By the creators of Panzer Elite Action: Stormregion; this real-time strategy title will once more take you onto the European battlefields of the Second World War. 1944–1945: In a race for the German capital Berlin, you take command of American, British, French and Soviet Red Army forces.
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Very Positive (71 reviews) - 85% of the 71 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Oct 29, 2009

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By the creators of Panzer Elite Action: Stormregion; this real-time strategy title will once more take you onto the European battlefields of the Second World War. 1944–1945: In a race for the German capital Berlin, you take command of American, British, French and Soviet Red Army forces. We are witnessing the final and complete defeat of the Third Reich and the end of the War in the European theater. As the player approaches Berlin, he is confronted with increasingly difficult challenges, with the defenders of the Fatherland becoming more numerous and desperate. In the German Campaign, you challenge the invaders in an alternate reality. What if the futuristic prototypes of German engineering had reached mass production? Once more, you can expect a strategy game of unparalleled optical opulence that will always focus on fun and intriguing gameplay. Tactical war-gaming brimming with new ideas!

  • The latest real-time strategy hit by the creators of Panzers: Stormregion
  • Groundbreaking war-gaming thanks to innovative gameplay and fresh ideas
  • Western Allies and the Red Army race each other in the Rush for Berlin '44-'45
  • In an alternate reality, the Germans counter-attack with their prototypes
  • The new Gepard Engine delivers foto-realistic and sophisticated graphical opulence
  • More than 100 different units, including numerous prototypes
  • Storyline and graphics provide entertainment and atmosphere, mirroring the greatest war movies
  • The Officers represent special units with heroic individual powers
  • The detailed damage model of the vehicles requires tactically sound movements
  • Soldiers can occupy vehicles and buildings and fight inside houses
  • Factories produce supplies, including "camouflage tanks" for misguiding the enemy's airborne reconnaissance
  • Day and night as well as the weather influence the game action
  • Challenging new AI that reacts aggressively to player actions

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows® 2000, XP with SP1 or XP64
    • Processor: Pentium® 4 with 1.7 GHz
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX® 9.0c-compatible 3D-Graphicscard with at least 32 MB RAM (ATI Radeon 8000 or GeForce 3)
    • DirectX®: DirectX® 9.0c-compatible 3D-Graphicscard with at least 32 MB RAM (ATI Radeon 8000 or GeForce 3)
    • Hard Drive: 7.0 GB free HDD space
    • Sound: DirectX® 9.0c-compatible 16 Bit-Soundcard
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Very Positive (71 reviews)
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Lavendar
( 0.6 hrs on record )
Posted: May 19
I want to like this. What other WW2 rts has a Maus superheavy tank in it? But I can't.

Controls are unresponsive
Pathfinding is terrible, units actually bump into mountains and then stop for a second, and then go perpendicularly until they hit another mountain.
HP system is wack.
Vehicles are underpowered when every infantry carries mines and grenades that 2 shots it.
Graphics are lackluster

Such an interesting concept brought down by execution
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Heropifanes
( 8.4 hrs on record )
Posted: March 12
COH2 ÇAKMASI AMA GÜZEL :p
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Colonel Nerd
( 1.0 hrs on record )
Posted: December 28, 2015
For $5, doesn't look bad. Looks and feels similar to COH (without infantry cover and base building) or Blitzkrieg 2. Tactical game, got on sale for $1.24. Chose to refund because it's not my type of game, but gave it a positive review because it looks playworthy.

Good if you're strapped for cash and need to scratch a WW2 strategy/tactical itch.
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Stryderunknown
( 70.8 hrs on record )
Posted: December 6, 2015
If you like RTS warfare with tanks and small squads of men then this is likely something you already have in your library, if not then you might have spoilt your appetite with other games that fit this genre. Personally it's a favourite in this kind of genre and unfortunely it only has spiritual successors since the developers now defunct.

Like I've said in another review, if I could jump into a time machine and intervene at the point of purchasing, I wouldn't intervene since it was worth every penny.
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SebaKiller79
( 6.7 hrs on record )
Posted: October 17, 2015
Very nice game, it reminds me of Panzers I and Panzers II.... so good games by stormregion :)
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The Lonely Wulf
( 788.7 hrs on record )
Posted: August 27, 2015
Better Than COH
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I_am_Bergmann<[JSRGG]>
( 0.3 hrs on record )
Posted: August 5, 2015
Although I haven't played through much of Rush for Berlin, for those of you who are familiar with the COH series, this is similar, but you don't build or battle for resources. I would recommend this for those of you who want to get straight to the fighting. Graphics are light and "pretty" looking, and overall a good game for the price.
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OU812HI
( 8.1 hrs on record )
Posted: July 10, 2015
this game just sucks the life out of you
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goldleader469
( 11.9 hrs on record )
Posted: June 7, 2015
Great "little" game. Rather large download at 7 gb but for what you get its rather enjoyable. Not to mention yes there are cheat codes but they all deal with the great Chuck Norris... rather great easter eggs to pop culture as well. All in all i give it a 8.5/10
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melonbeton
( 0.4 hrs on record )
Posted: June 4, 2015
Similar to Blitzkrieg.
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Gardrop Fuat
( 1.8 hrs on record )
Posted: March 20, 2015
Fast paced simple RTS with pretty graphics. By far the best game you can get for a price like this.
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Crimson Sky Dux
( 1.8 hrs on record )
Posted: March 2, 2015
What I like most of this game is the 3D battles. It's very similar to COH series even if COH is far more advanced and has base building, ect.
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Grand Duke
( 39.8 hrs on record )
Posted: January 7, 2015
fun little game excellent strategy for those who enjoy rush strategy warfare
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kandy0205
( 15.4 hrs on record )
Posted: October 17, 2014
게임할 때 자원만 많이 준다면 괜찮은 게임이다. 오래전에 나온 것 치고는 그래픽도 좋고 유닛들도 꽤 많이 나와서 좋았다. 다만 전차같은 경우 많이 몰려있을 때 융통성있게 움직이지 않아서 좀 곶통이다. 어쨋든 추천
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brandonthefair
( 1.9 hrs on record )
Posted: September 30, 2014
While focused on the combat more then anything else, RFB Gold is a fun game.

Like i said, it focus is on the combat. You don't have workers gather resourses, no buildings to be made, straight to the point; war. And, thankfully, its fun.
There are 3 armies to choose from, Germany, US, and Russia, but aside from one or two unique unites, they all play the same.
I've only started the main story, but have put some time into deathmatches. You can play with or against bots (yay!) and the AI is pretty good..
While I can't give this RTS a 5/5 (no resourses, or building anything), it's worth a try, for sure.
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Racist Bassist
( 63.9 hrs on record )
Posted: July 30, 2014
I sunk HOURS into this game when I was younger. Does it hold up to my memories? Hell yes. Even now, when I'm spoiled by games like CoH2, This games is still a good RTS. Graphics are good, (Except for the cutscenes...but those are so hilariously animated that it's hard to hate them.) Controls aren't awkward, and there isn't a butt ton to memorize. There are pop culture refences all over the game (Like, one time as the soviets, I captured the enemy base, and a soldier said: "Run Nazis! All your base are belong to us!). There are cheats for the game that give your units invincibilty, insta-kill, infinite resources, and so on. (I use invincibility, I know it's cheap, but it's so much fun to send my Ranger officer headlong at a bunch of tanks, and capture one with no problem). The only problem I have is that there's no "Select All Units" button, or a UI element that shows all your troops. Which, when dealing with larger armies, can be a bit of a problem. I highly reccommend this game. Especially considering it's price. Definitely more casual than CoH2, but just as difficult.
I will say, the multiplayer maps I have tried with a friend and bots, the ai can problematic as most of the time, they take all their troops and tanks right at the start and just bum rush you while and your friend are taking time to build up your army. But I haven't played it much after that, so...meh.
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alexww180
( 4.7 hrs on record )
Posted: July 2, 2014
if u say chuck norris in tha chat u get indestructible units.
22593/10
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killbill
( 24.7 hrs on record )
Posted: June 21, 2014
great game, fun to play
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ayyl'mao451
( 34.5 hrs on record )
Posted: June 19, 2014
I first played the vanilla game several years ago, with the Western Allies, Russian, German and French campaigns. It was quite possibly the greatest RTS game I have ever played, using a great system involving infantry, vehicles and crews, artillery, officers, airborne troops, all sorts of good stuff.
With the Gold version, the "Rush for the Bomb" mode is added, detailing a fictional front of WWII with the rush to build the atomic bomb.
Started as a great game, now became better.
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Ethan Bradberry(CSGOEgg.com)
( 12.1 hrs on record )
Posted: May 16, 2014
Very fun game, great campaign great graphics the only bad part is the muit-player is lan and bots only. 8/10
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Most Helpful Reviews  Overall
57 of 70 people (81%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
6.3 hrs on record
Posted: February 21, 2014
This game is much better than I expected, especially for the price. I've played many games priced higher than this that don't offer the same amount of enjoyment. I am especially fond of how each country speaks their own language, unless addressing something vital.
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31 of 36 people (86%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
1.9 hrs on record
Posted: September 30, 2014
While focused on the combat more then anything else, RFB Gold is a fun game.

Like i said, it focus is on the combat. You don't have workers gather resourses, no buildings to be made, straight to the point; war. And, thankfully, its fun.
There are 3 armies to choose from, Germany, US, and Russia, but aside from one or two unique unites, they all play the same.
I've only started the main story, but have put some time into deathmatches. You can play with or against bots (yay!) and the AI is pretty good..
While I can't give this RTS a 5/5 (no resourses, or building anything), it's worth a try, for sure.
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18 of 20 people (90%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
63.9 hrs on record
Posted: July 30, 2014
I sunk HOURS into this game when I was younger. Does it hold up to my memories? Hell yes. Even now, when I'm spoiled by games like CoH2, This games is still a good RTS. Graphics are good, (Except for the cutscenes...but those are so hilariously animated that it's hard to hate them.) Controls aren't awkward, and there isn't a butt ton to memorize. There are pop culture refences all over the game (Like, one time as the soviets, I captured the enemy base, and a soldier said: "Run Nazis! All your base are belong to us!). There are cheats for the game that give your units invincibilty, insta-kill, infinite resources, and so on. (I use invincibility, I know it's cheap, but it's so much fun to send my Ranger officer headlong at a bunch of tanks, and capture one with no problem). The only problem I have is that there's no "Select All Units" button, or a UI element that shows all your troops. Which, when dealing with larger armies, can be a bit of a problem. I highly reccommend this game. Especially considering it's price. Definitely more casual than CoH2, but just as difficult.
I will say, the multiplayer maps I have tried with a friend and bots, the ai can problematic as most of the time, they take all their troops and tanks right at the start and just bum rush you while and your friend are taking time to build up your army. But I haven't played it much after that, so...meh.
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18 of 21 people (86%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
12.1 hrs on record
Posted: May 16, 2014
Very fun game, great campaign great graphics the only bad part is the muit-player is lan and bots only. 8/10
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17 of 21 people (81%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: May 11, 2014
Five WWII campaigns from a great (although now defunct) developer called Stormregion for $1.24: somewhat dated by today's standards but nonetheless fun to play.
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7 of 7 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
34.5 hrs on record
Posted: June 19, 2014
I first played the vanilla game several years ago, with the Western Allies, Russian, German and French campaigns. It was quite possibly the greatest RTS game I have ever played, using a great system involving infantry, vehicles and crews, artillery, officers, airborne troops, all sorts of good stuff.
With the Gold version, the "Rush for the Bomb" mode is added, detailing a fictional front of WWII with the rush to build the atomic bomb.
Started as a great game, now became better.
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9 of 14 people (64%) found this review helpful
Recommended
24.7 hrs on record
Posted: June 21, 2014
great game, fun to play
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7 of 11 people (64%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
39.8 hrs on record
Posted: January 7, 2015
fun little game excellent strategy for those who enjoy rush strategy warfare
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: August 5, 2015
Although I haven't played through much of Rush for Berlin, for those of you who are familiar with the COH series, this is similar, but you don't build or battle for resources. I would recommend this for those of you who want to get straight to the fighting. Graphics are light and "pretty" looking, and overall a good game for the price.
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5 of 9 people (56%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.6 hrs on record
Posted: May 12, 2014
For me this game was always an example of how such games should be made, there are several interesting campaigns with great storyline, unique missions and units, many great funny cutscenes, lots of so-called 'easter eggs' in most (if not all) missions, that made me replay them again and again, as it felt like i'd necessarily miss something out.
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5 of 9 people (56%) found this review helpful
Recommended
11.9 hrs on record
Posted: June 7, 2015
Great "little" game. Rather large download at 7 gb but for what you get its rather enjoyable. Not to mention yes there are cheat codes but they all deal with the great Chuck Norris... rather great easter eggs to pop culture as well. All in all i give it a 8.5/10
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7 of 13 people (54%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
3.4 hrs on record
Posted: July 25, 2013
Очень не плохая стратегия на тему Второй Мировой Войны,но сделанная явно на любителей,потому,на большее,чем посредственный проходнячок игра не тянет.Тем не менее,поиграть в игру стоит.
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10 of 19 people (53%) found this review helpful
8 people found this review funny
Recommended
4.7 hrs on record
Posted: July 2, 2014
if u say chuck norris in tha chat u get indestructible units.
22593/10
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3 of 6 people (50%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
1.8 hrs on record
Posted: March 20, 2015
Fast paced simple RTS with pretty graphics. By far the best game you can get for a price like this.
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18 of 37 people (49%) found this review helpful
Recommended
9.6 hrs on record
Posted: March 14, 2014
I loved this game when I still had it. Now I have the Gold verision and I love it. I highly recomend it^ω^
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5 of 11 people (45%) found this review helpful
Recommended
6.7 hrs on record
Posted: July 9, 2011
Very fun game. What else?
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1 of 3 people (33%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: December 28, 2015
For $5, doesn't look bad. Looks and feels similar to COH (without infantry cover and base building) or Blitzkrieg 2. Tactical game, got on sale for $1.24. Chose to refund because it's not my type of game, but gave it a positive review because it looks playworthy.

Good if you're strapped for cash and need to scratch a WW2 strategy/tactical itch.
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.8 hrs on record
Posted: March 2, 2015
What I like most of this game is the 3D battles. It's very similar to COH series even if COH is far more advanced and has base building, ect.
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: June 4, 2015
Similar to Blitzkrieg.
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
Recommended
79.0 hrs on record
Posted: April 18, 2013
For an older game it id thought provoking into strategies for completeing missions within time limit.
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