Conclusion: Xbox 360 gamers can add an extra point to the score because of the lack of technical issues which adds a noticeable limp to the PS3 version. That and an awful story aside, this is still a wild ride of a game that you should experience.
Conclusion: Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising is not a game for everyone. Its high degree of challenge and tactical gameplay is for well-versed, patient, hardcore players. More casual players, even Modern Warfare junkies, need not apply unless you understand that the realistic experience offered in this title...
Conclusion: Having been quite a fan of the original Operation Flashpoint (even though I have to confess to be pretty terrible at actually playing it), I was more than a little excited to see its "sequel", or rather a game that aims to take that title's unique atmosphere and give it a makeover, land on my...
Excerpt: Perhaps the best thing you can say about Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising is that there isn't anything quite like it available for console systems. This descendent of Bohemia Interactive Studio's realistic tactical military shooter for PCs is unique for how it deploys into your living room.
Conclusion: One could get the sense that Dragon Rising is mired in a quagmire of bugs, unintuitive menus and bad AI…and it is. The realism is unquestionable; the run and gun gameplay found in Call of Duty will not work.
Pros: Realism leads to intense firefights; extremely fun multiplayer; good number of weapons and vehicles to use.
Excerpt: It’s hard, initially, to fault Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising. The instant it kicks off with you touching down, in a helicopter, onto the lightly-defended outpost of Skirinka Island prior to the assault on Skira, the world completely sucks you in.