Of all the places you could stop for a smoke, this has to be the least relaxing - teetering on an icy ledge, several thousand feet up the side of a snow-covered mountain in the middle of enemy territory. Needless to say, "Soap" McTavish - the main character in Call of Duty 4 and now your companion in Modern Warfare 2 - is harder than Tyrannosaurus teeth.
You'll discover that MW2 is all about stunning environments, and this vertigo-inducing backdrop that begins our demonstration is a perfect introduction to the sheer scale and beauty of what Infinity Ward is aiming for. Once McTavish finishes off his cigarette, it's back to scaling the sheer cliffs with ice-axes. It's a steady ascent, with Soap charging ahead of your character, Roach, like the seasoned pro he is.