Battles In Normandy Released!
New Wargame In Decisive Battles Series On Sale Now!
For Immediate Release
Staten Island, NY, September 17th, 2004 - Matrix Games and Strategic Studies Group (www.ssg.com.au) are pleased to announce that Battles In Normandy has been released for sale worldwide. Interested wargamers can purchase Battles In Normandy directly through the Matrix Games online store at www.matrixgames.com.
Battles In Normandy is the next wargame in the award-winning Decisive Battles series from Strategic Studies Group, which includes The Ardennes Offensive, Korsun Pocket and Across the Dnepr. Including a number of enhancements and scenarios for the full Normandy campaign, Battles In Normandy brings wargamers back to the western front with historical scenarios including two monster campaigns, and eight smaller historical scenarios as well as a hypothetical scenario that models Rommel's plan for a more aggressive defense.
David Heath, Director of Operations at Matrix Games, said, "Wargamers around the world have been banging on the proverbial doors waiting for this release. We're very glad to announce that Battles In Normandy is ready to make the journey from our store to your computer."
Battles In Normandy is based on the design and engine that propelled Korsun Pocket to several outstanding "Wargame of the Year" reviews and awards in 2003. Battles In Normandy features a new Decisive Battles game engine with a host of special new rules for amphibious and airborne operations, plus a huge number of other enhancements.
- New game engine with improved user interface
- New AI system
- New user friendly game and map editor
- Multiple resolution support
- Special rules for Amphibious and Airborne operations
- Carpet Bombing
- Naval Bombardment
- Mulberries (Artificial Harbors)
- Bridge building, minefield and strongpoint creation
- New supply rules
- New rules for anti-aircraft and anti-partisan operations
- New options for hidden units
- New rules for extended movement and refitting units
- Extensive Rollover Help function
- Auto email and security functions for PBEM games
- Extensive Tournament and Handicapping options for PBEM games
- Evolved Units can change their characteristics mid-game
Battles In Normandy is on sale now!
For more information, visit the the main Matrix Games page at http://www.matrixgames.com and the SSG / Run 5 page at http://www.ssg.com.au .
ABOUT MATRIX GAMES
Matrix Games produces, markets and publishes historical wargames as well as other computer gaming products. Since 2002, Matrix Games has published several award-winning games, including Korsun Pocket, Highway to the Reich, Uncommon Valor and Eric Young's Squad Assault. Matrix Games is based in Woodbridge, New Jersey. For more information, visit the Matrix Games website at http://www.matrixgames.com/
ABOUT STRATEGIC STUDIES GROUP
Strategic Studies Group (SSG) was founded in Australia during the 1980s by Roger Keating and Ian Trout with the release of their first game, Reach for the Stars. Over the last twenty years and over fifty computer games, SSG has grown from a fledgling company to one of the driving forces in Computer Strategy in the world today. SSG's Decisive Battles series has won as much acclaim as any modern wargame. Their work continues with an upcoming Decisive Battles title to follow Battles In Normandy. For more information, visit the SSG website at http://www.ssg.com.au/.