||  

  ||  

Back to News Listing Announcing Gary Grigsby’s World at War: A World Divided

Posted: Tuesday, July 18, 2006 by Matrix Support

Type: News

Sequel to Award-Winning World at War with Diplomacy, Espionage and Events!

Matrix Games and 2by3 Games (www.2by3games.com) today announced the sequel to the acclaimed Gary Grisby’s World at War.  This new sequel, Gary Grigsby’s World At War: A World Divided, adds a host of new features to grow the engine well beyond the original game in terms of grand strategy.  A World Divided includes spies, neutral country diplomacy, variable political events, unit experience and scenarios that occur after the war as well as starting earlier than the original. 

The original game, recently awarded the Origins Vanguard Unique Game of the Year Award, put players at the helm of one of the five major nations during the Second World War.  Managing supply lines, production, troop movement, and resources, it had a simple and elegant design with variable levels of difficulty and detail.

 

Gary Grigsby’s World at War: A World Divided will take this design to the next level, adding espionage, code-breaking, variable political events, unit experience and neutral country diplomacy.  These changes vastly affect the dynamics of play and add entire new layers to the grand strategy mix of the original.  Players will have to learn to be more flexible with their tactics, facing more important decisions on these new fronts.

 

In addition to the new features in Gary Grigsby’s World At War: A World Divided is a completely new ‘what-if’ scenario that carries forward from the end of the war into a conflict between the Western Allies and the Soviet Union.  Russia’s massive and experienced army is up against the West’s well equipped forces and industrial might.  In addition to simply starting with this scenario, players have the option to jump right from the end of their normal campaign game of WWII into this alternate history.  This creates a whole new set of strategic choices as players will have to think into the future and plan for their war against the other super-power while still fending off the Axis forces.

 

The overall ease of play is retained in Gary Grigsby’s World at War: A World Divided.  The game will ship with four tutorials, three campaigns, and five different scenarios starting from 1939 and the invasion of Poland and extending into the mid 1940s.

More Info

Gary Grigsby's World at War: A World Divided

  ( Views : 12489 )


In Other News..

Pandora: Eclipse of Nashira is now available

Friday, September 19, 2014

Zeus, father of the Olympians, made night from mid-day, hiding the light of the shining Sun, and sore fear came upon men.” (Archilochus)

The world of Pandora, mankind’s new hope, was already a dangerous place for the human colonists. A hostile environment where vile alien creatures roamed the land and these did not welcome the human visitor.  As if all these hazards were not enough, Pandora has now become an even more dangerous place. As the sun grows dark, a new enemy species reaches the surface of this hostile world, rising up from the depths of Pandora and a new human faction joins the competition for the planet’s dominance. 

Read more...

Distant Worlds Gets another update

Friday, September 19, 2014

Patch 1.9.5.8 is now available!

The most detailed 4X title gets another major update! As of today patch 1.9.5.8 is available for download through all major channels. This update adds new customization features for ship designs and also further increases the modability of the AI, giving you more control than ever over your copy of Distant Worlds, allowing you to tailor the game to your liking. Other changes includes new AI tweaks, and weapon balances. 

Read more...

Hell is Approaching

Thursday, September 18, 2014

The mythical land of Gilrand is such a safe and quiet place that knights and paladins are drinking beers all day long in the trendiest inns of the realm. But there is no better target for the devil than a charming and peaceful place. In the darkest side of this fantasy world, subterranean legions are just waiting for one sign from their hellish leader to start a monstrous invasion. Harmonious times are over and chaos gets underway!

Read more...

Deal of the Week Battle Academy

Monday, September 15, 2014

Celebrating the launch of the highly anticipated Battle Academy 2, we are happy to announce that this week we are giving you a great offer on the first Battle Academy! Now you will be able to grab Battle Academy for just $ 19,99. Never was there a better time to pick up the game that started this classic series!

Read more...

Battle Academy 2 Out now!

Thursday, September 11, 2014

The enemy is at the gate. It is a question of life and death.” (Andrei Zhdanov – Soviet Politician)

June 22, 1941 – German troops cross the border in Soviet-occupied Poland and break instantly the Non-Aggression pact between Germany and the USSR. This brutal and massive operation opened a huge new front in Europe. While the initial advance was fast and surprising enough to make the Germans reach the gates of Moscow, the invaders quickly had to deal with a valiant resistance from the Red Army and endure the tough weather and terrain conditions. Soon the Eastern Front became the ruthless and the bloodiest front of the whole war…

Read more...

Legions of Steel ready for beta

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Far in the future, factions from the Milky Way are forming a military coalition. Their target: The Empire of the Machines, a fearsome robotic authority that endangers the whole galaxy. In Legions of Steel, players will control a squad of elite human troopers sent behind the enemy lines to eliminate the threat at the source. Alternatively, they will be able to lead the robots through the dark and cold corridors of the Machine’s undergrounds to repel the Human offensive.

Read more...

Battle Academy 2 gets trailers and Steam page!

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Battle Academy 2: Eastern Front is releasing later this week. In order to make the waiting a little easier for you, we have  prepared a couple of trailers, which will give you a taste of the look and feel of his intricate strategy game. The first trailer is a gameplay trailer, while the second one is a main title theme trailer that uses wonderful music by composer Alessandro Ponti and the amazing art created by Art Director Richard Evans. 

Read more...