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Tom Clancys Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter!

The popular Ghost Recon franchise, (originally rooted with the original Xbox) has finally made its arrival into the next generation. But will it live up to the well-known name?

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War Union: The story of GRAW tells the story of the "fictional" scenario of America, Mexico, and Canada, all of them uniting in one united nation. The proposal falls through when one of the presidents gets assassinated, now it's up to the Ghosts to put a handle on the situation.

The story of GRAW is one of the greatest aspects of the game. As you progress through the various missions, you will get a feed of the latest news reports to see the implications of your actions. This feature fully immerses you in the game, and makes you feel like you are really fighting a war in Mexico.

Weapons Free: After you complete a very in-depth training mission introducing you to GRAW, you will come in contact with your first set of teammates. You can choose what teammates you would like to bring with you on your mission, whether it is a heavy gunner, medic, and a grenadier, or any other combination.

The biggest flaw in your combat buddies is their AI. Your partners will often become incapacitated in combat calling you for assistance and when I say often I mean OFTEN. They will constantly fall in combat after running miles away from you, making themselves un-findable and eventually dying, leaving you on your own.

Cover To Cover: The biggest focus of GRAW is the newly implemented cover system, and the new over the shoulder view. The new view is a welcome addition to the game, giving you an even more in-depth feel of the battles that will take place.

The cover system also works tremendously well. GRAW isn't your "pray-and-spray" type of game, and requires a huge amount of planning and focus to survive. If you run out into the open, you will without a doubt die quickly.

You often have to scout the area, eliminate the various targets blocking your next cover point, then run as fast as you can. As you run toward your cover, you will have the ability to make a final dive/slide to cover if you are being hit too much on your way there.

Swift Death: One of the best (but most difficult) aspects of GRAW is the punishing realism. You will move like a solider donning body armor, and he moves with a great sense of weight. In addition to that, you will quickly die from only a few shots, and if you don't your health will stay very low for the remainder of the mission, making finishing the mission that much harder.

Rent vs. Buy: GRAW is a fantastic game that blends aspects of tactics and brute force together in a great concoction. The tremendous storyline and fantastic multi-player also adds a great layer to the game. GRAW is an absolute must-buy for anyone who likes tactical shooters like Full Spectrum Warrior.

Report Card

GRAW is a fantastic game that blends aspects of tactics and brute force together in a great concoction. The tremendous storyline and fantastic multi-player also adds a great layer to the game. GRAW is an absolute must-buy for anyone who likes tactical shooters like Full Spectrum Warrior. (Krakrabbit.com)


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