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Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter 2

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Description

Not even a day has fully passed since you rescued the US president from Mexican soil and you and the rest of your Ghost team are on the way home. Then the General phones in and gives you your next mission: a group of terrorists deposited two dirty bombs (normal blasting compositions combined with radioactive material) near the city of Juarez. Your goal as Captain Mitchell is to once again save the day with your three team mates.

Like in its predecessor Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter you see Captain Mitchell from behind while you command your team mates directly over the Cross-Com to fulfil your objectives like blowing up a bunch of anti-air-vehicles and then raiding a rebel outpost. To do so you have the normal Ghost team weaponry like the MR-C to your disposal which you can equip you and your team with before and at some points even during the missions. You also have access to a tactical map which allows you to see an aerial view of the current level.

The four multiplayer modes from the previous game are back: Co-op Campaign, Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch, and Hamburger Hill in which a team needs to hold a central zone of the map for a certain amount of time.

The PC version of the game was independently developed from the Xbox 360 version and is, besides the storyline, almost completely different and much more tactic-oriented. The 360 version is played from a third-person perspective and has a fewer multiplayer maps (and game modes). With the more action-based approach, there are no individual orders and a limited amount of team order (4 compared to 8 in the PC version). Players also cannot pick up enemy weapon or use stationary turrets. The game's planning phase is entirely linear, while in the PC version players can plan dynamic insertion points. There are less classes and the tactical map is limited, using wire-frame instead of a full 3D map.

Compared to the 360 version, the PS3 game supports the SIXAXIS control, and adds extra multiplayer maps, 8 new weapons in quick mission mode, and two new co-operative multiplayer modes.

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Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter 2 PlayStation 3 Night mission.
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter 2 PlayStation 3 During the night missions, night goggles are your best ally.
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter 2 PlayStation 3 Taking out the defenseless trucks is a child's play.
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter 2 PlayStation 3 Taking out the sniper in the tower.

Alternate Titles

  • "GRAW2" -- Common abbreviation

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GameSpy PlayStation 3 Aug 24, 2007 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Fragland.net Xbox 360 Mar 29, 2007 92 out of 100 92
Gaming Age Xbox 360 May 21, 2007 A- 91
Cheat Code Central Xbox 360 2007 4.5 out of 5 90
Game Over Online PlayStation 3 Sep 20, 2007 88 out of 100 88
Playstation Front PlayStation 3 Aug 26, 2007 88 out of 100 88
X-Box Gamer Xbox 360 Mar 18, 2007 16 out of 20 80
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Xbox 360 Mar 12, 2007 8 out of 10 80
GamerDad PlayStation 3 Oct 01, 2007 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
TotalVideoGames (TVG) Xbox 360 Mar 12, 2007 8 out of 10 80

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Trivia

The game engine is called Yeti. It is a modified version of UnrealEngine2.

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