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Achtung Panzer – Kharkov 1943
8 June 2012
Excerpt: Die-hard strategy games only account for a small part in the games market. As developer you need to be really inventive in order to make your game interesting enough for it to get any attention, something that isn’t easy with some of the top titles that we’ve been seeing lately (and are coming up).
Conclusion: There's a lot of potential in Achtung Panzer. The ground combat is the most enjoyable I've encountered since Relic's Company of Heroes, and playing tactically genuinely pays off. Yet these bouts of entertainment are marred by long periods of trundling tedium, and novices are likely to be baffled by...
Excerpt: Historical simulation games have traditionally been a fairly niche market. Players interested in this genre of games usually have a penchant for strategy and are interested in the historical value that a simulation provides.
Excerpt: Imagine yourself as an army commanding officer back in 1943, in the middle of World War II. This is the battle for Kharkov and you can command the destiny of USSR or Germany. At your disposal are eighty seven unit types including soldiers, vehicles, tanks, and airplanes.
Excerpt: These days developers seem to be falling all over each other to try to dumb down their games to the least common denominator. In other words, if more people can play a game, then there is a bigger potential market, even if that means bringing in your grandmother at the expense of truly deep...
Excerpt: What's great about this "job" is that every so often you stumble across a game that is exactly what you have been looking for. "Achtung Panzer" is just such a game! Some ten years ago I became addicted to" Close Combat III, The Russian Front " and I have found "Achtung Panzer: Kharkov 1943" to be...
Pros: Challenging gameplay, Full 3D environment, Historical accuracy
Summary: ""Achtung Panzer: Kharkov 1943" ist an sich kein glatter Fehlschlag zum Beispiel durch die gute KI, jedoch trübt die Grafik und die fummelige Steuerung das Gesamtbild. Zudem hat es auch der Realismus in sich.