Theatre of War has gotten quite a bad bunch of reviews from these posters. To be honest with you all, I'm not sure why. The game has plenty intuitive control, and the tutorial covers everything from movement to line of sight. Theatre of War offers some of the most detailed controls of any RTS, which are complex and take time to get used to. Using preset functions your squad AI is decently enhanced, and you can focus on the big picture more. Don't think you can leave them sitting though, soldiers need orders. The main thing about Theatre of War that is unique is the size of engagement zones. No longer is the battle taking place on a small farm, it's taking place across a massive length of fields and countryside. The enemy is excellent in the game, and puts up a hell of a fight. No battle is a pushover, which means you have to work to win. You won't appreciate the game fully if you don't have a love of realism and a want to play one of the most challenging and realistic WWII rts games.
It depends on which side you come from. I can see why anaolgies are made. If you are a seasoned grognard, then this game really isn't particularly deep. Comparisons with Panther Games and Norm Kruger's offerings show... Read Full Review
Theatre of War has every piece that a great strategy game needs. It's not as fast as Company of Heroes of course, but it really can't be beat in the realism department. The only problem is that it really doesn't work a... Read Full Review