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Sudden Strike (Windows)

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Description

This game offers the player the option to replay WW2 in a very realistic way. First you have to choose from three nations, then you go straight to the front lines.

The game is very tactics-based, as you won't be successful just by rushing in. Many details are everywhere and they are also take effect on the gameplay: Slightly damaged bridges can be repaired, ammunition is limited, soldiers can hide in houses or jump out of planes, etc.

There's also a variety of modes for multiplayers.

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Sudden Strike Windows By using mines, occupying bunkers and higher ground, effective ambushes can be executed.
Sudden Strike Windows Another impressive explosion
Sudden Strike Windows Winter can be a devastating weapon...
Sudden Strike Windows By using mines, occupying bunkers and higher ground, effective ambushes can be executed.

Alternate Titles

  • "资源战争" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "裝甲騎兵" -- Chinese spelling (traditional)
  • "Противостояние III" -- Russian spelling
  • "Ziyuan Zhanzheng" -- Chinese title

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The Press Says

Game industry News (GiN) 2000 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
GameSpy Mar 04, 2001 88 out of 100 88
GameStar (Germany) Oct, 2000 88 out of 100 88
ActionTrip Dec 06, 2000 87 out of 100 87
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Dec 15, 2000 85 out of 100 85
Jeuxvideo.com Oct 11, 2000 17 out of 20 85
PC Player (Germany) Oct, 2000 82 out of 100 82
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Mar 20, 2001 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Gamekult Nov 18, 2000 7 out of 10 70
GameGenie 2001 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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Trivia

CDV Software Entertainment, Sudden Strike's publisher, was surprised when sales of the game hit the roof.

It sold more than 600,000 copies and achieved the No. 1 ranking in the German GfK charts as well as No. 1 in France and No. 4 in England. The game was also honored with the Platinum Award by the VUD.
DaHero (868) added Sudden Strike (Windows) on Nov 11, 2000