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Military History - Commander: Europe at War

Platform(s): Nintendo DS, PC, PSP
Genre: Strategy
Publisher: Koch Media (EU), Graffiti Entertainment (US)
Developer: Slitherine
Release Date: Q4 2009

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'Commander: Europe at War' (NDS) Coming to North America - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2009 @ 7:54 a.m. PST

Military History - Commander: Europe at War is a turn-based strategy game set during World War II. Players take command of either the Axis powers or the Allied forces, and make decisions relating to recruitment, reconnaissance and diplomacy.

Commander: Europe at War is the first high level strategy game to come to the DS, letting you control everything from diplomacy and economics down to research and military action. 

Commander: Europe at War spans World War II, allowing the player to control the Axis or Allied forces throughout the entire European Theater. This turn-based strategy game offers plenty of depth to satisfy seasoned war gamers while presenting an interface that’s easily accessible to newcomers as well. Fans of strategic war games will find themselves completely at home as they try to hold the Maginot Line, march on Moscow, or clear the shipping lanes of Sea Wolves! 

The actual campaign map is huge, covering the USA to the west, Africa to the south, Scandinavia to the north, and the Ural's to the east.  Players will strategically use 12 different unit types including Infantry and Motorized Corps, Armor, Destroyers, Subs, and Carriers - each with their own strengths and weaknesses. 

In addition players can research over 50 inventions from 5 different areas of technology and recruit and attach Historical Commanders to their units. 

Historical realism is a key feature with 6 epic scenarios including Operation Barbarossa, D-Day and the Grand Campaign. 

Careful strategy in this turn-based gameplay style is required to lead your side to victory over the enemy.

Can Germany’s rise be stopped or will the jackboots of the SS march over the Europe in a bloody and ferocious campaign…

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