Published on January 25th, 2020 | by Alex Novus

‘Commandos 2’ & ‘Praetorians HD’ Remasters Out Now (PC)

Strategy publisher Kalypso Media and developers Yippee! Entertainment and Torus Games today launched Commandos 2 – HD Remaster and Praetorians – HD Remaster. The games can be purchased individually on Steam (Commandos 2/Praetorians) or as a special double pack via the Kalypso Store. Each title contains a full high-definition refurbishment of its Pyro Studios precursor whilst adding revamped tutorials and campaign missions, controller support, as well as an integrated version of Praetorians – HD Remaster’s multiplayer mode.

Title: Commandos 2 – HD Remaster
Platforms: Windows PC, Linux, Mac, PlayStation®4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch™
Developer: Yippee! Entertainment
Genre: Real-time Tactics
Release: 1/24/20 (Windows PC) Spring 2020 (PlayStation®4, Xbox One, Mac, Linux)
Hashtag: #Commandos2HDR

In Commandos 2 – HD Remaster, take control of an elite group of Allied commandos who must venture deep into enemy territory and utilize their combined expertise to complete a series of notoriously demanding missions. In this World War II genre-defining classic, explore interactive environments and use your commandos’ unique skill sets to complete the mission against seemingly impossible odds.

• Experience every tutorial and campaign mission revamped in high definition
• Access authentic WWII vehicles, scenarios and weaponry such as tanks and bazookas
• 10 missions spanning 9 day/night environments, all with realistic weather effects
• Steal, climb and swim to accomplish missions within fully interactive environments
• Play as an eclectic cast of characters, including Green Beret, Sniper and Whiskey the dog
• Experiment with skills and approaches in challenging, against-the-odds style gameplay

Title: Praetorians – HD Remaster
Platforms: Windows PC, PlayStation®4, Xbox One
Developer: Torus Games
Genre: Real-time Tactics
Release: 1/24/20 (Windows PC) Spring 2020 (PlayStation®4, Xbox One, Mac, Linux)
Hashtag: #PraetoriansHDR

In Praetorians – HD Remaster, lead the emerging Roman Empire by proving a legionnaire’s worth on the battlefields of Egypt, the combat theatres of Gaul, and the heart of the Roman Empire in Italy, in a crusade to become Emperor. Combine units, master their varied skill sets and exploit the weaknesses of the enemy to emerge victorious.

• Demonstrate militant might with remastered tutorials, campaign and skirmish missions
• Play solo or head-to-head with fully integrated multiplayer
• Choose from three armies, each with an assortment of unique strengths and weaknesses
• Play through 20 campaign missions set in the combat theatres of Egypt, Gaul and Italy
• Utilise characters and unit types, each with unique abilities and formations
• Make use of varying terrain to strategically plan battles
• Engage in fast-paced real-time combat

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While not travelling, reading, gaming, watching films AND writing reviews and articles, Alex loves exploring the shops of Melbourne searching for classic pop culture trinkets.

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