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logo near driver’s door, star on rear panel) are the same ones you’ll find on the 2011 Jeep Wrangler Call of Duty: Black Ops Edition in real life. 3. Intersection of Oblivion
fruit on the kitchen table in Woods’ house.) 6. Time to Go
Nuketown has become my favorite multiplayer map in Call of Duty: Black Ops, partly because of my appreciation for 50s nuclear nostalgia, and partly because I like tight, small maps. But when I started talking about it with other folks and asking internally, I learned a lot more than I expected. With the help of the community and some info straight from Activision’s Black Ops Project Lead, Erik Melen, I came up with nine clever details worth noting in Nuketown. 1. Double Rainbow, All The Way!
According to the street signs, the battle tales place at Latchkey and Trinity. Trinity was the name of the very first atomic bomb test, while Operation Latchkey was a series of nuclear tests in the late 60s. It’s a little funnier if you consider that you’re not even playing at an intersection of two roads — it’s a firefight on a dead-end street. 4. Permanent Residents
Nuketown’s clock tower is a little unusual — it’s a doomsday clock, and it accurately counts down how much time is left in the match. Of course, when it hits zero, Nuketown earns its name. 7. RC-XD on the DL
And who lives in Nuketown? Check the mailboxes — it’s your old pals Mason (in the teal house) and Woods (in the yellow house). If I were you, I’d knock first. 5. A Sparkling Census of Humor Let’s get the obvious one out of the way — if you haven’t seen the original YouTube video (or the brilliant Autotune remix) of the guy who gets emotional after seeing one (well, two) of nature’s little miracles…well, this is a tribute to that. So intense! 2. And Now A Car From Our Sponsors
There’s a bit of broken fence in each back yard — one hole next to Mason’s fallout shelter and the other near Woods’ shed. The openings are just large enough for an RC-XD to fit through — try it. You can take your remotecontrolled car for a little offroad joyride, complete with ramp jump — a part of the map where humans cannot tread. Great for sneak attacks or just yelling “WHEEEE!” (Also, keep your eyes peeled: Nuketown is not the only map that features RC-XD shortcuts.) 8. Moving Mannequins
And let’s get the promotional one out of the way: The Jeep’s markings (SOG
The population counter on the Welcome to Nuketown sign changes based on how many people are currently on the map — check the top of this article and you’ll see the small screen at the top shows 12, while this one shows 09. What’s more, the sign sparkles, as do a few other objects in this level (check the plates of
This one’s just creepy. The mannequins that populate Nuketown change every time the level begins. For instance, over at the swingset behind Woods’ house,
The Mannequin “Surprise”: A Suburban Legend No More! What a cool concept. you would witness a “surprise. It is a shame that Treyarch picked ‘Wont Back Down’ though. Do it fast enough and Mason will suddenly break free of his restraints and stand up. Access a secret computer terminal Escape your chair in the main menu Once free from the interrogation chair.” Some people say you have to shoot them off in 60 seconds. LEFT. We knew that Eminem had been a big part of the game’s official soundtrack. I guess I have to believe it despite my initial skepticism — he certainly knows more than I do — but until someone produces evidence of this “surprise. ‘Till I collapse’ would of been more appropriate for the level. I figure there are now teams working around the clock trying to get the first YouTube video up — and I’ll gladly link to it when it appears. some say 30. Still questioned by that mysterious shadow. Still strapped to the interrogation chair. and now we know its real with a recent video that has appeared on YouTube. even down at your imprisoned arms and legs. You can look around all you want. the first thing (really. It’s the same everywhere else in the level. others have said the mannequins spontaneously generate firearms or turn into zombies. Apparently Treyarch’s David Vonderhaar stated in an interview that if you shot all the heads off the mannequins. Thanks to Teh Dolla for the link: Have you spotted anything I’ve missed? The Treyarch school bus seemed so obvious that I left it out. we have a video of the surprise: If you get everybody working together. BONUS: Finding this Easter egg will earn you the Achievement / Trophy "Just ask me nicely" I heard about this one four days before the game came out — and I still can’t determine if it’s true or not. LEFT. You don't just play as secret soldier Alex Mason COD Black Ops Zombies: Eminem Easter Egg Revealed during the game… you play as him in the menu screens as well. 9. but I’m still wondering whose photo is on Mason’s upstairs desk. simply find and activate the three red telephones and you’ll hear a complete version of Eminem’s ‘Wont Back Down’ song over the airwaves.sometimes you’ve got a male standing behind a female seated on the swing. UPDATE: Thanks to NextGenTactics. the only thing) you'll want to do in this menu room is walk over to the small . LEFT. sometimes you get just one or the other. Some people said the secret was that the nuke immediately went off. Still surrounded by flickering monitors and dirty torture equipment. When playing the second zombie map. in quick and alternate succession: LEFT. which then attack. but you can never escape.” I am clueless as to what that surprise would actually be. LEFT. We have some exciting news to bring you now. ‘Five’. If Von says it’s true. as it has been confirmed that an Eminem song has been hidden inside Call of Duty: Black Ops zombies as part of one of many easter eggs included in the game. the genders and placement of the mannequins vary every time you play. I asked Erik and he wasn’t aware of there being anything special about the mannequin heads. but then again. RIGHT. RIGHT. RIGHT. All I know is that I took my time when I shot all of them off in Combat Training (even the ones hiding in the school bus) and nothing happened. We were tipped off with the news a few hours ago. RIGHT. The Rolling Stones’ “Sympathy for the Devil” plays from unseen loudspeakers. RIGHT. maybe Treyarch truly slipped this easter egg in under the radar. free to explore the room. but to actually have one of his tracks hidden inside zombie mode is awesome. do you agree? Or can you? You can! Simply pull the left and right triggers on your controller.
You've played Nazi Zombies and. dual-stick shooter similar to Robotron. Dead Ops Arcade will always be available from the main menu. But what about that third missing option.snd files that can be accessed through the "DIR" and "CAT" commands. At the computer command prompt. we recommend plugging it in now. an old-school. In addition to playing the Zork and Dead Ops Arcade programs. it's surprisingly lengthy and best of all. Castro. Most interesting to us were the tragic series of letters from Alex Mason's father and sister. cutting-edge. There are also . Enter "DIR" to see a list of what's available. and voila – a really old. BONUS: Finding this Easter egg will earn you the Achievement / Trophy "Eaten by a Grue" action-packed explosion-thons is a 1980 text adventure in which you solve puzzles. you've played Pentagon "Five" Zombies with JFK.pic and . Nixon and McNamara. The former display concept art of missions and characters. . remote control helicopters and an evil space gorilla. which add dimension to his personality and background. We'll walk you through the documents and programs we've found so far. it is fully playable when you type "ZORK" into the computer terminal's command prompt. should you grow bored of all the guns (or all the graphics) in Black Ops. enter "DOA" to launch Dead Ops Arcade. currently blacked out in the Zombie menu? What unlocks that? Simple. topdown. you can access a whole list of documents hidden in the machine. then type "CAT" followed by a space and the filename you Play Zork want. if you own a USB keyboard. The game will instruct you to hit a button. After you've entered the "DOA" code and played that first time. after beating the campaign. really clunky '60s-era operating system! Type out "HELP" for a basic idea of what commands are possible in this retro terminal. buried within one of this year's most high-budget. while the latter play soundtrack music from the game. Smash TV or Geometry Wars… only with armies of zombies. navigate mazes and defeat trolls by typing at them. BONUS: Finding this Easter egg will earn you the Achievement / Trophy "Insert Coin" BONUS x2: Using the Speed Boost power-up in Dead Ops Arcade to kill 20 or more enemies at once will earn you the Achievement / Trophy "Easy Rhino" We're not done with the computer yet. you're bound to discover something new.computer terminal tucked away in the back corner. Zork I: The Great Underground Empire is a legendary milestone in the history of gaming and. It's fun. it supports co-op. but if you experiment enough. Letters from your family Unlock the Dead Ops Arcade mode Hidden art and music Yes. Also.
the character across from him turns and says. full on rainbows all the way across the sky of Call of Duty: Black Ops? Right in the front yard of multiplayer map Nuketown? Oh wow! Oh wow! WOO HOO HOO! YEAH! While admiring the double rainbow in Nuketown. He's paranoid." Cut to the beginning of Black Ops' fourth mission. at the start of the game's fourth mission. SPOILER ALERT! By the final two missions of Black Ops' campaign. and they're the only other ones around. Now if only Hungrybear9562 were available as an avatar skin. Notice the population number? It changes to match the number of players in your match – after all. mannequins don't count as citizens. Mason. So vivid Oh my God. As an elevator door slowly opens. also be sure to check out the "Welcome to Nuketown" sign. see what's printed on the side of the school bus? Mannequin surprise . Vladimir Makarov. no Russian. protagonist Alex Mason has gone a bit coo-coo. in which another undercover protagonist is about to infiltrate a Soviet launch facility. he's hallucinating… and in a clever breakthrough of the fourth The most famous line of dialogue in any Call of Duty – ever – is spoken by Modern Warfare 2's terrorist villain. probably just that No Russian? Well. seriously. what does this mean? Mysterious objectives Two intense. Population: You Also. he's violent. the player. he reminds the player. Double Rainbow! wall. Above: So bright. "Remember. As he straps on his boots and pulls on his mask. maybe a little Treyarch's developers saw the same YouTube sensation that everyone else saw back in July." Coincidence? Or intentional callback? We're going with the latter. what does this Easter egg mean? Well. then decided to throw the internet meme into their game. Pause during either the Revelations or Redemption missions and you won't see a real objective – just more of the numbers that have driven Mason out of his mind. and an airport full of soon-to-be-slaughtered travelers is horrifyingly revealed. the game transfers some of that madness to the you. "I hope your time in Vorkuta helped your Russian.No.
The soundtrack has a parallel." So what's the reward? No one knows yet. Movie reference: The Deer Hunter The Russian Roulette scene in 1978’s The Deer Hunter is one of the most famous – and famously intense Here's a challenge. Which means you could still be the first to do so. or a description of the tenth mission in Call of Duty: Black Ops? Both! In this level. in the form of The Rolling Stones. including the bridge at the last American outpost. According to developer Treyarch. too. the game treats players to a ton of imagery that directly evokes the movie. a burning Huey on the riverbank. how could the developers possibly resist an opportunity to pay homage? Watch the game version above.Get No) Satisfaction” from the boat’s radio. During the game. you blast away at enemy defenses while listening to “Sympathy for the Devil. and the original movie clip below. You're gonna need a full team of professionals to make this happen. with Robert DeNiro and Christopher Walken turning in amazing performances as American POWs during the Vietnam War. [It] takes a well-coordinated team of people. If you succeed. The most popular rumor in forum threads is that a new zombie mode is unlocked. So when you and your buddy get captured by the enemy in Black Ops' version of Vietnam. during an interview with GameSpot editor (and former GamesRadar intern) Shaun McInnis: "If you pop the heads off all the [Nuketown] mannequins… and I mean all of them… and I mean in record-breaking time… there's a little something special for you. . and a herd of water Movie reference: Apocalypse Now buffalo. Apocalypse Now. but as of this article's posting – four days after the game's release – a video with proof has yet to be uploaded anywhere. let us know so we can post a story on your glorious triumph! Piloting a boat upriver into the madness at the heart of war – a description of Francis Ford Coppola's epochal film. this Call of Duty wiki page lists at least 35 Return of the teddy bear Above: NSFW – pieces of human drama ever committed to film.” while a scene from the film features the crew blaring “(I Can’t Teddy bears have been an ongoing Easter egg in this series since the very beginning – hell.
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare. Call of Duty 2.1 Campaign1. Edited by A Wikia contributor View full history Added by Kyno1407Teddy bears are used for target practice in the training level of Call of Duty 2 by the Soviets. Read more: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. and Call of Duty: Black Ops. ravaged teddy bear from the Kino Der Toten zombies mode. Call of Duty: World at War Edited 2 days agoby WHISKEY35 Edited by A Wikia contributor Edited by Bovell Call of Duty 2 Edit Edited by Omnicube1 Edited by Sactage The teddy bears training targets. go through the door and kill the four Germans. When we tried locating them again this week. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. they were gone! Did Treyarch patch them out? And if so. Modern Warfare required you to knife one of these refreshing and delicious fruits as a part of your training. In the level "Surrender At Aachen" (the third mission in the American campaign). scattered throughout the multiplayer and campaigns of at least five different games." 1 Appearances 1. what is Treyarch trying to hide? Teddy Bear Edit Appearances EditCall of Duty: Finest Hour Edit The Teddy bear is an Easter egg in Call of Duty: Finest Hour.4 Call of Duty: World at War1. If and when you locate more. Above is a bloody. as we're not even sure if it really exists. we found this random stack of corpses.2 Call of Duty 21.3 Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare1. While we haven't spotted any during the Black Ops missions – yet – we definitely know they've returned. They definitely weren't enemies we had killed. while Modern Warfare 2 featured an exaggerated exploding variety. Seriously. this final Easter egg is odd.5. as far as we can tell. Pick up the teddy bear and the player will receive health and a message stating "The Bear is adorable. He can be found right at the outset.appearances by the toy. There will be an MP-40 and a teddy bear here. Call of Duty: World at War. While Call of Duty: Black Ops only has regular watermelons.5 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 1. and they were tucked away in a forgotten corner of the level. Then go to the area straight from the door that the player came through. however. Added by CreepydudeThe appearance of Teddy Bears is a recurring Easter Egg found throughout multiple games in the Call of Duty series.5. Contents [show] Okay. While playing the Numbers mission during the Black Ops review event two weeks before the game's release. In the beginning of the level. on a balcony in the first area. They can be found in Call of Duty: Finest Hour. the player is instructed to use his rifle to shoot two teddy bears. Sexy man pile! (Actually dead) A Teddy Bear in Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare.1 Call of Duty: Finest Hour1. count next time you play through the campaign – there are far too many to be accidental. let us know in the comments section. If he chooses not to do so by shooting the plates and bottles behind .2 Multiplayer 2 Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Trivia 4 Video Return of the watermelon Another mainstay in the Call of Duty universe is the watermelon. it has a lot of them.
It is possible that Samantha is haunting the zombie/Hellhound incidents as a result of this. when the player starts it. if one walks into the shop on the right and looks at a particular shelf. "Look up to see the light" then pointing to a drawn hut's roof. "you win. will lead the player to a Teddy Bear. The teddy bear is also seen in many other missions. you found another one. In addition to the mystery box. In "Mile High Club" it is among the luggage on the floor. "Ambush". Teddy bears can be seen in many multiplayer levels. The child's voice is German. there is an alley in the starting area where if not in splitscreen. Dr. In "Heat" it can be found in a drainage ditch. "The Bog". "One Shot. Maxis haunts them and is the one who players hear say "Fetch me their souls!" to the dogs. It is very possible that the laugh heard when the player gets the teddy bear out of the mystery box belongs to Samantha. above the hut it is located in. Rarely. in the levels "Blackout". the player will get killed eventually. On the walls. "Chinatown". Likewise. for when the child says "Wow. Maxis' daughter (see Radio messages/Der Riese)." She pronounces the word "Another" with a German accent and says "Anozzer". the player will see a shadow of a teddy bear standing around the corner. Campaign Edit There is a teddy on the floor in the airport by a dead man in "No Russian". "War Pig". They are seen in "Downtown Assault". which is nonetheless small. There is one in Carnival under the castle moat. "All Ghillied Up". The locations are marked by a pile of rubble with a teddy bear on top of it. "Safehouse". Like in "Verrückt" its purpose is to relocate the mystery box and frustrate the players. a piece of paper with a child drawing on it. There is also a teddy bear holding the Bowie knife on a rooftop looking down at the player after the Fly Trap is activated.them. writings such as "teddy is a liar" appear in blood near the kitchen and other places. released in 2009. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Edit The teddy bear has unique cameos in the "Der Riese" map. "Crossfire". "The Silo" and "Crossing the Rhine". and a Porter . such as "Bloc". Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare Edit Several teddy bears are also seen in Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare. The teddy also appears in several multiplayer maps. There is one in Scrapyard under a manhole cover easily open-able by grenades. A few teddy bears can also be seen in the map Terminal near the boarding gate onto the plane. She also says many things. A possible mystery box location is marked by a few boxes with a teddy bear on top of it. Hence the writing above the first mystery box spawn point saying.. let's play. There is one in Afghan on the mattresses below the cliff. in the level Favela there is a teddy bear propped up on a mattress in the red building that looks out over the alleyway across from the ice cream shop and on Highrise when the player climbs to the top of the building with the charlie flag for Domination in it. One Kill". the zombies start to laugh because of the player's loss. Hide and Seek!". Destroying a specific TV in the level "The Hornet's Nest" will reveal a teddy bear hidden inside. However. If a player happens to come across a teddy bear from the mystery box.. and "Aftermath". In Pripyat they were presumably abandoned by children when the city was evacuated in 1986 after the Chernobyl disaster. player finishes the game of hers and she says. it's much easier to find the relocated mystery box. in semihidden locations. along with another teddy bear in a cage holding a bottle of Juggernog and the M1911 Pistol after going through the Pack-a-Punch Machine. going down a hidden alleyway blocked by plants on the far right of the first area entering this mission. a young child's laugh is heard (as well as a more demonic one) and the overvoice of the game says 'Bye bye'. GAME OVER!".. Call of Duty: World at War Edit The teddy bear makes its first Nazi Zombies appearance in the map "Verrückt". but when this happens the player's points are returned to him/her. it is possible that Dr. In "Blackout" the player will see the teddy bear in an abandoned room just before finding Nikolai. In the Fly Trap sequence. In "Ultimatum" it is in the bottom floor of the building the player rescues Griggs from. "Overgrown". The teddy bear makes it's second unwelcome appearance in "Shi No Numa". In one radio message it is revealed that Samantha and Dr. there will be a little child's voice that says "I want to play a game. When the teddy bear appears in the mystery box. Maxis ran an experiment on Samantha's dog Fluffy. along with a demonic voice in the end when the There is also a store filled with teddy bears in "No Russian" along with a dark brown bear with the same kind of design but in smaller scale. sometimes he'll call the player a traitor. "Mile High Club". "Heat". This is the first major use of teddy bears in the game. as a beam of light shines It may be possible that Samantha had a teddy bear when she was murdered by Edward and now she uses her teddy as a conduit between her world and ours. The teddy bear can also be seen briefly in the first teaser trailer for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. Maxis are trapped with a Hellhound after Dr. a young child's laugh will be heard and the box float to the ceiling before vanishing to another location in a flash of light. Also in this level."Ultimatum".
a teddy bear can be found in one of the central buildings in the main floor (the lower floor is only a staircase leading to the house) on top of a mattress that is leaning against a wall. Its close to the fence but the player can only remove the top part of the drain with a grenade. The eighth teddy bear is in the red building in the back. It being the first teddy bear found with a knife in its head. the player can get to a spot on the top of the map which hosts the seven teddy bears. such as the roof of Highrise. making it likely that the VIP began to play chess with it. Several sets of stairs lead down to an indent in the rocks with a locked door. There is also one hidden behind an explosive barrel. In "Derail" there is a teddy bear in a filing cabinet inside one of the warehouses.Justice poster. "Underpass" has one teddy bear on a catwalk inside one of the warehouses. To reach it. ■It also seems that Teddy bears are omens of bad luck. It is also seen in the 'panic room' of the VIP secured by James Ramirez. ■Teddy bears are believed to be in some spots to show that those areas are purposely accessible. one is found with the dead VIP. There is a teddy bear in the basement in a tight space on "Estate". watch the videos below. and in red writing Mar with R written backwards. As mentioned above. The first 7 are found by jumping from the building onto the fallen lift near one of the spawns. It is also seen on Samantha's bed in her bedroom. ■The teddy bear in Loose Ends. The lift acts like a ladder. In the mission "Loose Ends" a teddy bear can be found in a bathroom (in the house where the player protects the DSM) with a knife in its head. Trivia Edit■The teddy bear could be a reference to how war is said to ruin children's lives. the one on the right has the bear). from the top of the ladder to the black platform in front of the player. Also. climb the ladder in the back and jump . the player can see it if he shoots or knifes the cabinet that contains Eight teddy bears are found on the multiplayer map "Highrise". and in a house next to the helicopter there is a red poster. In the multiplayer map "Favela". it could be a sign of bad luck (Shepherd's betrayal). On the poster it says in yellow writing 1945. along with a teddy bear in between a cabinet and a dresser in the kitchen (room above basement). There is a third teddy bear on a back alley behind a building towards the end of the level where the player has to jump for the helicopter and miss. It is sitting above ammo crates. This is on the desert map. such as the teddy bears on the roof of Highrise. there is a teddy bear in a red drain near a white moving van. has many ironies behind it. In the map "Scrapyard". Another is located underneath the cliff. The knife in its head could be a symbol of the many deaths caused by Makarov or the many deaths and MIAs of the Task Force 141 soldiers in the level. and after crossing a few ledges as well as a tilted lift. If the player are not sure how to do it. In Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. it (there are 3 cabinets lined up in a row next to a computer desk with childish drawings on the wall. upstairs in the bathroom. Also the knife is close to where the knife in Endgame hit In "Wasteland" in the tunnel system. on a chair with a chess set in front of it. they are found in Chernobyl. In Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare. it moves the mystery box. which had a nuclear meltdown. On the level "Exodus" there is a teddy bear in the Arcadia fountain. This building is the one across from the one with garden on the roof. The Teddy Bear in Loose Ends Added by Knightofgrenoble The teddy bear in The Hornet's Nest Added by Knightofgrenoble Teddy Bear on Highrise roof. It also can be found at Mystery Box spawn locations. It looks like a star on the teddy bears shoulder on that map. in black ribbon 9. "Afghan". The amount of teddy bears depicted could be an indicator of the more difficult places to reach. and not glitches. sticking into a wall. In "Carnival". In Call of Duty: World at War's Nazi Zombies. Added by Infected32Multiplayer Edit Teddy bears in multiplayer are considered signals of special areas that are supposedly hard to get to. On a poster hanging overhead a man with glasses with a red star badge. and blends in with rocks. it could also be a symbol of Price and the rest of the remaining members of TF 141 taking fate into their own hands and going after Shepherd. there is an unusually large teddy bear behind the bars of the drain in the castle moat which can be seen from under the bridge Call of Duty: Black Ops EditIt is seen in Kino der Toten and can appear in the Mystery Box and moves it. behind the door there is a teddy bear nailed to the wall. It also appears in "Five".
but this has been disproven. ■It could also be a tribute to a baby who died during the making of Call of Duty: Finest Hour. the teddy bear marks a good camping spot for protecting the intel.Shepherd. ■Teddy Bears are absent from the campaign and multiplayer in World at War. ■Another theory is that the teddy bears are a tribute to the 6 year old daughter of an Infinity Ward employee who died of cancer. it could possibly be a joke. which is put next to a crib. However this is uncertain. they are supposedly hidden areas. ■The roof on Highrise has an unusual amount of teddy bears on it. ■In Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Reflex all teddy bears are absent except for one in Bloc. which was already attributed in the Ghostly Room. . ■It has been said that where teddy bears are. ■The Teddy Bear has a bigger role in World at War because of its appearance in Nazi Zombies. Coincidentally.