Impressive mixture of wargame and RTS.
Intuitive interface and strategic view make for happy armchair generals.
Attractive killing fields.
Hundreds of unique units.
Uninspired unit chatter.
Lacks opportunities for friendly "comp stomps".
Insufficient map diversity.
By PC Gamer on May 26, 2012
Eugen Systems put the ‘real’ back into RTS. The result is spacious, subtle, deeply satisfying tactical...84
By PC Authority on April 19, 2012
One of the great things about the Cold War, for a typical war-nerd at least, is that it promised so much. Sure, it's most definitely a good thing that tensions between East and West never boiled over into a real shooting war, but that doesn't...67
By NZGamer on April 03, 2012
For you young-guns, there was once a series of escalating political tensions referred to as the Cold War, during the late seventies and early eighties. It was an era when the doomsday clock ticked and the world lived under the ever-present threat of...-
By Gamers Daily News on March 09, 2012
The big question I have about Wargame: European Escalation is how did this awesome game not get anymore press? This game basically takes everything people enjoy of various RTS games and press it into one big package. Huge maps with both a deep single...90
By GameSpy on March 07, 2012
I would love to be able to deliver a final judgment on Wargame: European Escalation right now. I'm really excited to write that review. But -- and I hope you'll be understanding about this -- I didn't count on wire-guided anti-tank missiles....-
By IGN Gear on March 07, 2012
Wargame: European Escalation won’t set any new benchmarks, but it’s a good RTS game with a strong community. A couple thousand players are usually online during peak hours, and thousands of sessions are run every day, so there’s no...80
By GameSpot on March 06, 2012
If the best wargames and best real-time strategy games were selectively bred over several generations, the result would be Wargame: European Escalation, an "easy to learn yet difficult to master" wargame that plays out in real time. Set during the...85
By Destructoid on March 01, 2012
Growing up during the dawn of PC strategy games, playing everything from Dune II and Command & Conquer to Panzer General, took its toll on my teenage years. History classes only became worth paying attention to when it concerned old battles and...85
By Strategy Informer on February 29, 2012
Well, we will say one thing: Wargame: European Escalation doesn’t really have the most original title we’ve ever seen in a strategy game. Thankfully, the lack of imagination ends there as it proves to be a surprisingly good time sink, and is...85
By Gameswelt.de on March 21, 2012
Im dünn besiedelten Strategiegenre wollen die R.U.S.E.-Macher mit ähnlichem Prinzip und überarbeiteter Umsetzung punkten....72