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Matrix Games Goes to Origins

New Games, Special Guests, and Plenty of Gaming!

For Immediate Release





Staten Island, NY, June 27th, 2006 - Not to be outdone by last year's great showing, Matrix Games (www.matrixgames.com) is pleased to announce that another great lineup of new games, first looks, and special guests will be on hand at the Origins Gaming Convention in Columbus, Ohio from June 29th to July 2nd, 2006.

The New Games:

In addition to the recently released PureSim Baseball 2007, The Operational Art of War 3 Conquest of the Aegean, and Harpoon 3, Matrix has a great lineup of first looks at our newest games. Perhaps most important is the official release of the new tactical 3D WWII game, Panzer Command: Operation Winter Storm, which will take place on day 1 of the show.

Visitors to the show will also be able to get first looks and hands-on time with some of our products that will be released later this year, including SSG's Battlefront, Destroyer Studio's sci-fi space combat game, Starshatter 2: The Gathering Storm, and Western Civilization's new Civil War game, Forge of Freedom. We also may get to see the next, as yet unannounced project from 2By3 Games.

The Events:

Mark H. Walker, creator of Lock n' Load: Band of Heroes, will be personally hosting the first annual Origins Lock n' Load event. Specifically designed to help newcomers learn to play Lock n' Load this event occurs on June 30th 2006 at 3:00 PM and July 1st at 4:00 PM. The event goes for just under two hours and all materials are provided to participants. Visit the Origins event registration to sign up in advance: http://www.originsgames.com/regnews

The Guests:

As usual, a slew of Matrix Games developers will be on hand to meet and greet their fans as well as show off their latest creations. The guest developer list includes:

2By3 Games
, Joel Billings and Keith Brors
Advanced Gaming Systems
, Don Gilman and Dale Hilier
Doubleshot Designs, Tim Coakley
Mark H. Walker
, creator of Lock n' Load: Band of Heroes
The entire Western Civilization Development Team
Flashpoint Germany Team
, Robert Crandell and Jim Snyder
And of course, the Matrix Games staff!

So stop on by the Matrix Games booth at the Origins Gaming Convention (www.originsgames.com) June 29th - July 2nd and say hello, shake the hands of some of our esteemed developers, see what's new from Matrix Games, and even buy any of our available games right there at the convention!

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 three dozen titles and several award-winning games, including War in the Pacific, Highway to the Reich, Gary Grigsby's World At War, Flashpoint Germany, Battles In Normandy, Starshatter and Tin Soldiers: Julius Caesar. Matrix Games is based in Staten Island, New York. For more information, visit the Matrix Games website at www.matrixgames.com.

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Press Contact:
Joseph Lieberman
Matrix Games
press@matrixgames.com

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