Modern Warfare 2: will you be buying?

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is out at midnight tonight, and with the news that Sainsbury's will be selling it for £26, even the less hardcore fans

Among the noteworthy features in this latest release are: special ops missions in which you whittle down a set number of bad guys until you're the last one standing; a fast-paced snowmobile race; and a particularly grizzly opening scene that has churned the stomachs of some early testers.

Are you put off by the violence? Or does more gore equal a better game? Maybe you're a younger gamer who has get someone else to buy the 18-rated game for you (or maybe you can buy it anyway)? Let us know in the comments.

In the meantime, check out these tasty screenshots...

Whether or not you snap up a copy at midnight tonight, stay tuned for our review very soon.