Epsom, UK, August 3, 2012 – Slitherine ( www.slitherine.com) and Matrix Games ( www.matrixgames.com), along with Flashback Games and The Lordz Games Studio ( www.thelordzgamesstudio.com) are excited to release the interview with Alex Shargin, one of the core developers of the upcoming turn-based strategy game Panzer Corps: Afrika Korps , the latest stand-alone expansion for the award-winning and critically-acclaimed Panzer Corps .
In the interview, taken during the Home of Wargamers press event in Stresa, Italy, Alex goes into detail of the new features in Panzer Corps: Afrika Korps. He also goes into detail about the future of the Panzer Corps series, such as the upcoming Mac version and the much-anticipated iPad version. Wargamers can also be glad to know that they’ll have to keep their eyes open for more expansions with new scenarios on the horizon!
About Panzer Corps: Afrika Korps
Welcome to the desert!
The year is 1941 and you will lead the German Afrika Korps, and it's Axis allies, into Libya and Tunisia during the North African Campaign of World War II.
The reputation of the "Deutsches Afrikakorps" or "DAK" was synonymous with that of its first commander Erwin Rommel. Now it is up to you to overwhelm the Allied forces in North Africa, secure the Suez Canal and take hold of the oil-rich lands of the Arabian Peninsula; maybe even invade the underbelly of the British Empire and threaten its crown jewel: India.
Panzer Corps: Afrika Korps is an expansion for existing Panzer Corps owners and a full stand-alone for new players. With more than 20 new units, 24 new scenarios, new dynamic and varied scenarios and weather types, players will have their wits and tactics tested in this turn-based strategy game of the award-winning Panzer Corps series!
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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.