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  • Summary: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is back, remastered in true high-definition, featuring improved textures, physically based rendering, high-dynamic range lighting and much more. Relive one of the most iconic campaigns in history, as you are transported around the globe, including fan favoriteCall of Duty: Modern Warfare is back, remastered in true high-definition, featuring improved textures, physically based rendering, high-dynamic range lighting and much more. Relive one of the most iconic campaigns in history, as you are transported around the globe, including fan favorite missions "All Ghillied Up," "Mile High Club," and "Crew Expendable." You'll suit up as unforgettable characters Sgt. John "Soap" MacTavish, Capt. John Price and more, as you battle a rogue enemy group across global hot spots from Eastern Europe and rural Russia, all the way to the Middle East. Through an engaging narrative full of twists and turns, call on sophisticated technology and superior firepower as you coordinate land and air strikes on a battlefield where speed and accuracy are essential to victory. Additionally, team up with your friends in the online mode that redefined Call of Duty by introducing kill streaks, XP, Prestige and more in customizable, classic multiplayer modes. Expand
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  1. Nov 18, 2016
    100
    Even after ten years the campaign is as engrossing as ever while the multiplayer focuses on classic gun battles on huge maps. Unfortunately this is not yet available as a stand-alone.
  2. Nov 5, 2016
    90
    Apart from the lighting, I can’t really complain about anything. The performance is solid and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare has never looked better. Just our of curiosity I went back to the PC version and this remaster looks so much better even on consoles. The developers need to be applauded. For those of you who were wondering if Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered was worth it, I can tell you without a shred of doubt that it definitely is.
  3. Nov 15, 2016
    90
    The campaign is still just as epic as before. The multiplayer is tremendous and offers a whole different challenge to its sibling, Infinite Warfare, with a much different way of approaching the game and your tactics inside it. And it looks terrific, especially if you look at it nine years ago first.
  4. Nov 4, 2016
    85
    A great remaster that can be considered almost a remake. It may be too old on its gameplay basics, and doesn't have the deep customization options of its older brothers, but still manages to entertain either on the campaign or on the multiplayer side of the game.
  5. Nov 16, 2016
    85
    Infinity Ward's seminal Call of Duty gets the revamp it deserves; Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered gives the 2007 shooter a new lease of life, enabling newcomers to see what all the fuss was about and veterans the chance to relive a classic. The best Call of Duty game just got even better.
  6. Nov 8, 2016
    85
    Put simply, Modern Warfare is no longer modern — though the combat and, in some ways, the action-movie story at its foundation are ageless, its level design and lack of campaign progression reveal its true age. But it’s not outdated, it’s classic, and the considerable effort that has gone into improving the models, textures, and effects have enhanced it enough that playing through the campaign again was rewarding.
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  1. Positive: 17 out of 32
  2. Negative: 6 out of 32
  1. Feb 7, 2017
    10
    I never really got into playing FPS games for the story content. Name an FPS game that had a MP version and a SP version, and I've probablyI never really got into playing FPS games for the story content. Name an FPS game that had a MP version and a SP version, and I've probably played it.

    MW1 and 3 are my personal favorites of the series, and its nice to see them redone. The thing I live for is MP games, and MW1 and 3 had incredible HUGE depth to them, in spite of some game idiosyncrasies. I could never pin down how to build my classes and they'd always change. I had the sapper class, detect emplaced explosives and blow them up, use RPGs to clear out rooms or shoot down helis, or hit deadspace foxholes, the machine gunner class which I LOVED going 30-1 k/d with, having a competent team close the net and funnel respawns and live opposing team members into kill zones, the field engineer, setting up explosive traps or other helpful tools while controlling flanks with any old assault rifle, etc ad infinitum.

    I could've played the original MW1 and MW3 for another 5 years each MP if the lobbies hadn't gone to hell.
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  2. Dec 7, 2016
    9
    This game is the best call of duty game I've played since Black ops 2 great remake of one of the greatest call of duty games ever made andThis game is the best call of duty game I've played since Black ops 2 great remake of one of the greatest call of duty games ever made and although it isn't a carbon copy of the original, the new features that they have added make the game so much better Expand
  3. Aug 2, 2017
    9
    Basically the same modern warfare you remember, but this time with better graphics and some added maps and weapons to the multiplayer. HoweverBasically the same modern warfare you remember, but this time with better graphics and some added maps and weapons to the multiplayer. However this game is still great 9 years later. Expand
  4. Jul 13, 2017
    8
    Raven Software's 2016 remaster of "Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare" is one of the very best HD ports. Like in Capcom's HD version of "ResidentRaven Software's 2016 remaster of "Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare" is one of the very best HD ports. Like in Capcom's HD version of "Resident Evil", graphics have been considerably spruced up to resemble today's current-gen titles. Subtle changes have also been made to the campaign, while multiplayer has been updated with modern FPS tropes such as supply drops. Gamers who have played recent COD titles, but have never experienced COD 4 are in for a surprise. The pace is slower than most recent FPS games due to the lack of jetpacks or any kind of futuristic gear. I would even say multiplayer in "Modern Warfare" is more comparable to "Counter Strike" than to any game in the "Black Ops" series.

    I have to mention that the Tom Clancy-esque story mode in MW is one of the best campaigns in any FPS. While it now feels slightly dated, it is still a masterclass in level design. In this remaster, both the lighting and audio have been amplified to solid effect. And unlike the original game, a few modifiers have been included (they need to be unlocked) to keep the replayability factor high. Long time fans of "Call of Duty 4" should appreciate these new additions and improvements to the story mode. As far as the multiplayer is concerned, it has been left mainly untouched. You can now unlock more gun paints and badges than ever before. However, the genre has rapidly evolved in the past 9 years, so what was once groundbreaking is now less impressive. Certain players may feel underwhelmed with the online play.

    Overall though, "Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare" is still a classic and this remaster is a very good one. So if you're a fan of "Titanfall" or "Battlefield 4", but have yet to play COD 4, then make sure to play this version. The original set the template for modern day shooters and this update adds a nice graphical polish and some new multiplayer options. I'd rate it with an 8.3 out of 10.
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  5. Dec 19, 2019
    7
    It is a pretty decent game, but I wish it was a remaster of the trilogy of Modern Warfare games instead of the first one. This game was stillIt is a pretty decent game, but I wish it was a remaster of the trilogy of Modern Warfare games instead of the first one. This game was still pretty fun, the story was way better than the new garbage that COD is putting out lately. Bad games like Infinite Warfare, Black Ops III etc. Still would put it as one of my favorite COD games, despite it's microtransactions. Expand
  6. Jan 6, 2017
    5
    They put Modern Warfare in a blender, shat out this game, and called it "remastered." NO IT ISN'T! The issue is I'd expect them to make ModernThey put Modern Warfare in a blender, shat out this game, and called it "remastered." NO IT ISN'T! The issue is I'd expect them to make Modern Warfare better. It's just Modern Warfare HD Edition. I loved the Modern Warfare franchise. Was it as bad as a 5 is? No! But guess what? 100 **** dollars for this and Infinite Warfare is **** I wanted to try this, and see if IW is good. I don't even think that IW is that good, but this isn't anything but fancy Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare. Expand
  7. Mar 18, 2018
    0
    Little content that got me excited. They also turned that fun, old, multiplayer into the cancerous new style, but worse. As little time youLittle content that got me excited. They also turned that fun, old, multiplayer into the cancerous new style, but worse. As little time you have to react in other games, you don't have any time to react. Disapointing. Expand

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