More Reviews
REVIEWS Far Cry 4 Review
The open world of Far Cry 4 is wondrous, but is the beauty of Kyrat only skin-deep?

World of Warcraft: Warlords of D Review
Does Blizzard's latest expansion breathe new life into the 10 year-old franchise, or is this MMO finally starting to show its age?
More Previews
PREVIEWS Silence: The Whispered World II Preview
With its absolutely gorgeous sequel, Daedalic aims to create a mid-range difficulty adventure title that will expand the genre to a larger audiences.
Release Dates
NEW RELEASES Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions
Release date: 11/25/14

Kingdom Hearts 2.5 HD Remix
Release date: 12/02/14

Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN-
Release date: 12/16/14

Kalimba
Release date: 12/17/14


LATEST FEATURES With Two Paths to Walk This Fall, I Recommend Assassins Play AC Unity Over AC Rogue
For fans of this series, it'll be a decision based on hardware. For enthusiasts, returning to the brand's roots will prove enticing.

Nintendo Download November 2014 - Updating Each Week
If you've got credit on Nintendo's digital eShop service or expect to receive a gift card this holiday season, start making your list with our weekly updates.
MOST POPULAR FEATURES Xbox Downloads October 2014 - Updating Each Week
Microsoft's Xbox One console continues an Xbox Live revolution started over a decade ago. Here's hoping Summer of Arcade makes it to the platform next year.

LEADERBOARD
Read More Member Blogs
FEATURED VOXPOP Master_Craig
Welcome Home - PAX AUS 2014
By Master_Craig
Posted on 11/18/14
Last night I returned home from PAX AUS 2014. Long story short, it wasn't perfect, but it was quite possibly the best weekend I've had this year. It was a lot of fun. If you'd like to continue reading, the long story is just below. Buckle up. This is gonna be...

Black BLACK Tactical Guide

Version Uno by
Tyrranis
04/17/07

Welcome to my BLACK Tactical Guide. Contained within are some of the tactics I used to beat the game.

WARNING: These tactics are only guaranteed to work if properly executed and on Normal difficulty. They have not been tested on Hard or Black Ops difficulty.

Let's get things started with some General Tips.

- Explosive things are your friends. Enemies have a tendancy to ignore the 'Danger: Flammable' labels on things when they're looking for places to take cover. These explosive objects usually take three or so bullets before they blow up, which is a lot less compared to the amount it takes to kill an enemy without a headshot or Magnum.

- Call me Harry. The Magnum can kill anyone with a single bullet, aside from the Shotgun fellows who take two. Magnum ammo is scarce, but in the later levels the Shield guys tend to pack Magnum ammo.

- Geo-Mod. This is the phrase given when a game allows you to MODify the GEOgraphical features of a level. (read: blow apart the walls.) If the game gives you a RPG or a case of grenades, and there's a funny looking wall, it could be that the RPG could remove that wall.

- Silent OR deadly. A silencer, although allowing for stealth kills, does increase the recoil of the weapon and decreases the overall power of it. If you've already been spotted, take the damn thing off.

With that out of the way, I think it's time I got to the matter of Enemy-Specific Tactics.

Tactics against the Armored Shotgun enemies

- Grenades make lousy lapdancers. Knock the guy to the ground. While he's getting up, lob a grenade at his feet. By the time he gets up, BOOM!

- Priority one. These guys have the weakest armor on their helmets. If you can hit them with a single bullet there, you can kill them instantly. This is better off for long-range silent kills.

- .45 in the holster. Magnums can kill these guys in two hits to the torso, or one to the head.

Tactics against the Riot Shield enemies

- Distract and explode. Throw a grenade behind them and shoot at them. They'll use the shield to block your bullets, which means they'll get an assful of explosion. Or, they'll shield from the grenade and get an assful of lead. Either way, you get to waste their ass.

- Chisel it away. Some guns can break the shield apart. The less shield they have, the more vital organs they have exposed, and the more target area you can hit.

OK. With these tactics in mind, you should be able to take the fight to Seventh Wave. Good luck, soldier.

More Black Cheats and FAQs: