Battlestations: Midway

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Third party DRM: Steam

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Description

"this game offers a great one-on-one option for RTS fans as well as a great co-op experience for those that have paid their dues on the training modes." - IGN

"Battlestations: Midway strikes just the right balance between action and strategy to create a game that's as unique as it is enjoyable." - GameSpot


This is a single player only title

BattleStations: Midway is an immense action game that drops players into massive air, sea, and undersea battles from Pearl Harbor to Midway. Players command massive fleet attacks and take direct, real-time, control of every plane, battleship, and submarine in the battle.

Battlestations: Midway's blends intense 3rd-person action with epic, large-scale naval combat and brings to life the great Pacific battles of the World War II. From the chaos of Pearl Harbor, through the Philippines, Java and the Coral Sea all the way to the epic Battle of Midway.

Innovative gameplay lets players take direct control of over 60 different warships, planes and submarines from a 3rd-person perspective. Players can instantly switch to and control nearly every vehicle in the battle.

The game features 11 large-scale campaigns with 12 bonus challenge missions.


Key Features:

  • Revolutionary gameplay: Experience epic WWII combat from multiple perspectives as you jump between dozens of units, playing as a pilot, a gunner, a submarine captain or even carrier fleet commander.

  • Massive air, sea, and undersea battlefields: Every battle takes place simultaneously in the air, on and under the sea.

  • Movement of your fleet and the individual efforts of any one vehicle is critical to success.

  • Sixty warships: Features the Wildcat and Zero Fighter planes, the Dauntless Divebombers, the B17 and B24 bombers, the USS Lexington and USS Yorktown carriers, and Japan's infamous super battleship, The Yamato.

  • Realism: Cutting-edge graphics bring the Pacific oceans and island chains alive with lush real-world environments, dynamic weather effects and incredibly detailed vehicles and weaponry.

  • Featuring 11 massive campaigns with 12 bonus challenge missions and an immersive storyline.

Customer reviews

90

Great Naval Battle Game

minoru09 | Sept. 15, 2014 | See all minoru09's reviews »

This is one of the most under appreciated game. This game is an unique combination of real time strategy and action, sets in Pacific Theater of WWII. You can literally control every single unit you have: the ships, submarines, or planes. Those three choices offer different playstyle which all of them is important in turning the tide of battle. For all-in-one game with cinematic storyline and addictive gameplay, the price $1.74 is almost too good to be true. Buy it if you like naval battles and/or WWII Pacific Theater.

80

Great strategy and simulation game at once.

WetCouch | Sept. 14, 2014 | See all WetCouch's reviews »

Great game. It starts like a normal simulation game, but while completing next missions you will get access to new units, and start to command all huge fleets like in strategy game.Like "from zero to hero", here it is "from small boat to fleet". Both modes are refined, and. Campaign gives fun to player, but i think it doesn't really make sense. But in this game the story is only a background. Gameplay is at some precent historic. I also don't see here any huge mistakes from the developer side beside of one - at later missions, when you have under your command more units, there isn't really much time to enjoy playing single units.

In one word - two modes, multiple vehicles, nice battles, much fun. I recommend it.

80

A pretty good WWII game

RyannHUNN | Sept. 13, 2014 | See all RyannHUNN's reviews »

Nice mix of strategy and combat. You can control planes, ships and even submarine. It's cool that the game is based on really battles of WWII. Also the are challenges which can be really hard but it extends the game.

The graphics and the cut-scenes are decent, but the gameplay is really addictive I liked it, but it can be slow sometimes.

Overall I recommend it if you like these kind of games, if you don't give it a try! The game is cheap and it worths the money!