Close Combat - Cross of Iron

Reviews - From the Press

CC: COI Review on VideoGameNews.com

Posted: 23 NOV 2008

It's fun, it's long, and it's complex yet easy to understand and play.

Link: http://www.videogamenews.com/Home/tabid/36/ctl/ArticleView/mid/628/articleId/1038/Close-Combat-Cross-of-Iron.aspx

CC: Cross of Iron at Wargamer.com

Posted: 28 MAR 2007

"Close Combat - Cross of Iron is more than just a cosmetic/compatibility upgrade - it offers hefty enhancements and a plethora of new features that are sure to please the die-hard Close Combat fans and, I hope, attract many new gamers to this gripping and realistic tactical simulation."

Link: http://www.wargamer.com/reviews/crossofiron/default.asp

CC: CoI at JeuxDeGuerre.com (detailed review in French)

Posted: 27 MAR 2007

(translated from website) "The goal of the developers on embarking on this effort was clearly noted: to establish the link between the familiar old series and the new players, while preparing for the likely release of a true continuation. On this point the game is an undeniable success."

Link: http://www.jeuxdeguerre.com/index.php?p=test&t=62&op=1&type=4

CC: CoI at Out of Eight PC Game Reviews

Posted: 15 MAR 2007

"A tremendous updated version of Close Combat is filled to the brim with improved AI, a new scenario, community modifications, and engine tweaks."

Link: http://jaguarusf.blogspot.com/2007/03/close-combat-cross-of-iron-review.html

CC: Cross of Iron review (Finnish)

Posted: 9 MAR 2007

Link: http://plaza.fi/harrastukset/edome/arvostelut/close-combat-cross-of-iron

CC: Cross of Iron at BlueAlien.org

Posted: 6 MAR 2007

"Close Combat: Cross of Iron is a welcome update to a classic wargame... The expanded multiplayer and level editing capability make this game an excellent value for the dollar."

Link: http://bluealien.org/node/238

CC: Cross of Iron Preview at CSO

Posted: 12 FEB 2007

Link: http://www.closecombat.org/CSO/index.php?name=News&file=article&sid=333


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

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.)
    Display capable of 1024x768 resolution or higher

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Close Combat - Modern Tactics

Close Combat -
Modern Tactics

Release Date: 15 NOV 2007

Close Combat: Modern Tactics brings you classic top down real time tactical warfare with the excitement of multiplayer head to head gaming. You take command of either US or opposition forces and engage in head to head battle (with up to 5 players per side) using modern era weaponry and equipment on gorgeous hand drawn maps measuring 1km square up to giant 4km x 1km maps. Air and artillery support are on-call but the objective can only be secured by Close Combat. You are in command!

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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.