At first, Turning Point: Fall of Liberty might look like yet another WWII game to add to the overcrowded pile, but this time the shoe is on the other foot. America is the one on the receiving end of D-Day, with the Nazis invading New York. And the reason for this twist is that instead of living to make his famous speech about fighting them on the beaches, Britain’s Prime Minister Winston Churchill was run over by a taxi… really?
To stop his homeland going the same way under the wheels of the Wehrmacht war machine, our hero - an ordinary man called Danny - must steal a gun from a paratrooper and then link up with the US resistance.
Above: A little-known bit of trivia about Nazis is that their lungs are incapable of breathing the Manhattan air, hence the gas mask
Brace yourself for swift, corridor-following shooting, with a hand-to-hand combat system a bit like Splinter Cell’s grabbing mechanic, as well as Call of Duty-style healing system.
So what if it looks a little linear? With so much going on around you, so much bursting into flames and so much wanton Nazi-blasting, all we say is: “Taxi for Winston.”
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