||  

  ||  

Back to News Listing Panzer Corps gets a Greenlight

Posted: Thursday, December 05, 2013 by Filippo Chianetta

Type: Press Release

 

Thousands of votes were collected over a period of nine months and finally the community has achieved its goal: Panzer Corps will soon be available on Steam.

With the imminent release of the iPad version, the highly praised strategy gaming franchise gets an extra boost of popularity and exposure that will expand and strengthen the community, with both wargamers and occasional strategy gamers.

First and foremost a big thank you to our very active community”, said Iain McNeil, Development Director of the Slitherine Group. “We know that Steam is a very important distribution platform and many players were very vocal in pushing this to happen. We are excited by this great new commercial opportunity and we look forward to the launch of Panzer Corps and the other great titles we have lined up for a Steam release”.

Developed by Flashback Games and The Lordz Games Studio, Panzer Corps was launched by Slitherine in July 2011 and since then has sky rocketed to the top of the charts in this genre. It sparked a new interest in this niche area of the market and has attracted a wealth of player, old and new, to wargaming. The Panzer Corps franchise now includes, a main game, ten downloadable content scenario packs covering the entire war in a linked Grand Campaign and two stand alone add-ons: Afrika Korps covering the North African campaign and Allied Corps, released in June this year.

Panzer Corps will be the first game from the Slitherine Group to be released through the Steam distribution channel, but three others are already in preparation and are due to land on the platform soon.

“Both Flashback Games and The Lordz Games Studio are very proud of being Greenlit on Steam”, said Tim van der Moer, Managing Director of The Lordz Games Studio.“The Panzer Corps games are truly community built, organic and evolving projects. We work closely with both Slitherine and the community to keep improving the series as a whole”.

No further information has been disclosed on release timings and content of the release.

More Info

Panzer Corps

  ( Views : 4465 )


In Other News..

Come and see us during the Spieltagen in Essen!

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

As October is upon us again, the time for the Internationale Spieltagen (or SPIEL for short)in Essen is approaching! Just as the previous years, the Slitherine Group has rented a booth and will be present at this event. This year, SPIEL will be held from October 16 until the 19th and during these days you will be able to find us in hall 1, booth C-143. We are really looking forward to the event and to be able to meet some of the community. Of course we will also have a lot of games for you to see, play and buy!

Read more...

New Screenshots for Pike & Shot

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Today we are eager to share with you some new screenshots of Pike & Shot, our upcoming turn-based strategy game set during the 16th and 17th centuries. Developed by Byzantine Games and the Lordz Games Studio and designed by Richard Bodley Scott, this is guaranteed to bring an in-depth and plausible recreation of European warfare during the age of pike and shot. 

Read more...

Deal of the Week Command: Modern Air/Naval Operations WOTY

Monday, September 29, 2014

Following the successful launch of Command: Modern Air/Naval Operations Wargame of the Year Edition, we are happy to announce that we will keep Command at a reduced price for the entire week. Thanks to this 25% percent discount, there is no better time to get involved in one of the deepest and most realistic games ever created!

Read more...

Command: Modern Air/Naval Operations WOTY is now available!

Friday, September 26, 2014

“Don’t give up the ship!” (Captain James Lawrence, American naval officer during the War of 1812)

The most detailed simulator for air/naval operations has just got even better.  Command Wargame of the Year Edition is now available and with a 25% discount on the game! This is the perfect time to get involved in one of the deepest and most realistic games ever created.  

Read more...

Frontline : The Longest Day Announced and in Beta!

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Your task will not be an easy one. Your enemy is well trained, well equipped and battle hardened. He will fight savagely.” (Dwight D. Eisenhower – Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe)

June 1944 – The Axis is retreating on all fronts. The German army does not have the strategic initiative anymore and is trying to strengthen its defensive lines in order to stop the progress of Russian forces on the Eastern Front, and to prevent any landing from the Allied forces in the West. The Atlantic Wall seems unbreakable but rumors about a possible seaborne invasion in the north of France puts the German commanders under pressure. And suddenly, on June the 6th, the Allied forces launch one of the most audacious operations of the whole war. The world’s destiny is a stake on the Normandy beaches…

Read more...

Command gets Wargame of the Year Edition

Monday, September 22, 2014

Launched in September last year, Command: Modern Air/Naval Operations blew the minds of fans of hardcore simulations with its unparalleled attention to detail, endless flexibility, and relentless realism. Command puts players in control of a vast array of units and formations, allowing them to lead the way in dozens official and user-created scenarios. The quality of this game did not go unnoticed by the press either, as Command won several awards including; Digital Wargame of the Year (Grogheads), Wargame of the Year 2013 (Usenet), and was selected among the Top Five Wargames of 2013 (War is Boring).

Read more...

Deal of the Week: Pandora Series

Monday, September 22, 2014

Following the release of Pandora: Eclipse of Nashira, the expansion to the successful Pandora: First Contact, we are happy to announce that the Pandora series will be featured in this Deal of The Week.  This week, you will be able to get a 33% discount on both Pandora: First Contact and the freshly released: Pandora: Eclipse of Nashira. If you are a fan of the 4X genre, this is a deal you cannot afford to miss!

Read more...