In the wake of one of North Korea's worst famines, an insidious North Korean general influences the government to secretly divert humanitarian aid to beef up its army, slowly gaining powerin the process. Fearful that North Korea is amassing huge quantities of military weapons, the new Chinese regime eliminates arms sales to North Korea. In response, the North Korean government initiates secret overtures to Russia, who strikes aquiet alliance. In the midst of another North Korean famine, food riots begin rocking the countryside, and the rogue North Korean general assumes complete control of the army. Blaming China for the famine, he begins charging north to seize Chineseterritory with tacit support from its new Russian ally. China moves to respond, but limits the level of escalation, fearing open conflict with Russia and a possible nuclear exchange. Instead, China officially agrees to a multinational force tosafeguard the China-North Korean border. Unofficially, the Ghosts and other special forces go in. Their mission: cripple the North Korean threat and depose the rogue general. Features: Complete Immersion in the War of Tomorrow: Feel thechaos of total war with intense battle sequences, countless enemies, and a gritty story that only Tom Clancy can deliver. Players will utilize the most high-tech, advanced weapons and gadgets to defeat the smartest, deadliest AI yet in this epic struggle.Graphic and Physics Technology: Real-life East Asian environments are rendered in stunning detail. Plus, Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon 2 features next-generation technology such as dynamic lighting, multi-texturing, and ragdoll physics. The Havok 2physics engine also provides realistic effects for destructible objects, moving vehicles and spectacular special effects. Lead a Brand-New Team of Special Forces: Interact with and fight alongside new characters to the Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon world- each with his or her own look, personality, and specialization. As the Ghost leader, control your squad via voice commands, hand signals, and a new, easy-to-use interface. Camera Angle Fully Immerses You in the War: Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon 2unveils a brand-new camera view to the Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon world. The OTS (over-the-shoulder) view allows players to see their characters and weapons, and to watch their characters react to surrounding mortar, gunfire, and airstrikes. Players canalso communicate with teammates via hand signals to silently trap enemies. Wage War Online: In keeping with its tradition as a leader in multiplayer and online gameplay, Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon 2 will feature brand-new multiplayer modes.