Video Game: Toy Soldiers

Trench warfare has never been so fun!
The Commando from Cold War

Toy Soldiers is series of Tower Defense games developed by Signal Studios, but with a twist. You can assume direct control of turrets, mortars, flamethrowers, chemical sprayers, vehicles, or special power-ups.

Games/DLC in the series-
  • Toy Soldiers was released on the Xbox Live Arcade on March 3, 2010. Based in a child's wargame set modeled after WW1 Europe, you can play as either the Western Allies or the Germans, defending your Toybox from a onslaught of enemy troops, armor, and planes. A release on Steam and Games For Windows Live with all the DLC included occurred on April 27th, 2012.
    • The Kaiser's Battle was release on the Xbox Live Arcade on June 30, 2010, and is the first downloadable content pack for Toy Soldiers. You play as the French Army, defending against a German offensive. Includes a Short campaign, in addition to new survival and versus maps.
    • Invasion! was release on the Xbox Live Arcade on September 29, 2010, and is the second and final downloadable content pack for Toy Soldiers. You play as the German army, defending against a slew of new British secret weapons, including Spacemen, Space Tanks, Flying Saucers, and the P51 Mustang.
  • Toy Soldiers: Cold War was released on the Xbox Live Arcade on August 17, 2011. An Affectionate Parody of 1980s Cold War films, you play as the U.S. defending against a Soviet invasion. In addition to the mechanics now standard to the franchise, they added a selection of minigames, and a family of Power Ups called Barrages, which you receive for killing a large number of enemies in a single wave using the same turret, or by assassinating a specific target.
    • Evil Empire, the first DLC for Cold War, puts the player in the boots of the Soviets against the Americans. Featuring the Soviet turrets, Soviet vehicles and a Soviet Commando named Ivan. Includes new mini-game content, survival, and vs content.
    • Napalm The second DLC pack for Cold War. The player is back controlling the American forces specifically in the Vietnam War. Introduces new survival maps and other content.
  • Toy Soldiers: Complete presently available under Early Access on Steam. At time of writing it's a port of Cold War to PC with all of the DLC as well as all Minigames unlocked. The "Complete" part of the title is that it will also include the original Toy Soldiers with several of the improvements and changes made in Cold War, and also have versus and co-op for the original Toy Soldiers factions, the British and Germans, alongside the Americans and Soviets.
  • Toy Soldiers: War Chest A planned installment for Xbox Live and PlayStation Plus, scheduled for "early 2015". Of the four promised factions, two have peen revealed: the Germans from the first game, and a tongue-in-cheek Ultra Super Happy Cute Baby Fest Farmer 3000 pastiche.

Not to be confused with the 1991 film of the same name.

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—Again, The Commando from Cold War