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Soldiers: Heroes of World War II

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Strategy

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'Soldiers: Heroes of World War II' Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 13, 2004 @ 8:53 a.m. PST

Get the Soldiers: Heores Of WW2 teaser trailer off Worthplaying (6mb)

Soldiers is a third-person tactical action complete with a stunning 3D visual engine.

Pitching the player headlong into the war-torn battlegrounds of Europe, gameplay delivers extremely realistic yet explosive combat scenarios. Commanding a highly trained team of special forces behind enemy lines, your job is to get them in, execute the mission your way and get out - fast!

Over 25 action-packed missions, inspired by the exploits of World War II heroes, takes the keyboard-smashing frustration out of strategy gaming by enabling players to complete mission objectives in any number of different ways; this is no puzzle game where the 'save' key is everything! Whether you decide to stealth-it-up or go in loud with all guns blazing, victory is there for the taking.

Play as British, U.S., German or Russian forces, with authentically modelled WWII vehicles, weapons and units - even ammo - and you'll experience the totally realistic penetration physics.

There's a fully-destructible environment (all buildings and other objects) and landscape becomes scarred as your artillery makes its mark and changes the terrain with shell-holes and trenches.

The control method combines the best of RTS and 3D-action gaming, using 'Team mode' to command and move an entire unit or 'Direct Control', where you jump into the thick of the action, get your hands dirty, and take control of a single soldier.

Thanks to a very high level of detail you can pinpoint specific targets, such as shooting an enemies' helmet clean off and follow through with an accurate sniper rifle shot to the head! The end result is a hands-on action game with strategic depth.

Featuring both single-player and online/LAN multiplayer gaming, Soldiers will beach-land with a bang when it's published by Codemasters in summer 2004, exclusively for PC.

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