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Top 15 World War 2 Real Time Strategy PC Games

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World War 2 has always been a popular setting in video games, it has made its way to nearly every video game genre, with real time strategy being one of the most popular. The Top World War 2 Real Time Strategy PC games is a listing of some great real time strategy games for the PC set during WW2. Included you'll find some of the latest titles as well as some older favorites.

1. Company of Heroes

Release Date: Sep 16, 2006
Genre: Real Time Strategy
Theme: World War II
Rating: M for Mature
Game Modes: Single player, multiplayer
Series: Company of Heroes
Exprience the strategic and cinematic intensity of World War II from the invasion of Normandy to the conquest of Germany and more. Company of Heroes includes an indepth single player campaign as well and an intense multiplayer mode that lets you play as either the Americans or Germans. The Company of Heroes Gold Edition includes both Company of Heroes and the stand alone expansion Opposing Fronts.
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2. Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts

Release Date: Sep 24, 2007
Genre: Real Time Strategy
Theme: World War II
Rating: M for Mature
Game Modes: Single player, multiplayer
Series: Company of Heroes
Opposing Fronts is a stand alone expansion for the award winning Company of Heroes. This means the origianl Company of Heroes is not required. Opposing Fronts includes two new factions, the British and the Panzer Elite which consists German units designed to move around the map fast.
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3. Codename: Panzers, Phase Two

Release Date: Jul 25, 2005
Genre: Real Time Strategy
Theme: World War II
Rating: T for Teen
Game Modes: Single player, multiplayer
Series: Codename: Panzers
Codename Panzers, Phase Two moves the war to the battlefields of Africa, Italy and Southern Europe and the Balkans. You can fight as either the Allies or Axis powers or as the Yugslavian resistance. There are two combo packs available, the Commander's Edition and Platinum Edition that include both Panzers Phase One and Phase Two.
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4. Codename: Panzers, Phase One

Release Date: Sep 30, 2004
Genre: Real Time Strategy
Theme: World War II
Rating: T for Teen
Game Modes: Single player, multiplayer
Series: Codename: Panzers
Codename: Panzers puts you in command of the German army from the dawn of the Second World War with the surprise attack on Poland. Excellent 3D graphics and intuitive game play make this fun to play over and over again. Panzers Phase One also allows for you to play as the Allied armies. There are two combo packs available, the Commander's Edition and Platinum Edition that include both Panzers Phase One and Phase Two.
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5. Combat Mission Anthology

Release Date: Jul 31, 2006
Genre: Real Time Strategy
Theme: World War II
Rating: T for Teen
Game Modes: Single player, multiplayer
Series: Combat Mission
The Combat Mission Anthology contains all three games from the Combat Mission RTS series, Combat Mission: Beyond Overlord, Combat Mission 2: Barbarossa to Berlin and Combat Mission 3: Afrika Korps. The Combat Mission series of games mixes both turn based and real time tactics. Demo (Barbarossa to Berlin) | Demo (Afrika Corps)

6. Hearts of Iron III

Release Date: Aug 7, 2009
Genre: Real Time Strategy
Theme: World War II
Rating: E for Everyone
Game Modes: Single player, multiplayer
Series: Hearts of Iron
Hearts of Iron III is the latest version of the World War II grand strategy game which allows players to control virtually any nation that existed during the 1936-1945. Hearts of Iron III includes all of the micro management that the series is famous for, with the ability to manage every aspect of your nation including economy, manufacturering, technology, research, politics and more. The game also includes new territories as a fresh vintage looking map of the world.
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7. Soldiers: Heroes of World War II

Release Date: Jun 30, 2004
Genre: Real Time Strategy
Theme: World War II
Rating: T for Teen
Game Modes: Single player, multiplayer
Soldiers: Heroes of World War II lets you take control of elite American, British, German or Russian special forces as you battle behind enemy lines using all types of sabotage to disrupt the enemy's war machine.
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8. Order of War

Release Date: Sep 22, 2009
Genre: Real Time Strategy
Theme: World War II
Rating: T for Teen
Game Modes: Single player, multiplayer
Order of War takes place in the summer of 1944 as the eastern and western fronts are closing in on Germany. Players can take charge of either America as they rush for Berlin from the west or Germany as they try to stop the Red Army from the east. Battles can include thousands of units of soldiers, tanks and aircraft.
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9. Rush for Berlin

Release Date: Jun 16, 2006
Genre: Real Time Strategy
Theme: World War II
Rating: T for Teen
Game Modes: Single player, multiplayer
Rush for Berlin is set in the closing months of World War II as the Allies and the Soviet Union race to capture the German capital. Rush for Berlin gives you the opportunity to play as the Allied Forces, Soviet Union or Germany. Rush for Berlin does have one expansion pack available called Rush for the Bomb. The Gold Edition includes both Rush for Berlin and Rush for the Bomb.
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10. Blitzkrieg 2

Release Date: Oct 2, 2005
Genre: Real Time Strategy
Theme: World War II
Rating: T for Teen
Game Modes: Single player, multiplayer
Series: Blitzkrieg
Blitzkrieg 2 expands and enhances the game play and graphics found in the original Blitzkrieg. Plan your operations and then lead troops into battle as either the Soviets, Americans ro Germans. With three single player campaigns that cover all theaters of war and hundreds of unit's there's plenty of room for replayability. Blitzkrieg 2 has two expansion packs available;Blitzkrieg II: Liberation and Blitzkrieg 2: Fall of the Reich. The Blitzkrieg 2 Strategy Pack includes Blitzkrieg 2 and Fall of the Reich expansion.
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