Call of Duty: Ghosts
Call of Duty: Ghosts is a 2013 first-person shooter video game developed by Infinity Ward, with assistance from Raven Software, Neversoft and Certain Affinity. Published by Activision, it is the primary tenth installment in the Call of Duty series and the sixth developed by Infinity Ward. The video game was released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Wii U on November 5, 2013 with Treyarch handling the port for the Wii U. The game was released with the launch of next-generation consoles PlayStation 4 and Xbox One and Was the second and final Call of Duty game for the Wii U.
Ghosts Received positive reviews from Critics, with Most Praising Its multiplayer gameplay and introduction of the new game mode Extinction, soft criticizing it for Its single-player campaign, rehashing of familiar Concepts, general Lack of innovation, and storyline ending.
Call of Duty: Ghosts is set in an alternate timeline That follows the nuclear destruction of the Middle East. The oil-Producing Nations of South America, led by Venezuela, form “the Federation” in response to the Global Economic crisis and ensuing Quickly Grow Into a global SuperPower, swiftly Invading and Conquering Central America, the Caribbean, and Mexico.
The game’s main protagonists are the Ghosts, a force of U.S. Special Operations personnel trained to Conduct clandestine missions behind enemy lines. The unit is led by retired U.S. Army Captain Elias Walker (Stephen Lang). He is joined by bis sons Logan and David “Hesh” Walker (Brandon Routh), Along with a trained German Shepherd named Riley, Captain Thomas A. Merrick (Jeffrey Pierce), and Sergeant Keegan P. Russ (Brian Bloom). [7 ]
The game’s main antagonist is Rorke Gabriel (Kevin Gage), the leader of the Ghosts Former WHO works for the Federation after being captured and brainwashed by the Federation with torture and hallucinogens.
In 2017, the U.S. Army officer Elias Walker (Stephen Lang) Tells His sons, Logan and David “Hesh” Walker (Brandon Routh), the legend of how the Ghosts, an elite Coalition of all U.S. Special Operations units, first appeared. Meanwhile, in space, the “Federation of the Americas” hijack the controlling space station of the Orbital Defense Initiative (ODIN),  an orbital superweapon That utilizes kinetic bombardment, and use it to Destroy Several cities in the southwestern United States. The surviving American astronauts, Baker and Mosley, sacrifice themselves to self-destruct the space station and other ODIN Prevent Their satellites launching payloads from further inland; Elias and the teenage Logan and David Narrowly escape the destruction of San Diego, California.
Ten years later, the war between the United States and the Federation has been a bloody stalemate Along a front That comprises the destroyed cities, known as “No Man’s Land”, Which has Become a war of attrition or more Federation forces Attempt to break the frontlines. Howevera, the Americans stand Their ground, fighting near the Former United States-Mexico border. Logan and Hesh U.S are part of a special unit under the command of Elias and are accompanied by Their loyal military-trained German Shepherd, Riley. During a patrol, broke the spot an American working with the Federation, Rorke named Gabriel (Kevin Gage), interrogating a member Ghost, named Ajax. When the brothers are later ambushed by wolves, They are rescued by Ghost members Russ Thomas Merrick and Keegan, who are Aiming to rescue Ajax; Join Logan and Hesh say Ajax is Killed soft.
The brothers return to Santa Monica, California, Where U.S forces from holdout Federation Against an assault force, and reunite with Their father, the WHO reveals Himself as the leader of Ghosts. Elias tell recruits Into the Ghosts, and broke the Rorke learn from Him That Was once Their leader and Elias’ best friend. Howevera, Successful During a mission to assassinate General Diego Almagro, said president of the Federation, in the capital city Caracas, Elias Was Forced to Abandon Rorke, Who Was captured and brainwashed by the Federation and Began hunting down members of the Ghosts.
The Ghosts capture Rorke, Rorke’s men attack soft developer’s plans and rescue Him. The team lands in the Amazon Jungle, Where They witness a missile being Launched for an unknown project purpose. The Ghosts Federation raid a laboratory in the Andes and Obtain data regarding classified information in a factory at Rio de Janeiro. The Ghosts Destroy the Federation’s Atlas oil platform Located in Antarctica to lure the Federation’s fleet away from Their objective and sink a destroyer Guarding the Brazilian coast. The team discovers That the Federation ODIN’s technology reverse engineered and developed Their own orbital bombardment system code named “Loki”. After Destroying the factory, the Ghosts regroup at a safehouse in Las Vegas, are captured by Rorke soft. After Rorke kills Elias, the brothers escape Along with Merrick, Keegan and Riley.
The US said sets out to stop Loki Before it Becomes Operational, pooling all Remaining forces, Including the last US aircraft carrier, USS Liberator, in a Synchronized all-out assault to take down an enemy space center in the Andes Mountains between Argentina and Chile , the while a team of soldiers board a shuttle to take over Federation satellites in space. Successfully The American forces seize weapons Its Loki and turn on the Federation forces, decimating Completely say. Hesh and Logan pursu Rorke said to Avenge Their Successful father and are seemingly, only to find out During the Aftermath That Rorke survived. Attempts to defend Logan brother wounded bis, bis soft arm has broken and is captured by Rorke, WHO announces to His brainwave Plans Into Logan killing the rest of the Ghosts.
In a post-credits scene, Logan is seen being Kept inside a pit in the jungle, presumably going through the torture methods Same Rorke That Went through.
In Call of Duty: Ghosts, the story is mostly Told through the eyes of one single character, Logan Walker. Players assume the role of Logan for Most of the game, with Several other playable characters, Including an astronaut specialist named Baker, and Logan’s father, Elias Walker, with an all new option to play as Riley, the first non-machine and non- human character in the series.
The multiplayer in Call of Duty: Ghosts That features of changes from previous Call of Duty games as Some new mechanics have been added to it. Maps have now Areas That Can Be altered or destroyed. There is a nuke-like kill streak reward, the KEM Strike. Can you get the ODIN kill streak by either getting a CERTAIN AMOUNT of kills or Can you get it by killing the top player on the other team and said Completing Various Challenges after picking up a blue briefcase That is dropped. The sniper rifle scopes Also have new “dual render technology” allowing the player to see around the outside of the scope (although blurred) When zoomed in. On October 3, a new multiplayer type Was Revealed, called Squads. This features a squad That Can you build and you face other squads around the world. Can Be Your squad leveled up and Will act like a true individual. “Octane”, “Prison Break”, “Tremor”, “Freight”, “Stormfront”, “Siege”, “Warhawk”, “Sovereign”, “Overlord”, “Flooded”, “Strikezone”, “Whiteout”, ” Stonehaven “and” Chasm “That are the maps are in Call of Duty: Ghosts so far. The dynamic map, “Free Fall” Was a pre-order bonus. The game features playable female soldiers now. 
Call of Duty: Ghosts introduces a new game type called Squads. This mode Can Be played either solo or with other players Including friends. A squad consists of ten Different customizable characters. Squads Can Be utilized in unique gamemodes Enemies involving controlled AI and AI controlled squad mates. The gamemodes include Assault Squad, Safeguard, Safeguard Infinite Squad vs. Squad, and Wargame. All of These modes Can Be played the while online or offline.
Squad vs. Squad: Two opposing players using play team deathmatch Their Squads.
Wargame: The player and five squad mates Against a team of enemy bots in a mode.
Safeguard: The player and up to three other friends in a wave-based survival Survival Mode Similar to match from Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, with the addition of soft perks and scorestreaks.
Multiplayer game modes
Call of Duty: Ghosts Several staple features multiplayer game modes, the while introducing Several new game types, Including:
Search and Rescue: A take on Search & Destroy, soft Rather than having a single life per round, Search & Rescue in a player’s team Can Revive say. It combines That teamwork and communication from Kill Confirmed with the objective-based Cooperation of Search & Destroy.
Gun Game: Similar to versions in previous games, the player starts with a pistol and Continues to gain a new weapon for Each player broke the kill. The match ends When a player cycles through all of the available weapons. 
Cranked: In this team-based game mode, the first team to earn 100 kills wins. Once a player kills an enemy, Becoming “cranked” the WHO player has earned the kill 30 seconds to earn a subsequent kill. If They do not earn a subsequent kill Within 30 seconds broke the blow up. It does not Appear That Harms the type available nearby teammates or Enemies. If a player earns a subsequent kill Within 30 seconds the timer resets to 30 seconds and the kill counts for two points Instead of one. Once a player is “cranked” Their movement speed is increased, broke the throw Grenades more rapidly, and broke the aim down sight more Quickly, among other effects. 
Free For All: The classic gamemode from previous installments in the franchise returns, in Which players must rack up a total of 30 kills to win the game or Against seven other opponents to rack up kills Most in a 10-minute time limit.
Team Deathmatch: Team Deathmatch returns in Call of Duty: Ghosts: two teams, 10 minutes, 75 kill limit.
Search and Destroy: A gamemode in Which one side has five minutes to plant a bomb at a choice of two sites and the other team is tasked with defending the sites, the catch of this mode is there are no respawns and the game ends once one team wins four rounds.
Domination: A gamemode Where three flags are scattered throughou the map for players to take and control. Every five seconds a flag in controlled Will a player’s team gain a point, the if a player’s team controls two or three flags They gain two or three points. The first team to 200 points wins.
Tactical Team: A mixture of objective games involving four on four matches.
Kill Confirmed: A gamemode in Which two teams battle, Similar to TDM, with the catch being That When a player kills an enemy They drop a dog tag, Which is worth When Collected points. If a player collects a fallen teammate’s dog tag, no points are award to the enemy team; first team to 100 points wins the game.
Infected: Similar to the Modern Warfare 3 Infected, one player is randomly Infected and at the Beginning Until Can Infect other players Survivors are either all or Infected time runs out. Will playlists rotate between Different Several Various scenarios involving loadouts. This mode Allows up to 18 players on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC versions and up to 12 players on the other platforms. 
Blitz: This team-based game mode is Similar to That Capture the Flag in the player needs to go to a portal Located at the enemy’s spawn point the while Preventing players from the enemy team from Reaching theirs. These portals are temporarily closed for 10 seconds When They are captured to Prevent players from Rushing. 
Hunted Free For All: Players start with a pistol, two throwing knives, and a flashbang. Crates are dropped in random locations That throughou the match contains more weapons and ammo for the players to compete for. The game mode has a 25 kill limit.
Ground War: Containing a rotating playlist with Domination and Team Deathmatch, soft with 12-18 players and a 100 kill limit for TDM. This mode is only available for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC versions of the game.
Drop Zone: Teams take turns capturing drop zone for points.
Extinction is a new 4-player co-op mode, qual pits the player (s) Against Various types of aliens (known as cryptids altogether) in defending a base-map style survival. The main goal is usually to Destroy all of the cryptid Hives scattered across the map (with the exception of Awakening and Exodus, the Former Requires players scanning for obelisks in an area Which Need To Be destroyed, the while Exodus features generators Which the players have to activate). Different Players Choose from four class types, with unique traits and customizable loadouts. The player (s) Can Their classes level up, unlocking more weapons and equipment for their loadouts. This mode is unlocked by finishing the first level of the Campaign.
The first map, “Point of Contact” is Included Within the base game, and serves as an introduction to the game mode. The map takes place in an abandoned city in Colorado, two weeks after the events of the campaign mission “Ghost Stories”.
The second map, “Nightfall” is released as part of the Onslaught DLC pack, and is advertised as the first of the four episodic contents for Extinction. The map takes place in an Alaskan research facility, 14 weeks after “Point of Contact”, and introduces two characters central to the story: Dr. Samantha Cross and Cpt. David Archer. The map Also introduces two new types of aliens cryptid, one of Which (the breeder) serves as a boss-type enemy. Players are Also Given access to a mysterious and powerful weapon: The Venom Can players unlock X. Several pieces of intel, revealing details about the story revolving around Cross and Archer.
The third map, “Mayday” is released as part of the Devastation DLC pack, and is the second of four episodes of Extinction. The map takes place on board a Naval ship, 26 days after the events in “Nightfall”, and introduces two more new types of cryptids: The Seeder (Which looks like the red seekers) but is bright orange and spawns plantlike turrets That shoot projectiles at the players, and the Kraken, the large, multi-tentacled boss at the end of the chapter. In addition to weapons scattered throughou the ship, players can access schematics to build powerful offensive and defensive weapons, Including 4 variations of the Venom X from the previous chapter. Players Can Also find intel well as to learn more about the story of Extinction.
The fourth map, “Awakening”, Which is released as part of the Invasion DLC pack, is advertised as the third episode. The map takes place in an underground hive cryptid, 36 hours after “Mayday”, and introduces three new types of cryptids, the flying Gargoyle, the explosive Bomber, and the powerful Mammoth. The cryptids’ masters, the Ancestors, are Also seen in the map. The players have access to ARK attachments, turn weapons Into Which laser weapons, greatly increasing developer’s power. As with the previous two maps, Intel Can Be found to always discover more information regarding the story.
The final map, “Exodus”, Which Also Acts as the final episode of Extinction, is released as part of the Nemesis DLC pack. The map takes place in a launch facility, 3 months after “Awakening” Where the players are in a final battle pit Against the force of the cryptids. Nearly Every cryptid type is encountered in the map, Including the Ancestors. Players Can Choose Their Own Paths in Progressing throughou the map. The map Also introduces two brand new weapons, the NX-1 disruptor and the NX-1 Grenades, Which are required in taking out the Ancestors.