Tactics is an often-omitted or at least heavily played-down feature of many WWII games. First-person shooters are the main culprit, since they can tend to lean on a shoot-everything-you-see mentality rather than introduce a grander, all-encompassing strategy. This review article has been written, therefore, to highlight some of the most impressive tactical WWII games that shirk the simplistic point-and-shoot trend. Veterans of the grand strategy/tactical WWII genre will be in familiar territory, but for the unfamiliar, there’s a world of strategic and tactical excellence waiting within.
This is a quick tour of our classic favourites, starting with Call of Duty followed by Brothers in Arms, Sniper Elite, and Medal of Honor.
Thanks to the quantity of WWII Aerial Combat games currently in existence for the PC platform, there’s never been a better time to be a fan of the taking to the skies and engaging in aerial combat. Reviewed on our Aerial Combat WWII games are some of the best games of this genre you can purchase for the PC.
Brothers in Arms’ debut release was praised heavily for its eclectic merging of squad-level tactics and hands-on first-person shooter gameplay. Not even a year later, the gaming world saw the release of the aforementioned game’s successor, Brothers in Arms 2: Earned in Blood. This sequel definitely takes and runs with the greatness of the original whilst peppering on some AI improvements and extra dimensions to its multiplayer wing. However, if you read our review, you’ll see that this sequel isn’t quite as praiseworthy as the original from which it spawned
Blitzkrieg 2 Anthology: The core gameplay is at times fast-paced yet reflective of the gritty, punishing nature of WWII ground battles...
Faces of War : The developers have tried to come up with a solid WWII real-time strategy and tactics war game that’s a bit different.
War Thunder: is so epic in fashion that it feels like you’re watching a WWII aerial/ground combat movie that you’re starring & directing n.