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Codename Panzers: Cold War

The Ranking

65.38% Overall Rank: 9862
PC Rank: 2221
2009 Games Rank: 9849
2009 PC Rank: 2221
Score based on 13 reviews

Description

Tempelhof, Berlin, dawn of 8th April 1949. A major armed conflict is brewing between the Western powers and the Soviet bloc. The Red Army has been growing ever stronger since the end of World War II. With the growth of their army the Soviets realize that they hold the advantage, and are only waiting for the right moment to attack. That moment arrives with the Tempelhof Incident: the near-fatal collision of a US cargo plane and a Soviet fighter over Berlin's main airfield. A fatal combination of coincidence and human error, there is no point in arguing what went wrong, no point in asking who pulled the trigger first and who fired on whom in return. The Incident went down in history as fatal. Within 12 hours of the crash the ground beneath the German capital is shaking with the salvoes of a war never meant to be: a conflict between former allies over Europe and global supremacy. What if Stalin knew exactly that the USA cannot produce more A-bombs after the war? What if he decides to strike first? The massive Russian army was still standing in the middle of Europe and its dependancy on western technology was past - it was ready to roll towards the Atlantic ocean on the first sign from the Boss. The fate of the world was in the hands of a ruthless dictator, who would have shown no sign of hesitation if he knew the proper status of the atomic arsenal in the western world. In this game the worst comes true, and it may just change the fate of the "free world" forever! WWII is now just a memory - but the Cold War has just begun.
Release Date: March 10, 2009

Latest Reviews

SiteDateTypeRating
Gameplanet 04/30/09 Review 6 out of 10
NZGamer 04/29/09 Review 6.5 out of 10
ImpulseGamer 04/22/09 Review 6.5 out of 10
PC Zone UK 05/01/09 Review 59 out of 100
PC Gamer UK 04/01/09 Review 73 out of 100
GameSpot 03/24/09 Review 5.5 out of 10
GameZone 03/23/09 Review 7 out of 10
Eurogamer 03/18/09 Review 5 out of 10
Fragland 03/13/09 Review 84 out of 100
Game Informer 05/01/09 Review 6 out of 10