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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 Map of the campaign plus description of current operation.
Blitzkrieg Windows The Battle Of Prototypes. Nor Maus, neither T-28 participated in combat in reality.
Blitzkrieg Windows Minus one.
Blitzkrieg Windows Heavy tank destroyer cracking enemy tanks, like a tin cans.

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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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Critic Reviews

Worth Playing Jun 24, 2003 9 out of 10 90
GameZone Apr 22, 2003 8.9 out of 10 89
Gameplay (Benelux) Apr, 2003 86 out of 100 86
PC Action Apr 13, 2003 85 out of 100 85
PC Games (Germany) Mar 19, 2003 83 out of 100 83
4Players.de Mar 07, 2003 83 out of 100 83
Withingames Aug 24, 2003 4 out of 5 80
GameStar (Germany) Mar, 2003 71 out of 100 71
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Jun 05, 2003 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Aug, 2003 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70

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[CC] Lizardking (74) added Blitzkrieg (Windows) on Dec 14, 2003
Other platforms contributed by Xoleras (65914)