Wargame: AirLand Battle
Incredible amount of depth.
Reasonably accessible despite the complexity of combat.
Blends deep wargame tactics with straightforward action.
Four involving and lengthy Cold War-era campaigns.
Solid suite of multiplayer features, including 10-versus-10 showdowns.
Hundreds of faithfully recreated military units.
Each of the many statistics is relevant.
Believable, if somewhat plain visuals.
Steep learning curve in the early stages.
Repetitive music and sound effects.
Campaign is a wasted opportunity.
By PCGamer on July 04, 2013
While the player that memorises the stats of all 800+ unit types will inevitably enjoy an advantage, a bit of commonsense goes an awfully long way here: recon diligently, and don’t advance without some form of anti-air capability close at hand. AirLand’s survival secrets are simply the survival secrets of 20th century ground warfare.87
By GamingNexus on July 01, 2013
Hard to learn and tough to play well, this game will attract only the hardest-core RTS player, the kind who cares about realistic combat and deep strategy. This is a game that will repay effort with success, but many will find it too much effort for not enough payoff.80
By GameSpot on June 28, 2013
It is an impressive design in just about every way, remaining at least somewhat accessible for all manner of strategy fans while not compromising any of its depth or details for more hardcore players looking for a serious wargame.80
By GameSpot on June 28, 2013
Wargame: AirLand Battle is a rewarding tactical real-time strategy game that is both complex and...80
By GameStar on June 20, 2013
Zumal schon der Vorgänger unter ähnlichen Problemen litt, die Entwickler Eugen Systems kurz nach Release mit einem Update behob. Hoffen wir, dass dies auch bald mit Airland Battle geschieht.80
By StrategyInformer on June 10, 2013
It’s a shame that Focus haven’t done more to ease people wanting to jump in to AirLand Battle who’ve bought the original game, but in all honesty this is worth the money, even if Focus don’t follow the same DLC plan they did before. Wargame: AirLand Battle is out now for PC.85
By Destructoid on June 08, 2013
Not since European Escalation have I had to work so hard for my victories, and with the addition of aircraft and the absurdly huge 20 player matches, a whole new layer of strategy and tactics has been added to an already exceedingly deep series.85
By IGN on June 05, 2013
And though its initially punishing difficulty and relatively weak campaign will put some people off, those who stick around and learn how to play will be returned three-fold with hours of cerebral, if somewhat stone-faced strategy goodness.84
By HardcoreGamer on June 05, 2013
All said, it’s a truly bizarre experience that must be improved upon if the developers have any aspiration of making a game to rank up there with the greats of the genre.60
By Quarter To Three on June 03, 2013
Oh, what tangled webs we weave! Any good RTS will spin out an elaborate tapestry of combined arms. Only the great RTSs do it with this much flavor. And none do it with modern warfare, give or take thirty years, as well as AirLand Battle.100