Steam Weekend Deal: Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising @ £5.49


V_R

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Bargain.

http://store.steampowered.com/app/12830/


Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising is a game about a fictitious conflict on one of the Sakhalin islands, a conflict that is in danger of erupting onto a global scale. The player takes the role of a US soldier, part of the allied force fighting against outnumbering Chinese forces vying for control of the island. The game centres on a campaign narrative that gives the player a variety of roles in the allied forces ranging from a Marine Infantry, tank commander, Special Forces and helicopter captain. The game has an incredible realistic depiction of war with careful attention to the detail of the weapons, equipment and tactics of the armed forces. The action is varied from intense fire fights through to slower pace tactical decision making on how to best tackle the mission objectives.


  • Most accessible, engaging and visceral sandbox shooter - Includes over 100 authentically modeled vehicles and weapons and players will be able to control multi-component vehicles including tanks, infantry fighting vehicles, APCs, attack and utility helicopters
  • Freedom of Play - Players will need to balance brute force with intelligent use of tactics with unscripted missions containing real objectives such as covering a friendly unit's retreat or conducting short-range recon patrols
  • Squad-Based Combat - As an epic single and multi-player campaign weaves the narrative, players will fight as infantry soldiers in battle, drive tanks in armored assaults, and infiltrate the enemy in covert special operations utilizing a wide variety of realistic military weapons from knives and rifles to machine guns and grenade launchers.
  • Redefines the Size of Battles - The island of Skira is 220km2 large and gives the player the ability to make a multitude of tactical decisions based on terrain and environments. The island contains valleys, mountains, coastlines, towns, and much more!
  • Co-Op and PvP Support - Play with up to 3 friends cooperatively through the campaign or head online and play up against 32 players in epic battles!
System Requirements


    • OS: Windows XP (SP2 or later)
    • Processor: 2.4GHz Dual Core Processor
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia 7600GT 256mb or ATI X1800XL 256mb
    • DirectX®: DirectX 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 8 GB
    • Sound: DirectX compatible sound output
 
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Doh, I missed this one! I guess it will be back on special offer soon though as Steam often seem to have sales.

I always quite like squad-based games, it's a little different to going it alone in SP mode.

Did you go for it in the end, and does it get a thumbs up?
 
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Bought it yes, not installed it, blame BC2. lol
 

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