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MW2 being unveiled at E3

June 2nd, 2009

MW2 will be unveiled at the Electronic Entertainment Expo. (E3) Convention today. It will be a rare early look of the game. It seems that the Santa Monica-based studio is putting the finishing touches.

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It will be like one of its seemingly impossible missions. Gamers, as an elite combat specialist, follow the task force leader Captain “Soap” MacTavish. He climb a sheer ice floe in Kazakhstan.

We will get the sound of the crunch as the ice ax and crampons penetrate the frozen cliff face. Gamers will attempt a death-defying leap a gap in a cliff ledge and at the moment when it looks as if gamers has fallen, McTavish grabs on and pulls to safety.

On the way gamers also join in Black Hawk Down-style urban fight in Rio de Janeiro. Even in infiltration of an Afghanistan cave camp and also wage underwater battles.

Its interesting. Right? All these leads to an enemy outpost where gamers are triggered with outmanned and outgunned diversionary explosions and they escape in a snowmobile chase rivaling the forest speeder-bike.

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Game Informer offers new details on MW2

May 15th, 2009

A video teaser of MW2, we have all seen. Now the latest issue of one of the top gaming magazines, Game Informer, offers new details on Modern Warfare 2. For gamers and all the Fans of the first Modern Warfare will be happy to know that one of its major characters, Sergeant John “Soap” MacTavish, returns in this new much awaited game as the captain of an international group called Task Force 141. But this time he will be an NPC.

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Game Informer also adds in the information that the sequel “continues the narrative begun in Modern Warfare, with the world facing dangerous political instability in Russia.” In the game, a terrorist group plans to use political turmoil of Russia to their advantage in order to secure the troubled empire’s weapon stockpiles.

Another character, Makarov, who is the leader of the terrorist group, also happens to be an associate of Zakhaev, the man responsible for the first games’ nuclear attack.

President and CTO of Infinity Ward, Jason West, said earlier that the gameplay is wide open and has a lot of variety. He added more that any good story is on rails.West even estimates that MW2 campaign will be just as lengthy as its predecessor’s.

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First details of MW2 emerged

May 13th, 2009

After the 10 seconds gameplay footage of Modern Warfare 2, the first hard details about it have emerged. The information of this sequel to Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare has been leaked in one of the leading gaming magazine.

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According to it, Modern Warfare 2 will be set several years after its predecessor. In the game, again the political instability inside a fictional near-future Russia threatens the world. The thread now will be in the form of a terrorist organization. One of the two heroes of the game, Sergeant “Soap” MacTavish, has been promoted to captain in the Special Air Services (SAS), Britain’s equivalent of the US Navy SEALs. This MacTavis, being part of a new commando unit, will be guiding the players through a series of grueling missions that also includes an ice-climbing infiltration of a frozen Russian army base.

Modern Warfare 2 will also address the issue of infinitely spawning enemies. It also boasts new “Special Forces” mode, which is very similar to the Mile High Club and the airplane-hijack level. Moreover, the hope of many, the cooperative campaign is MIA in Modern Warfare 2.

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