Battle friends over air, land and sea in this epic WW2-themed battle strategy game.
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Mixed (32 reviews) - 62% of the 32 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Mostly Positive (3,125 reviews) - 78% of the 3,125 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Aug 6, 2014

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April 12

INCOMING v2.2 is now LIVE



Patch Notes v2.2

  • Added the Boost button to unit training, unit promotion, supply production and upgrading buildings to speed them up for a small amount of gold
  • Added left and right buttons to the unit training to quickly switch between buildings
  • Replaced the Rivals list on all platforms with the Friends list from the Xbox One version
  • Removed the attack button from the list of alliance members
  • Fixed an issue where some players didn’t receive their weekly gold reward from the Friends list
  • Fixed the issue where it was possible to train aircraft in the wrong buildings
  • Fixed the pink shadow on the Paratroopers

    Rebalancing Updates
  • Increased the Medi-Drop’s range, healing power and duration and decreased its cost
  • Increased the Supply reward from Campaign missions
  • Decreased the cost of Fortifications
  • Decreased XP rewarded for training troops
  • Decreased the Artillery Strike's damage

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About This Game

"It’s 1942, and deep in the South Pacific your platoon of crack troops lands on a tropical island, but can you defeat enemy forces and hold your ground to fight another day?

You’ll need to act quickly in this action-packed, WW2-themed battle strategy game – Control air, sea, and land forces, build your garrison, battle against friends and create powerful allegiances!

  • Control troops, jeeps, tanks, boats and warplanes over air, sea, and land as you vie for superiority deep in the South Pacific
  • Build and improve your military might, and use it to raid and pillage enemy islands and capture their resources
  • Make sure you've a strong garrison - your enemies are itching to invade!
  • Exciting Real-time strategy and combat gameplay
  • Battle against friends in the fight for supremacy

IT'S TIME FOR BATTLE, SOLDIER!"

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP SP2, Windows Vista SP1, Windows 7
    • Processor: 1GHz
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX9 Compatible
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 150 MB available space
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Recent:
Mixed (32 reviews)
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Mostly Positive (3,125 reviews)
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Fb||[ BG OMG]Alec
26.0 hrs
Posted: August 21
i do because people think it is a scam but why should someone get out of that
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Zimonja
1.6 hrs
Posted: August 18
Fun game.I recommend it,
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Arvidius
0.2 hrs
Posted: August 15
This game is ♥♥♥♥. I can't even load it up and when it does load I crash instantly. What a way to rip off Clash of Clans ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥s.

-1000/10
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SirCargo
26.2 hrs
Posted: August 15
It's terrable. It takes a very long time to acomplish the simplest task, has no morive or objective, and has no conclusion. Once you beat the campaign, you do not get an acheivement, notification, or anything. Its pointless.
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porky.2461
179.0 hrs
Posted: August 14
FUN EASY
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FALLOUT
2.3 hrs
Posted: August 11
I like this game becuse it has a nice game play esay to use may be a IOS or outher game that is what i have seen in the comments i may have 0.4 hrs or more soon it when you look at this but the thing i like about it is the attacking and defending.

this comment was not made by me

Blakey Blake

202 products in account
17 reviews

Not Recommended
76.8 hrs on record

Posted: 18 July

Wont let me exit the game...

this review is not true i had nothing happen when i got out of the game it works grate so thie review is not true.

back to the game it has a good game play and the captain is grate end it has a nice battel to it i give this game 10/10
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joshrobert2044
1.1 hrs
Posted: August 10
Very nice, this game is awesome and cool

But one thing is it's like Clash of Clans
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Corgidog
710.8 hrs
Posted: August 10
Do not bother with this game. It is a total SCAM run by con-artist. to get players to spend their own money. The only way to advance in this game is to spend lots of your own cash. Not only do you have to spend your own cash but the game itself has an extremely low ceiling, so after a few months, the player has spent their own cash on a dead end game and there is absolutely nothing left to do but wonder where your money went. This game is full of hackers and cheaters and the devs at 505 games do nothing to stop them. Also the game is full of bugs and game crashes once you log into the game. 505 does nothing to help players with these issues but tell them go to facebook. When you do complain you are told they can do nothing and that it is your fault. 505 games give you obsolutely no support here on Steam and they expect all players to go to facebook. 505 should be banned from STEAM and go peddle this fecal matter of a game somewhere else. What's the point of a Steam account if you have to do everything through facebook! TOTAL GARBAGE
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TheModdedPyro
0.5 hrs
Posted: August 8
Not worth any time. This is really meant for a mobile device, not a computer game
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
6 of 6 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
710.8 hrs on record
Posted: August 10
Do not bother with this game. It is a total SCAM run by con-artist. to get players to spend their own money. The only way to advance in this game is to spend lots of your own cash. Not only do you have to spend your own cash but the game itself has an extremely low ceiling, so after a few months, the player has spent their own cash on a dead end game and there is absolutely nothing left to do but wonder where your money went. This game is full of hackers and cheaters and the devs at 505 games do nothing to stop them. Also the game is full of bugs and game crashes once you log into the game. 505 does nothing to help players with these issues but tell them go to facebook. When you do complain you are told they can do nothing and that it is your fault. 505 games give you obsolutely no support here on Steam and they expect all players to go to facebook. 505 should be banned from STEAM and go peddle this fecal matter of a game somewhere else. What's the point of a Steam account if you have to do everything through facebook! TOTAL GARBAGE
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Most Helpful Reviews  Overall
1,320 of 1,489 people (89%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: August 6, 2014
TO begin with, this is a Facebook game that is a clone of the popular Clash of clans. Unlike alot of Facebook games this DOESN'T have an energy bar, what it does have is gems (or gold in this case) that can be used to speed up construction of buildings or recruitment of soldiers, this currency is rewarded for free from achivements and leveling up. While gold can't be used to buy and premium troops (who would have boosted stats), whoever buys the most gold will have the highest level and more troops to use repeatedly, so its P2W.

In the settings there are three choices (count them 3!), Music on/off, Sound Effects on/off, and Connect to Facebook so you can play with your friends because using the Steam friend sytem would be to difficult to use.... -_-

Gameplay- Exactly like Clash of Clans, boring, and meant for mobile games.

My final rating- 1/10, the 1 for not having an energy bar, if it had an energy bar I would just uninstall Steam completely, everything in game can be gotten for free but the ones who drops $100's will be on top of the leaderboards, this game should of stayed on mobile/Facebook and never brought to Steam.

Do steam a favor and not give this game any cash, because if you do, MORE Facebook games will come to Steam trying to get the same kind of money out of you people.
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944 of 1,062 people (89%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.6 hrs on record
Posted: August 12, 2014
These kind of games should never end up on steam and should just stay on facebook/mobile phones.
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530 of 598 people (89%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: August 6, 2014
This game is absolute garbage. I am getting sick and tired of seeing these Mobile-To-PC ports showing up on Steam. The developers were so lazy that they didn't even change some of the words, because there are still words like "Tap" instead of "Click". This is literally just a mobile game, with MAYBE better graphics. I wouldn't know that though since you can't adjust any of the graphics. It has all of the micro-transaction as a regular mobile game, too. And I hope you like not seeing the bottom part of the game, because since there is no way of changing the resolution, the game gets cut off by your tool-bar. Don't even waste your time with this game. It's horrendous.
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421 of 478 people (88%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: August 6, 2014
This game is the same as the mobile version and if you do not want to waste your time and sanity then do not download this game! This game was originally made for Mobile phones however they have done nothing to improve the game or even change the game by adding additional features as the Windows, Linux or MAC are many times more powerful machines than a mobile phone...

In my honest opinion you should not download this game as its a point and click game that has very small features, making you wait for hours upon completion of building and the game itself has very simple strategy mechanics that are totally boring. However this game does suit people who like clicking based games as this game introduces simple tycoon mechanics and more of a casual game-play.

The storyline for this game needs work as they are not narrated and are very basic text. The main animations and sound of the game also needs improvement as they are not very appealing for PC users, the whole game has been recoded to work on the computer but no extra features have been added! Not even graphical improvements, no improvements on the whole story and the strategy side of this game is appalling.

Thank you for the game but I do not recommend it.
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376 of 430 people (87%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: August 6, 2014
It is Pay2Win, it is a game i started hating right with the tutorial and here is why.

Build this, build that and wait, it costs resources and time to build, with "gold ingots" aka ingame currency you can build faster, skip waiting time, that's all what the tutorial ingame is about, a bait-mechanic to trigger your "i-needz-teh-gold-ingots-and-pay-for-it-if-required-to-be-l33t-faster"-sense.

There are also other buildings that require gold ingots in order to be able to build them, if you don't have them, you could earn them by reaching achievements or pay for it - let's say 300 gold ingots for 1,99$.

Uninstalled and removed from my library, be very careful when you have kids with own money, it is a game that aims for ripping younger people off or people in general.
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122 of 128 people (95%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: April 4
Don't fall for cheap pay-to-win-mobile-game-conversions for PC - Save the PC games industry!
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175 of 204 people (86%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
1.3 hrs on record
Posted: August 6, 2014
Typical Mobile game or a "facebook game" -11/10
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185 of 218 people (85%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.9 hrs on record
Posted: August 6, 2014
Tapping into that extraordinarily familiar ground that Clash of Clans first revolutionized, Battle Islands is a briefly entertaining if slow-burning freemium strategy game. It’s a little too familiar to truly warrant much excitement but those keen for a World War 2 themed title will find more enjoyment.

Set in 1942, players control a platoon of soldiers as they attempt to establish bases on various tropical islands in the South Pacific. While the theme is slightly different from the norm, the gameplay remains much the same.

A brief tutorial guides one through the basics, which mostly relate to placing buildings and training troops. A barrier keeps players protected from enemy attack for a few days in order to give them a chance to be more established, but this is easily circumvented by the bloodthirsty. Once the tutorial is out of the way, structure is offered through a series of challenges that can be completed with the bonus being that they offer up gold bricks.

Gold bricks are essential here given that they’re the premium currency that affects how quickly projects are completed, among other things. While Battle Islands might seem initially generous with the gold bricks, they vanish quite quickly – leaving one quite restricted due to the plethora of timers.

Waiting around for various tasks to complete will be a regular part of one’s sessions with Battle Islands. It’s really quite slow going. Competing with opposing players is briefly fun, but it’s nothing new for the genre and plays it very safe.

It’s the theme that makes Battle Islands slightly more noticeable, with the World War 2 theme often proving more endearing than something fantastical. That’s sufficient for a brief play session but I’d be surprised if anyone found the game truly gripping for any length of time. It’s not that it does anything particularly badly, it’s just all too familiar.


Graphics / Sound Rating: ★★★½☆
Gameplay Rating: ★★½☆☆
Playtime Rating: ★★½☆☆
Replay Value Rating: ★★★☆☆

Overall Rating: ★★★☆☆
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142 of 160 people (89%) found this review helpful
8 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
2.9 hrs on record
Posted: November 7, 2014
Obviously ported straight from iPhone or Android or something like that. Just another Clash of Clans.
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