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Commandos: Beyond the Call of Duty (Windows)

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Print advertisement - PC Player 06/1999:
    -- AUCH OHNE --
    COMMANDOS
    HINTER FEINDLICHEN LINIEN
    -- SPIELBAR --

    COMMANDOS
    IM AUFTRAG DER EHRE

    Der Erfolg geht in die nächste Phase.

    Ob Sie beim letzten Einsatz dabei waren oder nicht – diese acht unabhängigen Missionen zu dem vielfach ausgezeichneten Spiel Commandos – Hinter feindlichen Linien stellen Ihr taktisches Know-how und Ihren Mut erneut auf die Probe.

    Commandos – Im Auftrag der Ehre bietet Ihnen noch mehr Spielraum:
    Neue Ablenkungsmanöver
    Erweitertes Waffenarsenal
    Zwei Schwierigkeitsgrade für Anfänger und Veteranen
    Zwei neue Charaktere

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (110979) on Jul 13, 2010.

Back of Jewel Case - Sat.1 Games release (Germany):
    Ob Sie beim letzten Einsatz "COMMANDOS - HINTER FEINDLICHEN LINIEN" dabei waren oder nicht, diese Missionen geben Ihnen die Möglichkeit, Ihre taktischen Fähigkeiten und Ihren Mut unter Beweis zu stellen. Als Leiter einer kleinen Elite-Einheit stoßen Sie hinter die Linien des Feindes vor. Dieses Echtzeit-Taktikspiel wird mit einem leichten und einem härteren Schwierigkeitsgrad zu einer gigantischen Herausforderung.

    • Neue Fähigkeiten und Waffen geben Ihnen und den Männern Ihrer Elite-Einheit ungeahnte Möglichkeiten
    • Benutzen Sie Äther, Handschellen, einen Schlagstock oder Ihre Fäuste, um feindliche Soldaten gefangen zu nehmen, oder lenken Sie den Feind mit einem Stein oder einer Zigarettenschachtel ab
    • Zwei neue Charaktere: Ein weibliches Mitglied des niederländischen Widerstands und ein Major der jugoslawischen Partisanenarmee unterstützen Sie bei Ihrem Vorhaben

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (110979) on Apr 19, 2009.

Back of Box - Windows (UK):
    You have been selected for active service in the Commandos Corps, and must now mobilise in a series of eight new dangerous missions. You may come with experience of action 'Behind Enemy Lines' or perhaps you are a rookie - whatever you are, you will be given the opportunity to push your daring and tactical ability to the limit.
    As the leader of a small elite unit operating deep within enemy territory, you will experience new challenges and goals within these new missions. Plus new vehicles, buildings, weapons, and two different levels of difficulty to satisfy both Commandos veterans and new recruits.

    NEW FEATURES, SKILLS AND WEAPONS

    • Distract and confuse enemy soldiers by throwing stones and cigarette boxes.
    • Kidnap German soldiers, destroy train-mounted artillery and sabotage prototype aircraft.
    • Eliminate opponents from considerable distance with the Enfield long-range rifle.
    • Two new characters; a female member of the Dutch resistance, and a Major from the Yugoslav Partisan forces.
    • Use ether, handcuffs, a club or your own fists to subdue the enemy.

    Contributed by ケヴィン (4097) on Aug 15, 2008.

Press Release:
    Commandos: Beyond the Call of DUTY INVADES Stores Today - The Dirty Dozen are Back in Eidos Interactive's WWII Real-Time Tactical Strategy Game

    San Francisco. March 30, 1999 - Eidos Interactive, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of interactive entertainment, announced today the release of Commandos: Beyond the Call of Duty for PC CD-ROM. Command an elite fighting force, armed with new weapons and joined by a new female commando, Natasha "Lips" Vanderzand, into the heart of enemy territory and defeat the ultimate enemy, the Third Reich, in this stand-alone eight mission product.

    Published by Eidos Interactive and developed by Pyro Studios, Commandos: Beyond the Call of Duty is the latest in Eidos' growing line-up of inventive RTS titles and is available now at the suggested retail price of $29.99. Near photo realistic graphics and new missions await as gamers are immersed in an authentic WWII real-time tactical infiltration experience. With the ability to select Easy or Hard difficulty levels, even the novice gamer stands a chance to achieve final victory in Europe. Battle the Nazi scourge in new locations including the Channel Islands, Holland, Belgrade, Crete and Greece. With the larger new mission maps, gamers are able to navigate through these action packed scenarios with ease while using an expansive arsenal of new commando toys.

    "By combining real-time tactical infiltration and in-depth original gameplay with stunning graphics, 'Commandos: Beyond the Call of Duty' is a great addition to our growing real-time strategy brand, "Go to War," and the Commandos franchise," said Paul Baldwin, vice president of marketing Eidos Interactive. "It gives gamers an experience they won't soon forget."

    Up to four players can go to war in multi-player mode over a LAN or WAN via TCP-IP protocol with enhanced gamplay over EidosGames.com. Commandos: Beyond the Call of Duty is compatible with Windows(r) 95 or 98 computers with minimum specifications of a Pentium 166 with 32MB, 4X CD ROM, and DirectX 5.2 or DXMEDIA installed.

    Eidos Interactive, Inc. is a leading developer and publisher of interactive entertainment products for the PC and PlayStation. Eidos Interactive is part of London-based Eidos plc (NASDAQ: EIDSY) with additional offices in San Francisco; Paris; Hamburg, Germany; and Tokyo, Japan. The company development studios include: Eidos Interactive, Core Design, Crystal Dynamics and Pumpkin Studios. Eidos holds additional exclusive publishing agreements with ION Storm, Pyro Studios, Mucky Foot, Innerloop and Hothouse Creations. Eidos plc also includes Eidos Technologies, a software-based video compression company, and Glassworks, a state-of-the-art post-production facility specializing in digital special effects for the television, feature film and advertising industries. For more information on Eidos Interactive's product line visit http://www.eidosinteractive.com.

    Contributed by skl (1140) on Mar 31, 2004.