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Black Ops 2 update adds viral marketing tease for the next Call of Duty game

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Charlie Intel is reporting that Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 has been updated with several pieces of viral marketing for the next game in the blockbuster franchise.

Naturally, this has lead to speculation that Treyarch's next Call of Duty game, set for release later this year, will be a third entry in the Black Ops trilogy.

Judge throws out Noriega's Black Ops 2 lawsuit‏

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This won't come as a huge surprise, but former Panamian dictator Manuel Noriega's lawsuit against Activision over his appearance in Black Ops 2 has been dismissed.

Los Angeles Court Judge William H. Fahey threw the case out, a decision which defense attorney and former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani called "an important victory" for free speech.

Former New York mayor calls Noriega's Call of Duty lawsuit "absurd"

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This story keeps getting stranger. Former New York mayor and current US attorney Rudy Giuliani will serve as co-counsel for Activision's defence against the lawsuit leveled by former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega over his appearance in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2.

Giuliani issued a prepared statement saying; "What's astonishing is that Manuel Noriega, a notorious dictator who is in prison for the heinous crimes he committed, is upset about being portrayed as a criminal and enemy of the state in the game Call of Duty. Quite simply, it's absurd."

Manuel Noriega genuinely suing Activision over "unlawful exploitation" in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2

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There are some stories which are just so bizarre and fascinating that you can't help but laugh. Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega has launched a lawsuit against Activision accusing them of unlawfully using his likeness in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2.

Noriega says Activision portrayed him as the "culprit of numerous fictional heinous crimes", and accuses them of "misuse (of his image), unlawful exploitation and misappropriation for economic gain".

Original Call of Duty "much more like Allied Assault," codenamed 'MOH killer'

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Former Infinity Ward employees have spilled the redacted beans on the original Call of Duty's development back when the studio first formed. Medal of Honor was the first-person shooter King at the time.

Apparently Call of Duty was codenamed 'MOH killer', even though its initial design was similar to MOH: Allied Assault, which followed the "super-spy in WWII story" formula.

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