GamingUnion: "Another year, another round of unparalleled commercial success for the Call of Duty franchise. Activision’s flagship series remains firmly in command of not only the first-person shooting genre, but a significant share of how console gaming is viewed through the pop-cultural lense. This reality makes covering Treyarch’s latest Call of Duty instalment, Black Ops II, a strange experience in futility. In all likelihood, the vast majority of gamers out there know well in advance whether Black Ops II is on their must-have list. For the other four or five of you who have yet to decide, here goes nothing!"