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Sudden Strike II (Windows)

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100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
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Description

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.

Screenshots

Sudden Strike II Windows The objective is to capture these factories and to hold the bridge. The view is very dark & gloomy. Light only appears when troops are present
Sudden Strike II Windows The first German mission. Like all missions it starts with a briefing that's both presented as text and narrated. The diamond shows the battle map. Objectives are drawn as they are discussed
Sudden Strike II Windows These are the single player missions. These are independent of the single payer campaigns
Sudden Strike II Windows The first mission in the Japanese campaign. The narrator now has a Japanese like accent and the map objectives use different colours

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

The Press Says

Game.EXE Oct, 2002 5 out of 5 100
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Oct, 2002 84 out of 100 84
ActionTrip Aug 20, 2002 84 out of 100 84
Gamesmania Jun 04, 2002 81 out of 100 81
Gamesdog Dec 16, 2003 8 out of 10 80
PC Zone Benelux Oct, 2002 79 out of 100 79
4Players.de Jun 19, 2002 70 out of 100 70
GameSpy Sep 26, 2002 60 out of 100 60
Joystick (French) Oct, 2002 6 out of 10 60
GameSpot Sep 20, 2002 5.2 out of 10 52

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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 (75633) added Sudden Strike II (Windows) on Dec 05, 2002