Heavy Fire: Afghanistan is a super fast playing on-rails shooter set in modern-day Afghanistan featuring tanks, assault vehicles and helicopters. The game offers 60 awards, one machine co-op for up to four, Steam Cloud, Leaderboards and Trading Cards.
User reviews: Mixed (200 reviews)
Release Date: Aug 15, 2014
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February 9

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Reviews

“The game was exciting, fun, challenging, and rewarding.”
70 – Gamer's Daily

“(A) great game that is worth every penny.”
N/A – RND Games

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About This Game

FAST, DEADLY AND UNRELENTING COMBAT

Heavy Fire: Afghanistan is a super fast playing, high intensity on-rails shooter set in modern-day Afghanistan. Whether fighting up close and personal with guns and grenades, raining down fire from a helicopter or laying waste with a main battle tank, Heavy Fire: Afghanistan is an immediately fun, pickup-and-play experience for hardcore gamers and novices alike.

EXPERIENCE FAST-PACED ACTION SET IN MODERN-DAY AFGHANISTAN

You've battled through some of the most intense combat situations known to man — and it ain't over yet. Afghanistan is teeming with insurgents, and every day brings on new challenges. Today, it's up to you and your men to bring down the enemy. The intelligence reports tell you that enemy forces have been plotting their next move from a shack hidden deep within the forest on a secluded mountainside. You're going to surprise them in their own territory — and you're bringing Heavy Fire.



Stay sharp in this blisteringly fast-paced modern day shooter. Protect your team as you move from cover to cover, eliminating threats as they appear! Fight on foot or in a variety of vehicles including tanks, helicopters, and APCs. Utilize weapons ranging from handguns to mounted cannons and grenades to stay alive, keep fighting, and complete your mission.

Features

  • 24 missions featuring Exclusive Multi-Cover System
  • Experience gut-wrenching, fast-paced action set in modern-day Afghanistan
  • Fight on foot. Fight by tank, assault vehicle, and helicopter
  • More than 60 awards, ranks, and equipment upgrades
  • Co-op multiplayer play for up to 4 players on one machine
  • High quality graphics designed for 1080p
  • Steam Cloud, Leaderboards, Achievements & Trading Cards!

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP
    • Processor: Intel® Pentium® 4 CPU 3.00GHz or similar AMD Athlon 64
    • Memory: 1500 MB RAM
    • Graphics: Direct3D 10 capable video card (NVIDIA® Geforce 8800 GT or AMD® Radeon™ HD 3870 or above) with at least 512 MB video memory. Some low-end integrated cards may not work.
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 3 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX 9 Compatible Audio
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 8
    • Processor: Core 2 Duo or similar AMD Athlon X2
    • Memory: 4000 MB RAM
    • Graphics: Direct3D 11 capable video card (NVIDIA® Geforce GTS 450 or AMD® Radeon™ HD 5670 or above) with at least 512 MB video memory. Low-end integrated and laptop cards are not recommended.
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 3 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX 9 Compatible Audio
Helpful customer reviews
3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
5.8 hrs on record
Posted: July 12
first of all this is an on rails shooter that was released in 2011 for Windows and consoles by Teyon.
there is a few things I really didn't like about this game like the camera always moving and if your firing any weapon when the camera just happens to move you will kill your own soldiers and I think I killed over 300. the fact that you couldn't move on your own and fire on your own at any target you wanted too. the gameplay is ok the graphics looked really sharp the story was almost like every other war game I have played, it kinda reminded me of one of the first Ghost recon games i played on the first xbox. but overall it's pretty easy till you hit veteran. I gave up on this game a long time ago and again decided to try it again and beat it because one of my friends was playing it. overall I liked it but didn't like a few minor things in the game but it's enjoyable if you can kill the narrator that constantly tells you when to jump or kill this guy or that guy but I couldn't ever kill him. still giving it a thumbs up because I can't get the last 3 achievements.
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4 of 7 people (57%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 29
Still cant get this game to work. Crashing on launch everytime, no solution how to fix it. Dreadful!
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4 of 7 people (57%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
2.0 hrs on record
Posted: February 6
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5/5
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6 of 11 people (55%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
4.5 hrs on record
Posted: February 25
I was actually suprised that i enjoyed the game. Its an arcade style shooter THAT IS WAY MUCH BETTER THAN RAMBO THE GAME!
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2 of 4 people (50%) found this review helpful
6.8 hrs on record
Posted: April 2
On-Rails Shooters are fun when done correctly, Heavy Fire: Afghanistan is no exception. It is easy to be put off this game because of the large number of negative reviews, but most of them are people that are complaining about the fact that it is an On-Rails Shooter, despite the fact that it is clearly advertised all over the store page, resulting in the game having an unfair overall review score.

Heavy Fire: Afghanistan is fun, fast-paced and very atmospheric, qualities that you would hope for in an arcade-like shooter. The maps are really well done creating a very immersive and grim atmosphere, as you would expect in 2011 Afghanistan, the sun is blazing making it difficult for you to get a clear view of targets and there is heavy enemy fire coming from all corners of your view. The chaotic gameplay makes this game more challanging than your other average On-Rails Shooter games too, a perks system and multiple achievements are also nice touches.

The aiming is a little finnicky at first, but you get used to it very quickly, plus the controls are extremely simple overall so it takes little to no time to master them. There aren't many faults with this game in my opinion, just some minor things like small grammatical errors in the campaign dialog and some questionable voice acting, not to mention the anti-climactic death sequence, but that's about it, nothing ultimately hurting the fact that it's a fun game.

Sure, On-Rails Shooters may be from an era that is now long gone, and it isn't as popular or as good as The House of The Dead series for example, but that doesn't make Heavy Fire: Afghanistan any less of a well-made and fun game, just make sure you know what kind of shooter you're actually about to buy before you make the purchase. As far as I'm concerned it is more than worth it's £1.99 price tag, definitely recommend for a few hours of challenging and rewarding fun.
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