||  

  ||  

Back to News Listing Highway To The Reich Strategy Guide Now Available!

Posted: Wednesday, June 02, 2004 by Matrix Support

Type: News

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.

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 Christmas 1944. Historically, the Germans reacted quickly and were able to stymie the advance by the British armor up the single “Hell’s Highway” while they overran the valiant British paratroopers who were defending a bridge too far. In Highway to the Reich, players get to take on the role of either the Allied or German commanders and pit their wits against either a computer controlled opponent or a human opponent via LAN or the internet.

Highway to the Reich is receiving rave reviews in the USA and Europe. It is being heralded as “revolutionary”, “extraordinary”, “the new future of wargaming”. At its heart is “the best AI ever seen in any game”. For the first time, players can command like real operational commanders. Or as the GameSpot reviewer puts it “It's hard to convey just how cool this system is, because not only does it eliminate the massive amount of micromanagement inherent in most wargames, but it does so in a way that makes it feel like you're really commanding forces in the field.”

For more information, visit the website at http://www.highwaytothereich.com or check the main Matrix Games page at http://www.matrixgames.com.

ABOUT PANTHER GAMES
Panther Games Pty Ltd design and develop state of the art computer wargames. Based in Canberra, Australia, they have been in the games business since 1985, when they launched their first board wargame Trial of Strength. They released their first computer wargame, Fire-Brigade, in 1988 and won many awards including the prestigious Charles S Roberts award for Best 20th Century Computer Wargame. In 2003 they launched Red Devils over Arnhem, the first in their new Airborne Assault© series. Their games are now published by Matrix Games of New York. For further information see www.panthergames.com.

ABOUT MATRIX GAMES
Matrix Games produces, markets and publishes historical wargames as well as other computer gaming products. Since 2002, Matrix Games has published several award-winning games, including Highway to the Reich, Korsun Pocket, Uncommon Valor and Eric Young’s Squad Assault. Matrix Games is based in Woodbridge, New Jersey. For more information, visit the Matrix Games website at http://www.matrixgames.com.

More Info

Highway to the Reich

  ( Views : 6762 )


In Other News..

Battle Academy is now available on Steam

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Slitherine’s Academy opens a new campus!

The approachable yet detailed tactical game Battle Academy has now landed on Steam! This is an action-packed tactical strategy game where you have to take command of a select group of units and lead them through battles on the many different fronts of World War II. As a commander, you will have to employ real world combined-arms tactics in order to secure victory. 

Read more...

Deal of the week - An updated War in the East goes half Price!

Monday, April 14, 2014

Gary Grigsby’s War in the East, the monster game by 2by3 Games and winner of many awards including esteemed C.S.R. Awards, is now our deal of the week! For the first time and for one week only, this giant strategy game goes 50 % off and can be bought for just $ 39,99!

Read more...

Sign up for the Qvadriga beta for iPad and Android!

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Last week we announced that Qvadriga, the game about ancient Roman chariot racing, is coming to iPad and Android tablet devices. Now we ask your help to test Qvadriga on mobile platforms before release.

Read more...

Come and say hi at Pax and Salute

Thursday, April 10, 2014

This week the Slitherine Group will be represented at both PAX East and Salute and we would like to invite you to come and say hi! Starting tomorrow, you can find us at PAX EAST, standing at booth #150. For the guys who are closer to London, we will be at Salute, booth #TF09 from the twelfth of April until the fourteenth.  

Read more...

Legends of War goes on sale!

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

HISTORYLegends of War, the visually impressive tactical turn based strategy game based around the campaigns of General Patton, is now discounted on Playstation Network (Playstation Vita) and on our own store. 

Read more...

Piercing Fortress Europa Gets Updated

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

Piercing Fortress Europa, the latest release of Frank Hunter, has just been updated to version 1.01. This update includes a number of bug fixes, as well as some of the features the fans requested. Piercing Fortress Europa was already well received at release and now with the new update, this original strategy title has gotten even better! 

Read more...

Battle Academy Mega Pack is now available

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

The Battle Academy expansions get combined into a discounted bundle package! The Battle Academy Mega Pack, as this collection is called, contains Blitzkrieg France, Market Garden, Operation Sealion, Operation Husky, Rommel in Normandy and Fortress Metz, making this bundle the ultimate Battle Academy add-on.

Read more...