Activision should rename their Call of Duty franchise to something that reflects its fondness for walking corpses — "Shoot Zombies with Military Guns: Jungle Duty," perhaps.
• The Annihilation map pack for Call of Duty: Black Ops mixes new weapons, zombie monkeys, and The Tokens' "The Lion Sleeps Tonight." Your mind has now automatically remembered that Lion King scene.
Continue after the break for a primer on popping heads from afar in Sniper: Ghost Warrior, the return of a hard-boiled cop in Driver: San Francisco, and a prophetic confrontation in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2.
• Sniper: Ghost Warrior for the PS3 has a few extra perks in store, but it won't matter if you aren't skilled in the art of the headshot. Of course, you can always opt for the reliable "throw grenades at everything" tactic instead.
• Undercover buddy-cops John Tanner and Tobias Jones skirt the edges of the law while pursuing criminals in Driver: San Francisco. Either that, or Tanner's taking some very drastic driving shortcuts for his morning coffee. [GameTrailers]
• Wands and wizards clash in the final battle of good versus evil in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2. With all the supernatural shenanigans going on, I can't help but wonder: What if someone in the Harry Potter universe had a Magnum .44?