Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (2007)

Video Game  -  Action | Thriller  -  5 November 2007 (USA)
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The Call of Duty series returns this time into a modern day setting. The player takes control of a character nicknamed "Soap," for the majority of the campaign and will need to progress through many modern warfare scenarios.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Captain Price (voice)
Gaz (voice)
Lieutenant Vasquez (voice)
Zach Hanks ...
Eugene Lazareb ...
Gabriel Al-Rajhi ...
Khaled Al-Asad (voice)
Sarkis Albert ...
David Neil Black ...
U.S. Marine (voice)
(voice) (as Gregory Ellis)
Mac / SAS 4 (voice)
Josh Gilman ...


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Mile High Club takes place after the main events of Modern Warfare, and after the canon fan-film 'Find Makarov: Operation Kingfish', but before the events of Modern Warfare 2. This becomes obvious as Ghost can be heard (therefore it must take place with the Task Force 141), but Captain Price cannot, as he was captured during the events of the fan-film. See more »


During the All Ghillied Up mission, right after the player shoots and hits Zakhaev, an enemy chopper is seen to fly through a building towards the player. See more »


Captain Price: It's quite simple. Either we retake the launch facility or we won't recognize the world tomorrow.
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References WarGames (1983) See more »


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Top-Notch First -Person Action
14 January 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I was never a fan of the previous games in the Call of Duty series but I must say that Infinity Ward has created a wonderful game.

The first 3 missions give you great idea of what is to come. Call of Duty 4 has a perfect mixture of stealth, sniping and all guns blazing warfare. This game is the first I've played where I truly feel as if I'm in a war zone. You either play as a British SAS agent or a US Marine and you have to contend with the enemy's bullets, grenades, exploding cars and tanks. In Call of Duty you have no control over your squad but you really feel immersed in the action as it unfolds.

The graphics and sound in the game are superb. The environments and soldiers both look realistic and the lighting casts shadows and sun glare beautifully. The soundtrack provides music which fits the mood of the game perfectly and you can hear explosions in the distance as well as the 'tinging' noise of ricocheting bullets.

Online play is fantastic. There is a great variety of modes ranging from your standard death-matches to some excellent objective-based team games. Rarely, do you encounter a poor game. The only problem with the online system is the poor lobby which doesn't give you the option to choose specific games to suit your needs. However, the game has a top-notch ranking systems which rewards you for good play by giving you extra weapons and perks as well as game modes.

The single player game is a little short but I have not come across one as good as Call of Duty 4. If your a fan of First-Person Shooters you will love this game. If not, you may still be converted to the genre because of the quality of this title.

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