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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 63 other screenshots from other versions of this game or official promotional screenshots.

Promo Images

Freedom Fighters Screenshot 26/8/2003
Freedom Fighters Concept Art 15/7/2003
Freedom Fighters Other 21/8/2003
Freedom Fighters Screenshot 26/8/2003


Alternate Titles

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

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User Reviews

Entertaining, but very short, squad-based shooter. Lucas Schippers (59) unrated
Nostalgia is a traitorous foe, but this game still holds up pretty well Pixelspeech (1006) 3.57 Stars3.57 Stars3.57 Stars3.57 Stars3.57 Stars
Should have been a modern classic Matt Neuteboom (989) 4.43 Stars4.43 Stars4.43 Stars4.43 Stars4.43 Stars

Critic Reviews

GameSpot Sep 19, 2003 9.2 out of 10 92
PGNx Media Oct 20, 2003 9 out of 10 90
Retroage Jan 15, 2010 8.6 out of 10 86
N-Zone Oct 31, 2003 86 out of 100 86
GamersMark Oct 09, 2003 8.6 out of 10 86
IGN Sep 22, 2003 8.4 out of 10 84
Lawrence Oct 07, 2003 B+ 83
64 Power / big.N / N Games Sep, 2003 83 out of 100 83
Gamers Globe Mar 15, 2004 8 out of 10 80
Nintendo Difference Feb 01, 2006 14 out of 20 70


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1001 Video Games

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


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 (69359) added Freedom Fighters (GameCube) on Oct 03, 2003
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