Slitherine/Matrix Games News Release
For Immediate Release
Epsom , UK , October 6 th, 2011 – Slitherine ( www.slitherine.com) and Matrix Games ( www.matrixgames.com) are thrilled to announce Battle Academy – Operation Sealion, the latest expansion to their highly praised WWII tactical game series, Battle Academy. The expansion chronicles the hypothetical German invasion of Great Britain and comes packed with new features and content.
Operation Sealion is nearing completion but still needs a little help from the community first. Slitherine and Matrix Games are currently looking for beta testers to help make the expansion just as successful as the previous two. If you’d like to sign up for the beta, head to Slitherine’s beta signup page and submit your application!
About Battle Academy – Operation Sealion
It is September 1940, and the Germans launch their invasion of Britain. In this fictional "What If?" Campaign , you command the Home Guard's desperate counterattacks against German glider troops and the tenacious defence of the South Coast Sea Front. Mount "Butcher and Bolt" missions with the clandestine Auxiliary Units or land coastal raiders from Motor Gun Boats. Can you hold back the might of Operation Sealion?
- New British Units - Homeguard, Sticky Bombers, Guy Armoured Car, MkVI Light Tank, A10 and A13 Cruiser tanks, 4inch Gun Lorry, Armadillo Armoured truck, Boyes Rifle Carrier, Auxilliary Unit Commandos and snipers, and Motor Gun Boats
- Ten varied single player missions - new "silent kill" attacks allow for clandestine stealth missions, while naval units allow raiders to be transported around coastal maps.
- New 1940s British Terrain and Building set, complete with red postboxes and telephone kiosks.
Operation Sealion is and add on for Battle Academy and requires Battle Academy to be played.
Get more information on Battle Academy – Operation Sealion from its official product page.
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.