DescriptionCall of Duty 2 is an installment in the series of war-themed first-person perspective shooters. The game is trying to recreate the big military operations of World War II (Defence of Stalingrad, invasion in Normandy and German-British war in North Africa).
Developers from Infinity Ward divided Call of Duty 2 into three campaigns (Russian, British and American) and put into the game a lot of new features (e.g. no health indicator, option to complete mission objectives in different order). Expanded multiplayer modes are also available.
- "使命召唤2" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
- "COD2" -- Common abbreviation
- "콜 오브 듀티 2" -- Korean spelling
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- Call of Duty series
- Historical conflict: World War II
- Technology: amBX
|Really good, but not perfect.||Windows||D Michael (221)|
|You are called to duty!||Xbox 360||Alex Barberi (9)|
|Excellent world-war-two shooter, though not as good as the first.||Windows||wildweasel (24)|
|My first Call of Duty experience & thumbs up on this older game||Windows||StorytellerShannon (19)|
The Press Says
|Game Shark||Xbox 360||Dec 05, 2005||A||100|
|Gamezoom||Windows||Nov 23, 2005||92 out of 100||92|
|Softpedia||Windows||Nov 06, 2005||9 out of 10||90|
|XboxAddict||Xbox 360||Nov 28, 2005||90 out of 100||90|
|HardGamers||Windows||Nov 14, 2005||86 out of 100||86|
|2404.org PC Gaming||Windows||Nov 17, 2005||8.6 out of 10||86|
|GameStar (Germany)||Windows||Dec, 2005||85 out of 100||85|
|PAL Gaming Network (PALGN)||Xbox 360||Mar 20, 2006||8.5 out of 10||85|
|MS Xbox World||Xbox 360||Dec 12, 2005||8.5 out of 10||85|
|PC Powerplay||Windows||Dec, 2005||81 out of 100||81|
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German versionsIn the German version terms like "Nazi" or "Kraut" and all mentions of Hitler, Stalin, Rommel or the Third Reich were removed. The intro movies with real-life movie material are slightly re-cut and all swastikas were either removed or replaced with iron crosses. A detailed list of all changes can be found on schnittberichte.com.
ReferencesOne of the tank commanders in Call of Duty 2 is called Greta Garbo, after the famous Swedish actress.
SalesCall of Duty 2 was the first Xbox 360 game to sell over one million units in the US.
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