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World War III games

Group Description

Games that are based on a fictional Third World War scenario. Games included in this group are not restricted to a specific genre. As such a war would be, by definition, global, there are no pre-requisites for the game's locations. Some games may use World War III as a backdrop or setting to tell a plot or story independent from the war itself.

  • Games must specifically refer to the in-game war as being a third world war, either within the game itself, in the game's documentation, or posthumously in a successor title in a series; unnamed global wars belong to an alternate group.

  • Games which take place following World War III do not belong in this group, particularly if the setting is post-apocalyptic. These games belong in a separate group.
Related Game Groups

Selected Covers

Raid Over Moscow Commodore 64 Front Cover
Front cover for Raid Over Moscow
Red Lightning DOS Front Cover
Front cover for Red Lightning
Third World War SEGA CD Front Cover
Front cover for Third World War
Force 21 Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Force 21

Selected Screenshots

Loading screen
Screenshot from Raid Over Moscow
Title screen
Screenshot from Red Lightning
Title screen
Screenshot from Third World War
Main Menu
Screenshot from Force 21