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The Panzer General series of wargames had always been viewed in 2D, until this title. 3D Assault features a fully 3-dimensional world using models for the units, and a rotatable world view.

There are 8 different World War 2 campaigns to play through, with the chance to represent France, the USA or Great Britain. Units include a full roster of artillery, infantry and tanks.

Experience is handled in a different way to the earlier games in the series - points are assigned through commanders' achievements. Specialist abilities for commanders must be used wisely. The environment is interactive, watch out for burning forests and smoking damaged units.


Panzer General 3D Assault Windows choose a scenario
Panzer General 3D Assault Windows German Tank attacks British infantry
Panzer General 3D Assault Windows German Assault
Panzer General 3D Assault Windows Operation Market Garden

Alternate Titles

  • "Panzer General IV: Western Assault" -- German title

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User Reviews

Better than II, but somewhat lacking Maury Markowitz (231) unrated

Critic Reviews

PC Player (Germany) Nov, 1999 86 out of 100 86
Power Play Nov, 1997 86 out of 100 86
PC Gamer Dec, 1999 80 out of 100 80
Electric Games 1999 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PC Games (Germany) Oct, 1999 80 out of 100 80
Gamer's Pulse 1999 76 out of 100 76
Power Unlimited Dec, 1999 7.6 out of 10 76 Oct 27, 1999 14 out of 20 70
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Jan, 2000 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
PC Gaming World Dec, 1999 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60


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  • Power Play
    • Issue 02/2000 – Best Turn-Based Strategy Game in 1999

MAT (139020) added Panzer General 3D Assault (Windows) on Mar 11, 2000