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Close Combat - Cross of Iron

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Deal of the Week - Close Combat goes half price

Posted: 3 FEB 2014

We've got a great Deal of the Week this week, with two Close Combat games going 50% off.

That's Close Combat: Cross of Iron and Close Combat: Wacht Am Rhein

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Close Combat: Cross of Iron - Multiplayer support update

Posted: 23 JAN 2014

In the view of focusing our efforts to develop and expand the Close Combat franchise we are rolling out a few changes to Close Combat: Cross of Iron. We are looking at the future, with one more release soon to be announced under the current engine and the big brand new Close Combat multi-platform engine currently in development.

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Close Combat: Cross of Iron LP Video

Posted: 20 SEP 2013

 

A new Let's Play video for a classic series. Today's playlist features Close Combat: Cross of Iron.

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Close Combat – Cross of Iron Is Updated

Posted: 24 AUG 2010

Map improvements, multiplayer updates, and plenty of other improvements headed to the front

Matrix Games and Strategy 3 Tactics are proud to release the comprehensive 3.50.01 for their acclaimed Close Combat remake, Close Combat – Cross of Iron. The update comes with a handful of bug fixes, over a dozen recoded maps that handle walls and obstructions with improved coding conventions, improved and updated support for multiplayer features, and more.

 

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Close Combat: Cross of Iron Now Available!

Posted: 13 FEB 2007

The highly anticipated next installment to the Close Combat series is now available from Matrix Games

Matrix Games and CSO Simtek (www.csosimtek.com) are elated to announce that Close Combat: Cross of Iron is now available for purchase from the Matrix Games digital download service. Close Combat: Cross of Iron is the latest addition to the longstanding WWII tactical real time strategy series Close Combat, making it one of the most anticipated wargaming releases of the year. Cross of Iron will give veteran gamers all of the classic content and features that originally hooked them on the Close Combat series and couple it with a massive dose of new content and improvements to make a truly fantastic real ti

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Matrix Games Offers an Inside Look at Close Combat: Cross of Iron

Posted: 12 FEB 2007

Here’s the latest intel on the highly anticipated real time strategy sequel

Matrix Games and CSO Simtek (www.csosimtek.com) are excited to release a sneak peek preview of their highly anticipated sequel Close Combat: Cross of Iron. Serving as the latest and greatest addition to the Close Combat titles, Cross of Iron will bring grognard series fans all that they love about the series and more! Newcomers to the tactical real time strategy addiction that is Close Combat will also find its trademark simplistic interface easy to learn, giving you full functionality without a needlessly complex orders system.

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New Close Combat: Cross of Iron Screenshots and Preview!

Posted: 9 FEB 2007

Intense close-quarters battle and some exploding panzers spearhead this squad of screenshots

Matrix Games and CSO SimTek (www.csosimtek.com) have released a pack of ten new screenshots for their highly anticipated tactical real time strategy game, Close Combat: Cross of Iron. Based on the Atomic Games award winning Close Combat series, Close Combat: Cross of Iron brings back the venerable Close Combat system in intense new epic battles of the Eastern Front of World War II. The latest batch of screenshots depicts a variety of tactical situations players will face in Cross of Iron: a fierce cross-river firefight, tank skirmishes on the outskirts of Berlin, and even close-quarters battle in the courtyards of the Kremlin!  

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Matrix Games Licenses Award-winning Close Combat Series from Destineer Publishing Corp

Posted: 23 OCT 2006

Close Combat – Cross of Iron Coming this Winter

Matrix Games is excited to announce that it has obtained the license to Atomic Games’ legendary Close Combat real-time strategy series.  Matrix will be updating and enhancing the original games in the series.  The first game released will be Close Combat – Cross of  Iron.

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Details


Close Combat - Cross of Iron

Release Date: 20 JUN 2011

Platform: PC
Language: English
Genre: Tactical
Turns: Real-Time, Real-Time Pausable
Complexity: Intermediate
Period: World War II


Developer
Strategy 3 Tactics



Product Specs

  • Theatre: Eastern Europe
  • Unit Scale: Squad, Individual (People, Planes, Tanks, etc.)
  • Players: 1-2
  • AI: Yes
  • PBEM: No
  • File Size: 507mb
  • Download Time:
  • - 56K Modem: 20hr 7min
  • - DSL or Satelite: 66min
  • - High Speed: 13min
  • Version: 3.61
  • Manual: PDF E-Book
  • Editor: Yes

Product Requirements :
    Windows 95/98/2000/XP/Vista/7
    133 MHz CPU (300 MHz rec.)
    32MB Free RAM (64 MB rec.)
    1MB Video RAM (8MB rec.)
    Soundcard
    Display capable of 1024x768 resolution or higher

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Opponents Wanted

DatePlayerSkill
31 JAN 2013Masa77Veteran
13 JUL 2012LevshaBeginner
15 NOV 2011NovotnyVeteran
24 FEB 2011legionsforwardIntermediate

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Digital Express Edition: This edition comes with a full color printed box, full color printed CD (with your order number and serial number printed on it) and a PDF E-Book indexed manual.
Standard Edition: This edition comes with a full color printed box, full color printed CD (with your order number and serial number printed on it), a Printed grayscale manual and a PDF E-Book indexed manual.
Collector's Edition: This edition comes with a full color printed box, full color printed CD (with your order number and serial number printed on it), a Printed full color manual and a PDF E-Book indexed manual.