Rising Sun (Windows)

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The Japanese empire started in 1941, with the founding of "Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere". From Manila to Guam to New Zealand, the flag of Rising Sun flew overhead. Take either the Allies or Japan in over 30 scenarios of combat that traces the rise and fall of the Japanese Imperial Army with full order of battle for both sides in this hex-maped turn-based strategy wargame.

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Rising Sun Windows Axis mortar targeting an unoccupied section of track
Rising Sun Windows One minor objective captured on the Burma railroad
Rising Sun Windows Choose a scenario (most are real battles)
Rising Sun Windows After the alloted turns the Axis has a major defeat.

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ActionTrip Mar 17, 2000 90 out of 100 90
Computer Gaming World (CGW) May, 2000 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
GameSpot Feb 25, 2000 8.5 out of 10 85
GameSpy Feb 26, 2000 80 out of 100 80
IGN Feb 14, 2000 7.7 out of 10 77
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Apr 12, 2000 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
PC Player (Germany) Mar, 2000 63 out of 100 63
GameStar (Germany) May, 2000 54 out of 100 54
PC Games (Germany) Mar, 2000 51 out of 100 51
Eurogamer.net (UK) Jul 11, 2000 4 out of 10 40

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Kasey Chang (3652) added Rising Sun (Windows) on Jan 31, 2001