Staten Island, NY, July 1st, 2010– Matrix Games ( www.matrixgames.com) and Slitherine Strategies ( www.slitherine.com) are proud to release yet another update for their award-winning strategy game system, Field of Glory. The comprehensive 1.2.8 update includes 18 new battles, tons of fixes and rule tweaks, plenty of AI improvements, and more! The game also includes an in-game update system for all future updates. With this new system, keeping Field of Glory up to date will be as easy as clicking a button on the game’s main menu.
David Heath, Director of Operations at Matrix Games, said“Like heavy cavalry hiding behind a hill, Field of Glory is poised to charge forward and keep making an impact. Our commitment to continually support this product is evidenced in the healthy new list of battles available in addition to the new in-game update feature. Stay tuned for more improvements, and even more expansions!”
Based on Slitherine’s popular tabletop wargaming system by the same name, Field of Glory now comes to the PC in a faithful adaptation of this acclaimed miniatures wargame! Without the calculations and measurements required for a tabletop game of Field of Glory, the PC version accurately represents ancient and medieval combat where you make the important and fun decisions on the battlefield.
Field of Glory– Rise of Rome is the first expansion pack for Field of Glory, bringing tons of new content and features in addition to a comprehensive Digital Army Generator (DAG). The DAG allows you to design armies to a specific number of points and then take these armies in to single player against the AI or online in multiplayer. Making its first ever appearance on a Slitherine title, the DAG is a powerful tool for any wargames addict! If the ability to create one’s own finely tuned army isn’t enough, Rise of Rome also includes 5 new terrain types, 6 new battles, a random battle generator, and over 100 new units including camelry, scythed chariots and artillery!
This award winning ancient combat system has also been catapulted into the medieval era with its second expansion pack, Field of Glory– Storm of Arrows! Covering the armies of Western Europe from 1300 to 1500 AD, Storm of Arrows allows you to fight against armies from the same period for historical match ups or engage in“what if” battles across different army packs to see how armies across the centuries would have fared against one another.
Please note: Rise of Rome and Storm of Arrows and REQUIRE ownership of the original full Field of Glory game.
The update is comprehensive and will bring all previous version of the Field of Glory system to 1.2.8. Get more information on Field of Glory 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.