Mac users have been a bit neglected when it comes to Call of Duty but Black Ops for Mac has finally been released on the Steam platform. 2008 was the last time Mac users enjoyed a new Call of Duty game and since then Modern Warfare 2 and 3 plus Black Ops have been released on PC.
You'll need a fairly high-spec Mac to run Black Ops and have at least 15GB of free disk space. The minimum technical requirements are OS X: 10.7.4, 2.4GHz Intel processor, 4GB RAM and 15GB HD space and either a Radeon (NVidia) or GeForce graphics card. However, Aspyr warn that 2012 MacBook Pros are not supported at the moment although this should be fixed soon.
The backdrop to Black Ops is the 1960s where you play the part of Alex Mason - a CIA operative in the Cold War. You start the game being interrogated and tortured and the gameplay switches between Mason's memories of his mission which you need to carry out. Call of Duty: Black Ops also introduces Call of Duty Points which are in addition to normal experience points, and can be used as in game cash to buy weapons and other upgrades.
However, probably the biggest draw of Black Ops is the multiplayer modes including Death Match, Team Deathmatch, Capture The Flag and Search and Destroy. You can also make things harder by running all of these in "Hardcore" mode which means increased bullet damage, reduced health maintenance and there's no Head Up Display.
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