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CDV to Publish First WWII Strategy Title for Nintendo DS™

Panzer Tactics DS to bring WiFi WWII action to Nintendo's handheld

May 10, 2006 - WWII combat is going portable, as CDV Software Entertainment today announced Panzer Tactics DS for the Nintendo DS system. Panzer Tactics DS will take full advantage of the Nintendo DS Touch Screen controls and WiFi play to bring gamers the ultimate in handheld WWII combat. The game will be on display throughout the week at the E3 Expo in Los Angeles and is scheduled to ship in Q4 2006.

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In development by Sproing, Panzer Tactics DS will be the first turn-based WWII strategy game for the Nintendo DS. The game is played on hex-based maps and offers a variety of control options, and includes full Nintendo DS Touch Screen support for unit command. A variety of multiplayer modes, playable via Nintendo Wifi-Connection, wireless multiplayer and "hotseat" (two players on one Nintendo DS) will round out the game's offerings.

Key Features of Panzer Tactics DS include:

- Playable via Nintendo DS Stylus, buttons or a combination of both
- Three unique campaigns (German, Russians and Western Allies) in 30 thrilling missions, including "commando" operations taking players behind enemy lines
- Optional mission objectives to unlock bonus missions and other tactical enhancements
- Over 20 different special attacks and 150 different land, sea and air units for all sides
- Different battle animations for all units on any terrain and a wide range of special effects, explosions and weather effects
- Nintendo Wifi-Connection and wireless multiplayer modes with up to four players per game, along with hot-seat mode play for two-players on the same Nintendo DS. An online ladder system keeps track of high scores.
- 10 multiplayer maps of various sizes played on 14 varied terrain types

CDV Software Entertainment is dedicated to publishing and distributing top-notch video games worldwide. The publicly traded company, founded and headquartered in Karlsruhe, Germany, has its North American offices located in New Jersey and North Carolina, and partners with leading distribution partners across the globe. As publisher of critically acclaimed titles like Codename: Panzers, Divine Divinity, American Conquest, Combat Mission, War Front: Turning Point, Cossacks and the Blitzkrieg series, CDV is Europe's foremost publisher of PC strategy titles.


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