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Like its predecessor, Sudden Strike II is a real-time, strategic, tactical war game set during World War II.

The game contains more than 40 missions in 5 campaigns in separate scenarios or single one-off missions. Japan has been added as a playable nation in addition to Germany, Russia, Great Britain and the United States for a total of 5 countries. The player's troops will have to march through rain, snow and other weather effects in landscapes set in winter and summer. It's possible to control boats, railways, tanks, aircraft, ambulances and transport vehicles and destroy bridges, houses, trees, forts and more objects.

The game includes a editor so over 20 in-game maps for the multiplayer mode and over 10 maps for single missions can be created.


Sudden Strike II Windows The Single Player missions start with the selection / creation of a user id. Spaces are allowed in the name
Sudden Strike II Windows The editor allows the tutorial & multiplayer maps to be edited. here different types of terrain are showing.
Sudden Strike II Windows The start of the first German mission. The welcome screen summarises the objectives
Sudden Strike II Windows The 'ratings' option from the main menu brings up the list of campaigns and missions

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Alternate Titles

  • "资源战争2" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "裝甲騎兵2" -- Chinese spelling (traditional)
  • "Противостояние IV" -- Russian spelling
  • "Ziyuan Zhanzheng 2" -- Chinese title

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User Reviews

A nice 2D-RTS game. If you don't mind loading your last savegame a lot. Dark Hamlet (31) 2.86 Stars2.86 Stars2.86 Stars2.86 Stars2.86 Stars

Critic Reviews

games xtreme Sep 02, 2002 9.2 out of 10 92
ActionTrip Aug 20, 2002 84 out of 100 84
Gameplay (Benelux) Oct, 2002 84 out of 100 84
Play.tm Sep 07, 2002 81 out of 100 81
Gamesdog Dec 16, 2003 8 out of 10 80
Komputer Świat GRY Oct, 2003 4.11 out of 6 68
Factornews Nov 17, 2002 6 out of 10 60
GameSpy Sep 26, 2002 60 out of 100 60
GameSpot Sep 20, 2002 5.2 out of 10 52
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Dec, 2002 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50


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Related Web Sites

  • Official Game Page (CDV's Official Sudden Strike 2's web page)
  • SS2 Bunker (Everything you'll want to know about Sudden Strike 2 from demo and add-on file downloads, videos, previews, reviews and walkthroughs. Also includes a community for multiplayer fun.)
Jeanne (75375) added Sudden Strike II (Windows) on Dec 05, 2002