Wargame: European Escalation delivers spectacular clashes rendered in incredible detail. The impressive zoom feature allows you to fly across huge maps (dozens of square kilometers) and then dive down to earth without any transition. This commanding view lets players stay at the heart of the fight, monitoring hundreds of tanks, helicopters and soldiers at once.
All this creates a grand visual showcase: explosions, lights, and raging fires are all presented in exceptional detail. Everything has been designed and developed to produce a photo-realistic rendering of the battlefield. This is complemented by highly detailed models of more than 300 different playable units, all faithful to their real-life counterparts. Zoom down from the sky to reveal even the smallest bolts and tank treads!
For experienced RTS players as well as fans of the genre, Wargame: European Escalation will deliver a gaming experience that is both fun and deeply tactical. War never has felt so real, with a level of detail that raises the bar on the strategy game genre.
After unveiling NATO units and vehicles last week, players can discover today all of the 180 Warsaw Pact (Soviet, Czechoslovakian, East-German and Polish) units!! Players may recognize some famous vehicles like the T-80 battle tanks, the fearsome Mi-28 Havoc gunship helicopter or the gigantic Mil Mi-26, the world’s biggest helicopter (120 feet long!), which will be very useful for resupplying Soviet forces.
With real strategic gameplay, rich content, integration of EugenNet and its numerous online services, Wargame: European Escalation will unite all the world’s biggest strategy fans.
Set in the rarely explored period of 1975-1985, Wargame: European Escalation pits NATO (USA and Western Europe) against the Warsaw Pact (Soviet and Eastern European countries) in battles that explore “what could have been.” The specter of nuclear warfare loomed large over the real Cold War, but this catastrophic outcome was the ultimate last resort as everyone knew that the first one to start nuclear hostilities would end up wiped out just the same. Large, armored offensives through Europe would certainly have been the core of this hypothetical war; and this is what the game’s explosive campaign takes you through!
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