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War Front: Turning Point takes place in an alternate universe where Hitler is assassinated during WWII during a phase of Russian expansion. The replacement German leader unites Germany with the Allies in an effort to defeat the Russians. The story is played out in cutscenes with a B-Movie feel in terms of delivery and dialogue.

This is your standard base building and resource collecting RTS like Command & Conquer and Warcraft. Building a plethora of units and ploughing them at the enemy is the main course of gameplay.

The game features most of the standard World War 2 units (Shermans, Me-262s, rocket launchers) and (like Command & Conquer: Generals) hero units with special abilities, such as extra damage or stronger armor). New weapons add a sci-fi element: The Allies have earthquake bombs and shield boosters; the Germans have armored Mechs and ultra-destructive Zeppelins; the Russians have ice bombs (which freezes everything in sight) and underground carriers for a stealth element. You can take control of specific units FPS-style, but be careful not to lose sight of the bigger picture.

The single player mission allows the player to play the Allied or German side. There are primary and secondary objectives; primary usually involves destroying a base, but secondary will often improve your situation in later missions. In multiplayer, the player will be allowed to play Allied, German and Russian.

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War Front: Turning Point Windows The player can create multiple identities, useful when playing each nationality.
War Front: Turning Point Windows There's a long animation at the start of the game that's quite well done. Lots of stirring music, detailed characters, planes and big tanks
War Front: Turning Point Windows The Skirmish Mode takes the player on-line to play against other real people
War Front: Turning Point Windows When the game first loads the player has to enter a CD key and then the title screen is displayed

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Alternate Titles

  • "War Front: Другая Мировая" -- Russian spelling
  • "War Front: Punkt Zwrotny" -- Polish title

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ActionTrip Mar 12, 2007 80 out of 100 80
IGN Feb 27, 2007 7.8 out of 10 78
Gamer 2.0 Feb 28, 2007 7.7 out of 10 77
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Mar 21, 2007 75 out of 100 75
GamerDay Mar 01, 2007 7.5 out of 10 75
PC Games (Germany) Feb 17, 2007 75 out of 100 75
Next Level Gaming Mar 09, 2007 73 out of 100 73
Entertainment Depot, The Apr 06, 2007 7 out of 10 70
GameSpy Mar 09, 2007 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
1UP Mar 27, 2007 5 out of 10 50

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John Chaser (535) added War Front: Turning Point (Windows) on Mar 19, 2007