||  

  ||  

Back to News Listing Matrix Games Wins An Origins Vanguard Award!

Posted: Friday, July 13, 2007 by Matrix Support

Type: News

Hats off to Harpoon 3 – Advanced Naval Warfare for bringing in yet another award

Matrix Games and Advanced Gaming Systems (www.advancedgaming.biz) are proud and positively elated to announce that Harpoon 3 – Advanced Naval Warfare has been awarded the coveted Origins Vanguard Award for innovative and unique gaming products!

Apart from a shiny new trophy, the institution behind judging the Vanguard Awards, the Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts and Design (www.originsgames.com/aagad/), had some fantastic things to say about the game. Their commentary accompanying the Vanguard Award stated that Harpoon 3 – Advanced Naval Warfare is “a superior product that is in a class by itself” which takes “versatility into an unparalleled new level.”

 

David Heath, Director of Operations at Matrix Games, said “First and foremost, I’d like to thank the Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts and Design for their kind words and, of course, their award. Matrix Games is flattered by this praise and we hope to continue to deliver quality products like Harpoon 3 – Advanced Naval Warfare long into the future.”

 

Don Gilman, President of Advanced Gaming Systems, added “I’m right with David when I say ‘Thanks so much!’ to the Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts and Design for this prestigious award. My design team and I poured so much effort and dedication into making Harpoon 3 – Advanced Naval Warfare the unique and innovative product that it is. To receive recognition and praise like this is really gratifying and I very much appreciate everyone’s support over the years to make this game what it is today.”

 

Harpoon 3 – Advanced Naval Warfare is the culmination of decades of development and fan support, resulting in the most comprehensive, realistic, and accurate simulation of modern combined air and naval operations available to the gaming public. Harpoon 3 – Advanced Naval Warfare gives the player an opportunity to manage some of the most advanced air and naval assets available in the world, putting them in the middle of many historical and ‘what if’ scenarios. Players have the chance to battle it out against a variety of enemies using technology from all of the premier naval powers of the day.  Trade shots with Iranian Revolutionary Guards in the Persian Gulf, re-live Operation El Dorado Canyon, strike at the heart of Libya, guard the Greenland-Iceland-UK gap to stop a Soviet naval invasion of the Atlantic, or stalk unwary U.S. shipping in a Soviet Akula-class submarine. 

More Info

Harpoon 3 - Advanced Naval Warfare

  ( Views : 7555 )


In Other News..

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...

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...