Tips and Tricks
Before the start of each mission, you'll have the opportunity to change the
loadout for each soldier. Try and condition them based around your style of
play. If you prefer the sneaky route, use the Stealth class, suppressing enemies
with silenced pistols and sniper rifles. If you're more of the kick through
doors type, the Assault class is ideal.
Don't be afraid to mix and match loadout types through the Custom option. Here,
you'll be able to change weapons for each of your soldiers. Try to find a
balance with your team, where one has good up-front weapons like a pistol and
assault rifle, and another is at the ready with long-range weaponry. Play with
Over the course of the game, you'll gain access to new weapons, purchasing them
before each mission or via care packages. Try to get as many as you can, as
you'll have more options to choose from. The basic guns work fine, but you'll
want to upgrade later.
When you see red lights flashing in the overhead tactical view, that's an alarm
system, just waiting to catch anyone on the prowl. If you see one of these, find
the control box that shuts them off. First take out the guards in the area. From
there, deactivate the alarm and move your team forward.
You can earn a good amount of money in each mission, but it never hurts to add a
little more. You can do this by sending Challenges to friends, where you can see
how they fare on certain mission objectives compared to your best times. This is
a great way to socially interact with others in the game, especially since
there's no multiplayer component.
Strike Team has a little something extra for veteran Call of Duty fans. If you
have access to a Call of Duty account, you can sign in for exclusive in-game
bonuses, such as weapons and coins.
Keep an eye out for Intel. These little slips of paper can be found strewn
throughout each level, with 48 to find in all. The more you locate, the closer
you get to unlocking one of the game's Achievements. Just remember that you have
to complete the mission for your progress - and Intel pick-ups - to be recorded.