An enthralling World War II SLG strategy game, Checkmate promises to deliver a realistic, exciting and vivid game play experience that will appeal to everyone from the casual gamer right up to gamers of the most demanding persuasion. With the captivating setting of World War II you’ll find the legendary generals, officers and commanders whose daily decisions helped to shape the war and subsequently the world. These military leaders were the finest war strategists of their generation, they were considered heroes by the men they led and villains by the enemies they sought to destroy.
In Checkmate you’ll find these famous military leaders, each with their own “Special Ability” and all of whom are ready and waiting to lead their men to war on the historical battlefields of World War II. There is General Eisenhower with his devastatingly accurate “Hawk Soar” air strikes, General Hodges with his powerful and direct “Blitz Attack”, General Zhukov with his fierce “Unforgiving” ability to deliver heavy damage, Commander Konev with a powerful “Earthquake” ability, Marshal Timoshenko with his “Inspire” ability that gives his troops an impenetrable defense and many more military leaders whose legacy have been cemented by the history books and can be brought to life once again by you in this exciting game.
As well as legendary military leaders, Checkmate also contains World War II Soviet, American and German infantry units who you can choose between and lead into war. Each infantry unit has a different skill to help you create the best possible strategy for war.
The Soviet infantry units include the infamously loyal warriors the “Red Guard”, the Siberian “Tundra Troopers” and the highly mobile “Airborne” unit. The American infantry units include the intrepid “Paratroopers”, the “Rifle Grenadier” equipped with the M3 rifle and the “Heavy Weapon Troopers” who can cause some serious damage with their heavy duty weaponry. Finally there are the German infantry units that include the highly disciplined “Commandos”, the special “Storm Troopers” equipped with the MG42 machine gun and of course the notorious German “Grenadier” armed with their iconic Model 24 Stielhandgranate.
Checkmate also comes contains over 30 different World War II tanks and artillery units from the Soviet Union, America and Germany. There‘s the “M4A1 Sherman” tank that was used by the Americans and came with a destructive 75mm cannon, the “M18 Hellcat” also used by the Americans and had 76mm armor piercing artillery, the Soviet “T134 Flamethrower” that as the name suggests came with a terrifying flamethrower on board, the “Model V” tank used by the Germans with its colossal 88mm canon, the universally well known “Wheeled Howitzer” and over 30 other World War II tanks and artillery units.
Checkmate is your chance to go back in time to this turbulent period of history in a detailed and action packed game. Prepare to do battle, win the war and rewrite the history books. But where do your alliances lie?
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