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Battlefield 2142: Northern Strike

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78.57% Overall Rank: 5660
PC Rank: 1333
2007 Games Rank: 5643
2007 PC Rank: 1333
Score based on 14 reviews


A few years into the most desperate struggle in the history of mankind, and with the conflict focused around the Mediterranean, the Pan Asian Coalition (PAC) seizes the chance to claim the undefended natural resources beneath the ice of mainland Europe. By the time the EU is aware of their presence, the enemy is firmly entrenched in the continents harsh ice fields, among abandoned city ruins and soaring mountain peaks. Only fierce close-quarters infantry battles along claustrophobic city streets and narrow rocky passes will eject the PAC forces from their well-defended positions and push them back towards the sea. Three new maps provide the setting for the Booster Pack. High up in the Alps the EU uses launch pods to assault a PAC Titan docking harbour in the map Port Bavaria. Bridge at Remagen, the scene for one of WWIIs major battles, is once again the setting for intense battles as both sides fight to secure the bridge. Finally, night has fallen when the EU launches their assault on the city in the Liberation of Leipzig. Battlefield 2142: Northern Strike introduces two new vehicle types. The heavy IFV Goliath is a massive, slow-moving firing platform available to the EU. It is used to provide cover, as well as health and ammunition, to nearby infantry. The fast-moving hovering light IFV Hachimoto, available to the defending PAC only, is an efficient vehicle killer when staffed by a well coordinated pilot/gunner team. With ten new unlocks and ten new awards, Battlefield 2142: Northern Strike offers unprecedented persistence for a Booster Pack. The epic Titan mode introduced in Battlefield 2142 is available on two maps, and for the first time in an urban setting. All maps also feature Conquest mode with the Conquest Assault Lines set-up, in which the attacking army now has to conquer all control points before taking the enemys main base. Key Features: - Fastpaced, infantry-focused gameplay boosts the intensity of the all-out war experience. - Three new maps set in Europe, where snow-covered post-apocalyptic cities and a ridge in the Alps become the new battlegrounds. - Two brand-new vehicles designed to support infantry combat available in an asymmetrical set-up, with the hovering light IFV Hachimoto available to the PAC and the massive heavy IFV Goliath available to the EU. - Increased persistence. Ten new rewards, one new pin and ten new unlock items at the top of the unlocks trees, available also on core game maps, take persistence to new levels. Unlock credits earned in the booster pack can also be used in the core game. - Epic Titan mode available on two maps, and for the first time in a urban setting, for more intense Titan gameplay. - Tweaked Conquest-assault gameplay (Assault Lines game mode) on all three maps creates more choke points and more heated battles. - Horizontal podding gives infantry additional ways of moving across the maps quickly
Release Date: March 8, 2007

Latest Reviews

Games Xtreme 05/01/07 Review 7.5 out of 10
GameDaily 03/01/07 Review 8 out of 10
The Gamers Temple 05/07/07 Review 88 out of 100
AceGamez 03/27/07 Review 7 out of 10
Game Vortex 03/26/07 Review 92 out of 100
PC Format UK 04/01/07 Review 70 out of 100
PC Gamer UK 04/01/07 Review 81 out of 100
PC Gameworld 03/18/07 Review 85 out of 100
Game Chronicles 03/18/07 Review 8.8 out of 10
GameZone 03/17/07 Review 8 out of 10