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Over a Dozen Ways to Die in MAG

August 24, 2009 Written by Jonathan Leack

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MAG, or Massive Action Game, was announced in 2008 during Sony’s E3 Press Conference. Due to the game achieving what was considered to be unachievable by providing a 256-player online competitive FPS environment, many have speculated that the game would be quantity over quality. And what better way to dispute that accusation than to host a public beta.

So far the beta has received a lot of positive feedback, so hopefully the quality has spoken for itself. However, the 256-player environment isn’t the only high-quantity element of the game. MAG will also be home to dozens of different weapons to choose from. Check out the list of weapons below:

    SVER: (17 TOTAL)
    AN-94: 30 rds, long rang Assault Rifle with low recoil and good stopping power.
    RPG: Rocket Launcher
    Bizon: 64 rds, Accurate SMG.
    PKP: 100 rds, Powerful LMG.
    SVD: 10 rds, Decent semi-auto sniper rifle.
    AEK-971: Accurate Russian Assault Rifle with VERY low recoil in Full Auto.
    M870: 8 rds, Standard Pump Shotgun.
    P90): 50 rds, Advanced SMG with low recoil.
    AK103: 30 rds, Accurate assault rifle that uses the old Ak47 round.
    Galil: 35 rds, A rugged assualt Rifle with decent accuracy.
    RPK: 75 rds, Standard LMG.
    Kriss Super V: 30 rds, An SMG that fires .45 cal and has low recoil.
    SV-98: 10 rds, Accurate Russian sniper rifle that can use a silencer.
    M82A3: 10 rds, Accurate Sniper rifle that is semi-auto and fires .50 cal
    RG-6: 6 rds, semi-auto grenade launcher
    F57: 20 rds, accurate pistol with excellent range and penetration.

    RAVEN: (10 TOTAL)
    AUGA3: 30 rds, Accurate, decent Assault Rifle.
    MP7A1: 40 rds, Advanced SMG with high accuracy and low recoil.
    L96AW: 5 rds, Extremely accurate long-range Sniper Rifle.
    G3A3: 20 rds, Powerful and accurate Assault Rifle.
    HK417: 20 rds, Powerful and accurate long-ranged assault rifle.
    MG4: 100-200 rds, Accurate LMG with a fast fire rate.
    Panzerfaust 3: Advanced, standard rocket launcher.
    M870: 8 rds, Standard Pump Shotgun.
    XM500: 5 rds, Bolt action .50 cal sniper rifle.
    F2000: 30 rds, advanced assualt rifle with moderate accuracy.

    VALOR: (6 TOTAL)
    M4A1:30 rds, Accurate Assault Rifle.
    FN SCAR LW: 30 rds, currently in use by SEALs as a rugged and accurate assault rifle.
    M249: 100-200 rds, Accurate LMG with fast fire rate.
    colt 1911: 7 rds, standard medium power pistol.
    AT4: single shot standard Rocket Launcher.
    M14 EBR: 20 rds, Accurate Assault rifle, good stopping power at long range.

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