Battlefield 2: Modern Combat

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8.2
very good
 

Game Overview

Based on the blockbuster online multiplayer war Battlefield franchise, EA and developer Digital Illusions are taking the battle to another realm with a modern-war era edition somewhat similar to Battlefield 2 for PCs but developed exclusively for console gamers. Players from the United States, China and the Middle East Coalition will all be represented in harrowing battles of up to 24 players. Command tanks, choppers and any other of more than 30 military vehicles, and make use of more than 70 kinds of weapons (including heat-seaking missles, laser designated bombs and other modern military hardware.)

The Good

Hot-swapping adds a fun dynamic to the gameplay, Lots of vehicles and weapons to play around with, Varied campaign, 24-player online multiplayer.

The Bad

Arcade, shooting gallery-like feel, Vehicles don't control well, Presentation somewhat disappointing, Enemies spawn on top of you in single-player.

The Bottom Line

Based on the blockbuster online multiplayer war Battlefield franchise, EA and developer Digital Illusions are taking the battle to another realm with a modern-war era edition somewhat similar to Battlefield 2 for PCs but developed exclusively for console gamers. Players from the United States, China and the Middle East Coalition will all be represented in harrowing battles of up to 24 players. Command tanks, choppers and any other of more than 30 military vehicles, and make use of more than 70 kinds of weapons (including heat-seaking missles, laser designated bombs and other modern military hardware.)

Game Screenshots

Expert Reviews

GameSpot review logo
73/100
score

Modern Combat doesn't really look, sound, or play like any of the PC Battlefield games, which might be a little disappointing for those looking for more than just another arcade-style shooter.

GameZone review logo
82/100
score

The game controls smoothly enough offline as well as online and HotSwapping is a wonderful feature you'll make use of quite often.

IGN review logo
85/100
score

We really like the new singleplayer mode. Though the AI is a bit too ambitious (because it'll run forward to its death at all times), the emphasis on shooting down large waves of enemies within the confines of some taxing mission of high priority is prett

Game Features

Executive Producer Marcus Nilsson conducts a tour of duty on Battlefield 2: Modern Combat "This is a completely new product designed from the ground up for consoles."

Game Specs

Console Link
Ethernet Broadband

Controllers
Analog Control, Digital Control, Logitech PS2 USB Headsets, Vibration Function

 

Memory
362 kb

Modes
Campaign, Challenge, Deathmatch, Full Mission Single-Player, Simulation, Simultaneous, Story, Survival, Team Battle, Training, Versus

 

ESRB Game Ratings

ESRB Rating of "T"
This game is Rated: Teen
Content is most suitable for children ages 13 and up. This game may contain violence, gambling, suggestive themes, crude humor, or some strong language.
Content Descriptors:
Language, Violence
 
Game Info
Platform:Sony Playstation 2
Release Date:10/25/2005
Publisher:Electronic Arts
Developer:Digital Illusions CE (DICE)
Genre:First Person
ESRB Rating:T
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Game Quality Ratings
Overall
8.2
Gameplay
8
Graphics
7.5
Sound
7.5
Concept
8.5
Difficulty: Medium
OVERALL
8.2/10

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