The History Channel: Battle for the Pacific Image
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  • Summary: The History Channel takes you to the Battle for the Pacific where you will experience history brought to life in one of the defining campaigns of World War II. Relive epic land battles fought on some of the most brutal and unforgiving battlefields in recorded history. Retake strategically important locations throughout the Pacific Theatre that are vital to the allies on the Road to Tokyo. Play through the eyes of an American GI as you experience intense, no holds barred action against an opponent for which surrender isn't an option! Fire authentic allied and axis weaponry including sub-machine guns, sniper rifles, anti-aircraft guns, pistols, and grenades Relive History - each level begins with a documentary video featuring actual battle footage, key facts and statistics, and the importance that the battle ultimately played in the allied victory. Fight from Henderson Field in Guadalcanal through the Philippines to Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima. Experience some of the most exotic and forbidden battlefields including dense jungles and barren volcanic islands. Face the harsh realities of war as you engage the enemy on the frontlines. Fight alongside squadron members reacting to the events of the battlefield, where fighting is often hand to hand and your objective is simple - defeat the enemy at all costs. Based on actual battles including storming the beaches in an amphibious assault, recapturing a strategic airfield, defending against an enemy assault, going on a search and destroy mission, fighting through fortified caves and scaling Mount Suribachi to plant the American flag. Play online as an American or Japanese soldier in your favorite individual and team based modes including elimination, team elimination, death match, team death match and capture the flag on battlefields painstakingly recreated from topographical maps and historical records. Battles come to life amidst exploding artillery, whistling bullets, falling comrades, unrelenting enemies and much more. [Activision] Expand
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    The History Channel: Battle for the Pacific isn't necessarily an atrocious game, but it just isn't that fun and brings so very little to the table.
  2. The gameplay is poorly ported from a console to the PC, which seems like the wrong way to do things.
  3. Many of the A.I., both friendly and enemy, look the same. There are only a few different character models. They animate well, but at times they will get stuck in the scenery or just freeze.
  4. You're better off buying DVD's of History Channel shows. [May 2008, p.59]
  5. Ultimately, though, the biggest blow against the game is its brevity. You shouldn't have trouble clearing its single-player mode in two or three hours.
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  3. Negative: 5 out of 6
  1. Oct 26, 2013
    7
    Saben que? es la primera vez que un juego no me parece tan bueno y voy a decir porque. 1) graficos 7.8 son los mismos que en el soldier of fortune 3, y es obvio porque utiliza su mismo motor, aunque son buenos, son muy anticuados ya y no estan tan geniales. tecnologia 9 como siempre su brillante optimizacion me sorprende y su fluidez de controles tambien, pero podrian haber añadido otras mecanicas de juego como correr o atacar con el cuchillo. jugablidad 6 es la misma que el sof pero, es muy repetitiva y parece un videojuego tipo rambo más del monton, la ia es una de tiro al blanco, osea que quiere que la mates como mas te guste y la dificultad es demasiado simple, es un juego hecho a las apuradas. sonido 5 el sonido es bueno pero la musica es demasiado monotona y secante. innovacion 3 no innova y es una de las tantas copias de call of duty. Expand
  2. Aug 4, 2013
    2
    Dosta zbunjujuće sa starom grafikom, te čudnim izborom misija, a trajnost je svega 2h....................................................................... Expand

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