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Back to News Listing Matrix Games and Hussar Games Announce Napoleon in Italy!

Posted: Monday, September 17, 2007 by Matrix Support

Type: News

Grab the bayonet and fall in; it’s time to experience Napoleon in Italy!

Matrix Games and Hussar Games (www.huszargames.hu) are thrilled to announce that they are hard at work on Napoleon in Italy! Hex-based strategy gaming set in the Napoleonic era will soon be forming up and swiftly marching towards gamers.

David Heath, Director of Operations at Matrix Games, said “Napoleon in Italy is sure to satisfy the Napoleonics buffs among us who are looking for some great strategy gaming fun. Matrix Games is proud to be supporting Hussar Games in the release of the title and we think gamers will see why when they get a copy of this title on their hard drives.”

 

Várhegyi Bulcsú of Hussar Games added, “It’s been fantastic working with Matrix Games on another title. I absolutely second David’s enthusiasm for Napoleon in Italy and have no doubt that anyone who is excited by the announcement of this game will not be disappointed come release time.”

 

Step back to the age of Napoleon and travel in the footsteps of this military genius! Napoleon in Italy is a hex based strategy game that includes both the strategic level of movement and logistics combined with playable tactical battles.

 

Lead the young Napoleon's French Army on his first campaign against Austria in Northern Italy or try to stop Napoleon’s dedicated army and tactical brilliance with the mighty army of Austria. Experience a great interface and addicting gameplay based on realistically modeled Napoleonic combat.

 

Units and armies have various attributes like unit cohesion and a realistic unit replacement system to bring the ultimate in turn-based gameplay set during Napoleon’s rule. Napoleon in Italy includes 8 immersive campaigns which can be fought against a cunning AI or human opponent.

 

Get more information on Napoleon in Italy from its official Matrix Games webpage.

 

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