||  

Back to News Listing Matrix Games Announces Commander – Napoleon at War!

Posted: Tuesday, September 23, 2008 by Sean Drummy

Type: Press Release

The sequel to the critically acclaimed Commander – Europe at War will be available soon from Matrix Games

Matrix Games and Slitherine Strategies (www.slitherine.com) are thrilled to announce that Commander – Napoleon at War, the sequel to the highly popular Commander - Europe at War, will be available soon from Matrix Games!  Commander - Napoleon at War is the newest game in the Commander series, taking the acclaimed design introduced in Commander - Europe at War to the next level.  Building on the international s

David Heath, Director of Operations at Matrix Games, said “Given the enormous success of Commander – Europe at War, the Napoleonic incarnation of the same elegant game system stands to be just as fantastic.  Commander – Napoleon at War captures everything that was intuitive and fun about the original Commander while still modeling Napoleonic strategy in all its glory!”

 

Iain McNeil from Slitherine Strategies added “We are pleased to be publishing another highly anticipated title together with Matrix Games and look forward to working with them for the release of Commander – Napoleon at War. Gamers who found Commander – Europe at War fun, easy, and engaging will no doubt see that this new sequel will retain all the positive aspects of its predecessor while still coming filled with plenty of improvements and innovation.”

 

In Commander – Napoleon at War, players must use the combined arms of infantry, cavalry and artillery combined with the innovations and strategies of the Napoleonic wars to secure victory.  Play on a beautifully rendered map of Napoleonic Europe, where terrain and weather play a large role and mud and snow may bog down your army at a crucial time.  Logistics are also modeled, with supply lines, resources and sieges and the use of privateers and naval superiority to stifle trade routes. Players have twelve unit types to choose from as well as fifteen research paths, and eight immersive historical campaigns from 1805 through 1815!

 

Features include:

 

  • 8 immersive campaigns (including a full 1805-1815 campaign) starting from Napoleon’s war with Austria, Russia and Britan in 1805 up to the 100 days campaign ending at Waterloo in 1815.
  • Take control of Napoleon's forces or the Allied Coalition who opposed him, including Britain, Prussia, Austria and Russia.
  • Huge map covering all of Europe and stretching from Canada and the United States all the way to the Urals and the Middle East in beautiful historical detail
  • Choose from up to 15 different historical research paths for each country in five general areas (Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery, Navy, Warfare)
  • Spend Money, Manpower and Horses to build new units and recruit historical leaders, choosing from twelve different unit types ranging from Light Infantry to Frigates.

 

Can Napoleon’s ambition be denied or will the flag of the Empire of France fly throughout the continent?  It is up to you to write the story of the Napoleonic Wars in Commander: Napoleon at War!

More Info

Commander - Napoleon at War

  ( Views : 11873 )


In Other News..

Drive on Moscow is out on PS4!

Monday, April 23, 2018

Drive on Moscow is now available on PlayStation 4! 

The Shenandoah masterpiece is available now, following the success of Battle of the Bulge, and a whole new generation of players will be able to enjoy it.

Read more...

Strategic Command Classic: WWII is OUT

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

A great classic game returns, as Strategic Command Classic: WWII is available!

The Matrix version is the Gold Edition of the Original Strategic Command: Blitzkrieg and Weapons and Warfare combined. It also Patton Drives East expansion and Strategic Command Pacific Theatre

Brace yourself for Strategic Command Classic: WWII!

Read more...

Order of Battle: Sandstorm - A look at the new scenarios

Monday, April 16, 2018

Sandstorm is the new upcoming expansion in the Order of Battle series, bringing the game to the sands of North Africa.

We asked the developers to talk of the new campaign and tell us about some of the new scenarios.

Read more...

Drive on Moscow lands on console on April 20th

Monday, April 16, 2018

Last week we announced that Drive on Moscow would come to console... we now have a date for that. Get ready: Drive on Moscow is coming to PS4 and Xbox One on April 20th!

Read more...

War Room Media Briefing #2 is nearing

Friday, April 13, 2018

After the success of the first War Room Media Briefing last month we decided to go even bigger: Slitherine wants to replicate the formula, but this time we’re even more ambitious.

We are holding an even bigger event which you will be able to follow live for an exclusive first insight on our upcoming titles.

Read more...

Spread the Revolution or fight against it! March to Glory is OUT!

Thursday, April 12, 2018

''Napoleon is a torrent which as yet we are unable to stem. Moscow will be the sponge that will suck him dry.'' - Prince Mikhail Illarionovich Golenishchev-Kutuzov, Field Marshal of the Russian Empire

Napoleon Bonaparte seems unstoppable. His military genius combined with the revolutionary fire of his troops has crushed every enemy that stood against him. He has already proved his ability against the Austrians in northern Italy, and now, as Emperor is ready to overthrow every European kingdom.

Is he the Son of the Revolution, the bringer of freedom for all the people under the Ancien-Regimes, or a full of ambitions tyrant? Whatever the answer is, it is clear that only on the battlefield Europe’s destiny will be defined.

Read more...

Order of Battle: Sandstorm - Check the new screenshots!

Thursday, April 12, 2018

The Beta for Sandstorm, the new upcoming DLC in the Order of Battle series, goes on, and we are gathering some tremendous feedback from the community. 

We're really busy balancing the scenarios right now, but we're getting there. We will start to publish more information on the expansion very soon.

Read more...