BEACHHEAD DESERT WAR was an arcade exclusive release that came out during the Iraq War and as such had textures an graphics associated with the politics of the time. Originally You could not obtain this title on the PC until now with the re-release of the beachhead series.
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Mixed (13) - 46% of the 13 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Sep 25, 2003
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Includes 3 items: BEACH HEAD 2000, BEACH HEAD 2002, BEACH HEAD: DESERT WAR

 

About This Game

Desert warfare returns from the arcade to the computer in this action packed thrilling rendition of the beachhead series with added features including night-vision, new textures and immersive environment. Defend your command post from day and night attack. Face the onslaught of enemy troops in a captivating ground battle that turns your computer into a sandbagged bunker.

BEACH HEAD DESERT WAR Features Include:

• Fast and Furious Hard-Core, Nonstop Arcade action.

• Massive airborne attacks.

• Day and night fighting with search lights , flares and added night-vision.

• Each tank and vehicle has unique and accurate characteristics because of the ultra realistic graphics

• Realistic Defender Weapons: M60 General Purpose MG, Twin-barrel 30 Cal AA Gun, 75MM AT Cannon, .45 Handgun, and Gatling Gun precisely designed based on Blue-prints.

• Realistic Enemy Weapons: MB78 Battle Tank, APC Fuchs with Gun Turrets and Missile Launchers, Cobra Attack Helicopters, CH53 Shercoskys, F101 Jet Fighters and C-130 Hercules Transport Aircrafts precisely designed based on Blue-prints.

• Use Air Support (B58 Bombers at your command)

• Realistic Battle Sounds and Special Effects (Dimensional sound effects for distance and battlefield depth)


Other more Realistic Features include:

• Heat seeking missile launcher.

• New APC's (Armored Personnel Carriers) armed with gun turrets and missile launchers

• Diverse and specific ammo drops (bullets missiles and shells)

• Built in cheat code keys

• Special forces night attacks

• Full cause and effect with accumulative damage registration for true to life action

Trailer music made by: Synapsis
http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Synapsis/

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 98, XP, Vista, 7
    • Processor: Pentium 350MHz
    • Memory: 64 MB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX-compatible video card that supports 16bit graphics
    • Storage: 90 MB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX-compatible sound card.
    • Additional Notes: Combatability problems can be avoided by setting the executable to run in compatibility mode for windows XP. The .exe files are usually in their respective game folders at \Steam\steamapps\common
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 98, XP, Vista, 7
    • Processor: Pentium 350MHz or higher
    • Memory: 64 MB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX-compatible video card that supports 16bit graphics
    • Storage: 90 MB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX-compatible sound card.
    • Additional Notes: Combatability problems can be avoided by setting the executable to run in compatibility mode for windows XP. The .exe files are usually in their respective game folders at \Steam\steamapps\common
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