So Future Soldier
seems to be sticking with the whole “We’re outnumbered but we have all this overwhelming technology and unparalleled arsenal so it’s actually not even in the least bit fair for our opponents who barely know how to hold a rifle properly
” angle to sell Tom Clancy
’s latest shooter.
And, full disclosure, it’s totally working.
Wilfully overlooking the bland narrative (a requisite of the modern shooter?), a single glance at the simultaneous tagging and sniping, investigatory drones, brutal melee kills, reflective stealthcamouflage, x-ray vision and shockingly intricate character animations should convert all to this Third-Person Scouter.
Though the Rainbow Six: Vegas
series have aged gracefully if silently, buried under torrents of virtually on-the-rails shooters COD and MOH, ironically it’s Ghost Recon
and its subsequent marketing juggernaut that could garner the most attention.Ghost Recon: Future Soldie
r will appear on shelves, suddenly and without warning, as a ghost you might say come May 25th for the PS3 and Xbox 360