Reviews and Problems with Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
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Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (Xbox 360)
4 July 2013
Excerpt: Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare Published by Infinity Ward Developed by Activision ESRB Rating: M Based on the popular World War II First Person Shooter series, Call of Duty 4 is a departure form the usual setting in that it takes place in the modern era in a hypothetical crisis originating in an unnamed Middle East country. Game Play The player takes on the role of 3 different characters as the story progresses.
Excerpt: There’s certainly been an influx of World War II FPS’s since Medal of Honor was released on the PlayStation back in 1999. The uninitiated may think that Call of Duty 4 is yet another one of these World War II games, although they would be mistaken as the fourth instalment in the series breaks tradition and takes the franchise into the modern day. A lot of people are going to be over the moon seeing the back of those World War II uniforms and clunky weapons.
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Excerpt: When asked to review Call of Duty 4 Modern Warfare, my main fear was not doing the game the tremendous amount of justice it duly deserves. This game comes as the fourth installment of the Call of Duty saga, and is made by the very same developers who brought us Call of Duty 2; Infinity Ward. After the very short lived anticipation brought about by Call of Duty 3, it seemed that Modern Warfare had a lot to prove. an well, It delivered more then we could ever imagine.
Excerpt: Check out VideoGamer.com's Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare video review . Call of Duty has made a name for itself as the premier WWII shooter series, but original developer Infinity Ward wanted to do something different this time, leaving WWII in the past. Their third game, the fourth game in the CoD series, takes the combat into the modern era and features an entirely original storyline that hasn't come from the pages of history books.
Summary: Parents need to know that although earlier games in the Call of Duty series had "Teen" ratings, this game is rated "Mature" for portraying highly authentic modern military combat with realistic gore. There are distressing situations involving torture, execution, and the gruesome deaths of primary protagonists to whom the player will likely have grown attached.