There’s Only One Winner When It Comes to the Best Call of Duty Campaign Levels

Thousands of people used to love CoD campaigns. Now it's a ghost town.

There's Only One Winner When it Comes to the Best Call of Duty Campaign Levels

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  • All Ghilled Up is the 13th mission from the original Call of Duty: Modern Warfare that first came out in 2007.
  • This mission had balanced stealth elements and a lot of dialogue that's still memorable to this day.
  • Missions like Clean House are perhaps still examples of modern CoD levels that relive the quality of older games.
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In the last many years, Call of Duty campaigns have changed in quality, length, and focus. With the shifting limelight to more multiplayer features, it’s tough to still have larger campaigns that relive the glory days of older games that had stories that would keep you on the edge of your seat.

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One such mission was All Ghilled Up from the original Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare. With Captain Price’s raw commentary in the background and an environment that would test your stealth and patience, 17 years later, fans are still appreciating its quality.

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The mission still plays an important role in the franchise's legacy.
The mission still plays an important role in the franchise’s legacy.

In a recent post on Reddit, user The80sViceCity asked a simple question about which mission from the early games could still relive its glory. The suggestion in the post itself was simple: All Ghilled Up quickly struck a chord with many players. For those of you who aren’t aware, this is the very mission where players are first properly acquainted with the ‘ghost town’ of Pripyat, Ukraine.

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This is also one of the levels where the player and Captain Price wear a ghillie suit to sneak into enemy territory, trying to be as silent as possible. Some of the moments from the game became extremely iconic, including a popular quote that stayed with players for generations to come:

Look at this place… Fifty thousand people used to live in this city. Now it’s a ghost town… I’ve never seen anything like it. Move.

The mission is actually a flashback into Captain Price’s memories as a young lieutenant, and players take on the role of his partner, Captain MacMillan. The two have to assassinate a target, and the level thus contains a big sniper element towards the end.

Are There Any Modern Call of Duty Missions That Are Worthy of Greatness?

Clean House can be a terrifying mission when played incorrectly.
Clean House can be a terrifying mission when played incorrectly.

While the frequency and quality of strong Call of Duty campaigns may be on the downside, there are a couple of missions that still hold an important place in the franchise’s recent story-mode endeavors. According to the community, it seems that Clean House is one.

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This mission was part of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (2019) and shook the entire fanbase since expectations weren’t too strong and the mission’s approach to stealth was extremely realistic. Without spoiling much, Clean House had players counting every single bullet’s impact.

Again, modern Call of Duty games may struggle to bring back the greatness of levels like No Russian and All Ghilled Up, but there’s always hope when art direction is concerned.

What are your favorite missions from these games? Let us know in the comments below.

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Written by Tanay Sharma

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Tanay wears more hats than Red Dead Redemption 2 characters. He's a musician, writer, voice-over artist and adores interactive media. His favourite games are the ones with memorable stories and characters. He's pursuing a master's degree in Behavioural Sciences. No, he won't read your mind.