Activision today shipped The History Channel: Battle for the Pacific for Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2 and PC. Told through the eyes of an American GI, the game lets players shoot through famous WWII conflicts with real WWII weapons.
In addition to the shooter gameplay, The History Channel: Battle for the Pacific includes actual documentary video footage as players fight through a variety of territories including Guadalcanal, the Philippines and Iwo Jima.
The History Channel: Battle for the Pacific thrusts players directly into the Pacific’s most historic battles of WWII. Utilizing real combat skills and authentic allied and axis weapons, including sub-machine guns, sniper rifles, anti-aircraft guns and grenades, players will be able to relive history and fight through missions based on actual battles. Additionally, players can go online on next generation platforms and the PC and play as an American or Japanese soldier in individual or team based modes such as elimination, deathmatch, team deathmatch and capture the flag.
The WWII documentary-like game is available now on the Xbox 360 for $49.99; the PlayStation 2, Wii and PC for $39.99; and it will ship for PlayStation 3 on December 12 with a price tag of $49.99.