Incoming! New Commander - Europe at War Update

For Immediate Release

Staten Island, NY, July 23rd, 2007 - Matrix Games ( www.matrixgames.com) and Slitherine Strategies ( www.slitherine.com) are proud to announce the release of the first update for their successful World War II strategy game, Commander - Europe at War. This latest update will bring many improvements ranging from PBEM and TCP/IP multiplayer fixes and enhancements to interface tweaks, balance changes and much more.

Please note: There are two versions of this update available. One version is for those who have purchased Commander - Europe at War from the Matrix Games store and one is for those who purchased the game from the Slitherine store. You can download the Matrix Games version of the update from here and the Slitherine version from here.

David Heath, Director of Operations at Matrix Games, said "Commander -Europe at War has met with tremendous success and enthusiasm. We are more than happy to continue to meet this demand by improving and expanding this great title to meet our fans' needs."

Iain McNeil from Slitherine Software added "Our developers have been hard at work creating this update to further build upon Commander - Europe at War. We'd like to thank Johan Persson and the rest of the staff at Firepower Entertainment for their continued support of the product and we are really excited to see what the future holds."

Commander - Europe at War allows the player to command the armies of the Axis or the Allies in World War II. With only two goals at hand, survive and conquer, the player is charged with building and commanding the combined air, land and sea forces of his side. Advance your research to the cutting edge of technology in order to best your opponents and either conquer or liberate Europe!

Commander - Europe at War is easy to learn and elegant, but deep in strategy and hard tomaster. Players will find themselves glued to their chairs from the beginning when all mayhem breaks loose across the continent with the invasion of Poland in 1939. Research new technologies, manage your manpower reserves, improve your industry, husband your oil supply and manufacture armies, fleets, and bombers to use all available strategic and tactical might to bring about victory. Commander - Europe at War includes realistic combat resolution that models supply morale, terrain, leadership, equipment, training, strategic weapons and fog of war. To capture the immense scope and distance of WWII, Commander - Europe at War includes 6 epic scenarios with different starting points, including the famous Barbarossa campaign, D-Day, the battle for France, and finally the Grand Campaign that will let the player refight the entirety of the Second World War the way they see fit!

Get more information on Commander - Europe at War from its official Matrix Games webpage. Download the update file if you bought Commander - Europe at War from Matrix games here and if you bought the game from Slitherine's website download the update here.

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, Conquest of the Aegean, Gary Grigsby's World At War: A World Divided, Crown of Glory, Battles In Normandy, Harpoon 3 Advanced Naval Warfare, Starshatter: The Gathering Storm and 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.

ABOUT SLITHERINE SOFTWARE UK LTD

Created on the 4th of July 2000, Slitherine Software UK Ltd. is a privately funded and independent UK developer and publisher. The team is all industry professionals with experience dating back to the early 1990's. Prior to forming Slitherine, the team worked on a range of AAA titles such as Red Alert, Dune, Dune Emperor, Deus Ex, Urban Chaos and Harry Potter. Since launching its Slitherine Strategies brand the company has released numerous historical strategy games including Legion, Legion Gold, Chariots of War, Spartan, Gates of Troy, Legion Arena and Cult of Mithras. Slitherine in collaboration with The History Channel has recently added a further great title to its portfolio, The History Channel: Great Battles of Rome on PC, PS2 and PSP. For more information visit the website at http://www.slitherine.com

ABOUT THE KAMELEON PROJECT

The Kameleon Project was launched by Slitherine to assist independent game developers to bring their games to market. It helps match teams of artist with programmers, musicians with scriptwriters and much more. In addition the Kameleon Project offers guidance in game design, marketing, business management and licensing, letting the developers concentrate on what they do best, making great games. For more information visit the website at http://www.kameleon-project.com

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Box Art:

http://www.matrixgames.com/images/box3d/170x220/ceaw_box_170x220.jpg

Update File for Matrix Games Version:

ftp://ftp.matrixgames.com/pub/CommanderEuropeAtWar/CommanderEuropeAtWar-Update-v102DR.zip

Update File for Slitherine Version:

http://www.slitherine.com/games/ceaw

Press Contact:

Matrix Games

press@matrixgames.com


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