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'G.I. Combat' & 'Hearts of Iron' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2002 @ 10:14 p.m. PDT

Waiting for another World War II Wednesday? Well here it is. Strategy First send us some brand new screenshots from G.I. Combat and Hearts of Iron, their upcoming World War II titles that will have PC gamers everywhere battling it out over the holidays. Njoy!

About G.I. Combat

Rewrite history on your PC in G.I. Combat, a 3D RTS game that brings you back to the battlefields of World War II and lets you fight with renowned weapons such as the MP-40 or the Thompson, and control tanks and artillery like the Jumbo Sherman, the Mark V Panther or the German 88.

  • Historically detailed campaign set in Normandy, June 1944
  • Play campaigns, operations and single battles as either the American Allied troops or as the German Axis troops
  • Realistic 3D maps drawn from the actual terrain in Normandy
  • Highly detailed individual soldier models
  • Detailed psychological model with 8 different psychological states

About Hearts of Iron

From the makers of Europa Universalis II, Hearts of Iron is the first war game of true grand strategic scope! Scheduled to release November 12th. Some features to look out for:

  • Epic Gameplay - Global map includes every nation and covers the battle from 1936-1948
  • Scenario editor - Player can modify and construct maps and campaigns with their own settings and add national detail
  • Highly advanced research model - Change the course of war by acquiring super weapons (nukes) and increasing production capabilities
  • Deep diplomatic model - Unique system that simulates political systems and their effect on neutral nations in relation to alliances
  • Historical generals and political leaders - Thousands of real people researched for individual detailed uniqueness
  • Strategic level military system - Over 100 different ground, air and naval forces fight the entire war on a divisional level
  • Real Time gameplay that can be paused at any time
  • Soundtrack – Contains 2 hours of quality music in MP3 format
  • Optimized for Multiplayer - Hearts of Iron enables players to easily meet over LAN or Internet

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