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Freedom Force (Windows)

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Description

Freedom Force is a real-time tactical role-playing game which allows you to create and customize your own superheroes.

Along with the ability to create your own skins, names and super power attributes, you can take your team of superheroes out in the town to defeat countless enemies, improving the experience points of your character. All of the buildings and items in each city are destructible and you can throw most items at your enemy.

The single player campaign starts with you taking control of Frank Stiles. Frank overhears a conversation between two scientists about a secret experiment. The scientists discover Frank and leave him to die by a glowing statue. Luckily for Frank, the statue turns him into Minuteman, and now you must stop the scientists from getting away.

As you dive deeper into the story, you will gain teammates, each with their own special powers, and even more deadly enemies to defeat.

Screenshots

Freedom Force Windows Nuclear Winter's bolshevik Ice Troopers are equipped with nasty freezing rays, making them tougher opponents than the average thugs.
Freedom Force Windows We can use tables as a weapon
Freedom Force Windows The only thing worse than a humongous hero-eatting tyrannosaurus is TWO humongous, hero-eatting tyrannosauruses.
Freedom Force Windows We can plow him down with this street light

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User Reviews

Great Caesar's Ghost! Terrence Bosky (5234) 4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars
An action-packed romp through a 1960's comic book world. Droog (461) 4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars
Best interactive comic game ever! Terry Callahan (67) 4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars
If Jack Kirby had been a programmer, this would be his game... Dr.Bedlam (53) unrated
An Amazing, Incredible, and Smart Way to Play the Comix! Dwango (292) 4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars

The Press Says

Withingames Apr 23, 2002 5 out of 5 100
ActionTrip Apr 10, 2002 93 out of 100 93
GamePro (US) Mar 27, 2002 4.5 out of 5 90
Eurogamer.net (UK) Aug 02, 2002 9 out of 10 90
GameSpot Mar 29, 2002 9 out of 10 90
RPGFan Dec 10, 2002 89 out of 100 89
Gamesmania Mar 31, 2002 87 out of 100 87
4Players.de Aug 13, 2002 81 out of 100 81
Jeuxvideo.com Jul 25, 2002 14 out of 20 70
Nerikes Allehanda Aug 24, 2002 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40

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Trivia

Awards

  • Computer Games Magazine
    • March 2003 (Issue #148) - #9 overall in the "10 Best Games of 2002" list
  • Computer Gaming World
    • April 2003 (Issue #225) – Strategy Game of the Year
    • April 2003 (Issue #225) – Best Story of the Year
    • April 2003 (Issue #225) – Best Art Direction of the Year
    • September 2006 (Issue #266) – Introduced into the Hall of Fame
  • GameSpy
  • PC Gamer
    • April 2005 - #50 in the "50 Best Games of All Time" list

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Kartanym (10772) added Freedom Force (Windows) on Mar 26, 2002
Other platforms contributed by Kabushi (126364)