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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

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posted on Nov, 10 2009 @ 08:10 PM
reply to post by AlwaysQuestion

I just finished this mission myself tonight.

It's graphic but it is not like it's just some random thing in the middle of the game ... It's the tipping point of the plot of the game.

1) It establishes the antagonist as a really bad due

2) It gets the Russians to attack the USA, which is a huge part of the gameplay.

Obviously interplay wanted to have the gamer fight through American locales and this is the way the script was written to allow that.

posted on Nov, 10 2009 @ 08:11 PM
reply to post by watchZEITGEISTnow

you are soooooo old.

this line is to make up for the fact that the first line said all that was needed.

posted on Nov, 10 2009 @ 08:13 PM
reply to post by network dude

Guess you want to challenge me in a game of Pong on the Atari now huh?!

Many blisters from that little diddy back in the day...

posted on Nov, 10 2009 @ 08:18 PM
reply to post by watchZEITGEISTnow

sadly I remember the amazing bliss after buying Missile Command. that paper route was a godsend.

posted on Nov, 10 2009 @ 08:21 PM

let it be just that, maybe there is some hidden messages, but it is for entertainment only!!!

posted on Nov, 10 2009 @ 08:28 PM
i total missed this thread... i wanted to start one last week, but didnt want to show off.

i was playing mw2 most of last week .. its a dam good game, very confusing at times storyline wise.

the terrorist attack / genocide level blew my mind away in all sorts of ways, mainly that i couldnt believe i was part of what was going on! the way the level just starts and you see people getting mowed down... very thought provoking and shocking stuff i thought!

i also like how its not usa vs stereotypical muslim extremists (i like that alot actualy!)

the co op split scren levels are something else! ^___^

posted on Nov, 10 2009 @ 08:53 PM
if you don't have this game please get it now
and you might be lucky enough to see me in your kill camera online

posted on Nov, 10 2009 @ 09:02 PM
reply to post by AlwaysQuestion

These games are a lot of fun to play, I myself am supposed to be getting the game in question soon enough.

I don't think the idea of letting you play as or play against the terrorists is anything new, there are lot's of games and media that involve terrorism. Someone mentioned the Grand Theft Auto series where it is a past time to mow down innocent civilians and then the cops if they are chasing you. The games are a form of escapism, better to get those violent urges we all have out in a simulated world then in the real one. The trouble comes from young children playing these games. As adults they have little effect in making us more violent because, if we're lucky, we were raised with peaceful ideals or balanced morals regarding violence. But when a 4-10 year old gets hold of one of the games it can do some damage to desensitize them. That's why I'm sort of glad my parents waited until my teen years before I was allowed to play any of these violent games...

posted on Nov, 10 2009 @ 09:26 PM
reply to post by AlwaysQuestion

The story mode of this game is an afterthought. My 11 year old is playing the story mode right now, and i am listening to the TV ring from a stun grenade. I have played about 3 hours on Team Deathmatch today. I can honestly say that the game is outstanding. I thought COD 4 and 5 were both really good, and this is outstanding, too. I do not like the stuff that pops up on the screen so much...but will play Hardcore Deathmatch when i unlock it, so it won't be a problem.

Now that i have given my review (
), let me say that the OP is what i would consider "Chicken Little" speak. I know you didn't write it, but are just presenting the concept, but in my estimation the concept is fear mongering in the same vein as the PMRC in the 80's. Honestly, i find more offensive on childrens radio and TV than on this game.

In COD 4 they nuked an Iraqi city, and killed a bunch of US soldiers. In COD 5 you ran around with a flame thrower, roasting people alive and listening to the scream, or stabbing dogs and hearing them yelp and die.

The game is about warfare. Warfare isn't pretty. I am not a fan of war (but i LOVE first person shooters, and absolutely adore our troops). However, if you are going to "do" war, it has to be gritty, ugly, violent, and gory. That is just the way it is.

I think that most who took English Lit I in college would have run across Walter Mitty (if not in high school). It is an archetype that exists in all of us, and it is what makes it such a great story. COD sates my Walter Mitty complex.

I am not bothered by the destruction of all the free worlds biggest landmarks. What i AM upset about is that in 2012 the director admits to wanting to destroy the Black Cube, but being afraid to for fear of death. Coward. Every one of us has had a family member who gave his life to preserve our freedom of speech, and that wuss rolled over and surrendered his freedom without so much as a whimper.

[edit on 10-11-2009 by bigfatfurrytexan]

posted on Nov, 10 2009 @ 09:53 PM
People it is just a game. If you are worried about the negative effects it may have on kids or whatever don't get it for them. It amazes me how some people can get worked up over fictional things like this and try to stop them but when it happens in real life their not trying too hard.

posted on Nov, 10 2009 @ 10:07 PM
I played the said level and it is a just a game actually you don't have to actually participate in the "disturbing" levels. It is just a game with a story you take part of, no "brain washing" or anything you said. It is actually a entertaining game.

posted on Nov, 10 2009 @ 10:20 PM
Thank God I canceled my preorder. The pc version is a joke. If I wanted to play a dumbed down version I would have gotten the console version instead.
Took my money and ordered bad company 2 instead. At least the devs of BC2 listen to what pc gamers want.

[edit on 11-11-2009 by RavenX]

posted on Nov, 10 2009 @ 10:20 PM

Originally posted by AlwaysQuestion
True, but this is a real new slant....

You are a good guy, acting like a terrorist and deliberately killing anyone and everyone in a shopping mall....

Its asking a question: Can you do it?

I just don't know why they are asking the question.

I don't know if anyone has mentioned this but:

If the video you linked is footage of actual gameplay then the arguement that the game makes you shoot civillians is null and void. I never once saw the player fire off a a single round.

BUT you CAN make the arguement that the player has to sit there and watch civilians mowed down w/o their playable character being able to do anything.

BUT (lol) I'm sure that there are real life instances of undercover individuals having to endure something similar, maybe not as gruesome, but similar. So then, it's just art imitating life.

Just my two cents!

posted on Nov, 10 2009 @ 10:28 PM
They just convince the world that its " OK " to sit home , be lazy , watch explicit things with no remorse , and kill people as entertainment , thus creating mind controlled drones ..

posted on Nov, 10 2009 @ 10:45 PM
MW2 sucks balls. Anyone who buys this crapfest is an idiot. As you can see, A large portion of the populace is an idiot.

posted on Nov, 10 2009 @ 10:45 PM

The game has an 18+ Rating.

If someones kid is playing this game then they suck as a parent.

My five year old will not get to play this game.

I will play the hell out of it. That scene in the game is cool because it could really happen and that is what makes these games cooler is the reality aspect. You are not really killing anyone. Its cool.

Bloody and brutally realistic, the 18-rated game comes with a “disturbing content” warning and is likely to provoke concern about gra

So does Porn, but I don't give it to my kids. That's why it has the rating.

[edit on 10-11-2009 by kleverone]

posted on Nov, 10 2009 @ 11:10 PM
I hope it wasn't said already, and I just missed it, but if you've played it....... that level 'no Russian'... and you took a pot shot at the bad guys shooting civi's - they quickly - VERY quickly - cut you down - but not before calling you a traitor. So what the video doesn't show you, is the point at the end when they rendezvous w/ their pick-up, you're a dead man regardless. YOU are the patsi - because You are the American.

Yes it's just a game - Yes you can skip it. - but w/out that part, there is no attack on the states. I guess what I am saying, is - yer damned if you do, damned if you don't. Just shoot wide, and be under the false impression you are getting out of it alive....... or so you thought.

PS _ I forgot to mention when I found myself on this rail, I thought to myself, 'this is gonna get banned.... somewhere...'

[edit on 11/10/2009 by hhcore]

posted on Nov, 10 2009 @ 11:13 PM
i'll be getting this game on Thurs.Anyone want to send a friend request look me up.Frag-fest baby!

BTW,its just entertainment!!!!!!!!!!!

posted on Nov, 10 2009 @ 11:15 PM
My "Prestige Collectors Edition" came today from Amazon complete with all the goodies including a toy set of night vision goggles. I don't know if I want to play it or put it on Ebay....

The Call of Duty series of games are a lot of fun. I haven't had any urges to grab my real assault rifle and head for the mall yet but I'll make a note to watch out for it.

My real life tactical shooting skills improved quite a bit after playing the last COD game, apparently it does serve some benefit.

posted on Nov, 10 2009 @ 11:22 PM
reply to post by Happyfeet

The irony is that the only ones who sound like mindless drones are the ones complaining that video games turns people into mindless drones.

So for 120 seconds or so you take part in a flase flag operation, what do you know, it does actually happen.

This however is only a game, with fictional good guys, fictional bad guys, fictional bullets and fictional blood and fictional murder. It is fiction.

I read Ol Yeller once, I still don't shoot my dogs.

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