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Codename Panzers: Cold War

Now with 100 per cent less Panzers!

Men of War

Company of Heroes has company.

ArmA 2

Co-operation Flashpoint.

GTR: Evolution

Change is good.

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Democracy 2

Education. Education. Tax cuts.

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Rail Simulator

We express an opinion.

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RACE 07

Ethnographers will be disappointed.

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Global Conflicts: Palestine

If it bleeds, it leads.

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Combat Mission: Shock Force

Muddle in the Middle East.

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Enemy Engaged 2

See you later Alligator.

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Ship Simulator 2008

Taste the salt, hear the gulls, smell the vomit.

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Sean O'Connor's Windows Games

Garage game garage sale.

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Kudos: Rock Legend

Clicks, drags, and rock 'n' roll.

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Peacemaker

Feud for thought.

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Bookworm Adventures

The lexicon of love.

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Theatre of War

The worst case of stage-fright in RTS history

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Space Empires V

Like Triton, it's big, icy and short of atmosphere.

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Armed Assault

Bring your own bodybag.

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FeatureBombarding Bohemia

As in, Interactive. As in, with Armed Assault questions.

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UFO: Afterlight

Beagle 2 never stood a chance.

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FeaturePriceless Victories

Five freeware strategy games too good to miss.

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Birth of America

The Yanks are revolting.

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Zoo Tycoon 2: Zookeeper Edition

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!

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Faces of War

Platoon of Heroes.

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Heroes of Annihilated Empires

Cossacks with kobolds?

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Wings Over Europe

Lots of chaff, not much flair.

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Blitzkreig 2: Fall of the Reich

Comes with free cyanide pill for your dog.

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Anno 1701

Rum and cocoa on the rocks.

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Flight Simulator X

High drama, low framerates.

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GTR2

More gripping than the last one.

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Night Watch

Black arts in Red Square.

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Armadillo Run

Constructive criticism.

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Cossacks 2: Battle For Europe

Not tonight Josephine.

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Ship Simulator 2006

A life on the ocean waves. Minus the waves and the ocean.

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Rush for Berlin

German capital hosts 1945 World Cup final.

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Take Command: 2nd Manassas

Blue plus grey equals red, lots of red.

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Hearts of Iron II: Doomsday

Like the Iron Curtain: long and rusty.

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City Life

Ghetto fabulous.

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Fire Department 3

Don't get burned.

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Panzer Elite Action

Tanks, but no tanks.

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The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion

Oblivious to Oblivion? Not anymore…

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Panzer Front Ausf. B

The full Montgomery.

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American Conquest: Divided Nation

Remember the Alamo. Forget this.

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Diplomacy

There's no diplomatic way of putting this. It's weak.

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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Oliver downs it in one.

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Knights of the Temple 2

De Raque on the rack.

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X3: Reunion

Lots of space, precious little pace.

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FeatureCombat Mission: The story so far

Oliver adopts the missionary position.

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Age of Empires III

New World, old gameplay.

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Battle of Britain II: Wings of Victory

"Engine trouble. Returning to base. Over."

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Myst V: End of Ages

Myst again? Aha.

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Brothers in Arms: Earned in Blood

Real men don't use medipacks.

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GT Legends

If Steve McQueen was a race sim...

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Gary Grigsby's World At War

Rush the Russians, bounce the Czechs, finish the Finnish.