Now, while the the "Call of Duty: Black Ops - Prestige Edition" required pre-ordering, there are still quite a few units floating around on eBay and other places on the web. It should be noted that regardless of which version you buy, "Call of Duty: Black Ops" is sure to please anyone who likes first person shooters or military games on your list. In many respects, "Black Ops" is this year's "it" game.
With a story line that has you participating in the "Bay of Pigs" incident, the Vietnam war, and a host of other "Black Ops" military operations, the game offers a rich, action filled experience that few others can compete with. Even more impressive, is that in addition to the excellent campaign mode, you get one of the most popular online-multiplayer games to date. The reality is that the "Call of Duty" experience starts with the story mode, and ends with an addictive online multiplayer system that not only provides huge bang for the buck, but is almost a hobby in and of itself for many hardcore gamers.
If you want to make sure you buy the "cool" game this year, look no further, "Call of Duty: Black Ops" is it.