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Caribbean Crisis

Platform(s): Arcade, Game Boy Advance, GameCube, Nintendo DS, PC, PSOne, PSP, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox, Xbox 360
Genre: Strategy

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by Rainier on April 13, 2004 @ 11:55 a.m. PDT

On October 27 1962, US destroyer ship bombarded Soviet nuclear submarine with anti-submarine bombs in the area of the Cuban Missile Crisis. The captain of the Soviet submarine replied by using the deadly weapon. During the next two hours USA and USSR exchanged nuclear strikes.

The world found itself on the edge of self-destruction.

Cuba turned into a contaminated island. Soviet military bases and large cities like Moscow, Leningrad, and Ekaterinburg were hit by USA nuclear missiles. USSR destroyed Washington, New York, Los Angeles, cities of the Western Europe, USA military bases in Turkey, Italy, Western Germany. UK used nuclear weapons against Warsaw Pact countries. The map of the world was now covered with radioactive craters, fires, and nuclear clouds.

Horrified by its own madness, the humanity came to the understandings that clear earth and water are now the most valuable resources needed for what's left of the population to survive. The second phase of the 3rd World War began: the conventional armament was used in the war for the clear resources, the war for the survival...

Caribbean Crisis is a real-time strategy game with the turn-based operative mode and real-time tactical mode. The game is set in the alternative history setting and features historically-accurate locations and units of 1960s. Caribbean Crisis's real-time tactical mode is a modification of Nival Interactive's Blitzkrieg game.

Key Features:

  • Alternative history line assuming The Cuban Missile crisis provoked a nuclear disaster back in 1962
  • Turn-based strategy mode and Blitzkrieg's real-time strategy mode combined in one game
  • 100 missions in 4 campaigns: USSR, French-German union, China, USA-UK union
  • New unit types: helicopters, missile troops, intelligence troops
  • Contaminated zones: radioactive and chemical, affecting performance of troops and armament
  • Maximum usage of Blitzkrieg engine potential

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