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What you will—and won't—find in this game.
Players act as the good guy trying to stop terriorists by many extreme means.
Violence & Scariness
Not for the faint of heart, this tactical shooter uses many weapons to take out the terrorists and blood looks realistic splattered on walls. Grenades can take out whole groups of people.
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Sex, Romance & Nudity
Some suggestive scenes. Characters can go to a brothel.
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Swearing is occasional but harsh.
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Products & Purchases
Unilever Corp's Axe shower get featured in 60-second video if you shoot a jar of body wash. Billboard advertisements found within game. Many gamers have also complained about multiplayer matches with "dynamic" in-game ads that change over time.
Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this game -- created for players over 17 -- is a military shooter with realistic and gratuitous violence, played from a first-person perspective. As with many games of this kind, you can aim and shoot all kinds of weapons at terrorists, splattering their blood on the walls as they drop to the floor. Also be aware that this graphic game seems even more so thanks to its photorealistic look.
Is It Any Good?
This tactical shooter is one of the best in the series and is easily the most gorgeous, with near photorealistic graphics depicting the flashy Las Vegas strip and surrounding areas.
Along with the single-player campaign, three multiplayer modes are available, including split-screen play on the same television or over the Internet via Xbox Live (subscriptions cost $50 a year). Online gamers can use the new Xbox 360 camera, called Xbox Live Vision, and take a photo of their face to place on the body of the main character. The PC version costs less: $49.99 instead of $59.99 for the Xbox 360 and PS3 games.
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