developer: 2x2 Games
publisher: Matrix Games/Slitherine
Game mode: single / multiplayer
Multiplayer mode: Internet
game language: English
game release date for PC:
Unity of Command is a turn-based strategy game that combines easy-to-learn gameplay with historically accurate recreations of epic WWII battles of the Stalingrad Campaign. Players fill in for famous commanders such as von Manstein and Zhukov, practicing the art of operational warfare in a novel gaming system focused squarely on combat and manouver.
-Easy to learn and intuitive, with fast and flowing gameplay
-Historically accurate operational-level units (Axis divisions, Soviet corps)
-20+ detailed scenarios, Axis and Soviet, at the scale of 20km per hex, 4 days per turn
-Campaign mode that puts historical and what-if scenarios in strategic context
-Sophisticated weather model, with realistic per-hex weather
-Novel supply system, providing for exciting battles of encirclement and breakout
-Belligerent and aggressive AI that knows how to counterattack and threaten supply lines
-Integrated “History Mode” for after-action replays
-Multiplayer via the Internet
Game score 8.2 / 10 calculated out of 60 players' votes.
Expectations before the premiere: 7.0 / 10 calculated out of 5 players' votes.
PC / Windows
Recommended: Core 2 Duo 2 GHz, 1 GB RAM (2 GB RAM - Vista/7), graphic card 256 MB (GeForce 6600 or better), 150 MB HDD, Windows XP/Vista/7