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Freedom Force vs The 3rd Reich (Windows)

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Description

Freedom Force return in this sequel to 2002’s original superhero strategy game. Fighting Nuclear Winter’s menace in *snowy* Cuba, Freedom Force unwittingly allows the conquered Timemaster to fall into the wrong hands. The resulting time crisis twists reality around Freedom Force, plunging them into an alternate 1963 where the “original Axis of Evil” won WWII.

Now Freedom Force must set things straight. Traveling through time and taking on the Axis stretches the team to its limits, but the Golden Age was a time of heroes as well as villains. Blackjack, Tricolour, and the Sky King are just some of the new heroes available to combat the combined menace of Fortissimo, Blitzkrieg, and Red Sun. Plus a revamped character creation module makes it easier to send homemade heroes into the fray.

Retaining the original game's superhero squad-based strategy set-up, this sequel features cutting edge graphics, more characters, story-based multiplayer missions, and a Rumble Room where players can jump straight to the action.

Screenshots

Freedom Force vs The 3rd Reich Windows Back at the base
Freedom Force vs The 3rd Reich Windows Selecting heroes for your squad...
Freedom Force vs The 3rd Reich Windows These Energy X canisters give you several bonuses depending on their color.
Freedom Force vs The 3rd Reich Windows A stunned enemy, ready to be interrogated.

Alternate Titles

  • "Freedom Force 2" -- Informal name
  • "FFVTR" -- Abbreviated title
  • "FFv3R" -- Informal name

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User Reviews

Still the BEST Super Hero simulator out there. Dwango (292) 4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars
Great sequel lacks original's punch. Terrence Bosky (5237) 4.14 Stars4.14 Stars4.14 Stars4.14 Stars4.14 Stars

The Press Says

Mygamer.com Mar 14, 2005 9.4 out of 10 94
ActionTrip Mar 08, 2005 92 out of 100 92
GameSpy Mar 11, 2005 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
allaboutgames.co.uk Jul 06, 2005 9 out of 10 90
GamingExcellence Apr 03, 2005 8.9 out of 10 89
2404.org PC Gaming Nov 11, 2005 8.7 out of 10 87
PC Games (Germany) May 06, 2005 85 out of 100 85
PC Gameplay (Benelux) May, 2005 84 out of 100 84
PC Action May 20, 2005 84 out of 100 84
Video Game Talk Nov 20, 2005 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70

Forums

Topic # Posts Last Post
German release? 10 Foxhack (12491)
Oct 02, 2008

Trivia

Pre-order bonus

Gamers who pre-ordered Freedom Force vs The 3rd Reich from select retailers were able to download an exclusive character: a 1970s version of The Ant.

Awards

  • GameSpy
    • 2005 – #8 PC Game of the Year
    • 2011 - #2 Top Superhero PC Game (together with Freedom Force)

Terrence Bosky (5237) added Freedom Force vs The 3rd Reich (Windows) on Mar 11, 2005