think that game is better than others ! Expand
  6. Oct 15, 2011
    8
    The people who made this DS port put more effort into this than the crap we got on the consoles.... Everything is fresh and new unlike the console ports. A great FPS for the DS and i would recommend this. Expand
  7. Jul 18, 2013
    1
    A bad game. N Space totally ruined the game and put it on a horrible Console. I hate the graphics, multiplayer wont work and I hate the touch screen controls. Expand

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