Colorado Springs , CO , March 9 th, 2011 – Matrix Games ( www.matrixgames.com) and Advanced Gaming Systems ( www.advancedgaming.biz) are pleased to release the comprehensive 2009.050 update for their classic naval warfare simulator, Harpoon – Commander’s Edition. The update polishes the Commander’s Edition to play more like the Ultimate Edition with AI improvements, additional features for the scenario editor, database updates, and many other changes and bug fixes. This will be the final planned update for the separate Commander’s Edition, which will continue as part of the Ultimate Edition package.
David Heath, Director of Operations at Matrix Games, said, “As part of our commitment to making the rich and growing Harpoon community all it can be, we are proud to give existing owners of Harpoon – Commander’s Edition many of the same benefits and improvements found in the Ultimate Edition of the game.”
Larry Bond's Harpoon – Commander’s Edition is the latest addition to the longstanding naval warfare simulation series that has brought awards and accolades from naval strategy fans and military personnel alike. Like its predecessors, Harpoon – Commander’s Edition allows players to assume the role of a fleet commander, making the same type of decisions he has to make, using the same type and quality of information he might expect to get in wartime. As players take to the seas and command a huge variety of ships in an equally as varied choice of theaters and historical conflicts, naval officers and naval strategy fans alike will revel the depth and richness of Larry Bond's Harpoon – Commander’s Edition. Experience realistic gameplay with all new features, art, and more! Choosing from an accurate and editable database of platforms, weapons, and sensors, players can fight one of 269 provided scenarios covering the height of the Cold War to Pirates in Malaysia, or use the provided editors to create their own.
Larry Bond's Harpoon - Commander’s Edition is the newest in a series of computer adaptations of the award-winning Harpoon wargame system that served as a reference to Tom Clancy’s The Hunt for Red October, Clancy/Bond’s Red Storm Rising, and Bond’s Red Phoenix. Harpoon has shocked naval professionals, entertained the public, and educated everyone, since 1989. Harpoon is so accurate an earlier edition was the first (and only) software ever sold by the US Naval Institute. Harpoon strikes the perfect balance of accuracy, playability, and accessibility.
Get the update here. More information on Harpoon – Commander’s Edition can be found at the product page of the newer and highly enhanced Harpoon compilation, Harpoon – Ultimate Edition .
ABOUT MATRIX GAMES
Matrix Games produces, markets and publishes historical wargames as well as other computer gaming products. Since 2000, Matrix Games has published over one hundred titles and several award-winning games, including Gary Grigsby’s War in the Pacific, Close Combat: The Longest Day, Harpoon 3 Advanced Naval Warfare, John Tiller’s Campaign Series, Conquest of the Aegean, Crown of Glory: Emperor’s Edition, Battles In Normandy and Norm Koger’s The Operational Art of War III. Matrix Games is based in Staten Island, New York. For more information, visit the Matrix Games website at www.matrixgames.com.