Call of Duty: Strike Team Launches Exclusively on iOS

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    Activision today released Call of Duty: Strike Team, its new combination first- and third-person shooter for iPhone and iPad. The game has a story campaign set in 2020, as well as a survival mode with leaderboards.

    The most unique aspect of the $7 Strike Team's gameplay is the combination first- and third-person mode. The game starts as a top-down strategic shooter somewhat like Breach and Clear; but, at any time, gamers can take control of the soldiers and switch to first-person mode.

    Gaming site Kotaku has a video of the first twelve minutes of gameplay, and Activision's launch video is below.

    The game requires iOS 6 and at least an iPhone 4S or iPad 2.

    Call of Duty: Strike Team is available for $6.99 on iPhone and iPad. [Direct Link]

    Article Link: Call of Duty: Strike Team Launches Exclusively on iOS
     
  2. heutusops macrumors regular

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    a 1 minute trailer and i was sold....
    the best of the best. downloading..:D
     
  3. w0lf macrumors 65816

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    2 years later:

    "Call of Duty: Modern Strike Team Advanced 20" Launches Exclusively on iOS with new guns and stuff.
     
  4. Glassed Silver macrumors 68000

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    Not in the German App Store... hmmm...

    edit: / addition:
    It's up now. Downloading. :)

    Glassed Silver:mac
     
  5. 09sroyal macrumors member

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    Good to know
     
  6. unplugme71 macrumors 68030

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    Not recommended for iPhone. It's okay on the iPad mini.
     
  7. SilentLoner macrumors 65816

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    Why?
     
  8. danpass macrumors 68020

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    Yep, halfway thru video and I'm already downloading. :D
     
  9. 2Turbo macrumors 6502

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    Please report back with a mini-review. Thanks! :D
     
  10. danpass macrumors 68020

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    Platform: iPad Mini

    Size: 2.2gb

    Review:
    The first mission is the training mission, walking you thru all the controls, options, etc. Very intuitive.
    The graphics are smooth, and if real life is 100 detail, then the game is about 50, so not bad.
    I haven't played anything other than Halo 1 and Republic Commando in recent memory, never was into it much so I can't tell you about COD iOS compared to console / desktop versions but I feel that the $7 was worth it :D
     
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    Haha halo 1 is 13 years old and republic commando ought to be at least 10 years old now ;)
     
  12. Frign macrumors member

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    Dumbed down

    A dumbed down version of Call of Duty. How much dumber can you get?
     
  13. Twimfy macrumors 6502a

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    Since when has COD been "skill based gameplay".

    Take any of those whining COD kiddies off a Xbox Live server and drop them into a game of CounterStrike and they rage quit in 5 mins.
     
  14. CplBadboy macrumors 6502

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    Yet another failed attempt at FPS on a mobile device. When will developers learn that you need either a) a keyboard and mouse b) Joypad - to play FPS games effectively and overall to enjoy them with the fact that you are more immersed and involved when playing with peripherals.
     
  15. snapdragonx macrumors regular

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    It's good. Nowhere near as "dumbed down" as I thought it would be. Feels a lot like playing on the console versions.
     
  16. ikir macrumors 6502a

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    Have you tried it? I played several FPS on iPad and naturally it isn't the same as playing on my Mac but still very enjoyable. This game seems pretty cool and the strategic view is a nice addiction!
     
  17. unplugme71 macrumors 68030

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    I find it hard to use on the iP5
     
  18. heutusops macrumors regular

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    awesome game:cool:
     
  19. danpass macrumors 68020

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    hush! don't tell anybody.


    I may connect the xbox this weekend for poops and giggles :D
     
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    Related and hilarious:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AHnslBhmR7Q

    Enjoy :p

    Glassed Silver:win
     
  21. fr33 loader macrumors regular

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    Your two thumbs would cover the whole screen..
     
  22. Irishman, Sep 7, 2013
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    I disagree. While some FPS controls are horrible on iOS, some are quite good. I think the key for them to work better is to play at least on an iPad mini, if not a fullsize iPad. On a 3.5" or 4" screen, the layout of the controls makes your hands obscure a good 1/3 to 1/2 of the game screen.

    Not fun.
     
  23. cclloyd macrumors 68000

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    I'm going to wait in line in front of gamestop for hours to download it!
     

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