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Blitzkrieg is a real-time strategy game with three campaigns during World War 2. During the campaigns the player keeps its core army of tanks and guns. In the missions there are additionally units provided by the game, including infantry and air units. There is a description of all units in the game, even if the units cannot be commanded by the player. The three campaigns are:
  • Allies (US, UK, French) fighting in Europe and Africa
  • German fighting in Europe, Africa and Russia
  • Soviet Union fighting in Russia and afterwards in Europe
The campaigns include historical battles like the battle of Kursk and optional bonus missions, which can be played to:
  • Get experience for the profile of the player to increase the rank of the profile. A higher rank leads to a larger core army.
  • Get experience for the units in the core army, so that the units become deadlier.
  • Exchange weapons to newer types.
During a mission the losses are never replaced, losses in the core army are replaced after missions. For the repairing and rearming of units depots have to be conquered, where the service trucks load their resources. All depots have unlimited resources.

The game itself has a 2D graphic, but uses a 3D terrain with a full destructible environment. Buildings can be occupied by infantry to use them as cover. The game includes maps for multiplayer matches over LAN or the internet.


Blitzkrieg Windows Capturing well-guarded bridge could be a difficult task..
Blitzkrieg Windows Title screen
Blitzkrieg Windows Encyclopedia of weaponry - here you can read about all arms presented in game.
Blitzkrieg Windows ..but there's nothing, that cannot be done, by a good tactician.

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Alternate Titles

  • "闪电战" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Блицкриг" -- Russian spelling
  • "Blitzkrieg: Jedyną obroną jest atak " -- Polish title
  • "Blitzkrieg: Attack Is The Only Defense" -- UK title
  • "Blitzkrieg: Angriff ist die einzige Verteidigung" -- German title

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Gameplanet Windows Jun 05, 2003 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Worth Playing Windows Jun 24, 2003 9 out of 10 90
GameZone Windows Apr 22, 2003 8.9 out of 10 89 Windows Apr 17, 2003 17 out of 20 85
Game Captain Windows Mar 23, 2003 84 out of 100 84 Windows Mar 07, 2003 83 out of 100 83
Withingames Windows Aug 24, 2003 4 out of 5 80
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Windows Jun 12, 2003 77 out of 100 77
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Windows Jun 05, 2003 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
GameSpy Windows Apr 27, 2003 69 out of 100 69


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