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Panzer General Online

By Joseph Luster

2013 was a strange year for World War II-related gaming. While it’s certainly reverted to a more niche subject matter—partly in thanks to all the bigger titles still focusing on modern and future warfare in a neverending arms race to the number one spot—some major contenders have managed to keep it in the spotlight to some degree. Read more

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Winter 2014 Military Games

By Joseph Luster

Warface is another of many shooters that take war into the near future, doubling up on tech while sticking to real-world locations and a first-person perspective. Read more

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World of Warplanes Assistant

By Joseph Luster

The full retail version of Wargaming’s World of Warplanes launched with plenty of fanfare. Seriously, some fans weren’t even able to contain themselves, with seven of them celebrating the game’s launch via a trek to the Himalayas. Read more

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Valiant Hearts: The Great War

By Joseph Luster

While its subject matter predates that of our typically World War II-themed games, it’s worth casting a glance toward Ubisoft’s upcoming Valiant Hearts: The Great War. Read more

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War Thunder

By Joseph Luster

World of Warplanes may currently have everyone feeling pretty satisfied with online air combat, but a challenger recently entered the fray with the kick-off of the War Thunder open beta. Read more

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Enemy Front

By Joseph Luster

We still have a while to wait for City Interactive’s release of Enemy Front, but the sandbox-style World War II shooter continues to impress. Read more

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Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Blacklist

By Joseph Luster

Back when we previewed Splinter Cell: Blacklist—the sixth installment in Ubisoft’s long-running stealth-action franchise—it was only partially clear how it would differentiate itself from its predecessor, Splinter Cell: Conviction. Read more

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World of Warplanes

By Joseph Luster

Less than a month prior to the time of this writing, the open beta for World of Warplanes officially kicked off. Read more

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Company of Heroes 2

By Joseph Luster

Relic Entertainment originally knocked real-time strategy out of the park in 2006 with the original Company of Heroes. Read more

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Sniper Elite: Nazi Zombie Army

By Joseph Luster

Sniper Elite V2—which remade Rebellion Developments’ 2005 original—enjoyed a decent reception when it launched across a variety of platforms, including PC, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360, throughout 2012, with a Wii U release that should be hitting shelves shortly. Read more

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Winter 2013 WWII Games

By Joseph Luster

We’re dialing things back a few years this time around by diving into Sid Meier’s Ace Patrol, which puts World War I dogfighting in the palm of your hands on the iOS device of your choosing. Read more

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Summer 2013 Military Games

By Joseph Luster

To be properly excited for the upcoming release of ARMA Tactics, created by the folks at Bohemia Interactive, it helps to also be a little pumped for NVIDIA’s Android-based Project Shield handheld. Read more

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Spring Military Games

By Joseph Luster

Ever since its inception, the Assassin’s Creed franchise has enjoyed a tenuous grip on history. Lovingly rendered locales and a compelling narrative device are a couple of the chief reasons behind its lasting—and at this point steadily increasing—success, but until recently Ubisoft has only taken Assassin’s Creed’s wild historical fiction so far. Read more

Warface is another of many shooters that take war into the near future, doubling up on tech while sticking to real-world locations and a first-person perspective.

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New Game Releases: Warface

by Joseph Luster

Originally released as a PC exclusive in 2012, Warface’s free-to-play action is finally making its way to consoles—Xbox 360, specifically—with a debut set for 2014. Read more

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Panzer Corps: Afrika Korps

By Joseph Luster

Let’s take a break from our usual World War II game scenarios and head to the desert for some expanded skirmishes in Panzer Corps: Afrika Korps. Read more

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November World War II Games

By Joseph Luster

It’s been a fairly long road for Damage Inc: Pacific Squadron WWII, which started its life as War Wings: Hell Catz, but the latest in World War II dogfighting action is finally here. Read more

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Dogfight 1942

By Joseph Luster

World War II aerial combat games are surprisingly not that few and far between, at least relative to what one would expect from such a niche genre. Read more