Tigers on the Prowl 2

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Tigers on the Prowl 2
Publisher(s) HPS Simulations
Release1996
Genre(s) Wargame

Tigers on the Prowl 2 is computer wargame released in 1996 by HPS Simulations. It is the sequel to Tigers on the Prowl .

Wargames are a subgenre of strategy video games that emphasize strategic or tactical warfare on a map, as well as historical accuracy.

Tigers on the Prowl is a 1994 video game by American studio HPS Simulations for DOS.

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Tigers on the Prowl 2 is a World War II tactical wargame.

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Computer Game EntertainmentBest War Game [3]

In Computer Gaming World , Jim Cobb wrote, "The most realistic WWII tactical game on the market gets even better with improved AI and interface." However, he criticized its visuals and audio, and wrote that its high difficulty and limited accessibility make it "very intimidating, even for veteran gamers." [1] Computer Games Strategy Plus 's Rex Whitfield called it "a must-buy" for experienced wargame players, but noted that "novices may find themselves overwhelmed". He praised its interface for being easier to use than its predecessor's. [2]

<i>Computer Gaming World</i> American video game magazine

Computer Gaming World (CGW) was an American computer game magazine published between 1981 and 2006.

<i>Computer Games Magazine</i> magazine

Computer Games Magazine was a monthly computer and console gaming print magazine, founded in October 1988 as the United Kingdom publication Games International. During its history, it was known variously as Strategy Plus and Computer Games Strategy Plus, but changed its name to Computer Games Magazine after its purchase by theGlobe.com. By April 2007, it held the record for the second-longest-running print magazine dedicated exclusively to computer games, behind Computer Gaming World. In 1998 and 2000, it was the United States' third-largest magazine in this field.

The editors of Computer Game Entertainment awarded Tigers on the Prowl 2 their 1996 "Best War Game" prize. A writer for the magazine concluded, "Though sometimes the pace is glacial, and on occasion the game seems more work than play, Tigers 2 is so good at what it does that I can't really see any other choice for the best wargame [of 1996]." [3]

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References

  1. 1 2 Cobb, James (January 1997). "This Isn't Your Uncle Vanya's T-34/76". Computer Gaming World (150): 298, 302.
  2. 1 2 Whitfield, Rex. "Tigers on the Prowl 2". Computer Games Magazine . Archived from the original on April 28, 2005.
  3. 1 2 Staff (July 1997). "The Computer Game Entertainment Awards 1996". Computer Game Entertainment (1): 54–58.