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Call of Duty: Finest Hour (PlayStation 2)

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Description

Call of Duty: Finest Hour is the first CoD game on the consoles. The story spans through 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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Alternate Titles

  • "使命召唤:决战时刻" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Call of Duty: Le Jour de Gloire" -- French title

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User Reviews

Decent alternative to MOH, but is also very flawed at times. Big John WV (25281) 2.86 Stars2.86 Stars2.86 Stars2.86 Stars2.86 Stars

The Press Says

Game Chronicles Dec 09, 2004 9 out of 10 90
1UP Nov 17, 2004 8.5 out of 10 85
Futuregamez.net Apr 07, 2005 82 out of 100 82
GameSpy Nov 16, 2004 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GameCell UK 2005 8 out of 10 80
Game Over Online Dec 07, 2004 70 out of 100 70
Game industry News (GiN) 2005 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
HardGamers Dec 06, 2004 68 out of 100 68
GameSpot Nov 18, 2004 6.7 out of 10 67
VGcore Jul 28, 2006 6.5 out of 10 65

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Trivia

German version

In 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.

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Evilhead (1049) added Call of Duty: Finest Hour (PlayStation 2) on Dec 02, 2005
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