Matrix Games/Slitherine News Release
For Immediate Release
Arlington, VT, January 25 th, 2012 – Matrix Games ( www.matrixgames.com), Slitherine ( www.slitherine.com), and Panther Games ( www.panthergames.com) are excited to release a new pack of screenshots showing off the operational action coming with Command Ops: Highway to the Reich. Standing as the first expansion to the award-winning Command Ops series, Highway to the Reich chronicles the controversial Allied invasion of Holland, Operation Market Garden.
Command Ops: Highway to the Reich will be released later this month and will be available for $24.99 Download / $34.99 Physical through the Matrix Games online store. Also, registered owners of the game will receive the strategy guide that came with the original Highway to the Reich game as a free download bonus from our Member’s Club!
About Command Ops: Highway to the Reich
As the first official expansion pack for the award winning Command Ops series, Command Ops: Highway to the Reic h from acclaimed developer Panther Games brings us to the setting of one of the most epic and controversial battles of World War II: Operation Market-Garden. The Highway to the Reich expansion pack is a set of 13 scenarios covering all of the major actions that took place during the Market Garden Campaign in Holland during September 1944.
The scenarios cover every major engagement along Hell’s Highway, from the surprise capture of Joe’s Bridge by the Irish Guards a week before the offensive to the final battles on “The Island” south of Arnhem. The dramatic parachute and glider landings of the US 82nd and 101st Airborne, The British 1st Airborne and the Polish Brigade are all represented on some of the largest maps ever created for the series and the largest “campaign” scenario in this system to date. More than just a conversion of the old scenarios to play on the new system, the Expansion Pack represents a major update of Panther Games ground breaking classic game Highway to the Reich, incorporating numerous corrections to Maps, Orders of Battle, Unit Compositions, Reinforcement Schedules, and overall game play.
Command Ops: Highway to the Reich is an expansion for Command Ops: Battles from the Bulge and requires the base game to play.
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.