Developed by the U.S. military, America's Army offers unparalleled authenticity and realism. Take the gameplay, for example, a new player must first pass a series of basic training courses in order to be given a rank and be permitted to participate in online gameplay. For those who wish to explore further, the game allows players to take on a grueling special forces training regiment that would frustrate even the most seasoned gamers. In order to become a medic, for example, the player must take an injury treatment course and even pass an exam!
The bread and butter of this game is its multi-player component. Staying true to the Army's teamwork spirit, the game places a tremendous amount of emphasis on planning and cooperation. During the course of an online match, each team is given objectives that require great care and coordination to complete. As a recruitment tool for the army, Special Forces succeeds in showing gamers a glimpse of what it's like to be a soldier in the U.S. military.
The graphics in this game is excellent given the fact that its free. Some may even find some pleasantly surprising details such as a rag doll physics model to achieve realistic damage affects. Hardcore tactical shooter fans will also appreciate the authentic weapon models and sounds.
If you have a relatively fast internet connection, an up-to-date computer, and 3.5 gigabytes of hard drive space, head on over to americasarmy.com and pick up the latest version of America's Army: Special Forces, its free!