Excerpt: There's no doubt that last year's Call of Duty ( review 94%) contained some of the most fun I've had with a first-person shooter in years. It was the most intense, WWII FPS I have ever played. The expansion pack, Call of Duty: United Offensive, takes the already strong gameplay of the original and offers up even more dramatic moments on the battlefields of World War II.
Excerpt: Just one of the large battles you'll be a part of. Call of Duty was released in 2003 and immediately developed a very loyal following. Not surprising for a game that featured excellent level design, compelling gameplay, and top-notch production values … and that was an absolute blast to play. Now Call of Duty has an expansion pack in United Offensive that attempts to extend the magic of the original with a whole new campaign of missions and some multiplayer enhancements.
Summary: Expanded Multiplayer action, playable
vehicles, three new historically accurate single player campaigns, and the
addition of new weapons to the various World War II themed arsenals are just a
few of the gems gamers will find in United Offensive. This expansion pack for
the critically acclaimed 2003 WWII shooter Call of Duty takes an already
incredible gaming experience and elevates it to new PC gaming heights, giving
players more of the gritty combat scenarios that they...
Excerpt: It can be difficult making a sequel, or even an add-on pack, to a popular game. It's almost like a company is being set up to fail. With the bar set so high it becomes difficult for a firm to fulfill the expectations of the rabid fan base of the previous installment. Nonetheless, Activision came out with Call of Duty: United Offensive"sequel to the very successful Call of Duty. And they succeeded. CoD: United Offensive is the equal or better of the original in all ways.
Excerpt: Infinity Ward and Activision basically came out of nowhere with last year's smash hit Call of Duty. Its intense World War 2 action and solid production values scored big with both gamers and reviewers, and the multiplayer mode that was thrown in turned out to be not half-bad. Activision commissioned developers Gray Matter (creators of Return to Castle Wolfenstein) for the inevitable expansion pack to Call of Duty, and they've delivered a very solid experience that's true...
Excerpt: When the original Call of Duty was released way back in October of 2003, it brought a level of immersion that is rarely found in many games. The atmosphere drew you in like a moth to a flame, and you could not help the fact that the experience was nothing less than rewarding. The game play in itself wasn't really revolutionary, you just run around on a linear map, shooting bad guys along the way, completing objectives as they came.