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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 Training your heroes.
Freedom Force vs The 3rd Reich Windows Introducing Sky King
Freedom Force vs The 3rd Reich Windows A Kill-a-rilla sends Tricolour flying from a blow!
Freedom Force vs The 3rd Reich Windows Character Sheet

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 (5235) 4.14 Stars4.14 Stars4.14 Stars4.14 Stars4.14 Stars

The Press Says

Computer Gaming World (CGW) May, 2005 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
allaboutgames.co.uk Jul 06, 2005 9 out of 10 90
GamingExcellence Apr 03, 2005 8.9 out of 10 89
GameBanshee May 02, 2005 8.7 out of 10 87
2404.org PC Gaming Nov 11, 2005 8.7 out of 10 87
DreamStation.cc Apr 20, 2005 8.5 out of 10 85
PC Action May 20, 2005 84 out of 100 84
GameStar (Germany) May, 2005 81 out of 100 81
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Mar 09, 2005 80 out of 100 80
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Apr 06, 2005 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70

Forums

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German release? 10 Foxhack (12474)
Oct 02, 2008

Trivia

1001 Video Games

Freedom Force vs. The 3rd Reich appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

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 (5235) added Freedom Force vs The 3rd Reich (Windows) on Mar 11, 2005