developer: Strategy 3 Tactics
publisher: Matrix Games/Slitherine
Game mode: single / multiplayer
Multiplayer mode: Internet, players: 1-2
game language: English
game release date for PC:
Close Combat: Wacht am Rhein brings together the classic top-down tactical gameplay from the original series and plenty of new features, expansions, and improvements! The Wacht am Rhein remake comes with a brand new Grand Campaign including a new strategic map with 64 gorgeous hand-drawn tactical maps, over 70 scenarios, tons of new interface and unit graphics, countless engine improvements, and much more!
Vastly improved and expanded rebuild of the critically acclaimed Close Combat: Battle of Bulge title, originally developed by Atomic Games.
New enhanced Grand Campaign with a new strategy level map as well as 64 gorgeous hand-drawn tactical level maps.
70+ scenarios based on real-world battles, operations and campaigns.
New graphics for the user interface, aircraft, vehicles and other graphics.
An easy-to-use but powerful Scenario Editor - Create your own what if Scenarios.
Largely expanded moddability: all strategic layer features, all campaign details including weather, turns per day, scoring, support mission (artillery, airstrike) capabilities for both Germans and Americans, battlegroup recycling, battlegroup retreat/disband, supply and much more!
Further improvements have been made to the AI to enhance most, if not all, performance issues: vehicle pathing, infantry tactics, team and unit morale, overall AI aggressiveness and decision-making in general.
Accurately depicts World War II tactical warfare and its challenges
Realistic soldier psychological profiles during combat.
Game score 7.5 / 10 calculated out of 36 players' votes.
age requirements: everyone
PC / Windows
Recommended: Pentium 133 MHz, 256 MB RAM, 1.5 GB HDD, graphic card 8MB, Windows 98/ME/2000/XP/Vista