||  

Back to News Listing New Battlefront Screenshots

Posted: Monday, February 26, 2007 by Matrix Support

Type: ScreenShots

A dozen digital goodies are battle-ready and reporting for duty!

Matrix Games (www.matrixgames.com) and Strategic Studies Group (www.ssg.com.au) are excited to release a pack of a dozen images for their new World War II strategy game, Battlefront. In this new screenshot pack, players will find six screenshots detailing the in-depth scenario editor which has been designed from the ground up to give players maximum flexibility in their ability to design custom scenarios. The other half of the images illustrates the various immersive operational, strategic, and statistical features of the game which make Battlefront as exhaustive as it is addicting.

David Heath, Director of Operations at Matrix Games, said, “These screenshots offer just a small sample of the enormous gameplay features that come with Battlefront. It’s no surprise with a company like Strategy Studies Group behind a title of this scope and approach that Battlefront has been met with acclaim by grognards and strategy fans alike. These screenshots are just another good example among many as to why Battlefront is in the forefront of the World War II strategy genre.”

 

Battlefront is a new World War II battalion-level combat game based on the design philosophy of the popular Decisive Battles of World War II series. In Battlefront, gamers will have the opportunity to wage historic operations like Saipan, Market Garden, Novorossisk, and Gazala the way they see fit. Players will have realistic control over their soldiers, with a tactical scale just large enough to make a telling difference in the strategic picture.

 

Some features of Battlefront include:

  • Advanced strategic AI enables a more flexible response to fast changing battlefields
  • Steamlined user interface simplifies unit information
  • Command and control system that rewards correct employment of military assets
  • Close combat routines have special attack modes such as Banzai, Surprise, and Infiltration
  • Indirect Fire from artillery and air assets can directly attack enemy units
  • Direct fire from AFVs can attack enemy units at range
  • Counter-battery fire can eliminate enemy artillery
  • Eliminated units can be rebuilt as cadres and returned to battle
  • Sighting, command, supply and danger zone rules encourage sensible use of artillery
  • Complete Unit, Map and AI editor allows users to create scenarios from scratch

http://www.matrixgames.com/games/downloads.asp?gid=332

More Info

Battlefront

  ( Views : 13708 )


In Other News..

Command LIVE: You Brexit, You Fix it!

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Is there anything that seems more crucial in recent European history than the possibility of Great Britain leaving the European Union?

Probably not, because it’s really too early to say what the likely outcomes are for the near future. Nevertheless, many military observers seem pretty much convinced that this event could make NATO, the main western collective defensive system, weaker and less effective: What if other countries decide to follow the British example and like in a domino effect, the internal cohesion and cooperation of the European nations is diminished as a consequence? 

Read more...

Order of Battle: Winter War is out!

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Order of Battle has reached the frozen lands of Finland! Winter War is out!

Winter War, the latest DLC for the highly praised Order of Battle: World War II, is now OUT for PC and Mac!

Read more...

Strategic Command: WWII in Europe in numbers!

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

In Strategic Command you take command of the Axis or the Allies as a whole, without being limited to a single nation. This forces the player to think globally, in order to make the best use of all the resources and to plan successful strategies.

Knowing the strengths and the weaknesses of each faction is crucial to achieve victory! 

Read more...

Order of Battle: Winter War - Don't miss the Twitch!

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

The release date of Winter War, the latest DLC to the highly praised Order of Battle: World War II, is approaching. The expansion is being released tomorrow! 

Read more...

Command LIVE Episode 1 is out!

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

The Command LIVE project has officially taken off. The first release, Old Grudges Never Die, is out on our site and on Steam. You can purchase it here.

We are really proud of this first episode and of the project as a whole. Developers WarfareSim and Bart Gauvin, an experienced designer from the community, have worked hard to bring this project to life and this is only the start. It’s the first time a detailed simulation takes on real life events to create such detailed fictional, but true-to-life scenarios.

Read more...

Strategic Command WWII: War in Europe Box Art revealed!

Friday, July 15, 2016

Today we are ready to reveal the definitive cover art of Strategic Command: WWII in Europe. This wargame is a deeply immersive turn based strategy game covering the greatest conflict in modern history.

Read more...

Command LIVE. Play history live, as it happens.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Command LIVE is a very ambitious project. Its aim is to recreate highly accurate scenarios from real-world situations and events, as they happen. WarfareSims has teamed up with the best editors and modders from the community, to create short, engaging scenarios that re-create real life events. Where geopolitical instability calls for military power to come into play, the Command LIVE project calls for players.
 
The first DLC to be released under this name is Old Grudges Never Die. Players take control of either Russian or Turkish forces in the attempt to maintain national honor and pride, while keeping a lid on hostilities to prevent the outbreak of larger conflict. 
 

Read more...