Staten Island , NY , January 12 th, 2011– Matrix Games ( www.matrixgames.com) and 2by3 Games ( www.2by3games.com) are proud to release the comprehensive 1.02 update for their landmark Eastern front turn-based strategy game, Gary Grigsby’s War in the East. The new update comes with more performance tweaks that improve playability on slower systems, tighten up the game experience through sped up combat resolution and faster opening and closing of windows, about 20 bug fixes, and some scenario/data changes especially to the 1942 Campaign and Operation Blue scenario.
War in the East’s critical reception thus far has been impressive:
- <*> Dome.fi has hailed War in the East as the“grandest, largest and most enjoyable simulation of the German-Russian war ever.”*> <*>Similarly, Tacticular Cancer has touted War in the East as“Awe-inspiring, beautiful and complex. It is clearly a labour of love from a master of his craft; a love letter to grognards everywhere.”*>
David Heath, Director of Operations at Matrix Games, said“Critics and gamers are just loving the epic scale, accessible gameplay and meticulous research that comes packed into War in the East. The game has only been available a short time and there are already two great updates improving the game experience even further! Great strategy gaming and great support is what we are all about.”
Gary Grigsby’s War in the East: The German-Soviet War 1941-1945 is the spiritual heir to the great Eastern Front board and computer wargames of the past; a turn-based World War II strategy game down to the division and brigade level, stretching across the entire Eastern Front at a 10 mile per hex scale. Gamers can engage in massive, dramatic campaigns, including intense battles involving thousands of units with realistic and historical terrain, weather, orders of battle, logistics and combat results. As with all the award-winning titles made by the 2by3 Games team, factors such as supply, fatigue, experience, morale and the skill of your divisional, corps and army leaders all play an important part in determining the results at the front line. Gary Grigsby’s War in the East comes with 4 massive campaigns as well as many smaller scenarios all with different strategic and operational challenges.
Gary Grigsby’s War in the East represents a truly epic representation of the Second World War on the Eastern Front and is unparalleled in its scale, detail, and ambition!
The update is comprehensive and will bring all versions of War in the East to 1.02. Get more information on Gary Grigsby’s War in the East from its official product page.
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 one hundred titles and several award-winning games, including Gary Grigsby’s War in the Pacific, Close Combat: The Longest Day, Harpoon 3 Advanced Naval Warfare, John Tiller’s Campaign Series, Conquest of the Aegean, Crown of Glory: Emperor’s Edition, Battles In Normandy and Norm Koger’s 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.