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Close Combat: The Battle of the Bulge (Windows)

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Description

Relive the infamous Battle of the Bulge as the Germans or Americans. This entry, fourth in the Close Combat series, introduces a Strategic map, features new units, and includes airstrikes.

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Close Combat: The Battle of the Bulge Windows This one US unit had *37* kills in one mission. Amazing!
Close Combat: The Battle of the Bulge Windows P-38 air attack! This time he destroyed a German tank!
Close Combat: The Battle of the Bulge Windows Unbelievably, this one US soldier indicated (yellow arrow) was able to wipe out a whole German unit (green) AND destroy the halftrack (blue) before running out of ammo & surrendering to the German Heavy Infantry unit closing in.
Close Combat: The Battle of the Bulge Windows The new Strategic Map

Alternate Titles

  • "近距离作战:阿登反击战" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "戰鬥神將4" -- Chinese spelling (traditional)
  • "Close Combat IV: La bataille des Ardennes" -- French title
  • "Close Combat IV: Die Schlacht in den Ardennen" -- German title
  • "Close Combat IV: Battle of Bulge" -- Polish title

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User Reviews

The mud is slowing us down. Ashley Pomeroy (233) 2.2 Stars2.2 Stars2.2 Stars2.2 Stars2.2 Stars
One word: Frustration! Raphael (1160) 2.2 Stars2.2 Stars2.2 Stars2.2 Stars2.2 Stars
Two words: needs patience! Joe Gurman (3) 4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars
Simply amazing... Daniel Allen (15) 4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars

The Press Says

Spel för Alla Feb, 2000 10 out of 10 100
Svenska PC Gamer Jan, 2000 85 out of 100 85
FileFactory Games / Gameworld Network Sep 19, 2002 84 out of 100 84
GameSpot Dec 27, 1999 8.2 out of 10 82
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Mar, 2000 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PC Games (Germany) Mar 07, 2001 78 out of 100 78
GameStar (Germany) Jan, 2000 76 out of 100 76
Power Play Jan, 2000 76 out of 100 76
PC Player (Germany) Jan, 2000 70 out of 100 70
incite PC Gaming Feb, 2000 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40

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Raphael (1160) added Close Combat: The Battle of the Bulge (Windows) on May 01, 2000