Modern war video games that are
recognizable to gamers would be the Medal of Honor series, Halo series,
Ghost Recon and Call of Duty.
This updated genre article expands the titles and reviews to 10 top
rated war video games.
Medal of Honor series are simulation games that allow the gamerz to
take on the role of a soldier in a historical wartime scenario such as
The Halo series is a setting that takes place in a distant
possible future where humans are at war with an advanced alien race.
The Ghost Recon series presents excellent videogame play featuring
squad-based tactical shooter. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is a
first person shooter=FPS video
Listed below are 10 war video
gamerz to explore.
Halo series of science fiction games is very popular with teenaged
gamers. You can battle with your friends or online with gamerz all over
the world. You go to different maps and battle it out and the team who
kills the other one the most wins. There are many weapons, bombs,
vehicles, etc. in this video game that make it exciting and fun. There
guns in this one for you shooter fans. Halo is best known for being a
multiplayer videogame that a whole group of people can enjoy playing
The main character is Master Chief, a super
soldier and his AI sidekick, Cortana who make war against the Covenant,
a group of alien races.
Gamerz who prefer this game above all other war video games are known
2) Halo 4
Halo 4 is a fantastic new beginning for Microsoft’s flagship first
person shooter and war video games genre. This game will probably be
last game in the Halo series to grace this generation. Halo 4 has been
developed by 343 Studios who have carried on from Bungie and now
control the Halo franchise. Many game players were anxious but 343 has
surpassed most peoples’ expectations.
Halo 4 is a cinematic masterpiece. This is easily one of the best
looking games on the Xbox 360 and probably one of the best for the
console generation. Playing Halo 4 is likened to being in a Hollywood
movie that is set in a massive intergalactic war. The game play is
really tight and as well as your traditional human and conventional
weapons, you now also have some awesome new forerunner weapons to wreck
Halo 4 is the most story-driven of all the Halo games and it is the
start of a whole new trilogy of Halo games. If you are someone who is
new to the Halo series, you will be able to jump right in and have a
good idea of what is happening. Halo 4 is easily one of the best first
person shooter/war genre titles of the year.
3) Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future
The latest edition of the ghost recon series is a continuation of the
excellent video game play of the last few entries in this series. The
squad based tactical shooter is always one of the more popular types of
items among war video games. However, few get the genre right
like the Ghost Recon series.
Future soldiers advance the time line slightly with this video game
where many of the modern war fare tactics and equipment types that are
actually being developed are completed and fully working to gamers'
delight. This includes
active camouflage among other things. The Ghost Recon soldiers are able
to render themselves effectively invisible in limited
ways. The squad-based mechanics allow for artificial
intelligence or for four video gamers to get together and play. Either
way, this is a very popular videogame series.
This World War II-esque video game provides several combined concepts
to present one of the more interesting and unique war video games on
market. This real-time strategy game incorporates actual strategy
elements in the manner of RUSES.
These act in a manner similar to a global spell on the game screen.
There are ten types and each one has a specific effect that can
distract, damage, or simply confuse the enemy so that gamers can sneak
their troops in and lay waste to them in copious amounts of strategic
carnage. Decoy buildings and airfields are a few ruses available. The
entire video game is focused around tricking your opponent and winning
the war more through guile and subterfuge than by farming resources. In
fact, there is no resource farming. The game automatically bankrolls
you every second. For those gamerz who like their war mongering with a
dose of strategy and less frustration, R.U.S.E. will make them quite
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5) Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3
War video games do not have to be historically accurate to be labeled
such. Any game designed with a war as the primary concept can
technically be considered part of the massive video game genre. As such
many shooters, strategy games, and even role-playing games of some
types may all be considered a war game. Command & Conquer is one of
the most beloved franchises in the real-time strategy for war gamerz.
Red Alert 3 continues the wacky fun by adding in a time travel element
that changes history to give rise to the Empire of The Rising Sun. The
acting is hammed up and the units that can be created are just as
interesting and bizarre as ever. Floating fortresses that are able to
be attacked by intelligent dolphins is interesting. Give those dolphins
sonic disruptors and that's just plain fun. Overall, for gamers whose
desires are for a real-time strategy nature, this is a must have.
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2
With no sign of a slowdown and millions of games already sold, gamers
are excited about the latest Call of Duty war video games title.
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 is the follow up to the very popular Black
Ops and is proving to be a big budget over the top war game. The single
player campaign is arguably the best in the entire Call of Duty
franchise. It may be a little linear, but the huge action packed set
pieces more than make up for it. You get the chance to play in the
future and harness some really amazing weapons.
Of course it would not be a Call of Duty game without some remarkable
online multi player action. It is well known that the Call of Duty
series is one of the most crowded online communities and there are
always playing opportunities and opponents ready for action.
7) Call of Duty: Modern
the most anticipated of war video games in years, this title burst onto
scene in November of 2009. Available for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3,
and PC, this title was known as the king of first person shooter games.
With non-stop military action taking passionate gamers from Afghanistan
to Washington D.C., this game will be talked about for years to come.
Online multiplayer games within the game make for endless replay value.
8) Medal of Honor:
This World War II game is set in Europe and highlights paratrooper
become PFC Boyd Travers of the US 82nd Airborne Division in these
role-playing war video games. The gamer moves into action with a
jump into enemy territory that may be in Italy, Germany or France armed
with a mission that must be completed. In multiplayer mode online,
gamerz can select their position as Allies
or Axis defending the positions of enemy paratroopers.
war video games title is upgraded in that gamerz can begin the game
decision as to where they will land as a paratrooper, unlike Allied
9) Transformers: Fall of Cybertron
The video game title, Fall of Cybertron is the sequel to the War of
Cybertron game that was released a few years back. Once again, you will
get to play as both Autobots and the Decepticons while reliving the
huge civil war that destroyed their home world of Cybertron.
Transformers: Fall of Cybertron is a third person shooter, war video
title that boasts a vehicle section as well. You can play a collection
of your favourite characters from the classic cartoon series. There is
the inclusion on the roster of Grimlock, the leader of the Dinobots who
has the ability to turn into a giant T-Rex. If you want to turn the
tide of war in your favour, there is no better way than by turning into
a robot dinosaur. The story in this game is remarkable and many
Transformers fans believe that the story is far better than any of the
Hollywood Transformers movies.
Additionally, there is a tremendous single player campaign that lets
you play from both sides along with a very solid multi-player game as
well. You have various game modes that will have you playing as either
Autobots or Decepticons. Go ahead and customize your Transformer with
this exciting war genre video game title.
10) Gears of War
first person shooter game that would make any gamer person happy to
play. Gamerz play the role of Marcus Fenix along with soldiers of Delta
Squad who war against the enemy, Locust Horde from the planet Sera. The
game is exactly what it sounds like, all about war. You shoot and you
blow things up. Gears of War can be played in multiplayer war game mode
for up to 8
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