updated 01:35 pm EDT, Fri September 5, 2008
Call to Duty 4 ships soon
Aspyr Media has announced it will ship Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare beginning September 15. The first-person shooter warfare game features new story lines with multiple plot twists, and the game's special effects stress photo-realism, using new depth-of-field and shading effects to heighten the visual immersion in the game.
Call of Duty 4 also features multiplayer gaming, with a leveling system, hot-join and matchmaking capabilities, and party and class play for a variety of multiplayer skill levels. There are new perks to unlock, over 100 challenges and numerous new environments for gameplay.
The game also features authentic and advanced weaponry, with over 70 new weapons, from .50 caliber sniper rifles to an M-249 SAW machine gun. The game places the player in a realistic battle, with satellite and air support, attack choppers and more. It is available for pre-order for $55, and will require Mac OS X 10.5.4 an above, an Intel Core 2 Duo 2.0GHz processor or better, 1GB RAM and a minimum of a Radeon X1600 or GeForce FX 7300 video card. A 2.4GHz CPU and 256MB VRAM are recommended.