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Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad
Heroes of Stalingrad will focus on the Battle of Stalingrad and the surrounding operations, both German and Russian, from July 1942 to February 1943. The game allows the player to experience one of the most brutal battles in all of human history. Delivering unrivalled accuracy and attention to detail, along with gritty, vicious combat in multiplayer and single-player modes the game will feature everything from quick, brutal firefights to more intricate and challenging tactical modes.
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If AAA titles are out of your budget, worth a look
From the relatively unknown TWI comes a WWII shooter, focusing on realism and team play. A bit of a niche product, wedged between behemoths like COD and Battlefield on one side, featuring the most popular game-play style, and games like ARMA on the other side that feature near military SIM realism, this game will appeal greatly only to some players.
Don't expect AAA level graphics, animation or story, or much of a single player at all, enjoy team-based play, and you may enjoy the game. Those looking for maximum realism will be better served by games like ARMA (available at EB), and of course the upcoming COD and Battlefield titles will likely be more appropriate and more enjoyable choices for mainstream PC gamers.
Bottom line: if you want something different, and a game from a small studio lacking the polish of AAA titles does not bother you, this game may be worth a look, particularly if you are a WWII centric PC gamer on a limited budget.