The year is 2007 and you’ve just turned on your Xbox 360 and loaded up the first mission in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. With your skills in check and your weapons loaded, you’re ready to land on a rickety cargo vessel in the middle of some seriously stormy seas.
Crew Expendable was a hit in the face for anyone playing first person shooters on their consoles. You were no longer relegated to fighting Nazis as they rushed out of the Reichstag to protect their fatherland. Instead, Modern Warfare jettisoned players into an era of drones, tactics, and highly skilled and trained killers.
This is what that level looked like back in the heady days of 2007:
Oddly, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare still holds up today, especially when played on a decent PC. Yet, to entice players into buying the latest CoD outing, Infinite Warfare, Infinity Ward is packaging Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered in with Infinite Warfare this November. A sneak peek was shown at E3, but nothing substantial was given to players. Well, your worries have been satiated with the latest trailer that showcases 90% of the level in its fully remastered goodness.
At the moment, players will only be able to access the new Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered game with the purchase of the Legacy or Digital Deluxe editions of Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare. Even though CoD4 is on the most acclaimed first-person shooters of the last decade, some are questioning whether or not this was a needed addition to the Call of Duty universe.
What do you think of the new trailer and gameplay footage? Even though Modern Warfare is almost 10 years old, do you think that the gameplay will hold up? Let us know in the comments below.
Gaming from the swampy flatlands of Florida since 1989, Alex D’Alessandro is always looking for a way to stay inside and escape the southern heat.