Battlefield: 1942 is a tactical first-person shooter set in World War II. It introduces combined arms tactics, using tanks and dive-bombers, submarines and carriers, and machinegun nests with AA-artillery. Every aspect of WWII warfare will be accessible to a player and his friends from an FPS perspective, and the ultimate goal is to win enough campaigns to win the war.

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Battlegroup42 Final: Biplanes incoming!
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Battlegroup42 Final: Biplanes incoming!

Nov 26, 2014 BattleGroup42 1 comment

Today the Battlegroup42 team wants to present you a project, which after nine months reached its final stage. It began on Christmas Eve last year, when...

FHSW 0.552 released!
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FHSW 0.552 released!

Sep 17, 2014 Forgotten Hope: Secret Weapon 20 comments

FHSW 0.552 is here with a lot of new secret and regular Weapons of WWII at Sea, Land and Air. Also a new level bombing mechanic is introduced.

Battlegroup42 Final: More new content & testphase starting soon
Battlefield 1942

Battlegroup42 Final: More new content & testphase starting soon

Sep 12, 2014 BattleGroup42 1 comment

The final release is actually nearing completion. Right now we're putting together the test version, which means that the beta tests will be starting...

Battlegroup42 Final: commercial and transport vehicles
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Battlegroup42 Final: commercial and transport vehicles

Sep 9, 2014 BattleGroup42 8 comments

In Battlegroup42 there are a lot of vehicles, which are unarmed but possess properties that make them valuable assets on the battlefield. Trucks and ambulances...

50 more EA games soon to lose support for multiplayer online
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50 more EA games soon to lose support for multiplayer online

May 15, 2014 148 comments

EA have not found any alternative to the dying Gamespy service and a large number of games thus lose multiplayer support.

Battlegroup42 Final: "gap-fillers" for ground troops
Battlefield 1942

Battlegroup42 Final: "gap-fillers" for ground troops

Apr 7, 2014 BattleGroup42 4 comments

One might not believe it - although Battlegroup42 already features more than 200 vehicles and planes, there are still some scenarios in which we have...

Battlegroup42 1.8 Final: Map Preview 3
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Battlegroup42 1.8 Final: Map Preview 3

Feb 16, 2014 BattleGroup42 5 comments

The Battlegroup42 team is back with its first news in 2014. We hope that all of you spend the holidays and new years eve well, and are not too disappointed...

Forgotten Hope Sea Weapons
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Forgotten Hope Sea Weapons

Nov 22, 2013 Forgotten Hope: Secret Weapon 18 comments

A lot of new naval vessels for the US and Japanese. No.101/103-class landing ship + LST + Mogami (1943) + Musashi + Super Yamato.

Battlegroup42 1.8 Final: Map Preview 2
Battlefield 1942

Battlegroup42 1.8 Final: Map Preview 2

Nov 19, 2013 BattleGroup42 10 comments

An apocalyptic mood predominated the last news, in which the Battlegroup42 team began its map preview of the final release 1.8: Each scenario was based...

FHC Interface public beta version out!
Battlefield 1942

FHC Interface public beta version out!

Nov 2, 2013 Forgotten Hope 3 comments

After years of development and testing here is the latest version "public beta" FHC3b2 the FHC interface = Forgotten Hope Community interface. Remember...

New Japanese AT weapons
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New Japanese AT weapons

Oct 25, 2013 Forgotten Hope: Secret Weapon 6 comments

Because it increases loading times a lot there hasn't been a new handweapon for FHSW in a long time. Now the FHSW devs have found a solution and present...

Paul & Oscar
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Paul & Oscar

Sep 28, 2013 Forgotten Hope: Secret Weapon 3 comments

Two new airplanes for the Japanese airforce: Aichi E16A1 Zuiun "Paul" + Nakajima Ki-43 Hayabusa "Oscar"

Battlegroup42 1.8 Final: Map Preview 1
Battlefield 1942

Battlegroup42 1.8 Final: Map Preview 1

Sep 11, 2013 BattleGroup42 3 comments

The final version of Battlegroup42 is gradually reaching the testing phase, and so it's about time to provide you with an update about the new content...

The Community
Battlefield 1942

The Community

Aug 2, 2013 Forgotten Hope: Secret Weapon 13 comments

Since there haven't been any offical news for a long time, I decided to give you guys a little update on community stuff.

Battlegroup42 1.8 Final: Big Juggernauts!!
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Battlegroup42 1.8 Final: Big Juggernauts!!

Jun 30, 2013 BattleGroup42 15 comments

It's all about "big juggernauts" in this news update from the Battlegroup42 team, in which we will inform you of the current status of our mod. We are...

DC Global Front 0.2D Beta
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DC Global Front 0.2D Beta

Jun 14, 2013 DC Global Front 0 comments

The DC Global Front mod's 0.2D beta has been released.

69 Th anniversary of D-Day event
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69 Th anniversary of D-Day event

Jun 1, 2013 Forgotten Hope 0 comments

For the sixth time Pixel-Fighter Community proudly present the 69th anniversay of D-Day Event. Players with Battlefield 1942 and FH CD version and players...

Battlegroup42 1.8 Final: New AFV's
Battlefield 1942

Battlegroup42 1.8 Final: New AFV's

Apr 14, 2013 BattleGroup42 5 comments

The work on the final version of Battlegroup42 is progressing swiftly, and we want to keep you up to speed about the new content awaiting you. For today's...

A new map for the 0.2D release!
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A new map for the 0.2D release!

Mar 25, 2013 DC Global Front 1 comment

A new map for the 0.2D release is DCGF Narco Hunt, a Global Front modification of DC Basrah Nights. This map was inspired by the current Narco War raging...

0.2D release news
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0.2D release news

Mar 23, 2013 DC Global Front 2 comments

The DC Global Front mod presents some new features for the 0.2D release.

0.2D release
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0.2D release

Mar 19, 2013 DC Global Front 9 comments

DC Global Front presents news about the upcoming 0.2D public release.

Tiger & friends
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Tiger & friends

Mar 12, 2013 Forgotten Hope: Secret Weapon 1 comment

The Tiger I gets a long required upgrade and has also gained some new friends. Tiger I reloaded + Sturmtiger + Tiger I with 7.5 cm KwK A18 + T-VI-100

FHR news update
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FHR news update

Mar 4, 2013 Forgotten Hope Revisited 2 comments

Work on mod continued after a break. New vehicles, maps, features and more AI support coming soon. This small update shows a part of it.

Battlegroup42 1.8 Final: Sherman's Reloaded
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Battlegroup42 1.8 Final: Sherman's Reloaded

Feb 20, 2013 BattleGroup42 10 comments

The Battlegroup42 team is back with news, which will most likely make a lot of our players very happy, especially those who love to play as tank drivers...

Server now open for CD and Origin users alike!
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Server now open for CD and Origin users alike!

Feb 7, 2013 Forgotten Hope: Secret Weapon 2 comments

As the title says it’s now possible that players of the CD and Origin version of Battlefield 1942 can join on the same server.

Death from below
Battlefield 1942

Death from below

Jan 2, 2013 Forgotten Hope: Secret Weapon 1 comment

A new deadly secret weapon for the American forces and yet another SWoWWII vehicle will celebrate its comeback in FHSW! Flakpanzer IV Wirbelwind + T77...

Mechanized Cavalry
Battlefield 1942

Mechanized Cavalry

Dec 25, 2012 Forgotten Hope: Secret Weapon 1 comment

After the "superheavy" news last time now we have a couple of American light tanks for you: M24 Chaffee + T24E1

Old Comrade
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Old Comrade

Dec 9, 2012 Forgotten Hope: Secret Weapon 8 comments

New super heavy tank for the next FHSW update: T28/T95 GMC.

Battlegroup42 1.8 Final: and now for a Plane or three!!
Battlefield 1942

Battlegroup42 1.8 Final: and now for a Plane or three!!

Dec 5, 2012 BattleGroup42 4 comments

It's time for another Battlegroup news update - the work on the final version 1.8 is proceeding very well, and again we were able to include some important...

Free BF42, XMas celebrations and 1st No News Anniversary
Battlefield 1942

Free BF42, XMas celebrations and 1st No News Anniversary

Dec 2, 2012 Battlefield 1918 11 comments

A new news on the BF1918-page, isn't that newsly enough? If not, we would like to tell our friends and fans some things about the festive time of the...

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Developer
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Publisher
Electronic Arts
Engine
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