Call of Duty sets sales record in debut
NEW YORK — Call of Duty: Black Ops shattered entertainment records this week when it raked in $360 million in its first 24 hours on sale, once again proving that video games have cemented their place as mainstream entertainment on a par with movies and music.
For the hordes of fans who waited at midnight Monday to get their hands on the military shooter, this is hardly a surprise. For them, popping the new Call of Duty into a game console is the equivalent of watching the Super Bowl or the World Series.
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