Playing Game and Online Games Reviews

December 1, 2008

Call of Duty 2- Game Review

Filed under: Call of Duty — Tags: , , — elzubeth @ 4:43 pm

Introduction:

Call of Duty 2 is another famous first-person shooter video game based on World War-II. It was a sequel to highly critically acclaimed game Call of Duty 1. This game was developed by Infinity Ward and published by Activision. Primarily it was developed for PC but later on its XBox 360 and mobile phone versions were also launched. Call of Duty 2 was highest grossing game of year 2005.

Development:

Call of Duty 2 was developed by Infinity Ward, which also developed its first part. Famous video game company “Activision” published it. Initially only PC version was launched, but later on its huge success prompted publishers to release it mobile and XBox versions.

Plot:

Call of Duty 2 was very much similar to its first part in gameplay and story plot. It was based on incidents of World War-II. Player gets the opportunity to play as soldier of different armies. The game is divided in four parts: one as soldier of Red Army, one as soldier of America and two parts as soldier of British Army. So basically story is divided in four campaigns and three stories. First one is “Eastern Front” in which player takes the role of Private Vasili Ivanovich Koslov of Red Army, second campaign is “North African Campaign” and player takes the role of Sergeant John Davis of British Army, third and fourth campaigns are “Battle of Normandy” and “Crossing the Rhine” respectively and players plays as Corporal Bill Taylor of USA Army.

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Thumbs Up:

Call of Duty 2 was an excellent blend of marvelous graphics, animations and a strong story. Different campaigns in the story maintain the interest of players. The most powerful feature of the game is its multiplayer facility. Maximum 64 players can play on a PC server multiplayer mode, while on XBox 360, 8 players can play simultaneously. There are several gametypes available such as Team Deathmatch, Deathmatch, Capture the Flag, Search & Destroy etc. Call of Duty 2 features many weapons of the time of World War – II. Smoke grenades are added attractions in the game. In addition to this players can also use flank cannons and stationary machine guns, which adds to the excitement of game. Background music of Call of Duty 2 is also worth noticing and is a great plus point of game.

Thumbs Down:

Call of Duty 2 is a great game with many interesting features, but there are some negative points also. Aiming while running is not possible. New health system is also not good as health bar is absent from the game. Although this new system was added to give a new feel to the players but most of the game lovers didn’t liked it.

Response:

Call of Duty 2 got great reception by game lovers and critics. XBox version was also got huge success with over 250,000 copies sold within one week of its release. By October 2006, 1.4 million copies had been sold. Excellent graphics, amazing sound effects and awesome presentation were praised heavily throughout the world.

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