Men of War: Assault Squad features a completely new cooperative skirmish game mode with access to five different nations (Russia, Germany, USA, Commonwealth and, for the first time ever in the Men of War series, Japan) as well as increased realism and accessibility.
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Very Positive (2,450 reviews) - 89% of the 2,450 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: 24 Feb, 2011

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Includes 6 items: Men of War: Assault Squad, Men of War: Assault Squad - MP Supply Pack Alpha, 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, Men of War: Assault Squad - Skirmish Pack 2

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

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

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Includes 5 items: Men of War: Assault Squad - MP Supply Pack Alpha, 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, Men of War: Assault Squad - Skirmish Pack 2

 

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“What Assault Squad does do is transform and reinvigorate Men Of War as a multi-player game, as well as set itself in stone as one of the greatest and grandest co-op games available.”
RockPaperShotgun

About This Game

Men of War: Assault Squad features a completely new cooperative skirmish game mode with access to five different nations (Russia, Germany, USA, Commonwealth and, for the first time ever in the Men of War series, Japan) as well as increased realism and accessibility.
Players can get behind the controls of a tank to smash through obstacles, crush soldiers under their tracks and fire high-explosive shells at enemy emplacements, they can even take control of individual soldiers as they fight. As in previous games in the series, Men of War: Assault Squad includes the unique "direct control" feature which enables players to be in command of any unit using the WASD controls, rather than pointing and clicking.

Key Features:

  • Different historical settings and battlegrounds for every nation presented in the game allowing players to face distinct varieties of enemies and tactics
  • Unique hero units with powerful abilities such as increasing units' firepower, boosting morale or providing other advantages to defeat the enemy against all odds
  • Bonuses featuring remote controlled bombs that can flatten entire residential blocks, airstrikes to destroy incoming tank columns, special "For the Motherland!" charge attacks and many more
  • Improved and dynamic AI ensures that no two missions in the game will play out the same way, making each battle a new experience against an AI that really fights back
  • A great choice of various locations including Western Europe to Eastern Europe, North Africa and the Pacific area
  • The ability to play together with up to four friends in LAN or cooperative online play
  • New multiplayer maps and game settings
  • Improved multiplayer providing authentic use of equipment and vehicles
  • Overhauled infantry squads and the ability to purchase specific soldiers
  • More realistic weapon behavior and penetration values
  • A reworked artillery system providing innovative assault and defense strategies
  • New types of ammunition which increase the tanks' strength

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows XP/Vista/7
    • Processor: 2.6GHz Processor or higher
    • Memory: 1GB or higher
    • Graphics: DX9c compatible GPU
    • DirectX®: DX9c
    • Hard Drive: 4GB
    • Sound: any OS compatible
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Pwner5012
3.4 hrs
Posted: 29 August
I started this game on normal, and got my butt handed to me on the intro mission. I dropped it down to easy, and found the easy strategy: throw infantry at the enemy until you kill them, and bomb the rest. My casualties were around 30 for the intro, 500 for the first American skirmish, then 300 for the second American skirmish. Time to change my name to Krell.

TL;DR: 10/10 would throw endless waves of my own men into the line of fire of a dozen tanks and artillery emplacements again and again.
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Marshstorm4
5.9 hrs
Posted: 29 August
THIS GAME IS ENRAGING
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kbee
1.5 hrs
Posted: 29 August
WOW....This is the best £2 ive ever spent! this game is great.
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Beneath The Wreckage
18.5 hrs
Posted: 28 August
If you're thinking about buying this or assault squad 2 or assault squad orgins. Save your money and buy this. Its the EXACT same game. All they did was add a light, and I mean light, coat of paint and then charge full price.
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Honojones
0.7 hrs
Posted: 28 August
Very, very great game. *Thumbs Up*. I only played a little bit, but I can tell, the rest of my time with this game will be fun.
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Trojanarchist
8.8 hrs
Posted: 28 August
Used 10 mounted mg42's to brutally murder 300 civilians
10/10 would satisfy my dank heart with innocent blood again
Anyway its an amazing RTS.
If u plan an attack properly u can go on rekting ♥♥♥♥♥ with a single unit
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Gamma-Gamer
7.6 hrs
Posted: 27 August
really awesome game, i dont have time to make a in depth review, so read other peoples for a better review.
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SergeantSwappy
7.8 hrs
Posted: 27 August
This is just one of my favorite games! Awesome! Used to play it! Bought again now, just started playing and reached 5 hours instantly.
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Pvt. Kime Jr.
16.1 hrs
Posted: 27 August
This game, in short, is amazing. And for 2 quid. Can't grumble.

Think of it as Company of Heroes, but without the infuriating ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥t of health bars on squads and suped up with historical accuracy and realistic game play style.

You can play as Tommies for once, and it's actually fun to do. You can also kill lots of nips.

It's too hard to simply describe it all, but if in a game one of my sections of troops can knock out 2 panzers, loot ammo off of the infantry supporting the tanks that they just gunned down, get wiped out when a half track flanks them, and thereby forcing my entire gains on the map to be recaptured as the enemy pushes back my forces, then I would say you have a 10/10 game for realism, fun, challenging game play.

And that was my second match. This game does no take prisoners, but if you're into learning via pain then welcome aboard.
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WreckIt_H4rd
44.8 hrs
Posted: 26 August
Good game, but runs like crap. Poorly optimized, even on my i7, 980ti, 16g of ram.
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19 of 26 people (73%) found this review helpful
11 people found this review funny
Recommended
4.9 hrs on record
Posted: 1 August
First off if you are like "Oh it looks cool." LEME STOP YOU
Here are your requirments to play

Reaction time and thinking power of IQ+
Experience in RTS
Truck on when the going gets tough
Not smash your computer into bits when your tank blows up, and the enemy captures an entire line within a minute
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6 of 6 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
18.8 hrs on record
Posted: 15 August
Very cool game, recommend getting the 2nd.
- Fun to play
- Cool missions, very challenging if you dont play on easy of course.
-Missions are basically all the same, capture all points.
-Very fun when you start playing with mods.
Would recommend getting Men Of War: Assault Squad 2 tho.
Rate:9/10
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
10 people found this review funny
Recommended
27.4 hrs on record
Posted: 26 August
This games includes:

- Thousands of wrecked ATs cause the crew stupidly missed fist 2 shots and enemy tank killed them
- Looting and repairing thousands of enemy tanks and manning them, even tho they get wrecked by the first enemy hidden behind sandbags
- Sending one paradropper and through direct control ♥♥♥♥♥♥ entire enemy point
- Finding out your whole squad was murdered within seconds by enemy MG
- Finding out John Doe survived the massacre and equip him with MG from an enemy german solider together with nazi helmet with plenty of ammo to defend 1 point
- Wrecking enemy tanks by doing hardcore stealth actions and throwing AT nades at em
- Aligning your tank by inches so the chances for penetration from enemy shells are the smallest
- Losing the tank immidiately after that
- Sending a bombing run on enemy lines, finding out none of the bombs actually hit the critical enemy tank/entrenchment
- After tons of hours winning the game, suprised John Doe actually defended the point and probably has the biggest kill count from your whole army.

420/360 would recruit John Doe again
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5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
26.1 hrs on record
Posted: 19 August
trailer: coming to pc in 2010

release date: 25 feb 2011


anyway, good game, 8/10 would assault squad again
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
Recommended
20.0 hrs on record
Posted: 6 August
This is a highly amusing take on the RTS genre, ww2 style. I found it to be very amusing once I mastered the inventory system. Arming your sqaud with pilfered .50's they walk around with for the win.
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161 of 183 people (88%) found this review helpful
179 people found this review funny
Recommended
12.5 hrs on record
Posted: 19 October, 2015
played singelplayer for half an hour: i am so confused......
played singelplayer for two hours: i'm starting to get this
played singelplayer for 12 hours: feeling like a pro
played multiplayer for half an hour: i am so confused......




10/10 would be confused again
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131 of 144 people (91%) found this review helpful
Recommended
177.3 hrs on record
Posted: 6 December, 2013
Men of War Assault Squad is the best WW2 real-time tactics game! I've been following this game series ever since the original 'Soldiers Heroes of WW2'. When I tried the demo back then, and realized that you can take the shells out of your broken tank to load a stolen anti-tank gun, and you can scavenge the fallen bodies for weapons and ammunition, and you can take cover behind virtually everything, and you can drive tanks through buldings, I was immediately sold.

This amazing level of detail and authenticity is still present today, and it brings an immense level of control and different tactics that you can use. That comes at the expense of very much micromanagement and almost every key on the keyboard being assigned to some action. That makes it hard for newcomers to pick up, but once you memorized everything, you're going to have a blast.

The multiplayer component is a bit shaky, because it uses an old GameSpy service. That's why I have very high hopes for the upcoming Assault Squad 2, which promises to have full Steam MP integration. The developers have been listening to the community a lot and have published several free updates with lots of new content, so I trust them on this one.
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139 of 159 people (87%) found this review helpful
79 people found this review funny
Recommended
168.2 hrs on record
Posted: 8 October, 2014
Wasted 10 hours of roleplaying in my head on one British mission.

100/100

*Edit* Thank you for finding this review helpful! This really made my day :D
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127 of 144 people (88%) found this review helpful
70 people found this review funny
Recommended
58.2 hrs on record
Posted: 28 January, 2015
If you have played World of Tanks, Battlefield, Company of Heroes and Call of Duty... you're gonna like dis.

Because:

If you like World of Tanks, you can have realistic tank battles with penetration, armor angling and nobody will call you noob if you use gold (apcr) rounds! :D Plus, Tiger actually has armor here! PLUS, here you can see what would have happened of WoT had infantry!

If you like Battlefield, you can capture objectives and receive reinforcements! You can fly a plane, drive a car, shoot a bazooka, shoot a rifle, have classes, custom gear, kill cows and get a FULLY destructible environment! Yup! All buildings can go down! F*ck tickets... KILL THEM ALL!

If you like Company of Heroes, you can control people just like in a RTS game! Squad control, tank control, Hold Fire, Fire at Will, Artillery strike, Cars, Smoke grenades, AT infantry, Snipers, Take Cover (specific! :D)... and you can HIDE FROM ENEMIES! :D

If you like Call of Duty, worry not my friend! Yes, you can enable direct control if you think that your idiot can't shoot properly (Which is a very annoying thing in some RTS games)! Exactly, now you can "Be" him and rush in guns blazing just like in CoD! Just take a Machine Gun, enable direct control, rotate the camera so you can see things in front of you and BOOM! You have an Action Shooter!


1337/10 - "Would kill Nazis and take their hats again." - IGN
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116 of 131 people (89%) found this review helpful
48 people found this review funny
Recommended
884.7 hrs on record
Posted: 20 June, 2015
Im on the back foot...
Enemy infantry made it past my front line, a situation that comprimises my whole team, I purchase and sent out a Half-Track with mounted .50 caliber heavy machine gun to clear them up.. however on the way an the debries from a building hit by artilery hits happens to hit and take out the gunner.. Time for a bit of fast micro.. Upon reaching the area the enemy was last spotted there is no sign of them, they have likely scattered into various cover (all units in a squad can be indivudually controlled in fine detail or directly controlled) .. I spot an enemy half track! The hole in my front line is bigger than I thought.
I decide to play rambo with my driver, I dismount, detatch the .50 cal gun from it with my driver and take some TNT from the back. I command my soldier to only return fire preventing him from opening fire and giving away his location, I tell him to get down on the ground and crawl to a nearby bush. I know my empty half track presents an irristable target for the enemy to steal... the bait and trap set, I switch my attention to re-enforcing my front lines, perhaps a sniper to spot and an AT-gun patch up the line, cant afford more infantry yet, I spread my lines a little thinner.
I spot the red dots in my backline on my mini map, lucky I caught it! Switching back to Rambo in time to see the enemy attempt to jack my halftrack. I put him in direct contrtol more, and take my time aiming a perfect shot at the enemy half track approaching, some men already disembarking and running for my bait.. FIRE.. ♥♥♥♥ I mis-judged the distance! He's far enough away that my trusty .50 Cal cannot penetrate his armour, backup plan, I aim for his tracks as he turns to escape.. come on.. yes! I manage to break the track off the left side, disabling his movement. A man hops out to begin repairs... I put a .50 Cal in his skull.. he won't try that again. I mow down enemy infantry spotted until I've run out of bullets. I switch to my pistol, move into an impact crator recently created, there I hide hoping to find an oppertunity to use the TNT to maximise damage. Rambo has played his part... but all the while I have been equally creative with any of the hundred odd units on the field....
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