||  

Back to News Listing World War II - Road to Victory Updated

Posted: Wednesday, December 10, 2008 by Sean Drummy

Type: Press Release

The 1.30 update brings a razor sharp AI and more realism to test players’ combat prowess!

Matrix Games and IQ Software (www.worldwar2.pl) are happy to announce the release of a major new update for their turn-based grand strategy game, World War II – Road to Victory. The new comprehensive update brings the game to version 1.30 and comes with substantial AI improvements, several tweaks to enhance overall game realism, improved interface art and some late war enhancements like Mulberry harbors and a new smaller scale 1944 Operation Overlord scenario!

 

David Heath, Director of Operations at Matrix Games, said “World War II – Road to Victory has continued to improve since its release thanks to the hard work of IQ Software and the dedicated testers and community supporting the game.  We think that gamers who were on the fence or hoping for a stronger AI opponent should take another look at World War II – Road to Victory now that this update is available.”

 

World War II: Road to Victory, the first release from IQ Software, puts the player at the helm of his choice of one or more Axis or Allied nations, including minor nations, amidst a continent torn by full scale war. Combat, production, research and diplomacy are all fully modeled.

 

A diplomacy system based on political points allows you to sway possible allies to your side.  Naval combat includes fleet engagements, elusive raiders and U-Boats as well as a convoy system.  Concentrate precious industrial resources on building, training and upgrading a wide variety of combat units from airborne soldiers and armored divisions up to nuclear weapons!  Historical leaders enhance the performance of your armies and historical events give you choices that can change the course of history.  World War II: Road to Victory is fought across turns that vary in length by season and 25 km hexes with divisions and corps, giving the player a broad strategic picture of the war while still leaving enough room for operational decisions.

 

Get the update here. This update is comprehensive and brings the game to version 1.30.

More Info

World War II - Road to Victory

  ( Views : 4053 )


In Other News..

Star Hammer: the Vanguard Prophecy is out on XBox One!

Friday, August 26, 2016

The game has had a tremendous amount of good press when it released on PC and iOS last year, but it took quite a while to upgrade the graphics and adapt the UI to the console systems. The whole concept of brining a deep PC strategy game is not easy to translate into practice. Ease-of-use and accessibility are key to the console players to enjoy games, but we made it!

It’s a game of 3D tactical space battles where players take part in the Second Contact War in a campaign with a branching story and over 60 missions. The game also allows to create own scenarios in skirmish mode battles. Orders are given during pause times of a perfectly balanced WEGO system, then players watch the results unfold in intriguing pausable real-time. There’s a pretty extensive arsenal of crew abilities and assault class ships, making the game extremely varied.

Read more...

Wars of Succession reveals its main art and opens for Beta!

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Developers from Ageod are very proud to reveal today the main art for their new project, Wars of Succession!

The game will allow you to take the lead of different Great Powers during the turmoil of two greatest wars of the early XVIII° century. The War of Spanish Succession (1701-1713) pitting the French & Spanish Bourbons monarchs against the Grand Alliance built by Austrian Habsburg, Britain and the United Provinces, andthe Great Northern War (1700-1721), between Sweden and Russia (and her allies), most of which focused around the succession of Poland.

Read more...

Command LIVE You Brexit, You Fix it is out!

Monday, August 22, 2016

After decades of slow integration, Europe has to face a decisive turning point. British citizens have expressed their will to leave the Union, adding a new element of instability in a Continent already plagued by economic stagnation and pressed by multiple crisis.

The unpredictability that has followed this event must not be underestimated in the short period.

Read more...

The WAAAGH! Is here... Da Orks is out!

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Warhammer 40,000: Armageddon – Da Orks is out on PC,  Steam and iOS!

Following the huge success of Warhammer 40,000: Armageddon and its long series of DLCs, we return to the Warhammer 40,000 universe, offering a whole new take on the 2nd War for Armageddon.

Read more...

Command Live News Report! Video Reportage!

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Time has come for another reportage from our Command Live News team on the ground!

How the Brexit referendum will impact on the quintessential Western collective defense, the North Atlantic Alliance?

Are the rumors of a Russian mobilization in the east confirmed? And how much effective would be a European countermove? 

Read more...

Da Orks - Check the new screenshots!

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Hello everyone! We are releasing a new set of screenshots to display our upcoming stand-alone game, Warhammer 40,000: Armageddon - Da Orks.

Read more...

Strategic Command Blog Post #2: 'Artificial Intelligence'

Thursday, August 11, 2016

In 2002, the original Strategic Command game was a relatively simple construct. With a limited rule set and a much smaller 62x37 map of approximately 2300 hexes, the requirements for the AI were not necessarily trivial, but in general terms, they were straightforward.

Fast forward to today, and Strategic Command WWII: War in Europe has been expanded into a modifiable hexagonal game engine allowing map sizes of up to 512x512 or 262,144 hexes!

Read more...