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  • Summary: Enemy Front is the realistic tale of a hardened soldier dropped behind Nazi lines to engage in dynamic, diversified missions ranging from quick skirmishes, espionage assignments, and sabotage activities. The epic scope of Enemy Front spans several years and key battles as it progresses from the trenches of a desolate France right on through to Berlin and a secret weapons base. Once there, the player must thwart the plans for a terrifying weapon that will all but assure a global Nazis victory. Expand
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 12
  2. Negative: 9 out of 12
  1. Jun 19, 2014
    60
    An ambitious effort that does not come together quite as well as it could have, Enemy Front is an entertaining experience that offers a wide variety of action in locales rarely visited.
  2. Jul 29, 2014
    53
    Though it can pack a punch, this lacks the finesse to tell the subversive war story it's aiming for. [Sept 2014, p.74]
  3. Jun 17, 2014
    50
    Enemy Front lands in that unfortunate middle area where its faults aren't bad enough to leave a painfully lasting negative impression, but its key moments are too generic to be memorable.
  4. Jul 3, 2014
    40
    A brave, but ultimately failed attempt to reintroduce gamers to the Second World War. Awful AI, disastrous level design, weak textures... name a problem and this game will probably have it in abundance. Skip this.
  5. Jul 12, 2014
    40
    The "development hell" problems are quite obvious in Enemy Front. The use of CryEngine and the beloved WWII theme cannot save the mess this game is.
  6. Jul 9, 2014
    40
    A disappointing return to WWII, with sub-par artificial intelligence, limited multiplayer support and several annoying bugs.
  7. Jun 25, 2014
    30
    Enemy Front is a bad game in every way. Poor visuals, broken a.i. and a lot of bugs and glitches ruin the gameplay.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 13
  2. Negative: 4 out of 13
  1. Jun 11, 2014
    9
    For me this game is good. I give 9 because I missed to WWII shooter game and Enemy Front have very nice story. Graphics is not important think in all games. Here I vary like soundrack it's matched to what is happening around. Expand
  2. Jun 11, 2014
    9
    I rate highly, because of the story. And I love the atmosphere WW II, it does not bother me that the graphics are not at the highest level. Recent materials, as for me, great. :). This also reminds me of the old CoD or MoH. The better will be played in EF. Expand
  3. Jun 11, 2014
    7
    In my opinion the game is not bad, rather challenging and not as short as other shooters released in the last couple years. The graphics are not the best given that they used the CryEngine. There are places with low resolution textures that look quite bad for a 2014 game. I am mostly giving it a 7 due to the fact that it is a WW2 shooter game in world of modern shooters. There was a time when most FPS games were WW2. I really like WW2 shooter and there has not been one in the last couple years except for let's say Wolfenstein New Order (that is mostly an alternate history FPS than a WW2 FPS except for the introduction). There is nothing extraordinary about this game but shooting Nazis in a WW2 background is really nice. So this is mostly a 6. I gave it 7 due to the story and timeline. Also the soundtrack is really great and it fits the game nicely. Expand
  4. Jun 19, 2014
    5
    this game is not very good played about one hour and glad i havent paid for this its WAY TO EASY i mean pistol 1 hits no need for any other gun enemys are special shall we say dont hide and when they do hide half there body sticks out graphics are never a problem since its story and overall gameplay this game falls flat and is a flop 5/10 Expand
  5. Jun 25, 2014
    5
    Everything in this game - from the trailers to its price just screams out what this game is - a low budget classic WW2 shooter. No bells or whistles, absolutely noting unique about the mechanics or settings - just the same stuff that was seen in all WW2 games before. Think COD 2 Big Red One and World at War or Medal of Honor serie. For some reasons it also reminds me of Project I.G.I. This is the same simple stuff: just killing Nazis with a A LOT of weapons. The graphic is a mixed bag - overall it is not bad - not jaw dropping, but very picturesque sometimes, on the other hand the game is also full of low res textures. The developers are not very clever and they offered the ruined Warsaw as the first game experience. The ruined city looks rather ugly. The french or norwegian part of the game play looks so much better. Ai is dumb like in other shooters, not better not worst. The campaign is rather short, i was playing all night and i finished it on medium in about 10 houres. I had not encountered any game breaking bugs or crashes, once or twice textures took to long to load. The best part of the game is the story - it is rather compelling for a FPS, especially in a one that is not an AAA title. Gameplay-wise it is just old good shooter - they tried to implement stealth and sabotage as an alternative approach to the missions but who the hell cares if you can just load the MP40 and shred Nazies with that or headshot them with a Mauser? It also has a multiplayer mode, rather casual one for max 12 players. One thing I noticed - you die really really fast in multilayer while the single player campaign is rather easy on medium. Well, the multi is full of hackers anyway and there are only 3 maps so no point to bother with this mode. Expand
  6. Jul 8, 2014
    3
    This game was atrocious. The gameplay wasn’t tight and responsive; it was SLOW, TEDIOUS and BORING. Graphics were incredibly, incredibly sub-par -that I even had to double check the cover of the game that it actually was a PS3 game and not some Nintendo or PS2 game. I don’t know what had happened here, but the whole game proved disappointing. Missions were average, storyline was meh, overall -- BLERGHHHH? If you want to kill Nazis, please, please stick with Wolfenstein. Please! Expand
  7. Jun 14, 2014
    0
    Why I give a zero:
    Because the two reviews giving a 9 were clearly written by the same person. The over-praising of the game and
    stereotypical grammatical mistakes make me conclude a developer of the game wrote them. I find that a very, very low thing to do.

    They have to accept they launched an average to bad product.
    Don't waste your money- I believe others here already give a good explanation why. If you want to experience WW2, dust one of the older games off, watch a film or grab a book. Don't buy this.
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