Arlington, VT, February 4, 2013 – Matrix Games is proud to announce it has won six awards at the GrogHeads ( www.grogheads.com) 2012 Readers’ Choice Game of the Year Awards; the website community voted for the best wargames in different categories. Below is a summary of all awards assigned to Matrix Games releases.
Digital Game of the Year
With a huge plethora of over forty titles to judge, GrogHeads staff admitted it was difficult to chose the best three. The final choice was Conflict of Heroes: Awakening the Bear which gained first place! Third place went to Panzer Korps: Afrika Korps .
Digital Tactical Game of the Year
In this category Conflict of Heroes: Awakening the Bear pulled a solid first place.
Digital Strategic Wargame of the Year
The top three digital strategic wargames of 2012 were all Matrix Games productions.
Commander: The Great War was the most voted by the users, gaining the first place.
Panzer Korps: Afrika Korps drew strong second place voting. Third place was the highly acclaimed Decisive Campaigns: Case Blue by VR Designs, which won also a rare Order of the Hex award for its historical realism that was almost paradoxically user friendly.
Matrix Games would like to take this opportunity to congratulate all developers for earning these important awards: Western Civilization Software , Flashback Games, The Lordz Game Studios, and VR Designs .
About the Slitherine Group
The Slitherine Group is the world’s leading producer and publisher of digital wargames and strategy games. Under the Slitherine ( www.slitherine.com ), Matrix Games ( www.matrixgames.com ) and Ageod ( www.ageod.com ) brands it has published literally hundreds of games, with many award-winning titles in its portfolio and spanning all digital platforms, from home consoles to modern Smartphone’s and Tablets. Slitherine is also involved with book publishing, board gaming and works with a wide array of key licensing partners, such as HISTORY®, MILITARY HISTORY®, Horrible Histories™, Showtime, BBC, Osprey, Scholastic, Buzz Aldrin Enterprises and many others to deliver the best blend of historical accuracy in an exciting and entertaining way. Together the Group companies form the world’s largest organization specializing in this important and vibrant niche. The Slitherine Group’s mission over the coming years is to lead the way in innovation and growth in an ever expanding segment of the entertainment industry.