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Call of Duty doesn’t always get full respect given to its campaigns, but Modern Warfare 2 Remastered ages better than you’d expect, and looks greater than you could have imagined.
Overall it's a good technical upgrade, slightly lower than the one made by Raven Software for the first Modern Warfare Remastered but still valid and able to bring the title to the current generation standards. Recommended both to those who already loved it a decade ago and to novices.
Review in Italian | Read full review
If you are an old fan of the game, I sincerely recommend you to pick up this game and relieve one of the most iconic Call of Duty campaigns. And if you weren’t playing when MW2 was originally released and you know nothing about this game, I can only say: go get it NOW!
Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 remastered takes us back to one of the best FPS campaigns in history. This version has seen many improvements that made the game even more entertaining. Either you play the original version or not, you should definitely play Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 remastered as one of the best FPS games of all time.
Review in Persian | Read full review
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Campaign Remastered is the perfect opportunity for everyone to experience one of the best FPS ever released. The technical rework is incredible and updates the game to current times. Unfortunately, there is not much to do besides the campaign, and the replay factor is quite limited without a cooperative mode or its famous multiplayer mode.
Review in Portuguese | Read full review
An excellent remaster of a bonkers campaign, that feels great to play again. It's just a shame that the Special Ops and multiplayer modes didn't make their way in as well.
For nostalgia, and to see a piece of media from a very different time, Modern Warfare 2 Remastered is definitely worth the price of entry. A shockingly good Call of Duty campaign.
The lack of multiplayer is a shame given how much I adored it back in the day, but knowing that Infinity Ward plans to implement maps and other elements of Modern Warfare 2 into the 2019 iteration is still an enticing prospect. If you’re after an action blockbuster in gaming form, this is essential.
Obviously my experiences with Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Campaign Remastered (and you can bet that's the last time I'm typing that unwieldy title in its entirety) are affected somewhat by the fact that this was my first time playing through, but woowee boy, what a campaign it is.
You’ll have a great time with this Modern Warfare 2 remaster if you know exactly what you’re signing up for. You are getting the best version available of arguably the best campaign in the history of Call of Duty, and that’s basically it.
Modern Warfare 2 is the technothriller action blaster you need right now, and it's shown why it's still one of the best entries in the Call of Duty franchise… even if it is a bit silly.
Call of Duty Modern Warfare II Campaign remastered is not only a mouthful, it’s great! I enjoy revisiting improved versions of games I loved years ago and I think £19.99 is an excellent budget price as well. If you didn’t play through this the first time around don’t expect the level of polish from last year’s entry to the series, but buckle yourself in for a thrill ride that rarely gives you a moment to breathe!
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Campaign Remastered looks fantastic thanks to the work Beenox has put into it. The story still holds relevance, and there’s some wonderful nostalgia to go along with it now. This is a game begging to be a more complete package with additional modes, that just aren’t here. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Campaign Remastered comes in at a scant $20, and remains one of the best single-player experiences ever.
Though Modern Warfare 2 Campaign Remastered doesn't include multiplayer and the Spec Ops, it's still a captivating and exhilarating experience that shows why Modern Warfare 2 will always be a true masterpiece.
Review in Persian | Read full review
After 12 years, Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 is still a good FPS, with great characters and an engaging storyline. We miss multiplayer mode and some level designs feel outdated.
Review in Spanish | Read full review
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Remastered brings back the 2009 campaign with updated visuals for modern audiences. Despite not including the multiplayer option similar to the rerelease of Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare the campaign is strong enough to stand on its own. With incredible firefights, visuals, and an amazing soundtrack to bring it all together. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 had one of the best military campaigns last generation and the single-player still holds up today.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Remastered is a great upgrade to the campaign, at the same time this does come across as limited with it missing two huge components of what the game so unique upon its initial release.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Remastered offers a refreshing take on the game’s enjoyable single player campaign, though it does feel a little dated with some elements of its design. I was actually pretty impressed by how slick Beenox managed to make a game from 2009 look and you’d be remiss not to think that it was designed for modern console from the ground up in places, whilst the constant 60fps frame rate ensured that it remained slick throughout too. Still, with the somewhat repetitive shootouts and dated gameplay mechanics, it’s clear that this is a Call of Duty game from the past. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Remastered is certainly worth re-visiting, but it’s clear that the series has hit all-new spectacular heights since this.
Full of ear-splitting energy, Modern Warfare 2's role in pioneering the cinematic, spellbinding first-person shooter can't be understated. With the world at a standstill, and with their careful and scrupulous translation of an undoubted classic, Beenox ignites the flare and call people back to this middle chapter, and where it all began for so many.
Time has been kind to Modern Warfare 2. The resonance of this particular entry is demonstrated with heartfelt passion in Beenox' high-gloss, finely-tuned remaster. While the overall package is slim and the asking price no doubt steep for some tastes, there's no denying that MW 2's provocative and exciting campaign has aged like wine, an explosive roller-coaster still worth riding.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Campaign Remastered is a welcome trip down memory lane. It may have ditched the revolutionary multiplayer offering and Spec Ops mode, but what has been brought into the modern era manages to stand on its own two feet. It still suffers from design choices of old, but this is an intense, enjoyable single player campaign that's more than worth your time.
If you're a big fan of the series or just Modern Warfare 2 specifically, there's no doubt that this remaster will be an easy purchase. If you've not got any nostalgia for the game then the asking price might be a little steep, but this was made with Call of Duty fans in mind. For those fans it should be clear that Modern Warfare 2 Remastered is absolutely worth giving a look.
Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 Campaign Remaster is worth playing it again, or for the first time, thanks to its story. It is a good example of the good in the Call of Duty series. But, you also have to curb your enthusiasm and accept the fact that the remaster yanks the graphic in 2020, but not the gameplay. It is not continuing on the path of the reboot from last year, it is merely a remaster, but one that you should not miss.
A competent remaster that gives a decade-old game a suitable level of spit-and-polish, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2's campaign reveals a significant graphical overhaul but its corridor-shooter structure and worn animation give its age away. Nostalgic fans of the series might get a kick, but the barebones remaster isn't a fantastic value proposition for anybody else.
Modern Warfare 2 is a dated game due to the archaic framework that surrounds its gunplay and primitive storytelling, showing that the “modern” part of Modern Warfare 2 is no longer as applicable.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Remastered is an attempt to earn fast money in a problematic period for the industry, when most of the planet's inhabitants are hiding in their homes and apartments. You can finish the story campaign in just five hours, and there is no multiplayer. In addition, in Russia and Ukraine, the developers managed to spoil the story due to the removal of a mission critical to the plot, which, along with the average graphics and other problems of the project, is disappointing. The original MW2 deserves the same respect as the first Modern Warfare game.
Review in Russian | Read full review
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Campaign Remastered is just an effort to play on the old fans' nostalgia, offering a remastered that ends up being worse than the original.
Review in Italian | Read full review
Though the amount of polish lavished on Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2's single-player campaign is commendable, Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 Campaign Remastered doesn't go far enough to make people forget that the bones of its design are well over a decade old and neither can it escape the gaping black hole left by the absence of Modern Warfare 2's award-winning multiplayer mode. Sure enough though, fans of the six-hour campaign who haven't played it recently will find something to love here, but few others likely will.