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S2: Silent Storm (Windows)

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Description

Silent Storm is a 3D turn-based tactical combat game. Set in 1943 during World War II, Silent Storm plays much like Jagged Alliance 2, with some very noticeable differences, such a true 3D world, completely destructible environments, ragdoll physics, and lack of 4X (eXpand, eXploit, eXplore, eXterminate) elements.

You can lead a squad of the Axis or the Allies as you play through 24 missions and random encounters, unfolding a sinister plot that would threaten both sides of the war.

75 weapons are available to you as you fight through nonlinear missions that range from quiet villages in snowy Russia to secret underground enemy bases. There are six professions to choose from: Sniper, Scout, Soldier, Grenadier, Medic and Engineer, each with their own advancement tree, where you assign perks to as they level up.

Screenshots

S2: Silent Storm Windows British forces trying to drive off Germans from a well-defended positions.
S2: Silent Storm Windows Close-up on a German sniper.
S2: Silent Storm Windows The enemy soldier makes use of a hole in the floor to sneak up, but Dani the medic was quick to foil his plans.
S2: Silent Storm Windows Each character has an extensive skill tree to develop when leveling.

Alternate Titles

  • "沉默小組1943" -- Chinese spelling (traditional)
  • "Операция Silent Storm" -- Russian spelling

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User Reviews

Silent Storm has joined the ranks of X-Com and Jagged Alliance 2 as a brilliant tactical squad-based strategy game. kbmb (399) 3.57 Stars3.57 Stars3.57 Stars3.57 Stars3.57 Stars
Just mentioning Panzerkleins makes baby Elvis cry. SharkD (415) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars
A great tactical squad-based strategy game Marty Bonus (41) 4.43 Stars4.43 Stars4.43 Stars4.43 Stars4.43 Stars
A brilliant and addictive strategic combat game in a World War II setting Jon Collins (28) 4.43 Stars4.43 Stars4.43 Stars4.43 Stars4.43 Stars

The Press Says

Game Shark Feb 23, 2004 A 100
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Feb 06, 2004 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Fragland.net Jan 20, 2004 86 out of 100 86
1UP May 09, 2004 8.5 out of 10 85
Entertainment Depot, The Mar 31, 2004 8.5 out of 10 85
Gamesmania Nov 17, 2003 83 out of 100 83
PC Games (Germany) Dec 03, 2003 83 out of 100 83
IGN Jan 27, 2004 8.1 out of 10 81
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Aug 29, 2003 75 out of 99 76
Super Play Mar, 2004 7 out of 10 70

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Awards

  • Computer Gaming World
    • March 2005 (Issue #249) – Best Use of a Game Engine of the Year

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kbmb (399) added S2: Silent Storm (Windows) on Nov 23, 2003