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Freedom Fighters (Xbox)

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Description

The Soviet Union has invaded New York City! Chris Stone is just a plumber, and he's willing to live out his life normally even after the occupation. Until the Soviets picked up his brother Troy and charged him of being a terrorist (i.e. freedom fighter). Now Chris must contact the real freedom fighters, get his brother out, and eventually, drive the invaders out of New York.

Freedom Fighters is a third-person shooter with squad-based tactics, with a variety of typical weapons such as pistol, revolver, assault rifle, sub machine gun, shotgun, rocket launcher, grenade, and so on. As you proceed further in the game, you can control more and more people in your squad, until you end up with up to a dozen different freedom fighters all fighting alongside you in your quest to drive out the invaders.

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There are 24 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.


Alternate Titles

  • "Freedom: The Battle for Liberty Island" -- Working title
  • "Freedom: Soldiers of Liberty" -- Working title

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User Reviews

An absolute killer of a game!!! M.Allen (76) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars

The Press Says

GameSpot Sep 19, 2003 9.3 out of 10 93
Pelit Sep, 2002 92 out of 100 92
GamersHell.com Sep 24, 2003 9.1 out of 10 91
Lawrence Oct 07, 2003 88 out of 100 88
IGN Sep 22, 2003 8.4 out of 10 84
GMR May 09, 2004 7 out of 10 70
Digital Entertainment News (den) Oct 13, 2003 7 out of 10 70
Player1 Oct, 2003 7 out of 10 70
GameSpy Oct 05, 2003 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
X-Power Oct 20, 2003 5 out of 10 50

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

Freedom Fighters appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

References

There's a reference to I/O Interactive's Hitman series near the beginning of the game. On the wall of the apartment you start in, you can see a movie poster for a movie called "Hong Kong Love Story" with a picture of Agent 47 and Lei Ling (the girl from the Lee Hong Assassination mission of Hitman: Codename 47) in a romantic embrace. This is kinda funny because in the original game, Agent 47 couldn't stand her. He can also be seen in several billboards around the city advertising a clothing store.

Voice acting

Nicholas Worth, who did the voice acting for the main villain in Freedom Fighters, also happened to play a very similar role in the game Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2 as Alexei Romanov - another alternate history game where the Soviet Union strikes at America.

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Corn Popper (69643) added Freedom Fighters (Xbox) on Oct 03, 2003
Other platforms contributed by Corn Popper (69643) and WildKard (12149)