DescriptionThird World War is a "hypothetical/what if" wargame with a twist. Set sometime in the late 20th century, when conflicts all over the world have erupted, and world peace is but a thing of the past.
As the leader of one of 16 nations, your ultimate goal is none other than world domination. To accomplish this you have a multitude of options ranging from raw military might, diplomacy, foreign or domestic investment policy, aiding terrorists or revolutionaries, to media manipulation. In other words, it's just like the real world.
The game offers 5 distinct scenarios, all of which require different strategies to win.
- "The Third World War" -- In-game title
- "The IIIrd World War" -- Japanese title
Part of the Following Group
|Third Rate Game||ETJB (447)|
|Consoles Plus||May, 1994||74 out of 100||74|
|Game Players||May, 1994||74 out of 100||74|
|GamePro (US)||Jun, 1994||3.5 out of 5||70|
|Video Games & Computer Entertainment||May, 1994||6 out of 10||60|
|Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM)||Apr, 1994||5.8 out of 10||58|
|Entertainment Weekly||Apr 22, 1994||C||50|
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