||  

Back to News Listing Game Concepts Video Released for Battles from the Bulge

Posted: Thursday, May 6, 2010 by Sean Drummy

Type: Press Release

Check out the core concepts that make Battles from the Bulge the highly anticipated title that it is!

Matrix Games and Panther Games (www.panthergames.com) are proud to release a new video for the eagerly awaited pausable continuous-time wargame, Command Ops: Battles from the Bulge. The new video, entitled Game Concepts, is a perfect introduction for newcomers to the award-winning game engine which brought gamers Conquest of the Aegean and Highway to the Reich. The video is available for download from the Battles from the Bulge product page.

 

David Heath, Director of Operations at Matrix Games, said “This new video does a great job of explaining the rich detail that make Battles from the Bulge truly great. Although Battles from the Bulge features unparalleled realism and attention to detail, the core concepts supporting the gameplay make it a great wargame for players of any skill level to pick up and enjoy!”

 

Assess, Plan, Order and React – The Decisions are Yours!

 

Acclaimed developer Panther Games brings us to the bitter cold of Western Europe during the Winter of 1944 with Command Ops: Battles from the Bulge.  Although the Battle of the Bulge is ground that has been visited by wargamers before, it has never been done with this level of fidelity and historical accuracy.  The most advanced and realistic model of command decision-making implemented to date in a commercial wargame, combined with thorough historical research on the battlefields and forces involved in this campaign sets Command Ops: Battles from the Bulge apart from the competition.

 

Set during the hard fighting of the Battle of the Bulge, Command Ops lets gamers assess, plan, order and react at the operational level just like a real Corps, Division and Brigade commander. Hundreds of hours of gameplay await armchair generals who will be challenged to fight their way across 27 scenarios that stretch from the initial German surprise offensive to the powerful Allied counter-attack.

 

Command Ops: Battles from the Bulge also sports some of the most advanced and impressive AI ever devised in an operational-level wargame!  It is your choice whether to manage every detail of your army, or have the friendly AI manage the war on a lower level while you plan the larger scale maneuvers designed to make short work of your enemy.  Just as a historical commander, you can choose where you need to step in and when you need to stand back and let your subordinates do their jobs. 

 

The enemy AI will use its skill to launch well-timed and coordinated strikes as it probes your lines for weakness while realistically reacting to your movements!  In addition, for the enthusiastic mod community awaiting Command Ops, powerful tools like MapMaker and ScenMaker allow for the creation of maps and scenarios further adding to already near limitless replayability.

More Info

Command Ops: Battles from the Bulge

  ( Views : 3837 )


In Other News..

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...

Ageod announces The English Civil War!

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

“I had rather have a plain, russet-coated Captain, that knows what he fights for, and loves what he knows, than that you call a Gentleman and is nothing else” Oliver Cromwell, 1643

The shadow of the Thirty Years War hit the British Isles in 1625, as Charles I became King of England. Accustomed to a weaker Scottish Parliament, the new King found fiercer opposition from the Parliament in London.

Now, only two decades later, open war has started with the Royalists facing the Parliamentarians, and the conflict is raging in England and Scotland.

The Country is at odds, its population forced to take a side and torn apart by religious divisions.

Read more...

Happy Valentine's Day!

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

We believe in love. Love binds us together, sustains us during hard times and makes life worth it.

And what better way to show your love to your loved ones than giving them a WARGAME?

Read more...

Strategic Command: WWII in Europe 2nd place on Grogheads

Monday, February 13, 2017

Excellent news! Strategic Command WWII: War in Europe has won second place in the category for OVERALL DIGITAL GAME in the GROGHEADS 2016 Readers Choice Award contest!

This is a well-deserved recognition of the tremendous work the developers have put into this wargame. 

Read more...

This Week in Matrix #11

Friday, February 10, 2017

Hello wargamers! Another great week has passed, and a lot of things have happened, here in the dark laboratories of Matrix Games.

Let waste no time!

Read more...

An introduction to Order of Battle: Kriegsmarine

Friday, February 10, 2017

Today we have decided to take a more in-depth look at the next DLC in the Order of Battle series: Kriegsmarine.

Read more...