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Back to News Listing Highway To The Reich Update Now Available!

Posted: Monday, March 15, 2004 by Shaun Wallace

Type: Update

Includes New Features and Enhanced AI
Matrix Games and Panther Games ( www.panthergames.com ) have released the first update for the award-winning Highway to the Reich . This new version serves to provide additional features and enhanced gameplay for owners of Highway to the Reich and enhances support for the Battle HQ online gaming community.
More than twenty improvements have been made to the already acclaimed Highway to the Reich AI routines, which provide a challenging fight as the computer opponent and also model your subordinate commanders and unit behavior. Improvements made to unit establishment information and scenarios enhance historical accuracy. The new Battle HQ feature allows owners of Highway to the Reich to more easily find opponents online and seamlessly transition from creating a match up to playing the game.

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 defences and end the war before Christmas of 1944. 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 20 th 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 .

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