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Modern Warfare 2

Sergeant “Soap” MacTavish from the first Modern Warfare returns, but now as a non-playable character, and the leader of Task Force 141, whose mission is to counteract the Russian terrorist organisation.
Platform:Xbox 360
Genre:First-Person Shooter
Official Site:Modern Warfare 2 Homepage
Release Date:10 Nov 2009
Also Known As:Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
Developer:Infinity Ward
Publisher:Activision
Tags:Modern Warfare 2, Modern Warfare 2 Xbox 360, Russian Ultranationalist organisation, Vladimir Makarov, Russia, Afghanistan, Brazil, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
Also on:PC, PS3
Modern Warfare 2

 

Gamers are up against a Russian Ultranationalist organisation led by a terrorist called Vladimir Makarov. Sergeant “Soap” MacTavish from the first Modern Warfare returns, but now as a non-playable character, and the leader of Task Force 141, whose mission is to counteract the Russian terrorist organisation.

Details revealed from various sources say that gamers will play missions in Russia, Afghanistan, and Brazil. The first trailer shows players in high-speed chases on ice, conducting underwater espionage, and making near-death escapes – with plenty of grandiose action included. From the looks of it, gamers will be in for a real treat with this title.

  • A "Special Forces" mode will be featured in Modern Warfare 2 comparable to the "Mile High Club" epilogue mission in Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare.

  • The mode will consist of isolated missions in a variety of settings which are not related to the campaign story, and will include a cooperative play option for two players, while the single-player mode will not.
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