Prague, Czech Republic, July 23rd 2009 - Bohemia Interactive, creators of award winning military simulator games Operation Flashpoint: Cold War Crisis and ArmA: Combat Operations and IDEA Games announced today the release of the third video from the series of dev. diaries for ARMA II: this one introducing the team command interface.
The eagerly anticipated sandbox PC military shooter smash hit of 2009, ARMA II, is released worldwide and available for all who want to visit the post-soviet republic of Chernarus and enjoy the many fantastic features of this monumental war simulator.
Jan Prazak, Bohemia's PR manager explains the basic workings of the ARMA II team commands, again using comprehensive video footage captured ingame.
"The system of team command in ARMA II is a very complex one, allowing players to enjoy the role of commander of various sizes of squads, from leader of a small team up to and including division commander."
introduces Jan Prazak and continues "our system of command, though well arranged and easy-to-use, could be mistakenly understood as difficult and slow in hectic situations such as CQB and large battles, especially in comparison to the current trend of modern games to overly simplify everything to appeal to the most casual of gamers. My intention is to show to the wider public that this system works perfectly and by mastering our team command options, everyone could enjoy the game even more than before. Various situations which are initially difficult to handle are then made simple, moreover giving the satisfaction of successful leadership directly on the battlefield."
ARMA II offers the ultimate realistic combat simulation experience in a modern day setting. With unprecedented freedom of movement, actions and tactics, the game allows players to immerse themselves in battle as never seen before.
Join the duty in ARMA II, this ultimate military simulator, and get a taste of what it takes to be a soldier in a modern warfare conflict!
Visit www.arma2.com for more information!
ARMA II is rated 'M' for Mature, ages 17 years and up.
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ARMA 2 is set in a near future, year 2009, in a fictional state of Chernarus, a post-Soviet country where civil war raged for over 2 painful years. As a leader of USMC Force Recon team, you are sent with your squad to prevent further civilian casualties and ensure ongoing stability in Chernarus.
ARMA 2 is based on the latest generation technology, offering a large-scale game world, authentic and extremely detailed modern units, weapons, vehicles and environments, challenging single player and a vast array of multiplayer options. http://arma2.com
ARMA 2, developed by Bohemia Interactive, is available on www.sprocketidea.com now.
About Bohemia Interactive
Established in 1999 in Prague, Czech Republic, Bohemia Interactive is an independent game development studio that focuses on developing original state of the art computer entertainment and simulation software, including the research of proprietary advanced real-time 3D graphics, artificial intelligence and physical simulation technologies for real-time interactive environments.
Operation Flashpoint, Bohemia Interactive's debut game published by Codemasters in 2001, became the No. 1 bestselling PC game around the world and has won many international awards, including "Game of The Year" and "Best Action Game." Over 2 million copies of Operation Flashpoint have been sold since its release. Bohemia Interactive's second major release, ArmA: Armed Assault (also known as ArmA: Combat Operations), followed in 2007 and sold over 400,000 copies on PC through various local publishing partners.
The research and development team of Bohemia Interactive has more than 50 experienced developers at studios in the Czech Republic and Australia. Bohemia Interactive won the Best PC Game Developer award for 2001 at London's ECTS exhibition and Rookie Studio of the Year award at GDC 2002. http://www.bistudio.com "Operation Flashpoint"T is a trademark of Codemasters.