Larry Bond's Harpoon– Commander's Edition Is Updated

For Immediate Release

Staten Island, NY, October 1st, 2008– Matrix Games ( www.matrixgames.com) and Advanced Gaming Systems ( www.advancedgaming.biz) are proud to announce the release of the comprehensive 2008.044 update for Harpoon– Commander’s Edition. The update includes some new functionality for Battleset Builders so databases can be embedded in user BattleSets. In addition, there are tons of updated air and sea units, nearly twenty fixes to reported issues, sound and graphic files have been reconfigured to allow for easy modding, and shell Caribbean, South Atlantic, South African, and Middle Eastern BattleSet have been included so a wide variety of new scenarios can be crafted with these new units over the next few releases!

David Heath, Director of Operations at Matrix Games, said“We’re always happy to work with the Harpoon team to continue to improve and expand this classic title. The people involved in making Harpoon– Commander’s Edition all that it can be are truly dedicated to this great gaming system and this update is another step forward for all Harpoon fans.”

Larry Bond’s Harpoon– Commander’s Edition is the latest addition to the longstanding naval warfare simulation series that has earned awards and accolades from naval strategy fans and military personnel alike. Like its predecessors, Harpoon– Commander’s Edition allows players to assume the role of a fleet commander, making the same type of decisions he has to make, using the same type and quality of information he might expect to get in wartime. This is naval warfare strategy and simulation at its very best– addicting and wholly realistic!

As players take to the seas and command a huge variety of ships in an equally as varied choice of theaters and historical conflicts, naval simulation realists and strategy fans alike will revel in the depth and richness of Larry Bond's Harpoon– Commander’s Edition. Experience realistic gameplay with all new features, art, and more! Choosing from an accurate and editable database of platforms, weapons, and sensors, players can fight one of 269 provided scenarios covering the height of the Cold War to Pirates in Malaysia, or use the provided editors to create their own.

This update is comprehensive and will bring the game up to version 2008.044. Get more information on Harpoon– Commander’s Edition 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 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.

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Box Art:

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Update File:

ftp://ftp.matrixgames.com/pub/Harpoon-CommandersEdition/HCE-UpdateComprehensiveInstaller-2008.044.zip

Press Contact:

Matrix Games

press@matrixgames.com


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