Panzer Elite Review
- Interesting multiple lane castle defense gameplay.
- Three factions and sets of missions to complete.
- No tutorial to teach their unique 'defensive' style.
- Easy to hit steep progression curves.
Panzer Elite causes more frustration than fun as players fight to maintain a careful balance between not crushing the enemy too quickly and not dying; a hard sell for a genre that prides itself on blunt force.
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Did I miss the memo where 'Easy' now means 'keep restarting until you figure out what the developer intended'? Don't mistake Panzer Elite by EASY Inc. for the regular sort of castle defense titles out there as your goal isn't to merely crush your enemy, but to sit there countering his units until you max out your upgrade score and then win.
This isn't exactly covered in the tutorial - which I might add is merely a help screen with a handful of screens highlighting interface elements that are fairly self-explanatory - and should you stumble ahead without realizing this you'll quickly hit an insurmountable wall of progression. The gameplay itself is actually rather interesting and players can place their units on one of four available 'tracks' to either bypass the enemy or to cut off their attacks by placing mines in their path. This can lead to some interesting strategies, but should you upgrade too fast or too slow you'll end up hitting that dreaded 'wall'.
Players can choose between one of three factions, though this is more aesthetic than anything else as the campaigns only vary slightly in their progression. Plenty of power-ups also scatter the landscape from time to time, though with an emphasis on defensive rather than offensive gameplay they're usually not easy to pick up when needed.
This sort of progression adds an artificial time-sink that shouldn't need to exist, especially when the gameplay is already going to be repetitive as it is. Hardcore genre fans might enjoy the challenge, but casual gamers after a quick blast are going to quickly find themselves out of their depth.
DescriptionWonder secret weapons "UFO" and spaceship developed by the Nazi scientists during the World War II Then Nazi spaceships are sent to the "dark side" of the Moon to establish a military base. Their plan is to build a powerful fleet and return to conquer the Earth. Now commander! Lead your panzer army to destory them.
In this realtime strategy game, you control units such as armoured car, many kinds of tanks, bomber, landmine, artillery,anti-tank gun. Crush your opponents with clever tactics and do not allow setbacks happen because enemies will become more and more stronger. In order to win, you must collect points to upgrade your units(econmic, base, tank's speed, tank's fire power, ...)collect air-dropped material as much as possible, produce units to destory your enemies and conquer your enemy's base. Many Classic Panzer Tanks(Tiger Panther T-34 M4A1 M26) and famous battle scenes in game.
- Choose 3 camps:American,German,or Soviet.
- 27 types of panzer units.
- 48 missions.
- upgrade system(15 parts).
- 9 military music as bgm.
- many air-dropped materials for scramble.
What's New in Version 1.2- iOS 5 compatibility
- icon change
- ui change
- adjust difficulty