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Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Big Bangs, Small Blasts

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (MA15+)
BY MATTHEW KELLER / November 24, 2009
(Single Player Only Review)

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is the gaming industry equivalent of the summer tentpole film. It carries a huge budget, it’s destined to sell millions of copies and it’s full of big explosions and screaming military men. Yet like many summer sequels, Modern Warfare 2 is bogged down by the need to always one up its predecessor, losing sight of plausibility, basic storytelling and gameplay innovation in the quest to shock its audience. (more…)

posted by Matthew Keller at 1:27 pm  

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