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Scourge of War: Gettysburg Arrives on the Battlefield!
Scourge of War: Pipe Creek and Antietam Now Available!
Alea Jacta Est Now Available!
Decisive Campaigns: Case Blue is on Sale!
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Now Available: Conflict of Heroes: Awakening the Bear!

Conflict of Heroes Box 


Designed and developed in cooperation with Uwe Eickert, the original designer of Conflict of Heroes, and Western Civlization Software, the award-winning computer wargame studio, no effort has been spared to bring the outstandingConflict of Heroes gameplay to the computer.  Conflict of Heroes: Awakening the Bear! includes an AI opponent as well as full multiplayer support with an integrated forum and game lobby.  To remain true to the core gameplay of the board game, the PC version is designed to be fun, fast and easy to play, though hard to master. The game design is also historically accurate and teaches and rewards platoon and company-level combined arms tactics without overwhelming the player with rules.  

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Now Available: Battle Academy for iPad 


A turn-based strategy game like no other has landed! 


Approachable, absorbing and visually impressive yet detailed, Battle Academy aims to revolutionize the strategy games market with a blend of intuitive design and compelling game play driven by cutting edge technical innovation. 


Inspired by an original online game concept devised by the BBC, the game has more than 30 battles in a range of theatres of war from the North African desert through D-Day to the to the snowy Ardennes mountains where the Allies battled to repel the final German offensive.


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Now Available: Decisive Campaigns: Case Blue

Panzer Corps Box  

Decisive Campaigns: Case Blue is the second title in the critically-acclaimed Decisive Campaigns series, with tons of new features and set on the epic canvas of the Eastern Front in 1942. Produced and developed by a dedicated and expert team of professionals, Decisive Campaigns: Case Blue comes packed with deep gameplay, detailed unit data and rich historical scenarios based on extensive research. 


Decisive Campaigns: Case Blue sets a new standard and is sure to excite and entice any operational strategy game fan!


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Now Available: Field of Glory Battle Pack

War in the East Box 

The Field of Glory Battle Pack is a collection of more than 20 great scenarios for single and multiplayer covering a wide range of periods. Take control of Caesar's forces during the invasion of Gaul or Britain or refight great battles including Crecy and Bosworth Field. Can you repeat the victories of Alexander at the battle of Granicus?  


This expansion is packed full of great new content that any Field of Glory player will love.



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Matrix Games Newsletter
September 2012  

150 years ago the Battle of Antietam raged. Now the American Civil War comes to Matrix Games!


Matrix Games is not only proud but honored to announce the release of Scourge of War: Gettysburg and its two expansions, Pipe Creek and Antietam, this month. The month of September marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Antietam, host of bloodiest day in battle in American history. It was this battle that not only ended Confederate general Robert E. Lee's invasion of Maryland, but also prompted President Abraham Lincoln to announce the Emancipation Proclamation.


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Scourge of War: Gettysburg Arrives on the Battlefield!Decisive Campaigns: Case Blue     

Scourge of War: Gettysburg charges onto the field straight from Matrix Games and NorbSoftDev! This definitive grand tactical wargame on the American Civil War is the work of a dedicated team that put in effort beyond 100% in terms of authenticity, challenging AI and gameplay mechanics. With our latest patch, the DRM is removed and is available to anyone who has purchased Gettysburg, no matter where!


After nearly 150 years, players can now take command of Union or Confederate soldiers during the Battle of Gettysburg: the battle that changed the tide of the American Civil War. Command authentically-adorned troops armed with rifles, cannons and other weapons that have been pain-stakingly implemented with incredible attention to detail and historical accuracy. With meticulously-researched orders of battle and incredibly detailed and historic maps, Scourge of War: Gettysburg is no more a wargame than it is a lesson on American Civil War history.



    Panzer Corps: Afrika Korps      


Scourge of War: Gettysburg comes overflowing with battles and scenarios, as well as multiple "what-if" situations to keep players on their toes. Believe that as Confederate general Robert E. Lee that you can secure victory against all odds? Can you hold Little Round Top as General Chamberlain? Do you think you can change history at Pickett's Charge? You can either repeat history or create it!

Take the battle online with allies and enemies, with up to 32 players controlling troops on either side, and recreate the tense moments on the field felt from almost 150 years ago. Stand out amongst your peers or be reviled within the cadres of your enemies, it all lies on you! 






Don't Forget to Pick Up Scourge of War: Pipe Creek and Antietam!
Panzer Corps: Afrika Korps    Panzer Corps: Afrika Korps 

Along with the release of Scourge of War: Gettysburg, we are also happy to support the release of its two expansions: Pipe Creek and Antietam! These two battle expansions offer more scenarios, more maps for singleplayer and multiplayer games, and of course more history for any American Civil War fan. The best part is that these expansions will work with any copy of Scourge of War: Gettysburg that has been purchased.


Scourge of War: Pipe Creek features the amazing "what-if" situation if the Battle of Gettysburg did not occur. The Pipe Creek Line was originally a battle plan set up by the Union's Army of the Potomac as part of a circular assignment of the army's corps. With historically-accurate documents as the basis for Pipe Creek, players will be treading into new ground and history!


Scourge of War: Antietam focuses on one of the battles that featured one of the bloodiest days in American battle history. Take part in the first battle on Union soil as the Confederates try to continue their offensive into Maryland while the Union tries to hold them back. With intense and bloody fighting on both sides leading to sites such as "Bloody Lane" with nearly 6,000 soldiers lost, the Battle of Antietam ended as a stalemate but in the Union's favor as Abraham Lincoln gained the confidence to announce the Emancipation Proclamation, which also discourged British and French support for the Confederates.


Buy Scourge of War: Pipe Creek and Antietam!

Alea Jacta Est Now Available!

Alea Jacta Est    

We are very excited, along with AGEOD to announce the release of the Roman grand strategy game Alea Jacta Est! For the first time players will be able to tackle the tumultuous period of the Roman Civil Wars between 1st century BC to 3rd century AD. Packed with an authentic and strategic experience, Alea Jacta Est is a must-own for any wargamer that is looking to test their meddle in both ruling and commanding the land of the Roman Empire.

Alea Jacta Est comes loaded with a multitude of scenarios, ranging from the civil war between Marius and Sulla, to the advent of Septimius Severus, all historically-accurate with authentic terrain, leaders, and units. The whole of Europe, Northern Africa, and the Near East serve as the battleground, with more than 2800 regions to conquer and rule. Utilizing the successful AGE engine, Alea Jacta Est will also benefit from developer support in creating mods, events, scenarios and more!

Distant Worlds - Legends
Train your armies, build your forces, enforce economic and diplomatic policies, all for the greater good of Rome. Will you raise it to greatness or be part of its downfall?

Decisive Campaigns: The Blitzkrieg from Warsaw to Paris
and Case Blue on Sale!

Decisive Campaigns: The Blitzkrieg from Warsaw to ParisDecisive Campaigns: Case Blue     


Needed just one more reason to push you into getting the two critically-acclaimed operational strategy games of the Decisive Campaigns series? For a limited time only, we are offering  both Decisive Campaigns: The Blitzkrieg from Warsaw to Paris and Decisive Campaigns: Case Blue for 25% off of its download price! Take command of the Wehrmacht during the opening years of World War II or during the summer 1942 offensive on the Eastern Front? 


Decisive Campaigns: The Blitzkrieg from Warsaw to Paris comes from VR Designs, the same team that made Advanced Tactics: World War II, this time with an improved game engine that is suited for operational strategy. Tasked with commanding the German Army in the opening years of World War II, players will be able to embrace their operational and strategic side through several historic and "what-if" scenarios. Packed with well-researched and detailed unit data, historical orders of battle, and realistic combined-arms gameplay with challenging AI, The Blitzkrieg from Warsaw to Paris has everything a wargamer would want!


Decisive Campaigns: The Blitzkrieg from Warsaw to Paris  


Decisive Campaigns: Case Blue features deep and challenging gameplay, complete with detailed unit data, historical orders of battle and scenarios based on extensive research. With an easy-to-learn interface, scalable difficulty of AI and the new optional high command order system, Decisive Campaigns: Case Blue is perfect for all types of wargamers.


Decisive Campaigns: Case Blue contains scenarios like the full Case Blue campaign, a 1st Panzer Army linked scenario campaign, as well as smaller scenarios for quick games. Want to create your own? With a full scenario editor, the sky's the limit on the scenarios you can create!



Decisive Campaigns: Case Blue Decisive Campaigns: Case Blue     
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2012 is looking to be a great year for wargaming, both for PC and mobile platforms! We look forward to showing the world our greatest and best wargames, be sure to keep a keen eye out for our announcements and press releases! 



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