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HISTORY Legends of War Hitting Consoles in February 2013 - 11/15/2012 9:02:57 PM   
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Slitherine, a world-leading publisher of strategy games, have once more teamed up with HISTORY® to bring the strategy genre to consoles. HISTORY ® Legends of War follows General Patton’s campaign from the D-Day landings to Berlin and is set to invade stores in February 2013.

VIDEO - Slitherine’s game producer Aaron Yeung talks us through the game here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Z8pOJxTUvY

This is a turn-based strategy game at heart. A squad-based tactics experience integrating RPG elements with unprecedented depth in an amazing historical setting. Players command a limited number of units in a sequence of thrilling and engaging missions starting in the days following the Normandy landing and leading through to the conquest of Berlin.

As troops fight through four different campaigns against the Wehrmacht, they’ll gain experience and skills which make them deadlier in combat. With the combination of turn-based tactics and strategic management through the RPG elements, players must use every bit of their tactical wit and genius against a challenging AI. With missions types such as attack, defence, infiltration, and sabotage, every mission will put players to the test.

HISTORY® Legends of War is set in 1944 in the latter stage of World War II and puts gamers in the boots of the legendary US general George S. Patton, an iconic figure renowned for commanding the US Third Army against the Nazi forces in multiple campaigns through France, Belgium and Germany. Players are directly responsible for the actions of their units, which include tanks, infantry and aircraft, with every decision having a direct effect on the final outcome of war.

Expert strategy games publisher Slitherine is once again bringing the genre to console. Following in the successful footsteps of HISTORY® Great Battles Medieval for home consoles and the critically-acclaimed Battle Academy for iPad release this year, Slitherine continues in its mission to bring an often disregarded genre to an ever increasing audience.

HISTORY® Legends of War is set to land on shore in stores across Europe in February 2013.

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RE: HISTORY Legends of War Hitting Consoles in February... - 11/15/2012 9:14:04 PM   
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Not on the PC then..?

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RE: HISTORY Legends of War Hitting Consoles in February... - 11/16/2012 12:49:43 PM   
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Yes its on PC but the wider media doesn't care about PC. There are complex reasons we can't list the platforms related to platform holder approvals processes that kick in if you do, which is why it doesn't list the platforms. Sometimes the hoops we have to jump through are pretty bizarre!

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RE: HISTORY Legends of War Hitting Consoles in February... - 11/18/2012 7:55:59 AM   
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Wolverine and Elefant are not tanks

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RE: HISTORY Legends of War Hitting Consoles in February... - 11/19/2012 12:56:37 AM   
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Just saw something posted on a ps3 site that this game is out apparently on Tuesday for the ps3.

http://blog.us.playstation.com/2012/11/18/the-drop-week-of-november-19th-2012-new-releases/

scroll down page. Here's the write up.

History’s Legends of War: Patton – In this epic turn-based strategy game you will follow the paths of General Patton during WWII, leading your troops to battle while traversing Western Europe’s devastated land. Gain prestige points and use them to enhance your army, acquiring advanced weapons and gear. Play through four different types of missions: Attack, Defense, Infiltration, and Sabotage. From the French beaches to Belgium, you will have to prove your worth as a member of Patton’s Third Army, and fight for victory!

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RE: HISTORY Legends of War Hitting Consoles in February... - 11/19/2012 11:54:34 AM   
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The US retail release is happening pretty much imminently but the online and European release will be Feb next year.

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