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Making History: Second World War launches

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Making History: The Second World War World War II historical strategy launches on Linux, Mac and Windows via Steam. Also the 4th title in a series of turn-based Grand Strategy games.

So the games unique open-ended design allows players to experience alternative outcomes. While immersing players into the strategy experience of the World War II era.

This was also an industrial conflict between the Great Powers of the Machine Age. Since battles begin in the factories, mines and the research labs. Resolving in the fields, skies and seas across the globe.

So now players and the AI are faced with historical decisions. Since these can change the course of history. Making every play through a new immersive Grand Strategy experience.

Making History: The Second World War (Linux, Mac, Windows)

Since we have the basic premise of gameplay. The features are also quite impressive. Giving the player a host of capability while facing off against AI. Or going full out in Multiplayer.

Gameplay features:

  • Extensive Event content while including pivotal decisions and themes in WWII.
  • Hundreds of additional alternative historical events
  • Play any nation
  • 280 Separate nationalities
  • Colonies, Protectorates and Puppet Governments
  • Easy to use scenario Editor for Modding
  • Game played across horizontal wrapping World Map
  • In Game Tutorial Mode
  • There are also more than 90 Steam Achievements
  • AI focus on tactical Carrier Gameplay
  • Nuclear Attack AI and Tactics
  • Dedicated Strategic Bombing AI
  • Aggressive AI Air Patrol Tactics and also Strafing Attack Orders
  • Air Transport, Railroad, Shipping and Mobilized Unit movement
  • Hundreds of Unit Models. So this features the most iconic aircraft, tanks and ships
  • Missile Launcher Units
  • Nuclear Delivery Units
  • Jet Era Units
  • Paratrooper and Glider Attacks
  • Kamikaze Units
  • Full Range of Armored and Artillery Units
  • Naval Surface and Submarine forces
  • Nation Unique Infantry Unit Models
  • Naval Supply Vessels to extend Fleet ranges
  • Region City Infrastructure Projects
  • Detailed Research Tree, so this covers technologies from Pre-Industrial to Atomic Eras
  • Sophisticated Economic System
  • Build Factories and also other city infrastructure
  • Expand Resource Output while you trade to Supply your Factories and Troops
  • Auto-Trade System Option

Game modes:

  • Single-player
  • Steam-based Multiplayer

Making History launches on Steam:

Since Making History: The Second World War finally launches on Steam for Linux, Mac and Windows. The games release is available now, priced at $29.99 USD. Sadly no launch week discount, but gameplay looks solid.

System Requirements:

  • OS: Ubuntu 12.04 or later
  • Processor: Intel Core2 Duo 2.4Ghz or Higher / AMD 3Ghz or Higher
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Storage: 1 GB available space