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Strategy & Tactics: World War II

By HeroCraft Ltd.

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"New pretender to the World War 2 throne makes good." -

"The amount of Campaigns, Strong AI, and variety of modes makes this an easy recommend." -

Relive the greatest battles of WWII in this grand strategy masterpiece. Take command of the Axis to conquer Europe - then command the armies of the USSR and Allies to retake it.

In Strategy & Tactics: World War II, you battle impressive AI enemies in three campaigns with a classic turn-based battle system and serried ranks of historically-accurate troops. Fight your way through eighteen missions with an exсiting storyline and charismatic characters across Europe, Asia and Africa, research new technologies to improve your troops and build industry, and lead your armies to victory.

If you manage to finish all that,there are also skirmish games, several classic scenarios, plus hot seat and WiFi multiplayer modes to play, including between various different smartphones and tablets. All this displayed, in a highly-detailed, powerful but simple to understand interface.

The following content is available in free version:
- 3 Missions of Axis Campaign - "The Birth of Tragedy";
- One Skirmish mode map with fixed game settings;
- "The Decline of the West", "The Reds in the UK" game scenarios;
- One Hot-seat multiplayer mode map;
- One cross-platform multiplayer mode via Wi-Fi map;

The following content is available in premium version:
- Complete Axis Campaigns - "The Birth of Tragedy" and "Twilight of the Gods";
- Complete USSR Campaigns - "Eastern front" and "Victory Day";
- Complete Alliance campaign – "Roads of Freedom”;
- Full alternative history campaigns "World War III" and "Better Dead than Red", 17 missions in total;
- Multiple Skirmish mode maps with various customisable game settings;
- Sixteen unique game scenarios available;
- Several Hotseat multiplayer mode maps with various customisable game settings;
- Several cross-platform multiplayer mode via Wi-Fi maps with customisable game settings
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What's New in Version 1.1.2

Minor changes and improvements.


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Customer Reviews

Very good strategy game for real strategy fans. Fixed a lot of problems

First off, don't expect to master this game on your first play through. There is a learning curve and the game can be rather difficult, but that's why it's so fun. It took me a couple of play throughs to master the game and the game is still very fun. Money well spent.

Also, the game is not pay-to-win. The only reason to spend money in-game is if you aren't willing to put the time into actually getting good at the game. The learning curve is what makes it fun. Don't buy resources! Just practice.

To Herocraft's credit, they fixed a lot of the issues I was experiencing with this game. The two expansions used to crash upon loading, but they both work now.

The bones of this game are very good and it is a fantastic play through for a strategy fan. Consider purchasing one of their newer versions, but I do recommend contacting their customer service if you have any issues or before purchase. They have been very prompt and helpful with any issues.

Definitely a five star game for gameplay, depth, and replay value.

Why the update?

The last update was pushed with no actual changelog, just an ad for the in app purchases 😒

The game itself is well designed, but ruined by being pay-to-win. Fortunately, there's also the "deluxe" version, which has no in app purchases, is properly balanced and is much more enjoyable. Get that instead.

Tough game

After the tutorial the game is mere impossible. I couldn't get past the first map. The game was interesting and challenging just too challenging.

Strategy & Tactics: World War II
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Games
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.1.2
  • Size: 182 MB
  • Languages: English, French, German, Russian, Spanish
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Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
  • Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence

Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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Top In-App Purchases

  1. Unlock premium version$6.99
  2. Recruit's Resource Pack$2.99
  3. Sergeant's Resource Pack$4.99
  4. 4 scenario pack$1.99
  5. Captain's Resource Pack$8.99
  6. World War III campaign$1.99
  7. Colonel's Resource Pack$19.99
  8. Better Red than Dead campaign$1.99
  9. Pack of 1000 resources for this campaign$8.99
  10. Pack of 200 resources for this campaign$2.99