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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 simply is the pinnacle of the CoD series. Brought to the gamer by Infinity Ward; the creaters of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, this stunning edition in the series shows the aftermath and the continuation of the first Modern Warfare, which in itself was a captivating storyline. In this game, the classic battle of Good vs Evil returns, with the allies, consisting of US Marines and "Task 141", an elite group of British Special Forces, up against a Russian Ultra-Nationalist force, led by "the shadow of Zakhaev, one Vladimir Makarov". The battle itself will drag the player across locations such as a frozen airbase in Russia, to a bustling Airport, a 'Favela' in Rio de Janeiro, and the suburbs of America. Each mission is pitted with sharp graphics, amazing sounds and great special effects. The character of 'Soap' MacTavish re-appears in this story, as does the agent "Nikolai". There are a few twists and turns along the way, some of which are deliciously tantalising and quite shocking, especially to the seasoned CoD veteran. From a gamer's perspective, this game is an exhilerating experience, with all new aspects and environments in the 'career' mode. These range from all-new and upgraded weapons, new handling modes and new graphics engines. The first time I played it, the graphics took my breath away, and all the small details added make the game jump out of the screen, laden with realism. Although the game carried with it a harsh item of controversy, which admittedly can be avoided by the player, it is recommended by all world-wide. The multi-player has also been upgraded, with all-new game modes, such as capture the flag, demolition, and the all new innovation in CoD - 3rd Person gameplay. The massive amount of weaponry and the simply HUGE level of customisation available makes this game a MUST HAVE for those who spend the majority of thier time playing online. It is extremely easy to get the hang of, with simple controls, and manageable objectives, both online and in the story mode. There are plenty of added bonuses along the way, which add more playability to the game. Another high point in this game is the soundtrack, composed by Hans Zimmer, the genius behind Pirates of the Caribbean. As the graphics please your eyes, the music tantalises your ears. To conclude, I have simply one thing to say. If you're looking to buy a (now) cheap game, laden with amazing quality, a great reputation, endless online capabilites and a massive community, then buy Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.
would disagree with you on a few points, one: I don't think this game would be recommended by all world wide, and two, the reputation of Infinity Ward + Activision is far from a good one, especially after all the flack they took after this game was released including the expulsion of IW from their association with activision