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Offline DicedT

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Shooter Games with Political Themes
« on: September 18, 2012, 07:59:13 PM »
Now that I got the Xbox (and assuming I keep the contraption), what shooter games have the most relevance to current political events? I'm trying Gears of War 2. Doesn't exactly relate to current international relations.

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Re: Shooter Games with Political Themes
« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2012, 08:02:04 PM »
Ghost Recon Future Soldier?
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Re: Shooter Games with Political Themes
« Reply #2 on: September 18, 2012, 08:46:30 PM »
I was thinking of that one. Maybe a better way to ask is, what games have a reasonably plausible connection to current events instead of a fig leaf of a plot?

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Re: Shooter Games with Political Themes
« Reply #3 on: September 18, 2012, 09:14:13 PM »
Ghost Recon Advanced War Fighter 1 and 2?  Really, the Tom Clancy games are the closest you are going to get with modern political conflicts, although their plausibility varies.  I take back Future Soldier as a suggestion, as it is a third-person shooter...not a true FPS (although there is a sights mode that is FPS).  I could make a few other third-person shooter suggestions, but really the GR titles are the closest thing to what you are seeking.  There are also the Operation Flashpoint games, but I bought them all on the PC...they are out there on the 360 though.
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Re: Shooter Games with Political Themes
« Reply #4 on: September 19, 2012, 06:01:39 AM »
Modern Warfare?
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