Just as you are coming up from air with COD:MW2, the next game in the franchise is dropping on 11/09/10 with Call of Duty: Black Ops.  Based in the cold war era, play includes the usual COD gameplay with new vehicles like the SR-71 and explosive tipped crossbows.  Pre-order now from Amazon.com and receive a $20 off coupon for a future game purchase.  What’s not to like about that?  However, we are recommending the Call of Duty: Black Ops Prestige Edition, which is available for preorder as well.  For $149, you get the COD:BO hardened edition, which comes with the following.

The Call of Duty: Black Ops Prestige Edition includes:

  • RC-XD Video Surveillance Vehicle
    • Fully custom RC vehicle modeled after in-game RC-XD Killstreak Reward
    • Video camera to send wireless video to Transmitter
    • Microphone to send wireless audio to Transmitter
    • Digital proportional steering and throttle
    • Independent suspension
    • Display stand
  • RC-XD Transmitter
    • 2″ backlit TFT 220 x176 color screen to receive video from car
    • Integrated speaker to receive audio from car
    • Custom pistol grip style RC controller
    • High and low-speed settings
    • Up to 200ft control range
  • Includes the full Call of Duty: Black Ops Hardened Edition
    • Limited edition Black Ops Collector’s Medal w/display case
    • 4 extra playable co-op maps not in the standard edition
    • Black Ops PlayStation® Home avatar outfit
    • Premium, special-edition SteelBook™ case
    • Call of Duty: Black Ops full game

Not only do you get the game, but another spy toy to add to your arsenal.  How can that be bad?