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11 Video Games Set In Russia

Call Of Duty: World At War

Call Of Duty: World At War is a first-person shooter video game that is developed by Treyarch and published by Activision in 2008 around the world. The game is set in the Second World War on the Pacific Front against the Japanese as well as the Eastern Front in Russia where the player fights against the Germans trying to stop the advance towards Moscow.

World In Conflict: Soviet Assault

World In Conflict: Soviet Assault is a real time war strategy game that sees you control units in your army from a bird view perspectives and use your surroundings including buildings to defeat your enemies. In the game, you play as both the Russians and the Americans and it follows the fictional scenario of the Soviet Union invading the USA during the Cold War.

Europa Universalis 4

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Europa Universalis 4 is a grand strategy video game developed by Paradox Development Studio and published by Paradox Interactive. The game sees you control any historically accurate nation all around the world including the massive area that is Russia which contains many nations with the historically Russian nations in the east next to Europe with the hordes in the Asian part of Russia.

Cold War

Cold War is a video game developed by Mindware Studios and published by DreamCatcher Games, Runesoft and Linux Game Publishing in 2005 and 2006 respectively. The game takes place in 1986 where journalist Matthew Carter finds himself in the middle of a conspiracy to take over the Soviet Union.

Red Orchestra 2

Red Orchestra 2: Heroes Of Stalingrad is a World War 2 tactical first-person shooter set in Stalingrad and other parts of Russia. The term Red Orchestra was a code name during the Second World War to describe various resistance movements throughout Europe in Nazi-occupied territories and those fighting against them on the frontlines.

Battlefield 4

Battlefield 4 is a first-person shooter video game developed by EA Dice and published by Electronic Arts in 2013 for Microsoft Windows, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. The campaign follows a fictional storyline where the USA is at war against China, with the two superpowers fighting for world supremacy. The campaign features maps in Russia, China and the USA as in the plot Russia has promised to support China if the coup d’etat organized by antagonist Admiral Chang. The campaign features three factions, China, Russia and the USA.

Street Fighter V

Street Fighter V is a famous fighting video game developed by Capcom & Dimps studios and published by Capcom in 2016 with the first incarnation of the game released in 1987. The game was a huge success and had over 2.5 million sales shortly after getting released grossing around $100 million+ in earnings.

Earth Defence

Earth Defence is a shoot em’ up video game developed by AV Artisan and published by Realtec for the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis in 1995 exclusively for North America and Taiwan only. The game has five levels, with level one being set in Brazil, level two in the USA, level three in Russia, level four in China and level five in Nigeria.

Tom Clancy’s Politika

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Tom Clancy’s Politika is a diplomacy strategy game developed and published by Red Storm Entertainment. Politika is a game where you can play single player or multiplayer including LAN, the objective of the game is to become the dominant force in the world through diplomacy, espionage or conquest. The game was not the usual type of game to be released as part of the Tom Clancy’s franchise and therefore was not a big success and there have not been similar games ever since.

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

Rise Of The Tomb Raider is an action-adventure video game developed by Crystal Dynamics and published by Square Enix & Microsoft Studios in November 2015. The plot follows the usual protagonist Lara Croft who is trying uncover supernatural powers of the Yamatai.

Hitman: Contracts

Hitman: Contracts is a stealth video game developed by IO Interactive and published by Eidos Interactive for Microsoft Windows, PS2 and Xbox in 2004 exclusively for North America and Europe. The game centers around the series protagonist known as Agent 47 who survives an assassination attempt in a hotel room in Paris but has trouble remembering his past. His journey takes him around the world from Hong Kong to Russia and other parts of Eastern Europe where he battles arms traffickers.

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