||  

Back to News Listing Matrix Games Brings Conflict of Heroes to Life

Posted: Tuesday, May 8, 2012 by Erik Rutins

Type: Press Release

 

Matrix Games, Slitherine (www.slitherine.com) and Western Civilization Software (www.west-civ.com) along with Uwe Eickert (www.academy-games.com) are excited to announce the release of the tactical turn-based World War II game Conflict of Heroes: Awakening the Bear!, which has had its roots in the award-winning current boardgame series. No effort has been spared to bring the outstanding Conflict of Heroes gameplay to the PC, Conflict of Heroes: Awakening the Bear! aims to capture the tactical wargamer’s heart!

 

Set on the Eastern Front during Operation Barbarossa, Conflict of Heroes: Awakening the Bear! tasks players with commanding German or Russian forces between 1941-1942, complete with a historical roster of infantry, armor and artillery units. Players will be able to command the board while using either traditional chit-style graphics or 3D units, as well as either a flexible 3D camera view or top-down 2D view.

Wargamers will have to rely on realistic military tactics to win not only against the AI but also against human players using the in-game multiplayer server complete with a forum for matchmaking and a real-time chat lobby. Conflict of Heroes: Awakening the Bear! is loaded with scenarios, ten from original board game in “Awakening the Bear Firefights”, as well as 16 new scenarios along with a very flexible “point-buy” scenario on “Partisan Road”. Players will have a multitude of firefight to keep themselves busy, as well as a scenario and map editor to create more!

The full feature list of Conflict of Heroes: Awakening the Bear! include:

  • Official adaptation of the multiple award-winning board game Conflict of Heroes: Awakening the Bear!
  • Full 3D Graphics as well as board game-style Chit graphics. Supports a flexible 3D camera view or top down 2D camera view.
  • Fun: Quick-paced simultaneous play allows both players to interact with no waiting.
  • Fast: Scenarios vary in length from only 1/2 hour to 2-3 hours.
  • Easy: Teach a new player how to play in ten minutes! Full in-game tutorials included as well as a full color printed manual.
  • Historically Accurate: Learn the unique tactics and logistics used by each historical faction.
  • Challenging: Realistic military tactics are required to win.
  • Full AI: Play any scenario against the computer when a human opponent is unavailable
  • Multi-player: TCP/IP Multiplayer support with game lobby and forum for internet play (requires one open port) as well as LAN play support
  • Awakening the Bear Firefights: Ten Scenarios faithfully adapted from the original board game
  • Commanding Heights Firefights: Five new scenarios set in the Kerch Peninsula in 1942
  • Frontier Firefights: Eleven new scenarios set across the Eastern Front in 1941-1942
  • Point Buy Firefight: "Partisan Road", a flexible and replayable point-buy scenario
  • Full Scenario Editor: Create and share new scenarios using any of the "Awakening the Bear!" units

Get more information on Conflict of Heroes: Awakening the Bear! from its official product page on both the Matrix Gamesand Slitherine website.

  • View Enlargement
  • View Enlargement

Click thumbnails for full-size images and captions.

More Info

Conflict of Heroes: Awakening the Bear!

  ( Views : 26216 )


In Other News..

Desert War needs Beta testers!

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Desert War, the upcoming wargame in development by Brian Kelly, is proceeding very fast. Thanks to a very dedicated community we have gathered a tremendous amount of feedback that helped us in polishing the game on multiple fronts.

Read more...

Shenandoah Studio is asking for beta testers for its upcoming Wargame!

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

If you want to be challenged on the Austerlitz battlefield and prove that you are better than Napoleon himself, we have excellent news for you!

Shenandoah Studio is working on a new game set during the tumultuous years following the Revolutionary Wars, a time where Napoleon Bonaparte, inflicting several humiliating defeats on his enemies, has shown how ineffective the old tactics have been against him and has forced the other European powers to reinvent their approach.

Read more...

This Year's Games!

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Today we're going to have a little recap of our most important releases during this last year.
2017 has been pretty exciting, we had many big new titles and expansions, as well as some huge announcements for the next year (but we'll think about these tomorrow!).

Read more...

Socials Recap

Monday, December 11, 2017

Hello everyone! The Christmas season is finally here and we're slowly heading toward the end of the year.
Soon we'll leave the office for our holidays, and these last few days we don't really have any big news to share with you guys, so we decided to take some time to make a recap of this last year!

Read more...

Battlestar Galactica Deadlock - Giveaway PS4 and XB1!

Monday, December 11, 2017

It's that time of the year again! Snow is pouring down from the sky, the Christmas tree is going to be ready soon and the streets are filled with lights and people running around in search of the perfect gift.
Of course we know that the release of Battlestar Galactica Deadlock on PS4 and XB1 is a gift more than perfect for you guys, but wait! There's more!

Read more...

BATTLESTAR GALACTICA DEADLOCK IS OUT ON PLAYSTATION 4 AND XBOX ONE!

Friday, December 8, 2017

Console gamers get ready to fight the Cylon threat!

 

After a successful launch on PC/Steam in August this year, over 80% of favorable player’s reviews, and more than a million battles played, Battlestar Galactica Deadlock lands on the PlayStation® 4 and Xbox One today. The game is now available for download on the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live.

Read more...

Strategic Command WW1 Classic is OUT!

Thursday, December 7, 2017

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

This release will also include the expansion "Strategic Command WWI - Breakthrough!", Introducing the armoured train unit. You'll find all the nice combat features from the Battlefront version like combat unit swapping, improved bombardment options, and so on.  The expansion Breakthrough! adds by default a variety of additional scenarios and a range of modding features to the game editor.

Read more...