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  • Summary: Experience authentic First World War action with 64 player battles of maneuver on the Eastern Front. Warfare between the Russian Empire and the Central Powers is a tense battle for dominance – stay close to your squad to survive!
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  1. Positive: 3 out of 10
  2. Negative: 1 out of 10
  1. 80
    The modest production values combined with a lack of over-the-top Hollywood bombast will likely ensure that like Verdun before it, not everyone will enjoy Tannenberg. For those who can look beyond such flaws however, Tannenberg cements itself as a gloriously satisfying strategic shooter that invites players to pit their tactical minds and reflexes in one of the most overlooked theaters of war in a way that no other FPS manages to achieve.
  2. Jul 30, 2020
    Tannenberg isn't the best looking, most impressive sounding or most accessible game on the market. It is, however, a lovingly crafted, mercilessly authentic take on World War I combat that will leave any history buff breathless.
  3. Jul 31, 2020
    Much like Verdun, its predecessor, Tannenberg offers an authentic and engaging First World War experience. Those who enjoy tactical, more realistic shooters will love it; everyone else should consider giving it a chance, but be warned that the game was made on a limited budget and it shows.
  4. 60
    Despite being rather rough around the edges, Tannenberg’s unique nature breaks from the trends of most AAA first-person shooters today. It’s hardly what I would call a “good” game, and the console version needs a lot of work to feel like more than just a quick PC port, but in spite of all that, I enjoyed the time I spent with it. It was a refreshing breath of fresh air, something just a little bit different. To that end, I commend the development team for not making yet another action-packed blockbuster-style FPS. While it’s not going to replace my old multiplayer standbys of Warzone or Destiny 2, Tannenberg is a game I’d definitely consider going back to if I’m craving a bit of a different approach. I’m just hoping for a bit more polish and console accessibility by the time I return to the Eastern Front.
  5. Aug 20, 2020
    Unstable framerates, pop-ups and brutal aliasing – this console port of a decent shooter should have been scrapped.
  6. Jul 28, 2020
    I often feel uncomfortable playing military shooters. Is it really morally acceptable for me to be having fun in a virtual playground that depicts a real life conflict in which thousands lost their lives? I don't know the answer, but thankfully Tannenberg never forces me to consider this ethical question. Tannenberg has some good ideas, but it's a slightly dull online FPS that never really gets going. As a budget multiplayer shooter there's some satisfaction to be had, but overall this is a far too limited and sluggish experience.
  7. Sep 1, 2020
    I understand that much of WWI was fought in the mud and it probably didn’t look like a Hollywood blockbuster, but I can best describe my time with Tannenberg by saying that it never felt like I was in the middle of a war — instead, I was more often wandering through an empty battlefield trying desperately to not quit in the middle of a round. But at least I learned some history!

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  1. Dec 22, 2020
    I've thoroughly enjoyed playing this game, the quietness and calm being broken by the sounds of bullets and artillery, the frantic rush to theI've thoroughly enjoyed playing this game, the quietness and calm being broken by the sounds of bullets and artillery, the frantic rush to the sectors, the bloody hand to hand combat used by the cossacks. The game isn't great graphically but at least it isn't bf1 with it's Weapons that barely anyone used and it's terribly inaccurate representation of the first world war, this game just like verdun is tedious, forcing you to run and fight before dying a few seconds later, surviving us almost impossible, you aren't some kind of hero, you're just another number for the casualties Expand