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Take shelter, it's the Call of Duty: Black Ops launch trailer

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The launch trailer for Call of Duty: Black Ops is here and 'death from above' seems to be the theme. Stealth planes cruise overhead, attack helicopters annihilate jungles, and men jump away from the explosions in slow motion to the sounds of 'Gimme shelter' by the Rolling Stones. It looks like the best action movie ever, and it's embedded below.

A shelter isn't going to be good enough for the firepower on show; a nuclear bunker would do a better job. The game is due out next Tuesday, the 9th, and is available to pre-purchase right now on Steam .

Tom stopped being a productive human being when he realised that the beige box under his desk could play Alpha Centauri. After Deus Ex and Diablo 2 he realised he was cursed to play amazing PC games forever. He started writing about them for PC Gamer about six years ago, and is now UK web ed.