Should i play the first ?

#1 Posted by AhmadMetallic (18954 posts) -

I'm thinking of getting a bunch of Tom Clancy games, and i was wondering whether Advanced Warfighter 1 is 'The Shit' of the franchise, or whether AW2 is just as good, which means i can skip one 
 
so is the first a must or can i just play this sequel and it's all the same ?

#2 Posted by Casey25 (141 posts) -
@Ahmad_Metallic: Just get the second one.  SP is pretty cool, though a little dated imo.  Online coop is where its at though, that is really fun with 2 or 3 friends.  People still play coop online too so you can hop in on your own.  I never dared  to venture into competitive mp though. 
 
If you like the coop theres a lot of dlc for more missions that i've gotten a lot of mileage out of.
#3 Posted by Klei (1768 posts) -

Graw2 has an horrible single player. Graw1's single player is outstanding. At least, was, back in the days.

#4 Posted by TheHBK (5506 posts) -

I would say you can stick with the second one.  It is pretty much the same.  Unless you are into the story or something or want some points.  But the AW2 has everything the first has, with better graphics and small improvements on the gameplay.

#5 Posted by FancySoapsMan (5841 posts) -

You could start with the original Ghost Recon.
 
It still holds up pretty well.

#6 Posted by BigBoss1911 (2495 posts) -
@FancySoapsMan said:
" You could start with the original Ghost Recon.  It still holds up pretty well. "
This X 1000. You cant go wrong with the oringals in the tom Clancy series.
#7 Posted by GeekDown (1170 posts) -

Play the first one, it's a great game. I don't really like Graw 2 though and I still haven't finished it.

#8 Edited by AhmadMetallic (18954 posts) -
@BigBoss1911 said:

" @FancySoapsMan said:

" You could start with the original Ghost Recon.  It still holds up pretty well. "
This X 1000. You cant go wrong with the oringals in the tom Clancy series. "
im afraid i have zero tolerance for outdated games.. i worship San Andreas yet i cant stand to play it anymore ! i try but i cant 
old games with outdated gameplay mechanics and visuals just dont entertain me. 
 
edit: have not hate
#9 Posted by Jimbo (9869 posts) -

Wait... you realise the console and PC versions of GRAW (both 1 and 2) were totally different games right?  Which are you thinking of getting?

#10 Posted by BigBoss1911 (2495 posts) -
@Ahmad_Metallic said:
" @BigBoss1911 said:

" @FancySoapsMan said:

" You could start with the original Ghost Recon.  It still holds up pretty well. "
This X 1000. You cant go wrong with the oringals in the tom Clancy series. "
im afraid i have zero tolerance for outdated games.. i worship San Andreas yet i cant stand to play it anymore ! i try but i cant old games with outdated gameplay mechanics and visuals just dont entertain me.  edit: have not hate "
Understandable. I simply prefer the origonal because it focused more on stealth and recon rather than the run and gun games current tom Clancy games have turned into.
#11 Posted by fugie7 (1109 posts) -

you should at least play the first one. then move on the second AW2.

#12 Posted by MordeaniisChaos (5730 posts) -
@Jimbo said:
" Wait... you realise the console and PC versions of GRAW (both 1 and 2) were totally different games right?  Which are you thinking of getting? "
Ok good, I was going to post this, but I couldn't remember if these were the games I thought this was the case for.
#13 Posted by iDarktread (1206 posts) -
@Ahmad_Metallic: I recommend you pick up both Rainbow Six Vegas games, if you haven't already.
#14 Posted by carlthenimrod (1596 posts) -

The first GRAW on 360 is an amazing game. The single-player is much better than the sequel.

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