Strategy 20 September 2016
The third installment in a real-time strategy series, set in a historical setting of the 17th and 18th century. The game was created by the reactivated GSC Game World studio, known for such titles as S.T.A.L.K.E.R. or American Conquest. In terms of the plot, this game is a remake of the first installment, originally released in 2000. In the game you can select any of the 12 available historical nations, each having their own buildings, units, and technologies. Gameplay is based on the classic mechanics of RTS genre, so your responsibilities include expanding your base, gathering resources, and recruiting an army to fight your enemies. Although you command massive armies in battles (up to 10 thousand units at one time), it is possible to give orders to individual soldiers. Each one has his own statistics, such as health, morale, level of training, experience, and fatigue.
Cossacks II: Napoleonic Wars
Strategy 04 April 2005
The sequel of the award-winning real-time strategy game, Cossacks: European Wars by GSC Game World. Cossacks II: Napoleonic Wars takes the action a hundred years forward, to the 19th century, when France led by Napoleon assumed dominating position in Europe. The players can lead one of six countries: France, Great Britain, Austria, Russia, Prussia, and Egypt, each having their unique buildings and historical units. In total, the game features six grand campaigns that consists of around 60 missions. Moreover, the player can play twelve standalone missions and fight ten historical battles. Cossacks II: Napoleonic Wars offers an advanced diplomacy and economy systems that let us influence our relations with neighbors, form pacts and alliances, issue embargoes, and so on. Battles are now even more realistic and spectacular thanks to the use of various formations and as well as making terrain shape and type a meaningful factor. Apart from the single player mode, the production offers several variants of multiplayer modes.
Cossacks: European Wars
Strategy 30 November 2000
A real-time strategy game by GSC Game World. Cossacks: European Wars is a title set between 16th and 18th century, when such countries as England, France, Spain, Portugal, Saxony, Prussia, Russia, Venice, Austria, Turkey, and Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth were superpowers that shaped the entire Europe. The production lets us lead one of 16 playable nations, every one of them having unique traits, units, inventions, architecture, and so on. Players’ responsibilities include gathering resources, building cities, technological development, raising armies and commanding them in battles. Cossacks: European Wars offers four campaigns that consist of over a dozen missions, including 12 historical ones such as Thirty Years’ War and war for Ukrainian independence. It is also possible to cooperate or compete against other players over the Internet. The gameplay takes place on three-dimensional maps that can be randomly generated on the basis of additional settings.