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ArmA: Combat Operations PC

A program directly referring to Operation Flashpoint, the famous production of Bohemia Interactive Studio from 2001. So once again we are dealing with a tactical shooter viewed from the perspective of the first person.

Action | FPP | modern conflicts | shooters

ArmA: Combat Operations Release Date PC

10November2006

developer: Bohemia Interactive Studio publisher: 505 Games Official website

English language game language: English

Brought to you by the creators of Operation Flashpoint*: Armed Assault (ArmA) will reacquaint gamers with the ultimate in realistic, combat gaming.

ArmA features a new engine with a fresh modern setting and focuses on freedom of action and immersive complex environments, blended with a unique touch of total simulation, based on a technology used to train real soldiers around the world, including U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Army and Australian Defense Forces.

We aim to again deliver the ultimate military simulation for PC, improving the successful gameplay formula of our debut PC game release Operation Flashpoint. It's refreshing for us to focus again on PC game development after years spent working on the Xbox platform and we work hard to make sure not to disappoint the expectations of the great community that built around Operation Flashpoint with this new game. explains Marek Spanel, director and co-founder of Bohemia Interactive.

In ArmA, players will be able to seamlessly explore massive environments (over 200 sq. kilometres) and combat intelligent enemies that try to out think and outmaneuver you. In ArmA it is important to preserve the lives of yourself and your squad members in the heat of a modern armed conflict. Jump into any of a large selection of available vehicles, including armored vehicles and aircraft.

Engine/Graphics

DX9 Engine incorporating many of the latest features, including High Dynamic Range rendering

Reworked lifelike animations.

Fully streaming game engine allowing extremely large environments loaded with various special effects.

Environments

Environments are richly detailed and varied.

New huge sized battlefield (landmass exceeds that of all islands from Flashpoint & Resistance combined)

New densely populated battlefield (approximately twice the number of objects on all previous islands combined).

Dynamic weather and daytime simulation (including tides and star constellations)

Ambient wildlife.

Gameplay

Large selection of weapons and vehicles.

Unique and proven combatant's AI.

New island containing large cities with many different, fully accessible buildings.

ArmA's campaign features a brand new story-line, with a modern day setting.

Campaign's setting and events inspired by real world events, military strategies and political doctrines.

Updated controls and command interface.

Multiplayer

Large, persistent battles.

60+ player multiplayer (plus additional AI), players can join at any time.

Unique game modes introducing modes of play not seen in any other game.

Cooperative game modes.

Custom content support

Open game architecture.

Building on top of the successful Operation Flashpoint addon and modding support.

Built-in scenario editor.

Versatile object/vehicle animation system.

Many useful scripting functions.

Mission wizards enable missions to be played with any addons.

Game mode: single / multiplayer   Multiplayer mode: Internet   Player counter: 1 - 64  

Media type: 1 DVD

User score: 8,2 / 10 based on 765 votes.

Pre-release expectations: 9.2 / 10 based on 107 votes.

PEGI rating ArmA: Combat Operations

Age rating. The PEGI rating considers the age suitability of a game, not the level of difficulty. Game contains depictions of violence.

ArmA: Combat Operations System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

  • Recommended:
  • Pentium 4 3 GHz
  • 1 GB RAM
  • graphic card 256 MB (GeForce 6800 or better)
  • 3 GB HDD
  • Windows 2000/XP
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