PC game / Taking place in the year 2014, Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter 2 finds the Ghost team once again fighting rebels from Mexico, only this time it’s on the U.S. border between El Paso and Juárez. In order to prevent an imminent attack on American soil, players must lead a four-man team on an 11-mission campaign, with battles taking place in mountainous regions, deserts, rural areas, and small towns. A sophisticated graphics engine incorporates such elements as real-time day and night cycles, a dynamic weather system, and destructible environments.
The artificial intelligence of computer-controlled teammates has been an area of focus for this installment, with two new orders available to squad commanders: recon and assault. Issuing the recon order will have troops gathering intelligence and only attacking an enemy if fired upon, while the assault order has soldiers concentrating all their firepower on a specific target. The game also does away with the checkpoint system, allowing players to save their mission progress at any time instead of at specific intervals. more…>