Slitherine/Matrix Games News Release
For Immediate Release
Epsom, UK, May 7, 2012 – Slitherine ( www.slitherine.com) and Matrix Games ( www.matrixgames.com) are excited to announce that Battle Academy on iPad hit the top 10 in the iPad Quality Index Chart for April! This wonderful position was reached from the high scores received from around the world from press, making it the number one strategy games in 10 stores.
“ Battle Academy is the first real wargame on iPad,” said Iain McNeil, Development Director of Slitherine. “We are excited that both media and players have made it so successful and understood the exceptional level quality we put in the game.”
The iPad Quality Index Chart is a site that combs the web for critical opinions from the best websites and turns them into one definitive score for an iPad game. In Battle Academy’s case, the iPad Quality Index Chart put the game at rank 4 with a rating of 8.8!
Players have also helped out in getting the recognition Battle Academy earned. Out of 117 votes in several countries, more than 100 were perfect five-star ratings!
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About Battle Academy
Approachable, absorbing and visually impressive, yet detailed, Battle Academy revolutionizes the strategy games market with a blend of intuitive design and compelling game play driven by cutting edge technical innovation.
Inspired by an original online game concept devised by the BBC, the game has more than 30 battles in a range of theatres of war from the North African desert through D-Day to the to the snowy Ardenne mountains where the Allies battled to repel the final German offensive.
The team at Slitherine worked with Professor John Buckley, Military Historian at the University of Wolverhampton and a keen wargamer himself, to make sure that the strategy, tactics, scenarios and available firepower of the battles fought in WW2 were turned into realistic AI behavior, powering expertly crafted battles.
ABOUT SLITHERINE LTD. AND MATRIX GAMES LTD.
Slitherine Ltd. and Matrix Games Ltd. are the world’s leading video games producers and publishers of historical and strategy titles. Since 2000, both brands have published literally hundreds of games with many award-winning titles in their portfolio spanning all digital and console platforms. Slitherine is also involved with book publishing, and board gaming and work with a wide array of key licensing partners such as HISTORY™, MILITARY HISTORY™, Horrible Histories™, Showtime, BBC, Osprey, Scholastic, Casemate Publishing and many others to deliver the best blend of historical accuracy in an exciting and entertaining way. The two companies merged in May 2010 and formed the world’s largest organization specializing in this niche but important market sector. Slitherine’s mission over the coming years is to lead the way in innovation and growth in this expanding industry sector.