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DescriptionCall of Duty: Finest Hour is the first CoD game on the consoles. The story spans throught three different fronts in the Second World War through three soldiers' viewpoints. Basically, the game is a heavily scripted, story driven action game where the main focus is on the action and the dramatisation of the war and the people in the middle of it all. One of the defining features if Call of Duty-games is the mood they set, and the accurate reproduction of the actual WW2 battlefields and operations. As well as the usual range of WW2 weaponry, in CoD:FH there are also vehicles which one can drive around, blasting enemy to bits in the process.
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- "使命召唤：决战时刻" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
- "Call of Duty: Le Jour de Gloire" -- French title
Part of the Following Groups
- Call of Duty series
- Graphics Engine: RenderWare
- Historical conflict: World War II
- PlayStation 2 Greatest Hits releases
- PlayStation 2 Platinum Range releases
|Decent alternative to MOH, but is also very flawed at times.||Big John WV (25293)|
The Press Says
|GameZone||Nov 16, 2004||8.7 out of 10||87|
|GameSpy||Nov 16, 2004||80|
|GameCell UK||2005||8 out of 10||80|
|Game Captain||Jan 03, 2005||74 out of 100||74|
|IGN||Nov 16, 2004||7.3 out of 10||73|
|Game industry News (GiN)||2005||70|
|Game Over Online||Dec 07, 2004||70 out of 100||70|
|Jeuxvideo.com||Dec 03, 2004||13 out of 20||65|
|VGcore||Jul 28, 2006||6.5 out of 10||65|
|Gamekult||Dec 22, 2004||5 out of 10||50|
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German versionIn the German version terms like "Nazi" or "Third Reich" and all references (except Roosevelt in the outro) to war participants were cut out, e.g. Mussolini, Hitler and Montgomery were removed. This includes voice acting, in-game posters and video sequences. Other cuts involve a change in the first eastern front mission where a "kill" was translated to "besiegen" (defeat) and all voices in the making of videos. Additionally all swastikas were either removed or replaced with iron crosses. A detailed list of changes can be found on schnittberichte.com.
Related Web Sites
- Call of Duty: Finest Hour @ Spark Unlimited -- product page on the developer's website
- Call Of Duty: Finest Hour - The Contract -- A deconstruction of the contract between Spark and Activision for the game, on Gamasutra
Evilhead (1037) added Call of Duty: Finest Hour (PlayStation 2) on Dec 02, 2005
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