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Stalingrad, November 1942. With the German army circling and ammo dwindling, a small band of Russian soldiers prepare to defend a building to the last man.

Battle scenes that are VFXed within an inch of their lives and stereotyped Nazis pale as flaws compared with heroes that are too broadly sketched to care about. Play Call Of Duty instead.

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