Blitzkrieg

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Description

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.

Screenshots

Blitzkrieg Windows The Battle Of Prototypes. Nor Maus, neither T-28 participated in combat in reality.
Blitzkrieg Windows Entry on Flac 88 AA cannon. Some historical information and technical specs.
Blitzkrieg Windows First, training, mission for all three sides. Though, there's also presented separate tutorial.
Blitzkrieg Windows Encyclopedia of weaponry - here you can read about all arms presented in game.

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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Critic Reviews

GameZone Windows Apr 22, 2003 8.9 out of 10 89
Deaf Gamers Windows 2003 8.9 out of 10 89
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Apr, 2003 86 out of 100 86
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Apr 17, 2003 17 out of 20 85
Game Captain Windows Mar 23, 2003 84 out of 100 84
PC Zone Benelux Windows May, 2003 83 out of 100 83
ActionTrip Windows Apr 23, 2003 82 out of 100 82
Stratos Group Windows Jun 10, 2003 4 out of 5 80
Games4Mac Macintosh 2008 73 out of 100 73
GamePlasma Windows Jun 21, 2003 7.2 out of 10 72

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