||  

Back to News Listing Panzer Corps: Afrika Korps Now Available!

Posted: Monday, August 06, 2012 by Scott Parrino

Type: Press Release

 

Matrix Games and Slitherine (www.slitherine.com), along with Flashback Games and The Lordz Games Studio (www.thelordzgamesstudio.com) are excited to announce the release of Panzer Corps: Afrika Korps, the stand-alone expansion to the critically-acclaimed and award-winning Panzer Corps series. A year after release of its predecessor, Panzer Corps: Afrika Korps is packed with new units, new scenarios, new battlegrounds, and much more!

Panzer Corps: Afrika Korps takes place in 1941, a time when the Axis armies seemed to be on the offensive everywhere. With the arrival of the “Deutsches Afrikakorps” or “DAK” in North Africa and its leader Erwin Rommel, the end seemed to be near for the Allies. Players take command of the DAK with the goals of capturing the Suez Canal and the oil-rich lands of the Arabian Peninsula. If they are cunning enough, resourceful and command their troops well, players might be able to strike towards the jewel of the British Empire: India.

New unit types, new scenario objectives that can change during battle, improved AI, new tile-sets, an improved editor and much, much more come loaded in Panzer Corps: Afrika Korps. New players will be able to purchase Panzer Corps: Afrika Korps without the need to already own Panzer Corps, while current players can add the game onto their menu with ease.  

Be sure to check out the interview with Flashback Games Alex Shargin and an AAR of one of the scenarios in Panzer Corps: Afrika Korps!

Panzer Corps: Afrika Korps can be purchased as a full stand alone game by players new to the Panzer Corps series. For more information on Panzer Corps: Afrika Korps, visit the official product page on the Slitherine or Matrix Games sites.

 

About Panzer Corps: Afrika Korps

Welcome to the desert!

The year is 1941 and you will lead the German Afrika Korps, and it`s Axis allies, into Libya and Tunisia during the North African Campaign of World War II.

The reputation of the "Deutsches Afrikakorps" or "DAK" was synonymous with that of its first commander Erwin Rommel. Now it is up to you to overwhelm the Allied forces in North Africa, secure the Suez Canal and take hold of the oil-rich lands of the Arabian Peninsula; maybe even invade the underbelly of the British Empire and threaten its crown jewel: India.

With more than 20 new units, 24 new scenarios, new dynamic and varied scenarios and weather types, players will have their wits and tactics tested in this turn-based strategy game of the award-winning Panzer Corps series!

  • View Enlargement
  • View Enlargement

Click thumbnails for full-size images and captions.

More Info

Panzer Corps: Afrika Korps

  ( Views : 18145 )


In Other News..

Order of Battle: US Marines Beta Call!

Friday, February 12, 2016

“The fruits of victory are tumbling into our mouths too quickly” – Japanese Emperor Hirohito, 1942

6 months after Pearl Harbour, the Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere has reached its peak of expansion. Australia and New Zealand are under direct threat, weakening more and more the American ability to intervene in the Pacific.

Only decisive actions to take the initiative could allow the Allies to re-establish a naval and air superiority over the Imperial Army.

And that tiny island named Guadalcanal seems like the best place to start...

Read more...

Gary Grigsbys War in the East is updated to Version 1.08.07!

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

It’s a been a while since the last official update for War in the East was released and the time since then has been spent with a series of public betas, but the time is right to prepare a truly significant one for today!

Our beloved eastern front wargame has received some decisive new features, fixes and improvements, almost all of them focused on raising the level of realism in this masterpiece even higher while also improving usability!

There are in fact hundreds of improvements, changes and new features since the last official 1.08.04 version, addressing areas ranging from national morale and unit withdrawal to victory conditions and many, many more.  And for those interested in continuing public beta testing, a new one is also on the way! 

We strongly suggest that you read through the full change list at this link.

Read more...

Victory and Glory: Ask anything!

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Victory and Glory: Napoleon will put you in the place of the Emperor himself in his attempt to forge the French Empire and to expand it across Europe!

This title features an elegant card system that gives the player the ability to recruit and upgrade new troops, trigger historical events, and to decisively alter the alliances between the great powers of Europe!

The game is not only limited to grand strategy. When your mighty armies meet the enemy, the tactical map gives you the ability to directly control your troops in battle!

Read more...

Tigers on the Hunt Gameplay video!

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Are you excited for the Tigers on the Hunt release date getting closer?

Take a look at this nice gameplay video, featuring a  German kampfgruppe defending a village assaulted by elements of the 3rd US Armoured Division!

You will have the chance to see a lot of actions with a lot of units involved, bold manoeuvres and tank fights!

Read more...

Panzer Corps: Soviet Corps Teaser Trailer has been revealed!

Thursday, February 04, 2016

Panzer Corps, the revolutionary turn-based wargame, is ready to strike back with a new exciting chapter!

In Soviet Corps, you will fight with the Red Army, from the brink of its collapse to the final victory, through an epic and tough, branching campaign!

Counterattack whenever you spot a weak point, withdraw tactically to preserve your forces, and as soon you gained superiority force the enemy to retreat!

Read more...

Victory and Glory Card System!

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

To win a war, armies might be not enough. You need political skills as well, allowing you to change the balance of power in your favour, forge new alliances and isolate the enemy.

The endless conflict  between Napoleon and the several Coalitions formed against him was fought following exactly this simple rule. Great Britain didn’t have a ground army able to counter alone the capacity of the Revolutionary France and was forced to convince and support potential allies on the Continent.

On the other hand, Napoleon took many risks to manage fighting on multiple fronts at once, stretching his resources and wasting time and materials.

Read more...

Tigers on the Hunt Second Video Turorial! The artillery is ready to support!

Monday, February 01, 2016

The second tutorial about Tigers on the Hunt is now available! It’s time to focus on a key asset, invaluable for every commander: the Off-board artillery!

Read more...