Men of War: Red Tide is a sequel to the critically acclaimed RTS Men of War. Red Tide introduces a new story driven campaign based on the writings of Soviet scribe Alexander Zorich, it also includes dozens of new or upgraded units and weapons.
User reviews: Mostly Positive (74 reviews)
Release Date: Nov 1, 2009
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Buy 1C War Games Collection

Includes 9 items: Men of War™, XIII Century – Gold Edition, Men of War: Red Tide, Theatre of War, Theatre of War 2: Africa 1943, Theatre of War 3: Korea, Men of War: Vietnam, Real Warfare 2: Northern Crusades, Real Warfare 1242

Buy Men of War: Collector Pack

Includes 11 items: Men of War™, Men of War: Red Tide, Men of War: Assault Squad, Men of War: Assault Squad - MP Supply Pack Alpha, Men of War: Assault Squad - Skirmish Pack, Men of War: Vietnam, Men of War: Vietnam Special Edition Upgrade Pack, Men of War: Assault Squad - MP Supply Pack Bravo, Men of War: Assault Squad - MP Supply Pack Charlie, Men of War: Assault Squad - Skirmish Pack 2, Men of War: Condemned Heroes

Buy World War II Collection by 1C

Includes 16 items: Soldiers: Heroes of World War II, Men of War™, Men of War: Red Tide, Theatre of War, Theatre of War 2: Africa 1943, Theatre of War 2: Centauro, Theatre of War 2: Kursk 1943, Theatre of War 2 - Battle for Caen, Men of War: Assault Squad, Men of War: Assault Squad - MP Supply Pack Alpha, Men of War: Assault Squad - Skirmish Pack, Men of War: Assault Squad - MP Supply Pack Bravo, Men of War: Assault Squad - MP Supply Pack Charlie, Men of War: Assault Squad - Skirmish Pack 2, Men of War: Condemned Heroes, Faces of War

 

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"Lesser known spin-off or sequel of Men of War, emphasis on small squad tactics. Takes place in the black sea. Difficult levels. Primarily infantry based"

About This Game

Men of War: Red Tide is a sequel to the critically acclaimed RTS Men of War. Red Tide introduces a new story driven campaign based on the writings of Soviet scribe Alexander Zorich, it also includes dozens of new or upgraded units and weapons.
Men of War: Red Tide is a stunning mixture of RTS and a third-person action that introduces a new fighting force known for its brutal efficiency during the height of World War II. Played out across more than 20 missions, Men of War: Red Tide allows to take command of the feared "Black Coats," the nickname given to Soviet Marines, an elite combat group specializing in engagements near the shoreline.
The player has direct control of new game units including the Black Coats, tanks, self-propelled guns, armored trains, landing craft, artillery and new enemy emplaced weapons to capture and use. New air support options include fighters, bombers, hydroplanes; cruisers, destroyers and gun boats which provide naval fire support.
Fighting during the Black Sea Campaigns of WWII, history buffs and WWII aficionados will recognize theaters of battle such as Odessa, Sevastopol, Theodosia, Eltingen, Nikolaev and Constanta.

  • 23 missions - Soviet, German, Romanian and Italian forces
  • Six intense historical battles and landing operations during 1941-1945
  • Over 100 different military units: tanks, artillery, armored cars, planes (fighters, bombers, transporters), war ships and boats (cruisers, torpedo boats, gunboats)

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP (service pack 1)
    • Processor: Intel Pentium 4 2,6 GHz (Athlon 3000+)
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 6200 or ATI Radeon 9600 (128 MB RAM)
    • DirectX®: 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 5 GB of free hard disc space
    • Sound: Sound card compatible with DirectX 9.0c
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows XP (service pack 1) / Windows Vista
    • Processor: Core 2 Duo 2,33 GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 8600 or ATI Radeon HD 2600 (256 MB RAM)
    • DirectX®: 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 5 GB of free hard disc space
    • Sound: Sound card compatible with DirectX 9.0c
Helpful customer reviews
10 of 11 people (91%) found this review helpful
38.3 hrs on record
"You have 8 men, now please conquer this entire town full of enemies." -Easy mode

Hardcore strategy with the feel of an action game, plus you can do that cool thing where you can take control of a unit personally.

If you were disappointed by Company of Heroes 2 or just want a difficult WWII RTS then this is for you.
Posted: May 20
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
20.7 hrs on record
As part of the men of war series this game is a weird one, it's not great but not bad. On one hand it lacks a lot of the polish that the other games have, i lot of things are missing for example the main menu music or credits at the end of the story, the story itself seems even more like a collection of missions extremely loosely tied together. on the other hand the game does bring some new gameplay focused on the navy, you get to control large battleships, submarines, assault boats and small boats, this adds some variety and extra strategy options, also this time you control a smaller amount of soldiers in each mission and you often have to take whole towns all by yourself, and often fighting behind enemy lines adding to the games difficulty, it's definitely harder than the other games but not impossible, the single-player lasted 20 hours. If you're a fan of the men of war games you should play it.
Posted: May 4
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
37.7 hrs on record
VERY good game. Good mods too. Mods are hard to download though, there is no mod file just put the file example: Cheats mod in the game Red Tide but the extracted verison too. It also have a MP mod. Very Realistic. Good for those who like Great battles and Never ending Beach invasions. Also some Special Ops mission... Thats why I got cheats mod... Or get Editor for this too. Anyways, This aint a waste!!!
Posted: October 4
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
0.6 hrs on record
Good Game.
Posted: August 28
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1 of 4 people (25%) found this review helpful
34.1 hrs on record
The game is very glitchy. Units move without orders, and enemy units fire and hit targets that they should not be able to see. I do not recommend purchasing unless there are some serious updates.
Posted: April 27
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27 of 31 people (87%) found this review helpful
1.0 hrs on record
This is the hardest ♥♥♥♥ing game I've ever played. When you can't beat the third mission on easy there's something wrong. I mean sure four guys vs a gazillion tanks and infantry with mounted guns everywhere shouldn't be possible IRL and I guess the game simulates this pretty well, but... it's a game and it's fun to play as it actually has an intersting, realistic campaign that shows the true colors of the Red Army in contrast to Company of Heroes 2. If you beat this game you're a masochist and you got my respect.
Posted: September 20, 2013
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