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War Front: Turning Point (Windows)

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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.


War Front: Turning Point Windows The campaign mode starts with the 'Liberation of London'
War Front: Turning Point Windows The game's main menu screen. The background picture keeps changing while the game waits for player input
War Front: Turning Point Windows One of the game configuration screens
War Front: Turning Point Windows The start of the Liberation mission

Alternate Titles

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

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Gamesmania Feb 01, 2007 86 out of 100 86 Feb 13, 2007 8 out of 10 80
ActionTrip Mar 12, 2007 80 out of 100 80
Yahoo! Games Feb 20, 2007 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Worth Playing Mar 01, 2007 8 out of 10 80
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Mar, 2007 78 out of 100 78
Armchair Empire, The Mar 14, 2007 7.5 out of 10 75
GamerDay Mar 01, 2007 7.5 out of 10 75
Next Level Gaming Mar 09, 2007 73 out of 100 73
Maximum PC May 22, 2007 7 out of 10 70


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Karthik KANE (460) added War Front: Turning Point (Windows) on Mar 19, 2007