X360, PS3 Thursday, April 19, 2007 | 3:40 PM

Operation Flashpoint 2 announced

Operation Flashpoint 2 announced

Codemasters announced today that Operation Flashpoint 2 was planned for a 2008 release on next-gen systems and PC, and would be their biggest game to date in term of production. The game itself will used the Neon engine already being the base of Colin Mc Rae: Dirt. First screen inside.


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Commented on 2007-04-19 15:52:42
Looks amazing!!

Hope it looks that good in-game and on Xbox360...
Commented on 2007-04-19 15:56:08
holly crap!

talk about photo realistic.
Commented on 2007-04-19 16:04:07
DEAR GOD!
Commented on 2007-04-19 16:05:02
Just to point out for those that don't know, Operation Flashpoint was developed by Bohemia Interactive and Published by Codemasters. Codemasters now owns the name 'Operation Flashpoint', and so this game is being developed by them. Bohemia Interactive went ahead and made a sequel anyway, but called it Armed Assault.

This game, aside from looking very different, will most likely be very different.
Commented on 2007-04-19 16:05:29
Considering a case of Dirt, this is nowhere close to actual game. But it will still look great.

But I don't care graphic for now; Hey it's Flashpoint for 360! OMG!!!!!
Those who miss Ghost Recon 1 must buy this game.
OFP was a great, revolutionary and realistic game. Codemasters should maintain first one's own feeling.
Commented on 2007-04-19 16:06:01
I think I've just came
Commented on 2007-04-19 16:06:22
Now that is how to do a screenshot...

Looking forward to this and DIRT.


I know that codemasters really dropped the ball on Flashpoint for xbox. Hopefully they can redeem themselves, and get this game in our hands, before the NEXT Xbox (720) is announced.
Commented on 2007-04-19 16:12:31
oh my if that is in game i think i will feint when playing.
Commented on 2007-04-19 16:13:27
I'm still hoping that MS - in a wave of generosity - makes the original OFP for Xbox backward compatible on 360. To me, OFP was and still is the best tactical/military shooter I have ever played. I used to like the first Ghost Recon games (and especially Island Thunder on Xbox), but Ubisoft has turned the license into a 'pseudo'-military FPS with overrated HUD and AI. Concerning OFP2, I hope Codemasters can live up to the original athmosphere of the first game (never felt this close to war actually). So, fingers crossed and hope to see some more goodies come in the near future.
Commented on 2007-04-19 16:28:33
hopefully this wont be as hard bastard as the original, that was one unforgiving game
Commented on 2007-04-19 16:35:11
That's not a real shot... no way....

... and if it IS real UE3 now has some competition.
Commented on 2007-04-19 16:36:50 In reply to acm2000
Posted by acm2000
hopefully this wont be as hard bastard as the original, that was one unforgiving game
so is war :-)
Commented on 2007-04-19 16:41:45 In reply to nam37
Posted by nam37
That's not a real shot... no way....

... and if it IS real UE3 now has some competition.
OFP2 now proves that Frostbite(next-gen engine of Digital Illusion CE) has real competitor, Neon engine.

Codemasters uses Neon to racing and FPS.
DICE uses Frostbite to BFBC, and maybe some new racing game. They made RSC1,2 you know...
Commented on 2007-04-19 16:42:21
The way GRAW 2 should have looked.
Commented on 2007-04-19 16:48:36
if i can't go russian i'm not buying it:) And i agree, OFP for xbox is the best xbox game ever made!
Commented on 2007-04-19 17:02:52
I have hope Codemasters not casualed to much this title.Orginal Operation Flashpoint is amazing: open battlefield,vehicles(air;ground),gameplay and weaponry.
Commented on 2007-04-19 17:10:20
That does look mighty fine!
Commented on 2007-04-19 17:10:39
if thats in-game than crysis is already outdated
Commented on 2007-04-19 17:50:50
One thing that caught my eye...

Quote:

"Codemasters announced today that Operation Flashpoint 2 WAS planned for a 2008 release "

Shouldn't that be IS, not was, or is it going to be delayed to 2009?
Commented on 2007-04-19 18:04:06
Oh,my god! !
Commented on 2007-04-19 18:11:00
lighting is beeeeeautiful!
Commented on 2007-04-19 18:15:20 In reply to Dacs
Posted by Dacs
Just to point out for those that don't know, Operation Flashpoint was developed by Bohemia Interactive and Published by Codemasters. Codemasters now owns the name 'Operation Flashpoint', and so this game is being developed by them. Bohemia Interactive went ahead and made a sequel anyway, but called it Armed Assault.

This game, aside from looking very different, will most likely be very different.
Doh... the first was a fun game, hopefully they get it somewhat close.
Commented on 2007-04-19 18:58:11 In reply to Dacs
Posted by Dacs
Just to point out for those that don't know, Operation Flashpoint was developed by Bohemia Interactive and Published by Codemasters. Codemasters now owns the name 'Operation Flashpoint', and so this game is being developed by them. Bohemia Interactive went ahead and made a sequel anyway, but called it Armed Assault.

This game, aside from looking very different, will most likely be very different.
I know what you say but I'm sure that it will also be a successor of Operation Flashpoint. Maybe it's going to be a bit more easy, but it seems like it won't be something like Ghost Recon.
Commented on 2007-04-19 19:01:36
Okay but that picture is not ingame. Because it looks cut and pasted.
Commented on 2007-04-19 19:18:43
in next couple months we see whot is going on. smoke is nice:)
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