View Full Version : GR2- Have you heard?

Valkyrie FD
10-19-2004, 11:25 PM
Yes boys, I played tom clancy's way before I became a Frag Doll, so believe me when I tell you GR2 is unbelievable. As my platform preference is xbox, enough said that this game was built specifically for my baby. The system upgrade is tremendous and I only wish more people got to demo it so you wouldnt have to take my word for it. From choosing which viewing mode, to rolling on the ground, and a new kit based on the latest optical military technology- this game will rock your socks. Between Halo 2 and this game dont plan on seeing me unless you are playing...

10-20-2004, 03:56 AM
You have played more of the game through than I have. I have played one mission through a few times, but in the small amount of time I had with it at PAX, I can truly say I am looking forward to getting on this game. I can't wait to see the multiplayer.
I like the addition of the "over the shoulder" view, especially since you now have a choice. Pretty rad - and two female ghosts this time!

Jinx FD
10-20-2004, 10:52 AM
Yeah. I've been playing some SOCOM II to try to practice up for it a little, and if Ghost Recon 2 is the "SOCOM II Killer" like everyone says, it's got to be good. I only played it for a little while at PAX, but what I saw makes me pretty optimistic.

10-20-2004, 02:18 PM
yup, after demoing it so many times at PAX, i can't wait to see where the game goes. i dig the "over the shoulder" view too (since i'm getting used to it in socom II) and i'm always down with female avatars. yay!

10-20-2004, 05:29 PM
Hi all,

I'm not much into the tactical gameplay of Ghost Recon, but if what you ladies are saying about GR2...is it really that good? Besides how is the solo campaign...is it a lot of tactical manuevering to get your teammates where you want them to be?

If it's that good then I might just buy it when it comes out. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/blink.gif

Steel O

Valkyrie FD
10-21-2004, 04:48 PM
Yes it is that good, to be honest I didnt play much of GRIT, simply because how slow it was. The system upgrade makes movement closer to my beloved R63, yet it is still GR aiming and postions- a perfect combination. Since the XBOX version is buils specifically for the xbox, they were able to push the graphics to the limit. It looks almost like pc quaility. You will have to see for yourself!

10-22-2004, 12:25 AM
Interesting... being a fan of Tom Clancy since Ghost Recon on PC I am a little more than willing to gather all the info I can get my greedy little hands on. In all my stubbornness I will focus my efforts on sniping... because I have the thickest skull known to man (right now playing the heck out of Rainbow Six 3:Black Arrow and I carry the Dragunov EVERYWHERE, EVERY MAP... so yea...) when it comes to being a sniper. If you would be so kind as to point me to the nearest info I would be very greatful.

BCA - 1:22 AM Central Time

10-22-2004, 01:51 AM
So this is u Valkyrie by any chance?

I love Ghost Recon cant wait for GR2 btw!


Valkyrie FD
10-22-2004, 10:22 AM
Yep, good call- that is me on the floor there!

10-23-2004, 04:38 PM
Did somebody say sniper rifle? Where where?!!

10-23-2004, 06:31 PM
This is a nice site, maybe you guys will flip-flop the general assumption that video games are for the anti-social. It couldn't be more opposite, me and my old hockey friends from high school are still connected today because we all get together and lan halo for some good party action.

Anyways, so whats the deal with this new ghost recon? It plays more like SOCOM? I was a huge fan of GR back when it was on the pc, but I never really got into the ones on XBOX because they didn't have that same feel. But heck, if the new one is going to take some cues from S2, that would be great! I happen to be a HUGE S2 fan ... :O

Valkyrie FD
10-24-2004, 12:05 AM
No it doesnt play like socom lol. It is still GR, only with an ugraded engine built specifically for each platform. The only reason you are hearing "socom" is that they added a 3rd person view feature which you can choose IF you dont want to be in 1st person. As Socom players like 3rd person veiw, this will be a big assest for them.

10-25-2004, 03:11 PM
ghost recon sucked and o will ghost recon 2. who wants to lay around in the dirt for hours waiting for someone to finally move? what a boring hunk of ****

Valkyrie FD
10-25-2004, 03:13 PM
obvioulsy you have never played the game before lol, and all the people that do play it will back me up on that one. Otherwise, if you are laying around all the time in the game, i think some other people can tell you what you are. I am a lady after all!

10-25-2004, 03:17 PM
Wait what about me and what I am going to do with a sniper rifle? http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

10-25-2004, 03:37 PM
Ewwwwww...I hope not http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

10-25-2004, 03:39 PM
HA! I like your sense of humor man lol!

10-25-2004, 09:58 PM
I liked GR, look forward to GR2, but I have a wee bit of a bias 'cuz all my friends play the faster PC FPS's, and tend to lean towards those.

My biggest question with GR2 is: Will there be an option to have 2 people online from the same Xbox like MechAssault or Crimson Skies? (Plus any info on other games with that feature would be appreciated.)

Valkyrie FD
10-26-2004, 11:03 AM
OMG, i forgot to tell you guys the best part and that reminds me!!!!!

You can use split screen over LIVE. So 4 people on one Xbox and one TV can log onto LIVE (under 1 account) and jump into a session. this is one of the best features of the game as now you can play with all your buddies!

10-26-2004, 12:08 PM
Man now I may have to buy an even bigger TV so I can see what I'm doing. 32" is great alone, split screen with 2 people is alright, but run that up to 4. Might as well consider me blind. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

What kind of projector (make and model) did you get Valkyrie? I may have to pick one of those up to handle it. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

10-26-2004, 01:09 PM
YES VALKYRIE! There is not enough games that have 2-4 players split screen online! I am DEFINATLY getting GR2 now! With TeamTalk out its just gonna be a blast (no punt intended). Novemeber is gonna be The Month of FPS's!

10-26-2004, 01:36 PM
Cool!! That's a very nice feature! It'll be interesting to see if it adds any additional lag or graphics slowdown.

10-26-2004, 07:37 PM
Yeah, that makes it a must buy for me also. I'm all about multiple people online from 1 console.

10-26-2004, 07:59 PM
that is definitely one of the BEST features. now i can have GR2 parties!! w00t!

10-27-2004, 12:32 AM
I'm so siked about this game because I have such a advantage.hahahaha I'm so going to own everyone on GR2 even Valkyrie.http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif


10-27-2004, 05:52 AM
Now I will definitely get GR2...I need to up my skills. BTW, it was good talking to you yesterday, Brooke. Hope to play with you on GR2, Halo 2 and ohther games.

10-27-2004, 06:55 AM
BrookeLyn, sounds like fighting words to me. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif So when do the tickets get sold for the one on one match between you and Valkyrie. I would prefer front row center please. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

10-27-2004, 07:08 AM
Lol Hmmm Valkyrie and I duking it out on GR2. I think we can set up something like that. I just need to schedule this match before she figures out how to use the grenades like she does in Rainbow. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif


10-27-2004, 07:20 AM
Well, game comes out November 30th right? Sounds like Dec 1 is our go day. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

Valkyrie FD
10-27-2004, 08:06 AM
Yea, Brookelyn, just remember who saved your *** in SCPT against the guys we cant talk about yet...

As far as GR2 might go, you DID play GRIT for a year and I did not- however I am still willing to take that bet. Just remember what happened when we did this in R63, lol! Remember, on Training? For all you guys that dont know we had a contest to see who could kill each other the most on oppisite windows across the map and all we did was exchange kills every time and tied evenly after 20 a piece! We then stopped lol!

10-27-2004, 08:12 AM
Sounds like the GR2 battle should be that more interesting now. So I ask again, when do tickets go on sale for this battle? http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

Valkyrie FD
10-27-2004, 08:39 AM
We will definatly record lol!

10-27-2004, 08:57 AM
Sounds like it's time for you to setup a streaming media server for this event. Or, if you have a semi decent web camera, you could focus it in on the gameplay and have the live feed going directly to a website for all to see. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif Might be a little choppy for those watching online, but, it'll still give a good show.

10-27-2004, 09:33 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by DANMAN2424:
ghost recon sucked and o will ghost recon 2. who wants to lay around in the dirt for hours waiting for someone to finally move? what a boring hunk of **** <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

Dude -- I have not seen such aggressive NPCs in a game in a while. If you don't snipe them off before they see you, plan on getting charged. This is a high action game.

10-27-2004, 09:57 AM
That would a great event to see...Kat against Valk. I wouldn't even know who to root for

10-27-2004, 10:08 AM
Now what would be really cool, to take this live broadcast a little further, is if during the various tourney's the FragDolls get into, if Ubi could somehow manage to setup a live broadcast of each girl playing right on their website so that those of us who are unable to attend could root for the girls from afar as we watch them wipe the floor with their opponents.

Personally, I don't think it could get any sweeter then that. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

10-27-2004, 10:11 AM
OMG that would be awesome. Valk, Kat is there any way Ubi could broadcast the match, I'm sure a lot of us would watch it. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_rolleyes.gif

10-27-2004, 11:41 AM
I'm sure a lot of people would watch it as well. Now, we just need to get a hold of the powers that be. Perhaps a message from the fans would have a larger impact in addition to a request from the FragDolls.

Valkyrie FD
10-27-2004, 12:51 PM
Actually i know they had footage from the PAX tourny on R63:BA and I have asked that they upload it for us. They seemed to like the idea, so hopefully you will get to see us in action on camera!

10-27-2004, 12:52 PM
That would be sooooooooo sweet. Imagine the exposure you girls would get then too. Could be a big boost for you!

10-27-2004, 01:42 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Valkyrie FD:
Yea, Brookelyn, just remember who saved your *** in SCPT against the guys we cant talk about yet...

As far as GR2 might go, you DID play GRIT for a year and I did not- however I am still willing to take that bet. Just remember what happened when we did this in R63, lol! Remember, on Training? For all you guys that dont know we had a contest to see who could kill each other the most on oppisite windows across the map and all we did was exchange kills every time and tied evenly after 20 a piece! We then stopped lol! <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

uummm the only reason we tied is because I had the crappy spawn. You know it's true to. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

10-27-2004, 01:43 PM
Oh wait can I add server advantage to the topic as well. Yeah that was the reason for the tie. Its all coming back to me now. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

10-27-2004, 02:23 PM
LOL, I see a line of excuses coming here lol.

10-27-2004, 04:33 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Boo_Master:
LOL, I see a line of excuses coming here lol. <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>
LoL I got more if you wanna hear them.


10-27-2004, 04:44 PM
Number them off also, I want to keep a running tally http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

10-27-2004, 05:36 PM
What if, now this is a really big if, but what if we were to beat you and you were the server. What would your excuse be then?

10-27-2004, 05:36 PM
I should also mention that I'm a noob so the IF gets even bigger on that one. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

10-28-2004, 06:34 AM
If you beat me on my own server it would definitely be because my controller was malfunctioning.. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif HA

10-28-2004, 06:40 AM
LOL, Nice BrookeLyn. Very nice. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif So the next question is, when are you going to be on to play some R63:BA? I know Halo 2 comes out soon and then that will become the main focus, but I know I'd like a chance to get to play with or against you on R63:BA before H2 comes out.

Most likely, I will be on again tonight, probably starting around 5:00 PM CST. So let me know when you'll be on.

10-28-2004, 06:41 AM
I'm sure the batteries on your wireless controller was dying http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

10-28-2004, 06:44 AM
Speaking of which, have any of you picked up the Logitech Wireless X-Box controller?

10-28-2004, 06:49 AM
I'm thinking about...I probably will get the H2 headset first.

10-28-2004, 06:56 AM
Just to give you a warning now, cause I did purchase that controller, while it does have a nice range and has a decent battery life on it, it has one major downfall. Instead of the Memory Cards, Headset, or other accessories plugging directly into the controller, they plug into the wireless base that connects to the X-Box.

The cable on the thing is maybe 2 feet long if your lucky. So add your H2 headset in there with it's 4 foot cable and at most you'll be sitting 6 feet away from your Xbox.

So while it may be a decent idea, they either need to develop an extension cable for it, or redesign the controller to hold the memory cards and headset.

For the time being, I'd say save your money and buy the headset first.