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The new user experience of Operation Flashpoint: Red River

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Tactical infantry shooter, Operation Flashpoint: Red River, has received a new developer diary for your viewing pleasure. Posted below, you'll find details on the new user experience design, as well as get a glimpse of some more gameplay footage. Curious about how the new radial command system and waypoint will change your game experience? You can learn all about that in this developer diary.

All of the new additions are meant to guide your experience as you familiarize yourself with the game, as well as to immerse the player into a deeper understanding of the experiences of being on the front line. 

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LOS ANGELES – May 11, 2011 – Codemasters® today released the latest developer diary video for Operation Flashpoint®: Red River™, the all-new chapter in the multi-million selling tactical shooter series set to launch on June 7th in North America. In the video, key creative talent explain the many improvements to the user experience alongside stunning new gameplay footage including Marines sweeping through compounds and a JDAM strike obliterating a village. The Developer Diary is now showing at www.facebook.com/flashpointredriver.

The new video reveals some of the key features set to make Operation Flashpoint: Red River the ultimate tactical infantry shooter. From a new command radial which allows complex commands to be issued in just two button presses to a range of new tutorials and improved way-pointing, the team discusses the myriad ways in which players are eased into the experience. The “visual language of war” and the lengths to which the team have gone to deliver an authentic experience is also discussed as part of the team’s aim “to give players a little glimpse of what it might be like to be on the front line.”

Operation Flashpoint: Red River will set a new standard for authentic and intense tactical combat when it arrives in North America on June 7th for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft®, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system and Games For Windows® LIVE. Sign up to “get some” USMC style with the latest briefings direct from the Operation Flashpoint studio at www.facebook.com/flashpointredriver and www.twitter.com/flashpointgame.