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Call of Duty: Black Ops II

Company: Activison-Blizzard

While the 2011 installment of this series has shown some signs of weakness, the decision to move it into a near future setting has reinvigorated players. Pre-orders are setting records and the segment Activision showed at E3 had crowds whooping it up. The laws of gravity say "Call of Duty" will have to fall from the top eventually, but it doesn't look like it will be this year.

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