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Global Operations (Windows)

Mature
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
Theme
76
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
3.0
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.

Advertising Blurbs

Press Release:

    ELECTRONIC ARTS AND CRAVE ENTERTAINMENT SHIPS GLOBAL OPERATIONS FOR THE PC



    REDWOOD CITY, Calif., March 27, 2002– Players get a dose of authentic war-like settings in Global Operations’ as the multiplayer-focused team-based tactical first person perspective game features 13 real world locations and “hot spots” such as Chechnya, Sri Lanka, North Africa and the South China Seas. The game also features 26 elite fighting forces. In partnership with Crave Entertainment and Electronic Arts (Nasdaq: ERTS) are jointly publishing Global Operations for the PC worldwide.

    Global Operations boasts a massive multiplayer component that supports up to 24 players. The emphasis is on co-operative play as teams try to accomplish a wide variety of mission types. Players experience a unique troop reinforcement scheme that reinserts players into the game via a helicopter, APC or truck. The game also supports single player game with AI bots.

    Global Operations offers more than 30 real weapons including handguns, machine guns, shotguns, rifles, and anti-tank weaponry. Weapon ballistics are accurately modeled affecting so that players can shoot through walls and ceilings depending on distance and caliber of weapon. Global Operations also features more than 12 military hardware tools such as grenades, night vision goggles, thermal vision and various explosive devices. The game includes a specialty system in which players can choose from six customizable specialties including sniper, recon, medic and heavy gunner, each with unique strengths and weaknesses, as well as an intelligence officer that can give help to the team from a safe distance.

    Global Operations for the PC was developed by Barking Dog Studios in Vancouver, British Columbia. More information can be found on the official EA product web site www.globalopsgame.com Global Operations carries an ESRB rating of “M” (Mature) and MSRP of US$39.99

    ABOUT CRAVE ENTERTAINMENT Based in Los Angeles, California, Crave Entertainment is a privately held publisher of videogame entertainment products. The company's best-selling line-up features top brands and franchises such as Ultimate Fighting Championship and Tokyo Xtreme Racer. Crave produces games for the major console platforms including Game Boy® Advance, Nintendo GameCube, the PlayStation® game console, PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, the Xbox’ video game system from Microsoft, and for the PC. For more information about Crave Entertainment, please www.cravegames.com.

    ABOUT ELECTRONIC ARTS Electronic Arts (Nasdaq: ERTS), headquartered in Redwood City, California, is the world's leading interactive entertainment software company. Founded in 1982, Electronic Arts posted revenues of more than $1.3 billion for fiscal 2001. The company develops, publishes and distributes software worldwide for the Internet, personal computers and video game systems. Electronic Arts markets its products under four brand names: EA SPORTS, EA GAMES, EA SPORTS BIG’ and EA.COM. More information about EA's products and full text of press releases can be found on the Internet at http://www.info.ea.com. ###

    Contributed by skl (1140) on Mar 01, 2004.

Inside Flap of Box (U.S./Canada):
    Join an Elite Fighting Force

    Specialty: Recon
    Duty: Scout ahead for enemy troops


    Specialty: Commando
    Duty: Lead your team into battle

    Specialty: Heavy Gunner
    Duty: Lay down cover fire

    Specialty: Intel
    Duty: Coordinate team movement

    Specialty: Demo
    Duty: Plant and defuse bombs

    Specialty: Medic
    Duty: Patch up your team

    Specialty: Sniper
    Duty: Take down enemies from a distance

    Contributed by JPaterson (9147) on Apr 01, 2002.

Back of Box (U.S./Canada):
    Enter the world of specialized warfare.

    Global Operations puts you into present-day hot spots such as Chechnya, Sri Lanka and the South China seas. As a member of an elite military force, accomplish team-specific missions like hostage rescue, bomb disarmament and VIP escort. Only as a team can you defeat the opposition.

    Go online and join one of 26 elite fighting forces to battle in 13 diverse conflict zones.
    Choose one of seven player specialities such as Recon, Commando and Medic.
    Select from over 30 rifles, machine guns, and shotguns as well as sniper scopes, laser pointers, silencers and more.
    Equip yourself with all the tools of the trade including grenades, C4 charges and night vision goggles.

    Contributed by JPaterson (9147) on Apr 01, 2002.