Darmstadt (Germany), October 22nd 2007 - Special training and able commanders are indispensable to hard-hitting troops in combat. This holds true in Panzer Tactics DS, the first authentic, turn-based Second World War strategy game for the Nintendo DS. Effective today, Game Designer Christoph Quas from the Austrian development studio Sproing will be giving prospective commanders their third lesson in strategic warfare. The newest video from the four-part series provides a descriptive overview of the versatile commando units and the heroic officers available for assignment to strengthen their troops even further. The more than 150 different air, land and sea units offer enormous tactical depth and guarantee exciting battlefield duals both in the extensive single-player campaign and in multi-player mode starting in December of this year.
The video is available for download immediately at www.panzertactics.de!
Due for release on Monday, the last part of the introductory series will focus in particular on the comprehensive multi-player mode and the numerous game modes available for up to 4 strategists including LAN, the Nintendo Wi-Fi-Connection and the Hot Seat mode.
1939: The world stands on the brink of one of the greatest armed conflicts in the history of mankind: the Second World War. Players assume command of the most powerful armies of the time: The German Wehrmacht, the Soviet Army or the Allied Forces. Experience the demanding strategic level of the conflict n three historically-based campaigns for the first time ever on a handheld platform.
FeaturesThree exciting single-player campaigns on the side of the German Wehrmacht, the Soviet Army or the Allied Forces 30 nerve-wracking, historical missions, including undercover missions behind enemy lines Over 150 different marine, land and air units as well as 20 different special attacks 30 heroic officers who provide their units additional motivation Exceptional depth of play and complex computer opponent behaviour make the game playable again and again Multi-player mode for up to 4 players on 10 different multi-player maps (LAN, Nintendo Wi-Fi-Connection, Hot Seat mode) Online ranking table Playable using Nintendo DS Touchpen, buttons or a combination of both Optional bonus mission goals to unlock additional missions and tactical optimizations Wide variety of combat animations for all units and a wide range of special effects for explosion and weather depiction Press Contact
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About 10TACLE STUDIOS AG:
Listed in the General Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, 10TACLE STUDIOS AG (WKN: TACL10, ISIN DE000TACL107) is one of Europe's leading independent developers and producers of high-end computer and video games. 10TACLE STUDIOS AG produces top-quality products that meet international development standards, and its product portfolio covers all relevant, high-growth segments in the games market. Currently, around 440 employees work for the Company at its headquarters in Darmstadt and the development sites in Hanover, Duisburg, London, Charleroi, Bratislava, Budapest and Singapore. 10TACLE STUDIOS AG's revenue increased in the first six month of 2007 to 19.4 million EUR (first six months 2006: 12.71 million EUR). During the same period, EBIT increased sharply to 3.37 million EUR (previous year: 2.3 million EUR).
Sproing is one of the German-speaking region's leading game developers.
The firm develops both nationally and internationally exceptionally successful games for all current platforms (PC, Nintendo DS, Wii, Playstation 3, Playstation 2, PSP, Xbox360, Xbox, Game Boy Advance, Playstation 1 and many more). In doing so Sproing uses their own in-house developed middleware, the Athena Engine, which makes the creation of complex game content on a wide variety of platforms incredibly efficient. Amongst their most well-known games are titles such as "Panzer Tactics DS", "Undercover - Operation Winter Sun" and "Undercover - Double Game", "Jacked", "Best Friends: Cats and Dogs" as well as sales hits such as "Traumschiff Suprise" or "7 Dwarves". The entire list of the over 50 games developed to date can be found on the website.
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