The lights are on
If Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Future Soldier is flying under your radar, it may either be because you’re a fool or because it has stealth camouflage activated. After seeing this game in action during Ubisoft’s press conference at E3 today, I’m a believer. The trailer and gunplay shown combines visceral first-person gunplay with tactical, team-based stealth.Front and center during the trailer was the future soldier’s *** new weaponry. The cross-com radar highlights enemies on the radar for easy stealth maneuvering. Powerful smart ammunition technology rips through three target dummies with a single bullet. Further escalating the awesome arsenal is the shoulder-mounted rocket launcher, delivering three missiles that will make Predator fans drool. Not all the tools seem realistic as of now, but the development team claims they are working with military organizations and agencies to learn their future research and development plans.The most useful tool is definitely the soldiers’ cloaking. Players can go stealth at will, allowing them to sneak up on unsuspecting foes and deliver a single bullet to the back of the head. During gameplay video we watched the player character walk around the battlefield unhindered, free to position wherever they please. In one instance the player stealth killed a guard and propped up his body until a fellow guard passed, effectively fooling the sentry. The coup de grace for the cloak section showed the cloaked Spec Ops squad simultaneously take out three guards while fluidly incapacitating a mark they wanted alive.The other section of the game showed a sniper take out a helicopter pilot. While this alone has been done before, what tickled me was the vehicle the chopper was transporting wrecking the enemy base while the bird went down. After that we saw a lone soldier take cover behind an old canoe while being assaulted by robot akin to a Metal Gear Solid enemy. It was basically a mechanized mini-gun on treads, delivering tons of destruction. That’s where the demo ended.As far as a release date, we only have “soon” to go on. Look for it on PC, PS3, 360, Wii, DS, and PSP.
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Wait, Wii DS and PSP?!?
I like what I'm reading here. I think Future Soldier will be a game to keep your eye on.
Game-play seems varied, original, and fun. But I dunno, I never could get into the story of these games. I played the first for maybe an hour or so before I just had to turn it off.
this game looks *** amazing and seeing that they have a seperate team working on each portable and console version i think both will excel
This game will be a day one purchase. No question in my mind.
it looks like the stealth from Conviction went into this game. lol
Ubisoft should know better than to release a game on every console known to man. Bad move. Game sounds sweet, though.
jajaja I thought it was only for the PS3 and 360. I checked it out on gamestop it seems even wii will have it. Nonetheless, great news everyone can play it. It seems it will be a great game.
Looks good. Dont think ill enjoy it though lol. Never really caught on with Ghost Recon.
I'm drooling... definitely can't wait for this game. But, hold on a sec, did they say this will be first-person. As in exclusively first-person!?
I seen this portion on tv, and I was literally enthralled to play the game right now. How lucky that guy was to even play a few mins of its demo. This may be an understatement, but Future soldier will change the way combat unfolds online. Every time He was close for a tactical kill, I was yelling "knife him, knife him" and "Sam him Sam him" with much enthusiasm. It was by far one the most interesting part on E3 today.
It will be pretty awesome to incorporate several hand to hand kill execution (splinter cell tactics) into future soldier when our primary and secondary guns run out of ammo. From the demo on e3, it seemed that the execution were not everything i hoped for, but definitely going in the right direction.
Other than that, the guns, the BDU (battle dress uniform for those who have troubles with acronyms), the lighting, the visual effects, the sound and everything else was magnificent. I know its only a demo and with its release date delayed until next year, I am still beaming with frantic yelps of pure enthusiasm. I can't wait for this!
*** it i missed the Ubisoft Presentation
As long as it is better than Advanced Warfighter (which was really fun) I'll be happy. :)
im pretty excited
Well...PRe order material for sure.
I love stealth games so this is defiantly keeping my attention
I'm looking forward to picking up a PS3 version of this...but a DS and PSP version sound like they'll crash, though I'm not gonna complain when it comes to something this amazing