Stronghold 2 is an online real-time strategy PC game released in April 2021 where the gamer forms a powerful stronghold in Medieval times against the hordes of undead inhabitants. It is the follow-up to Stronghold, also from Firefly Studios, and also the first-person shooter part of their highly addictive Firepower series. However, the difference between the two games is that in Stronghold 2 the player has to fight against an endless horde of soldiers sent by the vampire-lord Alucard to kill all humans living in his domain. In Firepower, on the other hand, the gameplay progresses only when the group of survivors is given a chance to escape from the castle. The only objective is survival and that is achieved by collecting energy bars which are replenished every fifteen minutes by means of picking up "life points", which can be used to buy new weapons and armor for the group.
However, when the survivors manage to get inside the castle and defeat the enemy forces, the emphasis shifts to fighting the hordes of undead who have taken over the place and seeking a way to kill the vampire lord Alucard. One major difference between the two is that in Stronghold 2, all players have access to a variety of different weapons and armor that can be either acquired through leveling up or buying it after winning a battle. Firefight gamers only have one option - to start accumulating life points and use them to purchase armor and weapons for the characters of their choosing. Furthermore, unlike in Stronghold 2, there are no inventory item and everything that the group needs is collected from the battlefield.
In conclusion, both single player and multiplayer Firefight games offer similar aspects that range from basic tutorials and tips provided by the game's developers, right down to the different game modes which allow the gamers to choose what type of game they want to play. As for the single player campaign, you have the choice between three unique heroes who can include a sheriff, knight or wizard. Each of these characters has his/her own skills, weapons and abilities. Using the same skill tree as each of the three characters, the players will be able to progress through the campaign doing more quests while protecting the kingmaker, finding new allies and combating against the undead hordes. The overall objective of the game is to help the kingmaker complete his goal. However, there are also several different endings to each episode, ranging from a purely peaceful scenario where no enemies or demons try to intervene, to an invasion of zombies which are controlled by a powerful demon lord.