Mixed in with the Top Gun fight scenes are some new, and some seen-before side missions. These will see you taking control of unmanned drones as you listen in on terrorist pillow talk or – as in the Modern Warfare series – you will perform tower defence from your attack helicopter, helping friendly units escape as you apply generous volumes of cannon. The game is visually impressive due to its use of high-resolution GeoEye satellite maps, so long as you can remember to avert your eyes from the HUD tracker to take in the vistas you're so intent on dropping explosives all over. It is in the added game modes and the multiplayer that H.A.W.X. 2 will shine. Missions can be replayed with your choice weapon load out and plane type while your victories unlock alterations in arcade mode so you can change ammo and enemy difficulty...
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