||  

  ||  

Back to News Listing Close Combat: Panthers in the Fog Developer Interview Released!

Posted: Wednesday, October 31, 2012 by Scott Parrino

Type: Press Release

 

Matrix Games and Slitherine (www.slitherine.com) are proud to release an interview with the development team behind the upcoming tactical strategy game Close Combat: Panthers in the Fog, the latest in the classic and critically-acclaimed Close Combat series. The developer interview goes into detail about the new Close Combat game: new features, graphics, and more!

Close Combat: Panthers in the Fog centers on the German counter-offensive at Mortain in 1944 during World War II. Facing defeat in Normandy, the Wehrmacht must capitalize on their offensive to push the Allies back into the sea, while the Allies must marshal their defenses and maintain their post-invasion positions. With 35 linked battlefields, a grand campaign, and a multitude of single scenarios, the entire aspect of this conflict is covered. Wargamers will also appreciate the updated 32-bit graphics, improved animations, improved strategic layer and the gritty real-time tactical combat that Close Combat is well-known for.

Close Combat: Panthers in the Fog got the all-star treatment, as it will be the last 2D Close Combat of the series. The next time any wargamer commands their forces on the newest Close Combat, the series will be in stunning 3D!

To read the interview, visit the Matrix Games forums. For more information on Close Combat: Panthers in the Fog, visit the official product page on the Matrix Games and Slitherine website.

  • View Enlargement
  • View Enlargement

Click thumbnails for full-size images and captions.

More Info

Close Combat: Panthers in the Fog

  ( Views : 10901 )


In Other News..

A new update for Piercing Fortress Europa

Monday, October 20, 2014

As part of our ongoing commitment to the Piercing Fortress Europa community, a new update for the latest logistic gem designed by Frank Hunter is available and it will make your wargaming experience even better!

Read more...

New screenshots for War in the West!

Friday, October 17, 2014

Confirmed for a release early December, Gary Grigsby’s War in the West now gets illustrated with a complete batch of HD screenshots! Thanks to these images, you can have a clear vision of the Theaters of Operations where you will lead your troops: Sicily, Bulge, Arnhem… all of the famous places of the Western Front will be featured in the game! But only commanders that pay attention to the details like the weather conditions, the logistic network, and air superiority will be able to build plans to deliver success.

Read more...

Pike & Shot is now available!

Thursday, October 16, 2014

"Not only strike while the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.” (Oliver Cromwell – English military and political leader)

In the age of Pike and Shot, mighty struggles erupted across Europe for religious, political or dynastic causes. The greatest powers of that period were regularly involved in conflicts and struggles to increase their dominance over the continent. Some countries have also to deal with inner tensions and are torn apart between factions. War is in the air. But war has changed. Due to the development of new technologies, traditional medieval tactics have been substituted with a totally different approach to effectively utilise the new formations and weapons.

Read more...

Server Maintenance

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

We are going to perform the server maintenance today; Wednesday, Oct 15 at 4 pm EST. The Matrix website and forum, the Ageod homepage and the Lobby system will be offline for the duration of the maintenance. The overall operation should last around 30 minutes.

Read more...

Battle Academy 2 gets updated!

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Presented as “one of the most entertaining tactical-level wargames on the market today” by the Digitally Downloaded team, Battle Academy 2: Eastern Front is getting even better with its first official patch! Switching to version 1.01, the game gets rid off minor bugs for a smoother solo and multiplayer experience.

Read more...

Deal of the Week: Advanced Tactics Gold

Monday, October 13, 2014

Happy Monday everyone! This week we start off by offering you a great deal on Advanced Tactics Gold, the strategy title by VR Designs that offers an unparalleled amount of content and replayability.  Advanced Tactics Gold lets you generate missions on the fly, allowing you to test your military skills in all kinds of challenges! For the entire week, we are giving you a 30% discount on this engaging wargaming classic! 

Read more...

Ask Buzz Aldrin!

Friday, October 10, 2014

Buzz Aldrin’s Space Program Manager is releasing very soon and we came up with a great idea! As you all know, Space Program Manager is being developed in direct cooperation with the great man himself. As an astronaut, pilot and engineer, his experiences, practical knowledge and insights have been of terrific help in making a realistic and believable gaming experience.  Now we give you the opportunity to ask your questions to the man himself!

Read more...