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Submitted by RogueCheddar 920d ago | preview

8 Ways "Call of Duty: Black Ops 2" Uses the Wii U's GamePad Controller

Complex: "Call of Duty is coming to a Nintendo console. We don't mean some watered-down, half-assed version with waggle and point-to-aim controls. With Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 on the Wii U, we're talking about a bonafide, honest-to-goodness, fully-featured CoD game. The Wii U's GamePad controller has all the buttons that a PS3 or Xbox 360 controller has, plus that big, beautiful touch screen. So while every in-game function is performed just like it would be on the other consoles—you'll get used to it quickly—the touch screen allows a few extra 'perks.'" (Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, Wii U)

Muffins1223  +   920d ago
Almost all of those reasons could of been combined into one,basically the mini/map and menu is on the game pad....
stage88  +   920d ago
Gotta agree with you there. The screen on the controller just seems like a hindrance. When I'm playing the last thing I want to be doing is going back and forth between a screen in front of me and screen on my lap.
herbs  +   920d ago
Don't forget sweet dual screen multiplayer and more control methods. They didn't mention it but im pretty sure you can still play with wiimotes although most people probably don't care about that. (I actually like IR for FPSs it works well and I like that I'm physically aiming at things)
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AJBACK2FRAG  +   919d ago
I'm feeling you. I can't play a fps w/ dual analogs anymore. Gotta get back in the swing for the Wii U though!
Nevers0ft  +   919d ago
Good to see I'm not the only one. The Wii remote and Nunchuck are 2nd only to keyboard and mouse for FPS games.
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yavorsv  +   920d ago
It still uses IR i.e. wiimotes for aiming, thank god ! That is confirmed by Treyarch. I'll still try learn dual analogs, but...meh... :)
jjdoyle  +   920d ago
if i hads the wiiu reserved this mights interest me. PS3 or 360 for nows.
Schawk  +   920d ago
WiiU version for me , cant wait nearly that time!!!!
WiiU Rocks
R_A_LEE20  +   920d ago
I just wish someone would actually confirm something that's been on my mind about this game ever since it was announced: Can you use the Gamepad to control SP & MP vehicles?

Wouldn't it be awesome if the gamepad screen were used as the camera of the flying drones or gunships that they have in the game.
GhostHero333  +   920d ago
Well considering that the Gamepad is the only controller that comes with the Wii U console, I would say any standard game that comes out for the Wii U will use the Gamepad as there primary controller. Which means anything you do in a game, you are able to use the Gamepad for it.
RogueCheddar  +   920d ago
That would be awesome, but from what I've played, the answer is (sadly) no. UNLESS you pull the image from the TV down and you're playing on the GamePad's screen anyway. But even then, it's cool.
Thepcz  +   919d ago
just imagine an alien game on wiiu
and use the controller screen as that heat seeking alien sensor from the films... beeep.. beep.. beep lol
herbs  +   919d ago
Thepcz your silly.
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ZeekQuattro  +   919d ago
I heard this version won't have the Zombie sections but can't find the article again. Doe's anyone know if its true?
RogueCheddar  +   915d ago
I was told it would be practically identical to the other versions.

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