SPOILERS! If you haven’t found a few hours to finish MW2’s campaign yet, you may want to go do that before ingesting the following words. It’s impressive that we were able to not only find seven, but actually choose the top seven most controversial and divisive aspects of Infinity Ward’s landmark shooter. They managed to bait everyone, from Fox News to PC gamers to the entire country of Russia.
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Post date: November 13, 2009
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Modern Warfare 2 isn’t all apocalyptic deluge and end of world madness. Yes, the story hustles you from one extravagant set piece to the next on a gasoline-tinged blast of spectaculosity. But there are plenty of tiny details to discover if you hang back and poke around the nooks and corners instead of dashing from checkpoint to checkpoint.
The first order of business in Just Cause 2 isn’t to steal a car, or motorcycle, or ATV, or fighter jet, or attack chopper. It isn’t to go exploring the miles and miles of jungles, mountains, and cities. No, first you must wrap your head around the grappling hook and parachute.
Who’d have thought that, just 200 years ago, it was fashionable to hate the French? It’s one of the great burdens of having an empire. Poor Napoleon: before declaring himself the Emperor of France, he probably thought back to the time when he was the plucky revolutionary underdog, and all the blokes said “way to go, Naps.”
This week, we’ve been extra busy covering Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. GamesRadar’s own George Walter called it “this year’s must-buy first-person shooter” in his Super Review, and we expected nothing less from developer, Infinity Ward.
Many see the campaign portion of a Call of Duty game as a warm up for multiplayer, a mere precursor to the wanton unleashing of molten buckets of whoop-ass onto the pathetically incompetent gaming public. In the event you’ve skipped the campaign entirely, or didn’t follow the story, or just have an insatiable thirst for spoilers, we’ve whittled Modern Warfare 2’s plot down to the essential 90 seconds.
What will you fight for? That was the question Namco Bandai asked the UK when it invited the nation down to Namco Station in London for its prestigious tournament. Travelling from as far afield as Liverpool and Manchester, Tekken players from far and wide responded to the challenge as they all wanted to prove they were the best. Well, that and the small matter walking away with the grand prize of a 42”