Commandos 3: Destination Berlin
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In the continuation of the tactical combat series, take your commandos on their deadliest mission yet venturing into enemy territory across 3 campaigns, from Stalingrad through to Central Europe and the beaches of Normandy.
You control 6 commandos, each with unique skills, to accomplish your goal and finish the task at hand. The environment is both indoors and outdoors, and adjusts to your actions in unique ways which must be accounted for in the heat of the moment.
Deathmatch multiplayer is included for the first time in the series, allowing up to 12 friends (or enemies) to take each other on.
- Commandos 3: Пункт назначения – Берлин! - Russian spelling
- 盟军敢死队3：目标柏林 - Simplified Chinese spelling
Credits (Windows version)
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Average score: 76% (based on 29 ratings)
Average score: 3.6 out of 5 (based on 24 ratings with 1 reviews)
Here the maps are much more compact and action oriented compared to Commandos 2, and initially I though they wouldn't match the style of the game; however Pyro managed to preserve the tactical approach while offering more intense scenarios.
The soundtrack is brilliant and I even extracted some of the music pieces onto my hard drive for later use. Graphically the game shows incredible detail and particle effects and explosions have been improved.
Actual gameplay remains unchanged, with maybe a few small additions at some key places. Missions are exciting and well planned, and thoughtful and strategic approach is required in classic Commandos style.
The game suffered from a rushed release and it showed in a bunch of areas. It had lower maximum resolution than Commandos 2, but it had small impact on the overall appearance. The indoor 3D scenes have low resolution textures and the units especially suffer. The environments your team gets to visit are not as diverse as those found in the originals. The interface was completely redesigned and didn't match the controls everyone was used to in Commandos 2. I downloaded a Hot Key mod from the official message boards which thankfully fixed this. And lastly the game is shorter than any other in the series, a result of a premature release which didn’t include a lot of planned content.
The Bottom Line
A step back from Commandos 2 in some respects, i still enjoyed it a lot despite its problems. If you loved the previous games but skipped this installment due to negative feedback you shouldn't have. The core problems of Commandos 3 have little do to with gameplay, and while annoying can be easily ignored.
Windows · by Anguel Delidjakov (514) · 2005
In the German version all swastikas and iron crosses were replaced or removed. In the Stalingrad level a Hitler salute was replaced with a standard military salute.
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Game added November 10th, 2003. Last modified November 11th, 2023.