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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 'ratings' option from the main menu brings up the list of campaigns and missions
Sudden Strike II Windows German airfield
Sudden Strike II Windows There are campaigns available from each of these five nations
Sudden Strike II Windows Main menu

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Alternate Titles

  • "资源战争2" -- Simplified Chinese spelling
  • "裝甲騎兵2" -- Traditional Chinese spelling
  • "Противостояние IV" -- Russian spelling
  • "Ziyuan Zhanzheng 2" -- Simplified 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 (34) 2.86 Stars2.86 Stars2.86 Stars2.86 Stars2.86 Stars

Critic Reviews

Game.EXE Oct, 2002 5 out of 5 100
ActionTrip Aug 20, 2002 84 out of 100 84 Jun 04, 2002 81 out of 100 81
Level Nov, 2002 80 out of 100 80
IGN Oct 04, 2002 8 out of 10 80
Gamesdog Dec 16, 2003 8 out of 10 80 Aug 29, 2002 15 out of 20 75
PC Games (Germany) Jun 26, 2002 75 out of 100 75 Jun 19, 2002 70 out of 100 70
GameSpy Sep 26, 2002 60 out of 100 60


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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 (76454) added Sudden Strike II (Windows) on Dec 05, 2002