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Battlestations: Midway

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games.1c.ru (Publisher's website):

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    Contributed by Klaster_1 (58027) on Feb 06, 2011.

Cenega official site (Polish distributor) - www.cenega.pl:
    Battlestations: Midway to zupełnie nowe podejście do walk na lądzie, morzu i w powietrzu. Gra z niezwykłą dokładnością odtwarza atmosferę bitew na Pacyfiku w roku 1942. Gracz przejmuje bezpośrednie dowodzenie nad okrętami, lotniskowcami oraz samolotami i w każdej chwili może skorzystać z wybranej jednostki, aby poprowadzić ją do boju. Tocz podniebne pojedynki w myśliwcach, użyj torped, aby zatopić wrogie okręty albo skorzystaj z potężnej siły ognia całej grupy lotniskowców!

    Battlestations: Midway zawiera szereg trybów gry – między innymi kampanię japońską i amerykańską dla gracza pojedynczego, misje w trybie kariery i opcje rozgrywki wieloosobowej dla 16 osób. Odtworzone z niespotykanym rozmachem walki na Pacyfiku poruszą każdego fana dynamicznej akcji!

    Charakterystyczne cechy
    • Ogromna siła ognia – prowadź do boju ponad 60 potężnych jednostek wojskowych w największych bitwach morskich i powietrznych drugiej wojny światowej.
    • Unikatowa rozgrywka – obserwuj walkę z różnych perspektyw, kontrolując różne jednostki, jako pilot, strzelec, kapitan okrętu podwodnego czy głównodowodzący floty lotniskowców.
    • Tryb gry jednoosobowej - kampania aliancka i japońska z 11 ogromnymi misjami, 12 misjami dodatkowymi i ciekawą fabułą.
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    Contributed by U.V. Impaler (7260) on Mar 11, 2007.

xbox.com:

    Battlestations: Midway is an immense action game that drops you into massive air, sea, and undersea battles from Pearl Harbor to Midway. Command massive fleet attacks and take direct, real-time control of every plane, battleship, and submarine in the battle.

    Battlestations: Midway blends intense third-person action with epic, large-scale naval combat and brings to life the great Pacific battles of World War II. From the chaos of Pearl Harbor, through the Philippines, Java, and the Coral Sea all the way to the epic Battle of Midway.

    Innovative gameplay lets you take direct control of over 60 different warships, planes and submarines from a third-person perspective. Instantly jump to and control every vehicle in the battle.

    The single-player mode features 11 large-scale campaigns with 12 bonus challenge missions. The online multi-player combat offers an entirely new online battle experience and features head-to-head and co-operative fleet battles featuring over 60 Allied and Japanese units.

    • Revolutionary gameplay: Experience epic WWII combat from multiple perspectives as you jump between dozens of units, playing as a pilot, a gunner, a submarine captain, or even a carrier fleet commander.

    • Massive battlefields: Every battle takes place simultaneoulsy in the air, on, and under the sea.  Movement of your fleet and the individual efforts of any one vehicle is critical to success.

    • Sixty warships: Each plane, ship, and submarine is authentically designed. The more you know about each carrier’s profile, capabilities, and weaknesses, the better you will fight. Featured in the game are the Wildcat and Zero Fighter planes, the Dauntless Divebombers, the B17 and B24 bombers, the USS Iowa, USS Yorktown, and Japan’s infamous super battleship, the Yamato.

    • Authenticity and realism: Cutting-edge graphics bring the Pacific oceans and island chains alive with lush real-world environments, dynamic weather effects and incredibly detailed vehicles and weaponry.

    • Deep single player mode: The game features 11 massive campaigns with 12 bonus challenge missions and an immersive storyline.

    • Innovative online multiplayer mode: Participate in huge multi-unit online battles with up to eight players controlling over 60 units on Xbox Live® and online.

    Contributed by Jeanne (75620) on Feb 25, 2007.

Press Release:

    EIDOS READIES BATTLESTATIONS MIDWAY

    Eidos Interactive, one of the world’s leading publishers and developers of entertainment software, today confirms that Battlestations: Midway will be released on Xbox 360 and PC in autumn 2006.

    Taking advantage of Microsoft’s next-generation video game and entertainment system, Battlestations: Midway on Xbox 360 delivers a genuinely new and exciting single and multiplayer gameplay experience.

    Battlestations: Midway follows the story of naval recruit Henry Walker, whose first assignment as a gunner at Pearl Harbor is the starting point of an incredible career at the heart of the US Pacific Fleet in 1942, in what was to become one of the most inspirational military campaigns in history.

    For the first time, relive the intensity of massive air, sea and underwater WWII battles in a unique mix of intense action and tactical gameplay. Directly control dozens of highly detailed warships, aircraft and submarines in a ‘free-control’ environment as you design and execute the best plans of attack.

    Command the colossal firepower of a fully armed battleship, engage the enemy in fierce dogfights through flak-infested skies or utilise the stealth of your submarine to unleash deadly torpedo attacks on unsuspecting enemies.

    Contributed by Jeanne (75620) on Feb 25, 2007.