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Operation Flashpoint:  Dragon Rising is the complete antithesis of the on-rails, run-and-gun shooter. Players are empowered with the freedom to handle military crisis situations on their own initiative, deploying the weaponry, vehicles and equipment of a contemporary fighting force.   In Operation Flashpoint:  Dragon Rising gamers play the decisive role in defusing a military flashpoint between two global superpowers that threatens the entire world. Players take the role of U.S. Marines and Special Forces operatives dispatched to take back the oil-rich Russian island of Skira from an invading force of Chinese PLA. The 136-square-mile island becomes the ultimate open-world battlefield as players are empowered to make their own choices, deploy their own tactics and fight war on their own terms. Objectives are set

Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising Review

You can’t go in without a plan. Maybe you could get away with it when facing a couple of online newbies, but when tackling the AI, strategy is a must. Whether you’re ready or not, enemy soldiers will be watching, often from within seclusion or standing so far away that you won’t even notice their presence until the first bullet is fired. By then it might be too late; this isn’t a game of instant bandages and auto-regenerating shields. This is a game that, while not 100% true to its realistic claim, is much less forgiving than the leading first-person shooters. Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising doesn’t look brutal. It’s not until you die suddenly at the hands of AI soldiers (programmed with more depth than you’ll ever expect) that the game... Read Review

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