Spiritual Successor to the Microprose Classic “Red Storm Rising”.
Recent Reviews:
Very Positive (33) - 90% of the 33 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Very Positive (1,044) - 82% of the 1,044 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Jun 5, 2017

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February 8

South China Sea: Progress

Work on the South China Sea campaign is coming along well. New vessels, including the playable Seawolf and Los Angeles Flight III (688i) classes, new aircraft and weapons as well as the setup for the campaign map are now completed.

For a full list of current progress see this thread.

Aside from the new vessels and aircraft of the PLAN (Peoples Liberation Army Navy), the terrain system has also had a complete overhaul to improve visuals and performance as well as adding support for larger cities and air bases.

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December 26, 2017

Tim Stone’s Favourite Games of 2017

Tim Stone, of Rock Paper Shotgun names Cold Waters one of his favorite games for 2017.

He says, "...the brilliant Cold Waters somehow manages to be realistic, replayable and ravishing".

Full story HERE .

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About This Game

After tracking a Soviet landing force bound for Iceland it is time to plan your attack. Do you silently close in to torpedo the landing ships and escape during the resulting chaos? Or strike with long-range missiles but risk counterattack from the enemy escorts? Have you detected them all, could another submarine be out there listening for you? Has the hunter become the hunted? Will you survive the Cold Waters?

Inspired by the 1988 classic “Red Storm Rising”, command a nuclear submarine in a desperate attempt to prevent “mutually assured destruction” when the Cold War gets hot and WWIII begins.

You will be tasked with intercepting convoys, amphibious landings, insertion missions and battling it out with enemy warships, submarines and aircraft. Thankfully, an arsenal of wire-guided torpedoes, anti-ship and cruise missiles and the occasional SEAL team are on board to keep the Iron Curtain at bay.

Major Features:
- Real-time naval combat
- Over 40 classes of ships and submarines all meticulously researched
- Dynamic Campaign where your performance matters
- Realistic sonar model
- Authentic Soviet combat tactics

System Requirements

Mac OS X
    • OS: XP
    • Processor: Intel Atom
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • OS: 7
    • Processor: Core i5
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
    • OS: OS X Version 10.6.3
    • Processor: 1.6GHz (Dual Core) Intel CPU
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Shader Model 3 Capable Graphics Card
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • OS: OS X Version 10.6.3
    • Processor: 2.2GHz (Quad Core) Intel CPU
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Shader Model 3 Capable Graphics Card
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
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