Featuring the most realistic warfare ever, ArmA II promises to build on the excellent features that have made Bohemia Interactive a respected name among gamers. Players can expect in-depth team-based combat, a comprehensive playbook of military tactics and an enormous battlefield to push strategy to the limit.
ArmA II benefits from a 3rd generation game engine that has been in constant development for 10 years; no other developer can offer such a great heritage in creating open-world military shooters. The Bohemia engine has been recognised as a benchmark in producing realistic warfare simulations to such an extent that the developer has used its Real Virtuality engine as the basis for training simulators used by armies across the globe, including the United States Marine Corps, UK Ministry of Defence and Australian Defence Force.
This experience is also helping Bohemia Interactive to craft an incredibly detailed storyline, full of political intrigue and plot twists, which blurs the boundaries between fact and fiction. Set in the near future in a fictional post-Soviet country called Chernarus, players take on the role of a United States Marine Corps Force Recon squad, who are called to the country as a peacekeeping force to prevent further civilian casualties and ensure ongoing stability.
“It has been a pleasure building on the success of the first ArmA title,” commented Alex Price, Senior Global Brand Manager, 505 Games. “ArmA has such a vociferous community behind it that we new we had to get this one absolutely right. We are confident that the dedicated fans won’t be disappointed as will as any newcomers to the series.”
Key Features :
- A whole new chapter in the ArmA franchise with new characters and an in-depth story
- Unlike most war simulations, ArmA II focuses on team play – including co-operative play, the ability to switch between team members and dramatic moments when you must give first aid to team mates
- Improved AI for team mates and enemies, now they use cover, hide and work better as a unit
- Dynamic conversations and events that shape the storyline
- Incredibly realistic game engine that’s been used by the military for combat simulations
- Comprehensive online multiplayer modes
- An extremely strong modding community among the ArmA II fans
Minimum System Requirements:
- Windows XP / Vista
- Dual-Core CPU
- 512 MB Ram
- Graphics card with 256 MB-VRam and Shader Model 3.0 support
Recommended System Requirements
- Windows XP / Vista
- Quad-Core CPU
- 1 GB Ram
- Graphics card with 512 MB-VRam and Shader Model 3.0 support
505 Games' ArmA II, developed by Bohemia Interactive, is scheduled for release on PC June 26, 2009, and yet unspecified console(s).
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