Blitzkrieg 2 Anthology Storms Into Retail Today

29th February 2008

The Blitzkrieg 2 Anthology is available to buy in stores today. The set includes Blitzkrieg 2, Blitzkrieg 2– Liberation and Blitzkrieg 2 Fall of the Reich to make up the ultimate strategy war package. These highly rated battle strategy games will provide hours of quality gameplay on PC for the bargain price of£19.99.

Blitzkrieg 2

World War II is taken into full 3D with stunning visual effects to display all the battlefield action and glory. Command German, American and Russian World War II armies and take charge of more than 250 types of historically accurate units, including 60 types of ground infantry. With over 80 missions and 15 multiplayer maps, players can enjoy creating their own single missions or campaigns.

Blitzkrieg 2– Liberation

The gritty realism of World War II is brought to life with the choice of two different campaigns; lead the Allied forces as they battle through Italy or oversee the escape of the German and Italian armies from France. Impressive visuals mean the beautiful European landscape can be experienced before a tank rumbles through and the bombs begin to fall.

Blitzkrieg 2– Fall of the Reich

This covers three major offensives from the final days of fighting on The Eastern front. Soviet and German campaigns such as the‘Siege of Budapest,’‘Fortress Kurland’ and‘Operation Bagration’ can be played. 16 historically based missions will challenge beginner and veteran strategists as they try to capture or defend the remnants of the German war machine during the final days of World War II.

Fast facts:

Publisher: Ascaron Entertainment / CDV

Web: www.ascaron.com

Developer: Ino’Co / 1C

Release date: 29th February 2008

PEGI: +12

Format: PC

Genre: Battle Strategy

SRP:£19.99

About Ascaron Entertainment

>From Day One in 1989 Ascaron Entertainment has become one of the leading European“boutique” developers and Publishers of games for the PC, with many successful titles including Patrician, Port Royale, DarkStar One and SACRED.

Ascaron maintains development studios in Berlin, Gutersloh and Aachen (Germany), as well as an international department in Birmingham (UK). Ascaron currently markets its products in more than 40 countries and over 15 languages.

Ascaron Entertainment (UK) is an independent office and is highly regarded on a domestic and global scale. With a professional reputation, full-service product management, and a wealth of experience in the games industry, the UK operation manages the international releases of Ascaron's entire catalogue, whilst also providing a bespoke publishing, sales, PR and marketing function to selected affiliate label partners. Ascaron Entertainment (UK) continues to be responsible for successfully launching titles into the UK market from developers and publishers worldwide. Titles include the popular UFO, Panzers, Cossacks and Blitzkrieg seriesof games, as well as critically acclaimed hits such as Call of Juarez, Runaway: The Dream of the Turtle and TrackMania United.

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