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... no :( - http://ps3.psu.com/Criterion--no-plans-for-Black-sequel--a0002726-p0.php
Yes? - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_2
the first link is two years ago, the second is from this year - so I'm thinking no sequel is planned. i really hope this is not the case, i loved the first one. i think it's available on XBL.
i can't find the magazine that i read that rumor in - but the third link is interesting, yet vague. it states that EA is planning Black 2 for 360 and PS3, and DICE (the people behind Battlefield: Bad Co.) will be making it. this would make sense, given Black's use of destructible environments - something that has been a huge part of the marketing for BF:BC. Black 2 seems a perfect fit for the Frostbite engine. i did check the official DICE website, though, and found no mention of a possible Black project.
i think it's safe to say that a sequel will come down the pipeline eventually. there are so many people who loved the game and are clamoring for a sequel, it was received warmly by critics and more importantly - it SOLD well, especially in the US.
hopefully someone with better detective skills - or an insider's ear - can provide some better information. i tried...
"I came here to do two things: Kick @$$, and chew bubble gum. And I'm all out of bubble gum." - "Rowdy" Roddy Piper, They Live
here's an interesting link - a Criterion forum. the topic? "WE WANT BLACK 2 NOW!". there is a response post from a Criterion employee mentioning a podcast which denied rumors of a possible Black 2. i haven't found this podcast yet, just articles referencing it, echoing Black 2's snubbing...