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Posted: 21 JUN 2011
Fantastic improvements to the venerable Close Combat engine plus a sale for newcomers to the series!
Matrix Games, Slitherine (www.slitherine.com) and Black Hand Studios are thrilled to announce that the long-awaited re-launch and mega update of the Close Combat series is now available! These new releases mark a fantastic overall improvement to the gameplay of the Close Combat games and show the astonishing distance the series has come since its original form many years ago. Be sure to check out the video on YouTube and the preview article at The Wargamer to see what everyone is so excited about!
Posted: 8 JUN 2011
See the extraordinary improvements to pathfinding and the AI in this quick video
Matrix Games, Slitherine (www.slitherine.com) and Black Hand Studios are excited to release a new promotional video showing off the huge improvements to unit pathfinding in the coming relaunch of the Close Combat games. With crystal clear “before the update” and “after the update” illustrations, gamers can see how the upcoming relaunch and mega updates will fulfill a longstanding wish of the Close Combat community and create a much improved gaming experience!
Posted: 6 JUN 2011
New “2.0” releases, a mega-update for existing customers and a new contest breathe fresh life into the classic real time tactical series
Matrix Games, Slitherine (www.slitherine.com) and Black Hand Studios are thrilled to announce that they are nearing completion of a new relaunch of the Close Combat series, representing countless hours of hard work from the developers and based on community feedback to greatly improve unit pathfinding, friendly and enemy artificial intelligence and more! These new “2.0” releases address some of the most significant issues that have been on the wishlists of Close Combat fans since the original games were released.
Posted: 4 AUG 2010
Map tweaks, bug fixes and more have just made the jump and are headed into action
Matrix Games and Strategy 3 Tactics are proud to release the comprehensive 5.60.01 update for their acclaimed World War II tactical game, Close Combat Last Stand Arnhem. The update has a few big fixes, map tweaks, AI improvements, and some logic changes.
Posted: 14 JUL 2010
Check out the new trailer to see why Last Stand Arnhem is jumping to hard drives everywhere!
Matrix Games (www.matrixgames.com), Black Hand Studios, and Strategy 3 Tactics are pleased to release a new trailer for Close Combat Last Stand Arnhem! The new trailer offers historical context along with some gameplay footage for the new remake of the classic Close Combat: A Bridge Too Far. The video is available on YouTube or for download.
Posted: 7 JUL 2010
Its jump time! This is Close Combat - You are in Command!
Matrix Games, Black Hand Studios, and Strategy 3 Tactics are proud to announce the release of Close Combat Last Stand Arnhem! A remake of the revered Close Combat A Bridge Too Far, Close Combat Last Stand Arnhem brings gamers all the appeal of the classic Close Combat series with plenty of new features, enhancements, improvements, and more!
Posted: 2 JUL 2010
Check your chute jump time is fast approaching as Close Combat returns to Arnhem!
Matrix Games, Slitherine Strategies (www.slitherine.com) and Strategy 3 Tactics are thrilled to release a video AAR showing off the elegant blend of turn-based strategy and real time tactical action found in the upcoming Close Combat Last Stand Arnhem release, which is scheduled to be available in early July 2010. The video AAR focuses on the first moves during the first two days of the campaign in the Eindhoven area, where the Allies fight to secure the bridges and keep open Hells Highway past Eindhoven so that XXX Corps could move on to the Nijmegen and Arnhem areas. The video is available on YouTube and also for download.
Posted: 28 JUN 2010
Take charge of the audacious plan to end the war before Christmas in this highly anticipated remake!
Matrix Games (www.matrixgames.com), Slitherine Strategies (www.slitherine.com) and Strategy 3 Tactics are thrilled to announce that Close Combat Last Stand Arnhem will be releasing in early July, 2010!
Release Date: 21 JUN 2011
Period: World War II
Black Hand Studios
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Release Date: 15 NOV 2007
Close Combat: Modern Tactics brings you classic top down real time tactical warfare with the excitement of multiplayer head to head gaming. You take command of either US or opposition forces and engage in head to head battle (with up to 5 players per side) using modern era weaponry and equipment on gorgeous hand drawn maps measuring 1km square up to giant 4km x 1km maps. Air and artillery support are on-call but the objective can only be secured by Close Combat. You are in command!