Tag Archives: Operation Flashpoint

Flashpoint: Dragon Rising – 8 months on

Craig: So we’ve been playing a fair chunk of Flashpoint in co-op lately because we’re so on trend and since it’s cropping up cheap now I think we should talk about it. In broad strokes, then, are you liking it? Ed: Broadly so, yes. Craig: Good. Paul plays too but he’s off doing whatever Paul does. Ed: Eve probably. Craig: Probably. Stupid space MMOs. Anyway – is “yes” all you have to say? Ed: No. Yes. Craig: Sigh. Ed: I mean it’s an odd experience, there’s some really frustrating design decisions and it’s not what the original Operation Flashpoint was,…

Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising

Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising is the offical/unoffical sequel (depending on who you talk to) to the first Operation Flashpoint; a game about soldiering it up and leading a small squad with a huge freedom to approach targets and then getting killed by unseen snipers. Repeatedly. Then crying over your keyboard like the blubbery manchild you are. Whilst the original developement team Bohemia Interactive went on to make their own sequel in terms of ArmA, publishers Codemasters decided to try and have a shot at it seeming as they still had the rights to slap Flashpoint on a game. Many were…