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Back to News Listing Gold, Silver and Bronze. It's a clean sweep!

Posted: Monday, February 04, 2013 by Filippo Chianetta

Type: News

 

Matrix Games is proud to announce it has won six awards at the GrogHeads (www.grogheads.com) 2012 Readers’ Choice Game of the Year Awards; the website community voted for the best wargames in different categories. Below  is a summary of all awards assigned to Matrix Games releases.

 

Digital Game of the Year

With a huge plethora of over forty titles to judge, GrogHeads staff admitted it was difficult to chose the best three. The final choice was Conflict of Heroes: Awakening the Bear which gained first place! Third place went to Panzer Korps: Afrika Korps.

 

Digital Tactical Game of the Year

In this category Conflict of Heroes: Awakening the Bearpulled a solid first place.

 

Digital Strategic Wargame of the Year

The top three digital strategic wargames of 2012 were all Matrix Games productions.

Commander: The Great Warwas the most voted by the users, gaining the first place.

Panzer Korps: Afrika Korpsdrew strong second place voting. Third place was the highly acclaimed Decisive Campaigns: Case Blueby VR Designs, which won also a rare Order of the Hex award for its historical realism that was almost paradoxically user friendly.

 

Matrix Games would like to take this opportunity to congratulate all developers for earning these important awards: Western Civilization Software , Flashback Games, The Lordz Game Studios,  and VR Designs .

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