Codename: Panzers - Phase Two (Windows)

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Description

Phase Two of the Codename: Panzers series is a real-time strategy game with three campaigns set during World War II. The campaigns follow the Axis movements in North Africa, the Allied counter-offensive in Italy, and post-war combat in Yugoslavia.

Following Phase One, this outing is once again a tactical game rather than a resource management one. Panzers has a full complement of experience gaining troops as well as a variety of armor, aircraft, and artillery which are fully destructible as are the buildings.

Phase Two contains three full single player campaigns and several multiplayer options playable via LAN, Internet, or GameSpy.

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Codename: Panzers - Phase Two Windows Oasis
Codename: Panzers - Phase Two Windows Trying to capture some anti-tank weapons.
Codename: Panzers - Phase Two Windows Combined infantry and tank attack.
Codename: Panzers - Phase Two Windows This group is taking a secret path through the mountain

Alternate Titles

  • "Panzers 2" -- Informal name
  • "Codename: Panzers - Faza Druga" -- Polish title

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Critic Reviews

PC Action Aug 08, 2005 89 out of 100 89
PC Games (Germany) Aug 24, 2005 89 out of 100 89
IGN Aug 09, 2005 8.5 out of 10 85
GameStar (Germany) Aug, 2005 85 out of 100 85
Gameplay (Benelux) Jul, 2005 84 out of 100 84
GameSpot Aug 08, 2005 8.3 out of 10 83
Cheat Code Central 2005 4 out of 5 80
4Players.de Jul 30, 2005 78 out of 100 78
1UP Oct 12, 2005 6 out of 10 60
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Nov, 2005 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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Trivia

Manual

There is a mistake in the introduction of Farvan "the Wolf" Pondurovic in the manual.

In Codename: Panzers - Phase One, Pondurovic was captured by Hans von Gröbel. On the way to the prison the convoy was attacked by partisans and the truck carrying Pondurovic was hit multiply times. It skidded into the roadside ditch and exploded seconds before Pondurovic could escape into safety. This means he must be dead...

Awards

  • PC Powerplay (Germany)
    • Issue 04/2006 - #5 Strategy Game in 2005 (Readers' Vote)

Related Web Sites

  • Codename: Panzers (The Official CDV Software Entertainment AG site for the Codename: Panzers series including news, patches, and other information and support for the games.)
Terrence Bosky (5227) added Codename: Panzers - Phase Two (Windows) on Jan 11, 2006