Attention to detail.
Firefights at 'real' range.
Exciting voiceover work.
Realism effects such as projectile paths and damage effects.
Campaign is not as dynamic as it first seems.
Vehicle control is too arcade-like.
AI, both for your squad and the enemy could use some work.
By GamingShogun on November 05, 2009
Alright listen up, Devil Dogs! We have a review of Operation Flashpoint Dragon Rising, Codemasters outstanding new military shooter, for your reading enjoyment. So, stay aggressive and go oscar mike after the break with our full report!Full...-
By Hooked Gamers on November 01, 2009
I like partaking in war. Well, fake wars such as paintball and laser tag. Being part of a team, we could discuss tactics to exterminate enemy soldiers and try to execute those tactics as best we could. And if things didnt do exactly as planned,...78
By 1UP on October 13, 2009
The original Operation Flashpoint often gets paired with the phrase "military simulator," so that you're completely aware it's the kind of game where a single bullet can kill you, bullet trajectory actually drops over long distances, and...63
By NowGamer on October 12, 2009
While it may lack a decent tutorial, storyline and character, no other game stacks up to Dragon Rising’s viscerally realistic depiction of modern day warfare, while its excellent multiplayer features add some serious longevity. It’s...81
By Elite Bastards on October 06, 2009
Having been quite a fan of the original Operation Flashpoint (even though I have to confess to be pretty terrible at actually playing it), I was more than a little excited to see its "sequel", or rather a game that aims to take that title's unique...-
By ImpulseGamer on October 01, 2009
Grab your ILBE, because your going In Country Marine! The radio traffic came in for the new AO, and it's Lima Charlie. Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising is one hell of a tactical simulator with real world USMC tactics in mind. It's an open...71
By Expert Reviews on September 01, 2009
Verdict: Dragon Rising's tactical elements make for tense gameplay, but missions and scenery are repetitive. Computerised war tends not to be particularly realistic. Real soldiers don't miraculously recover from near-fatal wounds by lurking...60
By Play TM on August 19, 2008
Huddled in a back room at Games Convention isnt always the best place to get an eyeful of the latest videogaming epic, none the less, this is where I find myself; already sticky from the hustle of the meeting room hall at the Leipzig conference...-
By I Am Gamer on October 22, 2010
Mit Operation Flashpoint – Dragon Rising erschien der lang ersehnte Nachfolger zum 2001 veröffentlichten Operation Flashpoint (kurz OFP), das die Gamer-Gemeinde im Sturm eroberte. Nie zuvor bot ein Spiel so viel Realismus. Doch nicht der...72
By GamingXP on December 05, 2009
„Operation Flashpoint“ hat mich als Shooter-Fan extrem begeistern können. Bei diesem Spiel passt einfach alles zusammen. Sehr realitätsnahes Gameplay, ein passendes Setting, schöne Optik und mit diesem Sound ergibt das einfach...85