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Order of War is a real-time strategy game set in World War II, more precisely the last phase in 1944. In two campaigns the player either takes the role of the Germany which try to stop the Russians at the Eastern Front or the Allies which progress from the west. There are overall 18 campaign missions and six individual ones.

There is no base building in the classical sense, the main focus lies on fast battles with a lot of units. Every map has several control points, e.g. bridges or intersections, which play an important part because every conquered control points gives more resources. These can be used to order reinforcements. A game is won if one side captures all control points or wipes all enemy troops out. Depending on the player's performance he receives points which can be reinvested into upgrades for armor, accuracy, range of sight and other categories. Because of the high body count surviving units don't carry over to the next mission and the upgrades automatically count for every unit.

The fast nature of gameplay gets supported by the lack of special tactics - the player has the usual range of tanks, infantry and artillery to his disposal. These have unlimited ammo which minimizes micromanagement. A unique feature is the optional cinematic camera: when activated it automatically jumps from one battle scene to another.


Order of War Windows Setup screen
Order of War Windows Main menu
Order of War Windows In-depth details about some of the units
Order of War Windows Loading screen

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Order of War Screenshot
Order of War Screenshot
Order of War Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "Order Of War: Освобождение" -- Russian spelling

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Critic Reviews

Game Vortex 2009 85 out of 100 85
Game Informer Magazine Oct 06, 2009 8.25 out of 10 82 Sep 25, 2009 76 out of 100 76
GamingXP Dec 15, 2009 74 out of 100 74
GameFocus Oct 26, 2009 7.2 out of 10 72
GameSpot Sep 25, 2009 7 out of 10 70 Oct 20, 2009 7 out of 10 70
Gamona Oct 11, 2009 70 out of 100 70
GameTrailers 2009 6.9 out of 10 69
HonestGamers (Staff reviews only) Nov 02, 2009 6 out of 10 60


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Patrick Bregger (257360) added Order of War (Windows) on May 21, 2010