Bring on the Fight with Achtung Panzer: Kharkov 1943

January 18, 2010

Bring on the Fight with Achtung
Panzer: Kharkov 1943

New Strategy War Title Set During
1943 Kharkov Defense Operation signals impending start of Paradox Interactive
Convention 2010

Signaling the start of a week laden
with announcements, Paradox Interactive is proud to announce – Achtung Panzer:
Kharkov 1943, a new war strategy title that places players in the heart of the
Kharkov Defense Operation during World War II. With the ability to play as
either German or Russian forces, Achtung Panzer puts the destiny of the USSR and
Wehrmacht armies in one’s hands.

Featuring a masterful reconstruction
of the battlefront setting of Kharkov, players will engage in unique combat that
offers the highest level of authenticity. With the incorporation of highly
flexible AI, players will have the opportunity to choose new strategies based on
opponent behavior with every new round of gameplay. The inclusion of realistic
missile trajectories and destructible environments is set to keep all army
commanders hanging on the balance of the historic struggle. Achtung Panzer:
Kharkov 1943 delivers a thorough recreation of the battle with precisely
detailed soldier units, weapons, artillery units and vehicles based on actual
military archive materials and WWII chronicles.

Achtung Panzer: Kharkov 1943
Features:

  • 6 scenarios taking place in 1943
    during Kharkov Defense Operation

  • 2 playable opposing forces: USSR
    army and Wehrmacht

  • Play as up to 250 soldiers and
    officers and up to 40 vehicles in each tactical battle

  • Detailed, destructible
    environments

  • 87 unit types: infantry,
    artillery, support vehicles, battletanks and aviation units

  • More than 40 carefully
    reconstructed weapons and vehicles of WWII armies

  • 2 control modes: turn-based
    strategic mode and real-time tactic mode

Achtung Panzer: Kharkov 1943 will be
available Q1 at major digital retailers.