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Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified for PS Vita – What Went Wrong?

Robert Workman (OpsHead): In 2012 Activision was in the thick of its Call of Duty franchise, riding high off the success of Black Ops II for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC. The company was eager to give the PS Vita a shot, and called upon developer Nihilistic to create a separate Call of Duty experience for Vita owners. Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified was born.

The game released on November 13th, in time to catch the wave of Call of Duty madness. Activision even gave it a decent amount of promotion, with a live-action commercial featuring players going at it in online sessions.

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Blastoise727d ago

Unproven developers, small budget and no time to make it. Activision wanted a quick cash in and they got it, it somehow sold over a million copies. It's the only Vita game with a £45 price tag, too.

I would have quite liked a decent Call of duty on Vita

TheLastGuardian727d ago

It wasn't the only Vita game with that price tag. Uncharted, P4D and DJ Max were the same price.

slinky123456727d ago

Idk why a dev with such lack of experience was given this and Resistance and a couple other games if I recall with their past basically being as bad as the work shown. They even changed their name because they got such a bad rep with their work.

Rockdown727d ago

If they had got the game right vita would have sold like hot cakes.