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Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines (Windows)

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1999 Eidos game catalogue - Windows (Germany):
    • Hochauflösende Grafik mit präzisen 3D-Modellen der Waffen und Fahrzeuge aus dem Zweiten Weltkrieg
    • Mehr als sechs verschiedene Kameraperspektiven sind simultan wählbar und lassen sich für den totalen Überblick stufenlos zoomen
    • Abwechslungsreiche Missionen sorgen für ungebrochene Langzeitmotivation
    • Neue Missionen und Add-ons in Vorbereitung


    Übernehmen Sie das Kommando einer kleinen Eliteeinheit der alliierten Streitkräfte im Zweiten Weltkrieg. Führen Sie bis zu sechs Spezialisten hinter feindliche Linien, und schlagen Sie unsichtbar und unbemerkt zu. Studieren Sie das Terrain und die Bewegungen des Gegners genau, bestimmen Sie die beste Vorgehensweise, und geben Sie das Angriffssignal. Nur wenn Ihre Taktik aufgeht und Ihre Einheit unversehrt zurückkommt, werden Sie erfolgreich sein.

    Contributed by MZ per X (2940) on Dec 06, 2010.

Print advertisement - PC Player 08/1998:

    GUTE TAKTIKEN SIND SCHWER ZU DURCHSCHAUEN

    -- 6 Elitesoldaten unterstehen Ihrem Befehl -- STOP -- Ihr Auftrag: Überfälle und Sabotageakte gegen die Wehrmacht -- STOP -- Sorgfältige Planung entscheidend -- STOP -- Nutzen Sie die individuellen Fähigkeiten Ihrer Männer -- STOP -- Verluste werden nicht akzeptiert! -- STOP -- Zielgebiete: Norwegen, Afrika, Frankreich und Deutschland -- STOP -- Belohnung: stundenlange Herausforderungen und purer Spielspaß! --STOP--

    PC GAMES AWARD
    7/98

    PC ACTION GOLD
    7/98

    GOLD PLAYER
    7/98

    PLAY VOLLTREFFER
    7/98

    PC Joker Heft & Spiel HIT
    7/98

    COMMANDOS
    HINTER FEINDLICHEN LINIEN


    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (108784) on Apr 28, 2010.

Back of Jewel Case - Windows - Sat.1 Games release (Germany):
    Übernehmen Sie das Kommando über einen kleinen Trupp von Elitesoldaten im Zweiten Weltkrieg. Ihre Aufgabe lautet: Ihre Männer hinter die feindlichen Linien zu führen, 20 überaus riskante und gefährliche Spezialeinsätze erfolgreich abzuschließen und jeden Einzelnen von ihnen wieder lebend zurückzubringen.

    Anspruchsvolle Echtzeit-Taktik, mit rasanter Action - erkunden Sie das Einsatzgebiet, studieren Sie die Bewegungen des Gegners, und entwerfen Sie einen ausgetüftelten Plan.

    Realistische Grafiken und präzise 3D-Modelle von mehr als 350 Gebäuden, Anlagen, Fahrzeugen und Waffensystemen des Zweiten Weltkriegs sorgen für ein unglaublich visuelles Erlebnis.

    Die revolutionäre künstliche Intelligenz steuert mehr als 40 verschiedene feindliche Fahrzeuge und Truppen.

    6 Übungsmissionen und 20 Einsätze, die Ihnen alles abverlangen, mit eigenen, völlig unterschiedlichen Anforderungen, Szenarien und Schwierigkeitsstufen sorgen für stundenlange Herausforderungen und puren Spielspaß!

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (108784) on Apr 19, 2009.

Back of Box - Windows (UK):
    Commandos is a real-time tactics game set in World War II that puts you in command of a small squad of elite troopers. Send them behind enemy lines on a series of hazardous missions, and bring them back alive.

    Clever Strategy has never been so furiously action-packed. Study the enemy's movements, develop a careful plan, synchronise your men, and launch them on a swift and fierce attack using all your power and skill.

    An awesome visual experience- With the most realistic graphics ever seen in a strategy game - accurate 3D models of more than 350 buildings, structures, vehicles and weapons from World War II.

    26 Missions- Each with totally different challenges, scenarios and difficulty levels - will ensure hours and hours of challenging gameplay.

    Revolutionary AI system- Controls more than 40 different enemy vehicles and troops. Enemy units will make decisions and react on their own, based on what they see, hear and even...feel.

    Plus- Enjoy unrelenting multi-player action over internet and LAN.


    Contributed by ケヴィン (4100) on Aug 15, 2008.

Press Release:
    EIDOS INTERACTIVE'S COMMANDOS: BEHIND ENEMY LINES BRINGS WORLD WAR II STRATEGY TO THE PC

    Top Selling PC Game Across Europe Hits American Soil

    August 27, 1998, San Francisco - Eidos Interactive, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of interactive entertainment products and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Eidos plc (Nasdaq: EIDSY), today announced the release of Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines for PC CD-ROM. This latest release from Eidos is currently the top selling game throughout the U.K., France, Germany, and Spain.

    Set in World War II, Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines is a real-time tactical strategy wargame that puts the player in charge of a small squad of elite Allied troopers. Commandos: features a revolutionary artificial intelligence system, and the ability to control six individual commandos, each with a unique set of abilities and skills which are crucial to completing missions and bringing the squad back alive.

    Your perilous missions will take the player from the parched desert of North Africa to banks of the Rhine, the mountainous fjords of Norway, and the beaches of Normandy. There the player will study the enemy's movements, strategize, synchronize troop movements, and then launch forces in a swift and fierce attack that requires intelligence and resourcefulness.

    "Commandos is fresh new approach to strategy wargaming," said Mike McGarvey, COO of Eidos Interactive. "The success we are having across Europe coupled with the buzz that's been generated here in North America has us extremely excited about its release"

    Eidos Interactive, Inc. is a leading developer and publisher of interactive entertainment products for the PC, PlayStation, Nintendo64 as well as the Internet. Eidos Interactive is part of London-based Eidos plc (NASDAQ: EIDSY) with additional offices in San Francisco, Paris and Hamburg, Germany. Eidos plc also includes Eidos Technologies, a software-based video compression company, Glassworks, a state-of-the-art post-production facility specializing in digital special effects for the television, feature film and advertising industries. More information on Eidos Interactive's line of products can be found on the Internet at http://www.eidosinteractive.com.

    Contributed by skl (1142) on Mar 31, 2004.

Unknown Source:
    Engage in the ultimate battle of wits and wills with the most ruthless military force in history. Set in the backdrop of WWII, Commandos is a real-time tactical wargame that puts you in command of a squad of elite Allied Commandos whose job is to complete 24 dangerous missions behind enemy lines. Your goal is to thwart the German war effort by means of sabotage and tactical genius.

    This action-packed strategy war game is set apart by its revolutionary AI, and the ability to control 6 individual commandos, each with a specific skill, as they infiltrate hostile territories and engage in intense combat. Your perilous missions will take you from the parched desert of North Africa to banks of the Rhine, the mountainous fjords of Norway, and the beaches of Normandy.

    Experience the most realistic, visually stunning graphics with accurate 3D models of more than 350 structures, vehicles, and weapons from the WWII era.

    Features:

    * Real-time combat that stresses strategy & tactics over firepower.

    * 20 totally different missions that take place in North Africa and Europe.

    * Extremely advanced AI system that controls over 40 enemy vehicles and troops.

    * 6 commandos, each with a unique combat ability that pilot boats, planes and ground vehicles.

    * 25 accurately modeled weapons and explosives from that era.

    * Graphical engine features special shadow & light effects and 360° sprite rotation.

    * Zoomable Isometric camera that allows up to 6 simultaneous active cameras.

    * Multiplayer on Internet, LAN, and Mplayer.

    4. Commandos: Beyond the Call of Duty -------------------------------------

    The Dirty 1/2 Dozen are back in action. Lead the team into harms way in "Commandos: Beyond the Call of Duty". You are in command of Tiny, Spooky, Duke, Fins, Tread, and Inferno as they sneak into Eastern Europe, Greece, and Germany to finish the job they started. Armed with new weapons and devious decoys, the Commandos vow to fight until victory. However, the Germans have other plans for the boys. They have doubled their vigilance and strengthened their bases with Panzer and Luftwaffe reinforcements.

    Can you go beyond the call of duty to finally win the war in Europe?


    Contributed by MAT (71333) on Mar 05, 2000.