Posted: 2 JUN 2004
Matrix Games and Panther Games (www.panthergames.com) are pleased to announce the release of our strategy guide for the award-winning Highway to the Reich. The Strategy guide is really two books in one. Part one contains information on the game’s features and how to improve your skills. The second part provides the historical background on the battle. The strategy guide will offer wargamers a closer look at what Highway to the Reich is all about.
Posted: 3 MAY 2004
Matrix Games and Panther Games (www.panthergames.com) are pleased to release the latest update for the award-winning Highway to the Reich wargame.
The new v.2.2.86 includes fixes and improvements to the AI and the interface as well as a scenario balance tweak for the “Molenhoek Counterattack” scenario and some minor changes to US Airborne Infantry Company and Battalion HQ establishments. The AI changes include a fix for order delay problems, the allocation of line support units to the front, an artillery Defend issue and some improved unit fatigue handling. The interface changes include a fix for a rare unit report crash and a waypoint deletion issue.
Posted: 18 MAR 2004
Flash-Based Tour of Award-Winning Wargame Now Available
Matrix Games and Panther Games ( www.panthergames.com ) are pleased to announce an innovative new Virtual non-Interactive Demo of the award-winning Highway to the Reich™ . Based on the popular Macromedia Flash plug-in, this tour of the game and its features offers wargamers a closer look at what Highway to the Reich™ is all about.
To start the Virtual Tour , go to www.highwaytothereich.com and select the option on the top right for the Virtual Tour. Gamers can choose either the small or large version depending on your internet connection speed. Highway to the Reich™ can be ordered directly through the Matrix Games online store or through one of the many Matrix Games online and retail partners worldwide.
Posted: 17 MAR 2004
Award-Winning Wargame Expands Distribution with Red Ant Enterprises
Matrix Games and Panther Games ( www.panthergames.com ) are pleased to announce an agreement with Red Ant Enterprises ( www.red-ant.com.au ) to expand the distribution of the award-winning Highway to the Reich™ to wargamers in Australia and New Zealand .
Highway to the Reich™ is the second wargame released by Panther Games in their critically acclaimed Airborne Assault series. The new release covers the famous WW2 Operation Market Garden, a daring airborne operation designed by the Allies to breach the German defenses and end the war before Xmas 1944.
Posted: 15 MAR 2004
Includes New Features and Enhanced AI
Matrix Games and Panther Games ( www.panthergames.com ) have released the first update for the award-winning Highway to the Reich . This new version serves to provide additional features and enhanced gameplay for owners of Highway to the Reich and enhances support for the Battle HQ online gaming community.
More than twenty improvements have been made to the already acclaimed Highway to the Reich AI routines, which provide a challenging fight as the computer opponent and also model your subordinate commanders and unit behavior. Improvements made to unit establishment information and scenarios enhance historical accuracy. The new Battle HQ feature allows owners of Highway to the Reich to more easily find opponents online and seamlessly transition from creating a match up to playing the game.
Posted: 20 OCT 2003
Woodbridge , NJ , October 20th, 2003 – Matrix Games ( http://www.matrixgames.com ) is pleased to announce that Highway to the Reich™ by Panther Games ( http://www.panthergames.com ) has gone gold and will be shipping out to stores on November 17th.
Highway to the Reich™ is based on the critically acclaimed Airborne Assault® engine and covers the entire Market Garden operation, from the three separate landing zones to the drive by XXX Corps to unify them all before the German counterattack could succeed. The Airborne Assault® game engine revolutionizes wargaming. This design allows the player to choose how much to delegate to subordinates and what to handle personally, without the usual concern involved with leaving formations in the computer's hands.
Release Date: 1 DEC 2003
Turns: Real-Time Pausable
Period: World War II
Release Date: 15 SEP 2004
Battles in Normandy brings to you the award-winning Decisive Battles of World War II system and some seriously intense gameplay. Choose to take the Allied side and you're faced with the overpowering burden of locking into mortal combat with some of the German Army's most vicious and experienced Eastern Front veterans. Or, select the Germans and face an all-consuming Allied army that has a near-endless pool of reinforcements and supply to draw from, intent on your complete destruction.