Slitherine/Matrix Games News Release

For Immediate Release

Press Contact:

Sean Drummy

press@matrixgames.com

Panzer Corps D-Day–6 and counting!

The countdown is kicked off with a gameplay video and there’s plenty more on the way!

Epsom , UK , July 5 th, 2011– Slitherine ( www.slitherine.com), Matrix Games ( www.matrixgames.com), and The Lordz Games Studio ( www.thelordzgamesstudio.com) are thrilled to kick off the Panzer Corps’ countdown to release!  Every day from now until July 11 th we will be releasing more details, preview looks, and content for Panzer Corps, starting with a brand new gameplay video showing of the wide variety of compelling gameplay in this hotly awaited strategy game. Be sure to check the Matrix Games and Slitherine forums and websites every day for new updates, exciting things are on the way soon!

Check out the gameplay video on YouTube and be sure to subscribe to the Slitherine and Matrix Games channels to see more great promo videos.

Developed by The Lordz Games Studio and published by Slitherine, Panzer Corps has already been avidly covered by the press. Gamer’s Hall said,“ Panzer Corps seems to combine the strengths of the original < Panzer General> with modern amenities.” DigitallyDownloaded.net also agreed,“It’s great to see Panzer General’s spirit lives on!” Plus, there’s plenty more preview coverage as well.

Panzer Corps will feature 26 scenarios on 21 unique maps, covering most major battles of the European Theatre of World War II and including a few hypothetical 'what if' scenarios based on your actions.

    <*>400 unit types, divided into 19 unit classes with 20 detailed parameters to identify units abilities, 17 terrain types affecting gameplay in various way. Panzer Corps will celebrate the glory days of strategy gaming with the aim of attracting new players to the genre; <*>Campaign: all 26 scenarios are combined into a large campaign tree with several entry points at various stages of the war. Depending on the outcome of each battle (decisive victory, marginal victory or defeat), the player will be faced with different challenges and a progress along different parts of the campaign tree; <*>Nations: all major and many minor nations represented: Germany, Italy, Poland, France, Great Britain, USA, USSR, Norway, Belgium, Netherlands, Albania, Romania, Greece and more. <*>Core units that travel with you throughout the campaign gaining experience and that can be upgraded as new weapon technologies become available.
 

Get more information on Panzer Corps from its official product page and be sure to check out the new video!

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.

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Video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RBRJy4ojdVM  


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