Includes Hearts of Iron II plus the two expansions, Doomsday and Armageddon When Germany is defeated in 1945, the Allies and the new Soviet alliance fight for supremacy. World War III is drawing closer. Play as the ruler of one of 175 countries through World Wars II and III.
User reviews: Very Positive (111 reviews)
Release Date: Jan 6, 2006
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"Hearts of Iron is a famous grand strategy (by paradox no less). Play as any country. Open to manage any aspect, and alter history as you please."

About This Game

Includes Hearts of Iron II plus the two expansions, Doomsday and Armageddon

When Germany is defeated in 1945, the Allies and the new Soviet alliance fight for supremacy. World War III is drawing closer.

Play as the ruler of one of 175 countries through World Wars II and III. As the Allies and the Soviet Union clash in Europe, the fate of the world hangs in the balance.

  • Detailed diplomacy and production systems with help functions to avoid micromanagement.
  • Movement-is-attack combat system making warfare more realistic.
  • Mission-based Air and Naval system, giving options for logistical strikes and targeted bombing.
  • New political system with possibilities to change the political base of your country during the war.
  • Fifteen battle scenarios optimized for an evening or two for gaming. Historical scenarios like Case White, Operation Barbarossa and alternative history scenarios like Operation Watchtower and Case Green are included in the game.
  • Co-operative multiplayer, enabling players to share the same country while playing.

Doomsday Expansion Features

  • World War III scenario with an alternative historical outcome. Play the Soviet alliance, the United States or any country of your choice as new superpowers rise to power on the global stage.
  • Expanded tech trees with considerable detail in a new decade of warfare, allowing you to develop tactical nukes and other kinds of nuclear warfare as well as helicopter squads, Escort carriers and much more.
  • Improved Diplomatic/Intelligence System reflects the increased political tension of the 1950s.

Armageddon Expansion Features

  • New attachments for Naval units; do you scrap or upgrade those old ships.
  • Land units can now be built with brigades already attached.
  • An Air Naval combat system that radically alters the combat balance.
  • New damage algorithms for the Air combat system, making organization more important and allowing air units to fight longer.

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 2000/XP
    • Processor: Pentium IV 1200 MHz
    • Memory: 256 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 4 MB video card DirectX compatible
    • DirectX Version: 9.0 or higher
    • Hard Drive: 600 MB
    • Sound: DirectX compatible sound card
Helpful customer reviews
9 of 9 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
124.4 hrs on record
Posted: March 5
Takes forever to actually understand this game but rewards to patient learner with one of the best grand strategy games ever made
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5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
133.9 hrs on record
Posted: April 17
Amazing game, even if it's old, still get people asking to play multiplayer. Worth it.
10/10
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
2.5 hrs on record
Posted: March 16
Thanks to ice_world I can now recomend this game since I found a way to change the countries. By right clicking on the flags you can choose who and what to play as. I will updte this again once I have actually gotten some time in the game!
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
46.8 hrs on record
Posted: March 28
The most fun is playing as Luxembourg.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
510.8 hrs on record
Posted: June 16
One of my favourite game.
Better than HOI3 imo.
Mod33 or another can be great to improve the game.
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