Set in the near future in a fictional post-Soviet country called Chernarus, players take on the role of a United States Marine Corps Force Recon squad, who are called to the country as a peacekeeping force to prevent further civilian casualties. Score:


Our Verdict: If you have the perseverance to stick with the game through thick and thin, to learn its ropes and to immerse yourself in all it has to offer, then ArmA II will last you for years.

Latest Articles for ArmA II

DayZ breaks one million player milestone

The so-hot-right-now zombie-fleeing ArmA II mod DayZ has now been played by over one million people.

1 Publish date Aug 7 2012

DayZ creator talks standalone version as mod nears one million players

Dean Hall, creator of open-world zombie-thrashing ArmA II survival mod DayZ, has once again reiterated his desires to make a standalone version as the game approaches one million unique players.

7 Publish date Jul 31 2012

ArmA 2 mod Day Z now has half a million players

22,000 concurrent players at peak times, says creator Dean Hall.

Publish date Jul 11 2012

ITV attributes ArmA 2 IRA gaff to human error

UK broadcaster ITV has issued an apology concerning its recently aired documentary 'Exposure: Gaddafi and the IRA' which confused footage from video game ArmA 2 as real life shaky cam material.

Publish date Sep 28 2011

ITV documentary mistakes ArmA 2 for real life

A documentary titled Exposure - Gaddafi and the IRA, which aired on Monday night on ITV, has confused action from Bohemia Interactive's 2009 war game ArmA 2 with real footage linking Gaddafi to the IRA.

6 Publish date Sep 27 2011

Bohemia Interactive launches Arma 2: Free

Arma 2: Free offers "almost everything" that the original Arma 2 had, minus the campaign, HD graphics and support for user-made add-ons and mods. Despite these omissions, the game is very much free.

2 Publish date Jun 23 2011

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Game Stats

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Release Date: 19/06/2009
Developer: Bohemia Interactive Studio
Publisher: 505 Games
Genre: Action
No. Players: 1 + Online
Rating: PEGI 16+
Site Rank: 565 39
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