Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising is a direct sequel to 2001's hit combat simulation game Operation Flashpoint: Cold War Crisis and the expansion pack Operation Flashpoint: Resistance.
Operation Flashpoint is a semi-realistic shooter that features an 11 mission co-op campaign. It is very similar to Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter, Rainbow Six Vegas 2, and even SWAT 4. The game has great graphics and solid gameplay but there are some glaring problems that keep it from being a top-tier FPS.
First off the chance you will encounter a mission-breaking scripting bug is almost certain, usually this can be remedied by restarting the mission, however this is completely unacceptable in a patched game. The lack of being able to select your loadout and only having access to a few vehicles makes it fall in the category of a solid and not a great game. It’s fun – especially in co-op however there are enough downsides here to make this game only warrant a bargain bin price.
Game is good, but it is not as good as OFP:CWC. Lacking ammount of weapons and vehicles, dumb AIand no save freature (only checkpoints). Difficulty levels are IMHO unblanced, for me normal is too easy and expirenced too hard, you can't mod diff level like in OPF:CWC. You are playing on an chineese-occupied ile called skira(220 km/2). But even though all things this game does wrong, it's worth playing if you are searching for a hard tactical shooter. (sorry for my english)
this game is alright.. graphics is good, models are very well made but there's not much to it. the mission editor is basicly a port from the first OFP Cold War Crisis, and they almost didn't try to improve it in many ways. nice try Codemasters but still you going to need to do better on improving the OFP series..
For what it's worth, OF:DR is a fun game to play. It's like Arma, but less focused on being super-serious, on more focused on providing a realistic environment with a story. The missions are adequately challenging, and when you bring along 2 or 3 friends, you can have a good amount of fun.
The game, like any other game, is not without bugs. The AI will sometimes behave strangely, but when you use the AI command wheel, you can tell them to assault buildings, engage specific targets, or even repair vehicles.
The day-night cycle provides a sense of time passage. In the first mission, you start at dusk, and before you're done, it may be night time. The game provides you with night vision, and in some missions you will start in the dark and end in the morning when the sun comes up.
The online servers were shut down, but if you and your friends hook up in a Hamachi network (which is free), you can use LAN to connect to each other for multiplayer. Just enter the Hamachi IP of the person hosting the match, and you're set.
The game is a great deal of fun if you want to play a tactical shooter, but without the bugginess or energy drain of playing Arma. OF:DR is worth a couple of bucks, so pick it up on the next Steam sale.
This is a pretty good game! But the main downside is how easy it is, and how long it takes to get from point A to point B!
Another downside is the fact that when you get a buddy to heal the other!! Instead of just healing they run abouts trying to find a 'Safe Spot' to heal... Even when their is no bullets flying abouts!
But in the end it is a pretty good game to play co-opretively!
Worth to play if your into FPS games!