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GAME REVIEW – Modern Warfare 2 (PS3, Hardened Edition)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Many readers of Alternative Magazine Online will no doubt have read my earlier critique, detailing how I felt Modern Warfare’ 2’s single player experience short-changed gamers. Yet of course, Modern Warfare 2 is much more than just a 6 hour single player campaign. With my full review, I plan to further expand on my previous criticisms, whilst also shedding light upon several factors that, for many, will make this game a must buy regardless…

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How Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2’s Single Player Short-Changed Gamers

By Marty Mulrooney

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I have recently had a terrible time trying to obtain a copy of Modern Warfare 2 for the PS3. To start, my original pre-order went missing in the post, and the retailer I had bought it from was out of stock and couldn’t offer me a replacement. (Only just got my refund today!)

Then, the next copy I ordered came damaged in the post (Hardened Edition) so it had to go back. Then, the retailer (I won’t name them to save embarrassment) took so long to process a replacement, I asked for a refund (still waiting on that, over a week now) and re-ordered again. That one came with a dent as well, so I gave up.

But I digress! I am actually HAPPY all of the above happened, because it somewhat killed the buzz of playing the game on release day, and let me approach the game long after everyone had already played it to death with a less hyped mind. Let’s not beat around the bush either; it is a fantastic game. But it also has some very serious flaws that make me think Infinity Ward were very lazy when it came to creating the single player campaign… (Contains Spoilers!)

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