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