Wargame: AirLand Battle unveiled in its first in-game teaser!

Released in early 2012, Wargame: European Escalation by Eugen Systems became

the new benchmark in real-time strategy games, praised by critics and

players alike. 

Today, its sequel, Wargame: AirLand Battle, has been unveiled for the first

time in this teaser video. Planned for released for 2013, Wargame: AirLand

Battle will bring the series to a brand new dimension. Today's video gives a

glimpse of the spectacular new features to come!

Wargame: AirLand Battle will be presented for the first time at Gamescom

2012 in Cologne next week at the Focus booth in the business area (Hall 4.2,

Stand I-050a) and at Koch Media's booth in the public area (Hall 7.1, stand

B051 - B041)!

While the first Wargame made a splash with its powerful engine, Wargame:

AirLand Battle will be the series's leap forward by bringing a level of

detail never before seen in a real-time strategy game. The new version of

the IRISZOOM Engine™ will display spectacular graphics with a wide variety

of units, scenery, and impressive topography reproduced from satellite maps,

all of which are visible in today's teaser.

Just like its predecessor, Wagame: AirLand Battle takes players through a

series of conflicts commanding NATO and Warsaw Pact troops between 1975 &

1985 at a turning point of the Cold War. In this episode, war rages in

Northern Europe, notably Scandinavia, whose architecture and magnificent

landscapes are faithfully recreated in the game.

Wargame: AirLand Battle allows players to command all military resources of

the Cold War era from tanks to planes. A total of 150 planes strengthen the

playable arsenal of the game, from fighters to bombers to electronic warfare

planes. Four new nations and their vehicles join the original eight from the

first installment, making a total of over 750 vehicles and combat units

rendered in realistic detail! Wargame: AirLand Battle also brings

authenticity to the next level thanks to a new weapons system, better

handling of fire effects, and a new Urban Combat Interface (UCI) allowing

for battle inside cities.

The solo campaign is composed of several new dynamic campaigns, during which

players manage all aspects of battle by leading each squad of the Theater of

Operation and making good use of reinforcements and strategic support.

Wargame: AirLand Battle still allows customization of armies in solo and

multiplayer modes thanks to the 'Deck' system, which is now being enhanced

with an integrated 'viewer'. Ultimately, each decision made will have an

impact on the tactical outcome of battles and evolution of the global

conflict! Prepare to re-enter the Cold War in 2013!

About Focus Home Interactive 

Founded in 1996, Focus Home Interactive is an independent French publisher

based near Paris, France. Known for the quality, diversity and originality

of its catalogue, Focus has published and distributed original titles that

have become benchmark titles worldwide - such as Blood Bowl, Sherlock

Holmes, TrackMania, Runaway and also Cities XL and Cycling Manager. 

In 2012, Focus will publish ambitious games such as Wargame: European

Escalation, the new real time strategy game from the creators of « R.U.S.E.

»™; Game Of Thrones™, the role-playing game adapted from the bestseller saga

written by George R.R. Martin; The Testament of Sherlock Holmes™ on PC and

for the first time ever on consoles; Of Orcs and Men, a great roleplaying

game featuring Orcs and Goblins; Confrontation®, the video game adaptation

of the famous board game universe by Rackham and also the official video

game of Le Tour de France. 


Q> www.focus-home.com

About Eugen Systems

Eugen Systems, founded by the Le Dressay brothers, has specialized in

real-time strategy games on PC and next-generation consoles (Xbox 360 and

PS3) for 10 years.

Based in Paris, Eugen Systems released Act of War: Direct Action, one of the

most acclaimed RTS games in 2005, and last year R.U.S.E.™, considered by

many to be the best RTS ever released on consoles.

For more information about Eugen Systems, visit their official website


Q> www.eugen.fr  

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