||  

Back to News Listing Flashpoint Campaigns: Red Storm Released!

Posted: Wednesday, October 9, 2013 by Filippo Chianetta

Type: Press Release

 

After the end of World War II, Europe spent years recovering from the losses and the terrible consequences of the conflict. A whole continent found itself divided into two blocs: one lead by the United States with NATO among its allies in the Western bloc, and in the Eastern bloc lead by the Soviet Union along with the Warsaw Pact.  Separating the two, an “Iron Curtain” formed of high walls and minefields as well as hundreds of thousands of well armed troops. 

This was the Cold War, a forty year state of political and military tension between two superpowers that several times came close to starting World War III.  While the world survived the Cold War, the effects of the “long twilight struggle” still echo in the geopolitics and military technology and tactics of the present day.

For those with an interest in tactics and strategy, can the Cold War still turn hot? Of course it can, thanks to On Target Simulation’s new “Flashpoint Campaigns: Red Storm”!

“Basically what we are trying to do is create a Dynamic WEGO (simultaneous turn) system. Based on the readiness of your forces, jamming, and the loss of headquarter units, the time between issuing new orders will vary over the course of the battle” says Robert Crandall, of OTS. “ In Flashpoint Campaigns: Red Storm you will be the commander of either NATO or Soviet forces locked in battle on the ground in Central Europe. As commander, it is your task to provide the battle plan orders to your units. You will need to think on the fly and adjust to the ever changing flow of battle”.

Flashpoint Campaigns: Red Storm features an innovative asynchronous turn structure that models the OODA loop, huge maps, hundreds of meticulously researched platforms and weapons, detailed orders of battle, realistic modeling of modern combat including armor, infantry, helicopters, airpower and chemical and nuclear weapons, 3 campaigns and over 20 single scenarios, realistic weather conditions, modding options and much more!

Please note: The boxed version are on backorder and you can order them and receive your download immediately but boxes will start shipping from late October.

Get more information on Flashpoint Campaigns: Red Storm from its official product page.

  • View Enlargement
  • View Enlargement

Click thumbnails for full-size images and captions.

More Info

Flashpoint Campaigns: Red Storm Player's Edition

  ( Views : 12155 )


In Other News..

Afghanistan '11 - What are they saying?

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Afghanistan '11 is not out yet (it will be released on March 23rd!) but some journalists and YouTubers already had the chance to try a preview version.

Read more...

New screenshots for English Civil War, featuring the Siege of Hull and the Battle of Edgehill!

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

The failed siege of Hull and the Battle of Edgehill represent the initial fights of the English Civil War.

Especially the latter, where its inconclusive outcome denied both factions the strategic advantage they needed to put an end to the war quickly.

Read more...

Commander: The Great War is on sale on iTunes!

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Good news! One of the most exciting wargame set during World War One is on sale at only $4.99 on the iTunes store!
 
Hurry up! The offer lasts from Tuesday 21st to Friday 24th!

Read more...

Afghanistan '11 Preview Stream LIVE on Twitch!

Monday, February 20, 2017

We have the pleasure to announce that we'll be running a very special preview stream of Afghanistan '11!

Read more...

Command LIVE News Report from North Korea!

Monday, February 20, 2017

We are receiving news from the Korean peninsula about an American mobilization of troops and warships after the confirmation that Pyongyang has conducted a new series of nuclear tests!

The Command: LIVE Team has been dispatched in the region to gather all the information about this crisis!

Watch the Report below!

Read more...

This Week in Matrix #12

Friday, February 17, 2017

Welcome back, fellow wargamers! Here we are to bring you all the information on what happened in the past five days here at Matrix Games!

Waste no time!

Read more...

A look at features in Afghanistan '11 - Hearts & Minds!

Friday, February 17, 2017

 
In this first Feature video we highlight one of the core gameplay concepts in the upcoming counter-insurgency turn-based strategy game: Afghanistan '11.
 
Winning Hearts & Minds is vital to your strategy. Will you manage to stabilize the region?

Read more...