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Back to News Listing Matrix Games and Tri-Synergy sign Wargaming.net’s Massive Assault

Posted: Monday, July 28, 2003 by Shaun Wallace

Type: News

Woodbridge, NJ, July 24th, 2003 - Matrix Games (http://www.matrixgames.com), Tri-Synergy (http://www.trisynergy.com) and Wargaming.net (http://www.wargaming.net) are pleased to announce a partnership to publish and distribute the new strategy game Massive Assault.

“Wargaming.net have produced a challenging and addictive futuristic 3D strategy game in their new title Massive Assault. To gamers familiar with their excellent work on DBA Online, the quality of this title should come as no surprise. We are delighted to have been selected to work with the Wargaming.net team as their exclusive distributors in North America for this exciting new release.” said David Heath, Director of Operations at Matrix Games.

Winning will not be easy as the AI will make you pay dearly for any tactical or strategic mistake. Massive Assault contains an original political system, preserving intrigue throughout each scenario, campaign or war. Each side has allied countries, unknown to the enemy. Secret allies can disclose and provide troops at any moment, surprisingly shifting the power balance in a particular region. The secret alliance concept provides endless replayability as well as increased excitement. In each game, the distribution of secret allies is totally different, which serves to create unique strategic situations. In order to win, you will have to employ the eternal principles of warfare, such as:

  • Using terrain to your advantage
  • Practicing flanking and enveloping maneuvers
  • Concentrating troops at the right place and time for maximum advantage
  • Cutting enemy supply routes
  • Performing screening maneuvers
  • Using guerrilla tactics and sabotage

Units include a variety of ground forces, ranging from reconnaissance to heavy mechs; air forces, and naval forces, including carriers, destroyers, amphibians and battleships. When liberating the continents, you will learn to coordinate huge naval landing operations, involving carrier battle groups, naval bombardments and air power. These and other challenges await you in Massive Assault!

Massive Assault features include:

  • Original political system based on "Secret Allies" provides endless replayability
  • Smooth and Dynamic Gameplay
  • Full 3D Graphic Engine
  • Huge 3D Landscapes
  • 26 Detailed 3D Units
  • Realistic Lighting, Explosions and Effects
  • 3D Sound
  • 6 Different Worlds (planets)
  • AI, Hot Seat and Internet Play Modes

    More information can be found at http://www.massiveassault.com

ABOUT MATRIX GAMES
Matrix Games produces, markets and publishes historical wargames as well as other computer gaming products. We are based in Woodbridge, New Jersey. For more information, visit our website at http://www.matrixgames.com

ABOUT TRI SYNERGY INC.
Founded in Dallas, TX in 1996, Tri Synergy is a computer and video game co-publishing company. Tri Synergy coordinates every key step for its clients including sales services, distribution, vendor relations, marketing, public relations, manufacturing, packaging, inventory management, fulfillment and more. For more information, visit the company’s website at http://www.trisynergy.com

ABOUT WARGAMING.NET
Wargaming.net, Inc is a game development company based in New Orleans, Louisiana. Its development department is situated in Eastern Europe. Since 1998, Wargaming.net specializes in creating military strategy games with strong orientation towards Internet play. For more information, visit the website at http://www.wargaming.net

David Heath
Director of Operations
Matrix Games
www.matrixgames.com
Phone: (718) 390-8866 ext 301
Fax: (718) 390-8875

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