Summary: I have always loved this game even before I had my first computer. I only wish it would play on the newer computers. I had to resurrect an old Windows 98 Dell computer to play some of my favorite games.
Summary: When I played this on my older system it worked fine when I try to play it on my newer computer it does not work right, graficly speaking it messes up, I guess the newer system does not like the older game as much. too bad too it was a neat game too.
Summary: This game is pretty fun, but I don't really know how good it is because I'm a rookie. I've not been able to access multiplayer so I'm focusing on the campaign and editor. CAMPAIGN: It fell short of what I had hoped for, but it still is a great game. The tutorial is pretty straight-forward, teaching you basic commands, then tossing you straight into battle.
Summary: Having tried to learn the boardgame (and giving up - pretty complex) I came across the electronic version here... I was hoping it would be similair to the boardgame (with the computer handling remembering all the rules) and what I got was a real-time strategy. I was expecting it to be turn-based still, but what it does, it does pretty well. The game is a few years old now, so it's not cutting edge graphics - but has held up pretty good over the years.
One of my favorite RTS games, even better on multiplayer
Victor Lee, Amazon
17 August 2007
Summary: It seems all the people giving this game a negative review are people who have played the Axis & Allies board game and are thinking this is the video game version of it. I've never played the board game but I have been playing RTS and strategy games my whole life and this is one of my favorite. Here's what I love: 1. The fact that when you build soldiers, you get a whole squad of troops and not just one unit such as in Age of Empires. 2.
John W. Hill "Wherever you go, there you are!", Amazon
8 February 2007
Summary: Seems like the adults are giving this game a better rating than the kids. Maybe you have to have been raised in the 50's and 60's, having heard all your dad or grandad's war stories to appreciate it. The strategies to win are subtle and endless. Yea, the game guide is about 85% percent helpful, but in a few scenarios, it seemed like they were playing a different version of the game.
Excerpt: "Axis and allies is a pc made version of the traditional board game of the same name,i have not played it so i have no basis for comparison but i willsay that this is a great game from HASBRO INTERACTIVE and one of the cheapest most addictive games i have had the pleasure of playing.From the opening intro video which is extremely cool and enthrawling to the end videos of allied or axis victory the game never lacks energy and thought has been given ...
Pros: Control wave of attacks,gripping and enthrawling detail,exciting videos,what a game,not bad for a fiver ! !
Cons: Too easy, world domination is impossible to achive,and planes run out of fuel hehe !
Excerpt: "After purchasing the boardgame which this was produced from, it is great to know that game publishers are using the good old formula of board games. It is the spring of 1942. The world is at war. Five world powers are struggling for supremacy. You and your opponents control the military and economic destiny of one or more of these countries. The game board is a map of the world divided into the spheres of influence that existed at the height of ...
Pros: An addictive game with multiplayer functionality
Excerpt: "Axis and Allies is a computer version of the boardgame which in itself was a great adventure. Based on the second world war it is not just a game of military conquest but a game where economics plays a large part in the success of your operations. Played on a world map at the beginning of the second world war you can choose your side and using economic and military strength try to win the war against your opponents. A great part of this game is ...