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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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- Anti-Cheat Technology: PunkBuster
- Call of Duty series
- Historical conflict: World War II
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The Press Says
|Entertainment Depot, The||Jan 11, 2006||9.5 out of 10||95|
|FileFactory Games / Gameworld Network||Dec 08, 2005||93 out of 100||93|
|HonestGamers||Feb 13, 2006||9 out of 10||90|
|TeamXbox||Nov 15, 2005||9 out of 10||90|
|1UP||Nov 15, 2005||9 out of 10||90|
|Xbox2news.com||2005||9 out of 10||90|
|GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands)||Dec 02, 2005||89 out of 100||89|
|X-Box Gamer||Dec 01, 2005||17 out of 20||85|
|X-Power||Dec 06, 2005||8.5 out of 10||85|
|Edge||Nov 24, 2005||8 out of 10||80|
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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.
- Computer Games
- March 2006 - #7 PC Game of the Year in the 2005
- 2005 – #5 Game of the Year
- 2005 – #3 PC Game of the Year
- 2005 – Xbox 360 Game of the Year
- 2005 – Xbox 360 Game of the Year (Readers' Vote)
- 2005 – PC FPS of the Year
- 2005 – Xbox 360 Shooter of the Year
- 2005 – Best Sound of the Year (PC)
- PC Powerplay (Germany)
- Issue 04/2006 - #3 Action Game in 2005 (Readers' Vote)
Related Web Sites
- Official Call Of Duty Website -- Official Call Of Duty Series Website
- X360A Call of Duty 2 achievement guide -- X360A's achievement guide to Call of Duty 2.
Kabushi (114716) added Call of Duty 2 (Xbox 360) on Nov 23, 2005
Richard A. Baker, Chad Barb, Benjamin Bastian, Hyun Jin Cho, Joel Gompert, Brian Langevin, Sarah Michael, Bryan Pearson (Sound), Jon Shiring (Multiplayer)Additional Programming: