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Historical conflict: World War II

Group Description

Games based on the Second World War global conflict from 1939 to 1945 between the Allies (mainly the United Kingdom, United States, and their allies), the Soviet Union, and the Axis (Nazi Germany, Italy, Japan, and their allies). The theater of war is mainly Europe, the Atlantic and the Pacific Ocean, North Africa and the Far East, however as this is a global conflict other areas may be represented to different degrees.

Games included in this group are not restricted to a specific genre. Games may deal with entirely historical events, however it is not a requirement and fictional interpretation or storytelling is completely allowed. Some games may use World War II as a backdrop or setting to tell a plot or story independent from the war itself. For historically accurate material, please also refer to the Historical Battle (specific/exact) sub-genre.

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Game TitleYearPlatformPublishersorted in ascending orderMobyScore
Muzzle Velocity1996DOSColdFusion3.30
Knights of the Desert: The North African Campaign of 1941-431983Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, DOS, TRS-80Strategic Simulations, Inc.3.30
The Great Escape1986Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX SpectrumThunder Mountain3.75
Medal of Honor: European Assault2005GameCube, PlayStation 2, XboxElectronic Arts, Inc.3.31
P47 Thunderbolt1988Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Arcade, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, iPhone, TurboGrafx-16, ZX SpectrumAicom Corporation3.32
B-17 Flying Fortress: The Mighty 8th!2000WindowsMicroProse Software, Inc.3.32
Sniper Elite III: Afrika2014PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One505 Games (U.S.), Inc.3.32
Company of Heroes 22013WindowsSEGA Corporation3.32
Ace of Aces1986Amstrad CPC, Atari 7800, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, DOS, MSX, SEGA Master System, ZX SpectrumAccolade, Inc.3.32
Kampfgruppe1985Amiga, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, DOSStrategic Simulations, Inc.3.33
Close Combat: Gateway to Caen2014WindowsSlitherine Ltd.3.33
Panzer General III: Scorched Earth2000WindowsStrategic Simulations, Inc.3.33
Panzer Elite Action: Gold Edition2007WindowsJoWooD Productions Software AG3.33
World War II: Pacific Heroes2004WindowsCITY interactive Sp. z o.o.3.33
The Perfect General Scenario Disk: World War II Battle Set1991Amiga, DOSQuantum Quality Productions3.33
Desert Fox1985Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64U.S. Gold Ltd.3.33
Panzer Strike!1987Apple II, Commodore 64Strategic Simulations, Inc.3.33
Empire Earth: The Art of Conquest2002WindowsSierra Entertainment, Inc.3.34
Return to Castle Wolfenstein: Operation Resurrection2003PlayStation 2Activision Publishing, Inc.3.35
Pacific Strike1994DOSElectronic Arts, Inc.3.36
World War II: Prisoner of War2002PlayStation 2, Windows, XboxCodemasters Software Company Limited, The3.37
Gary Grigsby's Pacific War1992DOSStrategic Simulations, Inc.3.38
Battle for Normandy1982Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, DOS, TRS-80Strategic Simulations, Inc.3.38
Panzer General 3D Assault1999WindowsStrategic Simulations, Inc.3.38
Overlord1994Amiga, DOSVirgin Interactive Entertainment (Europe) Ltd.3.38
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Selected Covers

Company of Heroes 2 Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Company of Heroes 2
Ace of Aces DOS Front Cover
Front cover for Ace of Aces
Sniper Elite III: Afrika PlayStation 4 Front Cover
Front cover for Sniper Elite III: Afrika

Selected Screenshots

Main menu.
Screenshot from Company of Heroes 2
Main Title (1)
Screenshot from Ace of Aces
Even in this relatively plotless game they found a place to cram some drama in. No man-tears were shed during that cutscene. (Eyefinity mode)
Screenshot from Sniper Elite III: Afrika