Matrix Games News http://www.matrixgames.com/news/ Matrix Games Latest News List en-us Copyright (c) 2015, Matrix Games Ltd. All Rights Reserved. 6 MAR 2015 13:02 CMT 60 Matrix Games News 150 50 http://www.matrixgames.com/news/ http://www.matrixgames.com/images/logo.gif Vietnam65 is out now on PC and iPad! News; <IMG SRC="http://www.matrixgames.com/images/3dbox/100x100/Vietnam65_Box_3D_100.gif" align="left" ><p> <em>&quot;You will kill ten of us, we will kill one of you, but in the end, you will tire of it first&rdquo; </em>(Ho Chi Minh &ndash; President of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam 1945-69)</p> <p> Fifty years ago Operation Rolling Thunder was launched. Supported by dozens of US fighter-bombers, this massive bombardment campaign <strong>aimed to persuade North Vietnam to cease its assistance to communist insurgents in South Vietnam</strong> and to destroy key military targets. Soon after ground units were also deployed and the US was fully involved in this iconic Cold War conflict!</p> <p> But in Vietnam, firepower and technology only get you so far. Thanks to their knowledge of the terrain, close relationship with the local population and their mastery of guerrilla tactics, <strong>the Viet Cong and the North Vietnamese Army regulars proved to be a dangerous and elusive enemy</strong>.&nbsp;</p> <p> As a result, victory is not determined by simply eliminating the enemy, but rather by <strong>winning the Hearts and Minds of the local population, thereby gaining their support to crush the insurgency</strong>.</p> <p> In <em>Vietnam&rsquo;65</em>, a <strong>new strategy game releasing today on PC and iPad</strong>, players will experience the true essence of this war. Developer <em>Every Single Soldier</em> has focused on providing a <strong>realistic and credible Counter-Insurgency model.</strong></p> <p> <strong>We are overjoyed to announce that the game is now available for only $9.99!</strong> A special <em>10% launch discount is also available on PC onl</em>y. We are also going to offer a free Steam key to anyone who bought a copy of the PC version from the Matrix Games or Slitherine store, once the game is available on these digital platforms!</p> <p> Get more information on <em>Vietnam &lsquo;65</em> from its official <a href="http://bit.ly/1CAtA4w">PC</a> and <a href="http://www.matrixgames.com/products/561/details/Vietnam.%2765.iPad">iPad</a> product pages</p> http://www.matrixgames.com/news/1621/Vietnam65.is.out.now.on.PC.and.iPad!. Fri, 5 Mar 2015 GMT Star Hammer Beta! News; <IMG SRC="http://www.matrixgames.com/images/3dbox/100x100/SHTVP_Box_3D_100.gif" align="left" ><p> <strong>War Was Inevitable</strong></p> <p> <strong>Today we are excited to announce the development of a new 3D tactical space battles game called <em>Star Hammer : The Vanguard Prophecy</em>. </strong>Developer <em>Black Lab Games</em> is focused on designing a fascinating sci-fi game in which players <strong>will not only step into the shoes of a fleet commander &ndash; carefully selecting their spaceships and crew members &ndash; but also be at the spearhead of their squadron, maneuvering their capital ships like a hard-boiled captain! </strong></p> <p> The players will have to face a ferocious alien race - the <em>Nautilid</em> - which threat is as varied as it is innumerable and the game offers <strong>plenty of tactical situations</strong> in which <strong>players will have to take painful decisions.</strong> To succeed, players will need to be quick-learners to identify the weaknesses of the enemy and adopt an offensive behavior only when a clear breach appears.</p> <p> <strong>This approachable tactical game is now ready to enter the beta phase on PC!</strong> And we invite players to help us test it! By signing up for the <strong>beta</strong>, players will have a chance to be selected to be one of the lucky few who will be able experience <em>Star Hammer: The Vanguard Prophecy</em> before release and help us with the final touches.</p> <p> Players can sign up for the beta <a href="http://www.slitherine.com/beta_test">by clicking here</a>.</p> <p> Get more information on <em>Star Hammer : The Vanguard Prophecy </em>from its official <a href="http://bit.ly/1B6dAnH">product page</a>.</p> http://www.matrixgames.com/news/1620/Star.Hammer.Beta! Thu, 4 Mar 2015 GMT War in the West is updated to Version 1013! News; <p> A really big update is ready for the monster game of 2014!</p> <p> It brings tons of improvements and new features like an increased efficiency of night fighters and the possibility for support unit to be attached to breakdown divisions.</p> <p> It also fixes some bugs related to gameplay, bringing even more historical details to an already stunning game.</p> <p> Check the <a href="http://www.matrixgames.com/forums/tm.asp?m=3813658">forum page</a> to view the full change log.</p> <p> Download the latest patch <a href="ftp://ftp.matrixgames.com/pub/WarInTheWest/WarInTheWest-UpdateComp-v1013.zip">here</a>.</p> http://www.matrixgames.com/news/1619/War.in.the.West.is.updated.to.Version.1013! Wed, 3 Mar 2015 GMT Vietnam'65 gets a pre release Twitch Stream! News; <IMG SRC="http://www.matrixgames.com/images/3dbox/100x100/Vietnam65_Box_3D_100.gif" align="left" ><p> <em>&quot;The mark of the immature man is that he wants to die nobly for a cause, while the mark of the mature man is that he wants to live humbly for one.&quot;</em>(President Lyndon B. Johnson)</p> <p> Join us in the jungle <strong>today </strong>at <strong>8 pm CET/ 2pm EST! </strong><br /> Check it out on the official <a href="http://www.twitch.tv/slitherinegroup"><strong>Twitch channel </strong></a></p> <p> <strong>Only few hours and the game will be released on </strong><strong>March 5th! </strong></p> <p> So stay tuned and get more information on the official <a href="http://www.matrixgames.com/products/560/details/Vietnam.%2765">Product Page!</a></p> <p> <strong>The game is also available on </strong><a href="http://store.steampowered.com/app/336080/"><strong>Steam</strong></a><strong>!</strong></p> http://www.matrixgames.com/news/1618/Vietnam'65.gets.a.pre.release.Twitch.Stream! Wed, 3 Mar 2015 GMT Machines are taking control! Legions of Steel announced! News; <IMG SRC="http://www.matrixgames.com/images/3dbox/100x100/SLIT_LoS_Materials_Box_3D_100.gif" align="left" ><p> &ldquo;<em>The real question is not whether machines think but whether men do.</em>&rdquo; (B. F. Skinner&ndash; American Psychologist)</p> <p> Directly inspired from the board game of the same name, <strong><em>Legions of Steel</em> is a fast-paced and thrilling tactical game</strong>. Squads of machines and humans fight hard in the inhospitable undergrounds of the production facilities. <strong>With the one shot, one kill philosophy adopted by the developers, every move, line of sight, and action point becomes a resource of strategic importance.</strong></p> <p> <strong>Today </strong>we are happy to announce that the game <strong>will be available in May 2015 on both PC and iPad</strong>! Initially announced for late 2014, developer <strong>Studio Nyx</strong> decided to extend the development period in order to provide more content into the game, and especially <strong>nerve-racking multiplayer modes</strong> that should seduce fans of competitive and intense matches!</p> <p> Players can still sign up for the beta by clicking <a href="http://www.slitherine.com/beta_test">here</a>.</p> <p> Get more information on <strong><em>Legions of Steel </em></strong>from its official <a href="http://www.matrixgames.com/products/542/details/Legions.of.Steel">PC</a> and <a href="http://www.matrixgames.com/products/543/details/Legions.of.Steel.-.iPad.and.Android">iPad</a> product pages.</p> http://www.matrixgames.com/news/1617/Machines.are.taking.control!.Legions.of.Steel.announced! Tue, 2 Mar 2015 GMT Hell is on sale! News; <p> <em>Choose the right strategy to fight against the creatures of <strong>Hell</strong>, or accept the Darkness and conquer the land of Gilrand</em>!</p> <p> To celebrate the release of the <a href="http://www.matrixgames.com/products/555/details/Hell.iPad">iPad version</a>, <strong>Deal of the Week</strong> is on fire this week as we give you the opportunity to take <strong>Hell </strong>on PC for <strong>only $ 9.99! </strong></p> <p> <strong>Hell </strong>is a turn-based tactical skirmish strategy game developed by award winning developer Hunted Cow in partnership with Slitherine.</p> <p> Set in the mythical fantasy land of Gilrand, you take control of either the &lsquo;Order of Radiance&rsquo; or the &lsquo;Demons of Hell&rsquo; and battle for supremacy across many different battlefields and environments.</p> <p> Don&#39;t miss this opportunity!</p> <p> Grab the game <a href="http://www.matrixgames.com/products/546/details/Hell">here</a>!</p> http://www.matrixgames.com/news/1616/Hell.is.on.sale! Tue, 2 Mar 2015 GMT Hell iPad is released! News; <IMG SRC="http://www.matrixgames.com/images/3dbox/100x100/SLIT_H_iPad_Materials_Box_2D_100.gif" align="left" ><p> <em>&ldquo;The path to paradise begins in <strong>hell</strong>&rdquo;</em>(Dante Alighieri &ndash; Italian poet)</p> <p> The angelic and peaceful kingdom of Gilrand is in great danger. Led by Lord Devil in person, merciless demons are raiding the defenseless Human world. To repel such a despicable attack, humanity can only rely on an holy and mysterious order of fearless knights, priests, and wizards known as &ldquo;The Order of Radiance&rdquo;.</p> <p> An epic fight between these two fundamentally opposed factions is bound to begin!</p> <p> Since its PC release last November, <strong><em>HELL</em></strong> <strong>has been further polished</strong> by developer Hunted Cow, receiving a <strong>major update</strong> which added brand new game modes.</p> <p> And <strong>today</strong> we are happy to announce that the game is also <strong>available on</strong> <strong>iPad!</strong> A few extra months of work have made this version perfectly optimized for a smooth and comfortable gaming experience on tablets.</p> <p> Get more information on <em>HELL</em> from its official <a href="http://apple.co/1JPRHQH">iTunes page</a>.</p> http://www.matrixgames.com/news/1614/Hell.iPad.is.released! Fri, 26 Feb 2015 GMT War spreads out! News; <p> &ldquo;<em>Enjoying a game that captures the challenges of counter-insurgency operations and the character of the Vietnam War better than any title I can think of</em>&rdquo;.</p> <p> Rock, Paper, Shotgun March 2014</p> <p> &nbsp;Good News for all &lsquo;Nam fans! Vietnam &#39;65 <strong>will also be available through Steam</strong> and the product page is now live.</p> <p> While you are waiting and preparing your ammo and equipment, check out the <a href="http://www.matrixgames.com/products/560/details/Vietnam.%2765">page and the cool trailer</a>.</p> <p> Only a few days to go and counterinsurgency warfare will be at your fingertips!</p> http://www.matrixgames.com/news/1613/War.spreads.out! Thu, 25 Feb 2015 GMT The battle for Caen is today! News; <IMG SRC="http://www.matrixgames.com/images/3dbox/100x100/MG_CC_GtC_Materials_Box_3D_100.gif" align="left" ><p> Join us as we fight in Normandy with <strong>Close</strong> <strong>Combat: Gateway to Caen!</strong></p> <p> Follow us on the battleground at <strong>8 pm CET/ 2pm EST </strong></p> <p> With Close Combat: Gateway to Caen you can play at the strategic and tactical level, putting yourself in the boots of both the generals and the platoon commanders. You can move or combine your battle groups on the strategic level and decide the outcome of battles on the tactical level. You will command squads in close combat situations, using small arms, mortars, machine guns, armored cars, and tanks to triumph against the enemy.</p> <p> Get more information about Close Combat: Gateway to Caen from its <a href="http://bit.ly/1oZJlbe">product page</a></p> <p> Check it out <strong>today </strong>on the official <a href="http://www.twitch.tv/slitherinegroup"><strong>Twitch channel of the Slitherine Group</strong></a></p> http://www.matrixgames.com/news/1612/The.battle.for.Caen.is.today! Thu, 25 Feb 2015 GMT To End All Wars Breaking The Deadlock Released! News; <IMG SRC="http://www.matrixgames.com/images/3dbox/100x100/AG_tEaW_BtD_Materials_Box_3D_100.gif" align="left" ><p> &ldquo;<em>Once the mass of the defending infantry become possessed of low morale, the battle is as good as lost.&rdquo; </em>(Douglas Haig &ndash; Commander of British Expeditionary Force)</p> <p> Early 1915 &ndash; After a massive initial push from the Central Powers on the Western Front, the war is bogged down. Commanders from both sides protect their positions with strong defensive structures and fail to find breaches in the enemy lines. Artillery and barbed wire make the assaults deadly and wasteful. But in <strong><em>Breaking the Deadlock</em></strong>, the first expansion of Ageod&rsquo;s World War 1 wargame <em>To End All Wars</em>, players can develop new tactics to outsmart their opponent and break the stalemate once and for all!</p> <p> <strong>Breaking the Deadlock </strong>focuses on key moments of the Great War. It provides <strong>a series of short, intense and very detailed scenarios</strong> in which every single turn has decisive consequences on the final outcome of the battle!</p> <p> And It&#39;s not over! We are also releasing patch 1.02 for the base game, bringing a host of improvements, including bug fixes, scenario changes and much more!</p> <p> The game features five historical scenarios:</p> <p style="margin-left:36.0pt;"> -&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <strong>Serbia </strong>(1915) covers the decisive Central Powers offensive in Serbia dedicated to secure the area and build a safe and effective supply chain between Germany and the Ottoman Empire.</p> <p style="margin-left:36.0pt;"> &nbsp;</p> <p style="margin-left:36.0pt;"> -&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <strong>Rumania </strong>(1916) narrates the entry of Rumania into the war on the Allied side after having been neutral for 2 years, and the Central Powers rapid counterattack in the Balkan theatre.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p style="margin-left:36.0pt;"> -&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <strong>Caporetto </strong>(1917) begins with the Germans sending support to the Austrian army on the Italian Front, resulting with some unconventional warfare tactics based on gas attacks and use of assault troops.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p style="margin-left:36.0pt;"> -&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <strong>Palestine</strong>(1917-1918) the British and Ottoman Empires confront each other in the Middle Eastern theatre. Players will have to deal with logistic challenges and unusual terrain types to be victorious on this exotic battlefield.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p style="margin-left:36.0pt;"> -&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <strong>1916 Campaign </strong>(1916-1918) is a fresh new starting point of the Grand Campaign. Victory has not picked her side yet!</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> Get more information on <em>To End All Wars &ndash; Breaking the Deadlock</em> from its <a href="/products/557/details/ToEndAllWars:BreakingtheDeadlock">official product page.</a></p> <p> Download the patch frome <a href="ftp://ftp.matrixgames.com/pub/ToEndAllWars/ToEndAllWars-UpdateComp-v102.zip">here</a></p> http://www.matrixgames.com/news/1611/To.End.All.Wars.Breaking.The.Deadlock.Released! Wed, 24 Feb 2015 GMT The War is not Over News; <IMG SRC="http://www.matrixgames.com/images/3dbox/100x100/W40k-A-UB-3DBox-100px.gif" align="left" ><p> <em>Warhammer 40,000 Armageddon gets a <strong>free expansion pack!</strong></em></p> <p> <em>&quot;One thing you can say for enemies; they make life more interesting.&rdquo; </em>(Gilbran Quail &ndash; Imperial Essayist)</p> <p> Today we are very pleased to announce - thanks to the Emperor&#39;s Will of course - <strong>the release of a Free DLC</strong>of the acclaimed Warhammer 40,000 Armageddon called <strong><em>Untold Battles</em></strong><strong>!</strong></p> <p> In this new chapter of the Second War for Armageddon, players will have to fight their way through <strong>five challenging single player scenarios</strong>. And that&rsquo;s not all! For the very first time, they will also have the opportunity to<strong> take direct control of the Ork Waaagh</strong>! Leading the Orks against the highly disciplined and well-trained Imperial troops will certainly not be a piece of cake, and only true Warlords will be able to properly coordinate their fearsome warriors!</p> <p> If you already own Warhammer 40,000 Armageddon you can download Untold Battles for free from the product <a href="http://bit.ly/1vNZnqS">page</a></p> http://www.matrixgames.com/news/1609/The.War.is.not.Over Sat, 20 Feb 2015 GMT Help us finish our upcoming game of tactical space combat News; <p> <strong>The Universe is a Dangerous Place</strong></p> <p> In the 22nd century, we left a dying earth so that a fortunate few could settle the new home.</p> <p> In time, we would learn that life on a frontier colony is neither prosperous nor peaceful. Our first encounter with the creatures started with hostilities and confusion, and ended with sacrifice. Fourteen years later, our leaders remain politically entangled and unable to see the threats that linger, both afar and within our own walls&hellip;</p> <p align="center"> &nbsp;</p> <p align="center"> We have been working on a yet <strong>unannounced game of 3D tactical space combat</strong> and we need you to help us <strong>test it and improve it before its release later this year.</strong></p> <p align="center"> &nbsp;</p> <p align="center"> So if you want to be part of this exciting new project and know more about it,<strong> answer our call to arms and sign up</strong> <a href="http://bit.ly/1fHcTZG">here</a>.</p> http://www.matrixgames.com/news/1608/Help.us.finish.our.upcoming.game.of.tactical.space.combat Fri, 19 Feb 2015 GMT Tanks are rolling again! Battle of Kursk Announced! News; <IMG SRC="http://www.matrixgames.com/images/3dbox/100x100/BA2-BoK-3DBox-100px.gif" align="left" ><p> Summer 1943 &ndash; The Soviet and German High Commands gather their strength for what they both believe will be a decisive battle. The Wehrmacht wants to retake the initiative on a front that tends to bog down due to the fierce resistance of the Red Army.</p> <p> Players will be able to relive the key moments of this huge air-ground operation on the Eastern Front in <strong>Battle of Kursk</strong>, the <strong>first expansion</strong> of Battle Academy 2, which release is announced for <strong>March 26<sup>th </sup></strong>.</p> <p> <strong><em>Battle of Kursk</em></strong>offers <strong>two campaigns</strong> with a carryover system. Often requested by the community, this carryover approach will allow the players to keep units from one scenario to another, forcing them to not be too fool-hardy in order to complete the campaigns!</p> <p> Get more information on <strong><em>Battle Academy 2 &ndash; Battle of Kursk </em></strong>from its official <a href="http://bit.ly/19wkucX">product page</a></p> http://www.matrixgames.com/news/1607/Tanks.are.rolling.again!.Battle.of.Kursk.Announced! Thu, 18 Feb 2015 GMT Pike and Shot Tercio to Salvo announced and going beta! News; <IMG SRC="http://www.matrixgames.com/images/3dbox/100x100/PaS-TtS-3DBox-100px.gif" align="left" ><p> Europe, 1559</p> <p> Even the end of the Great Italians Wars didn&rsquo;t bring peace to the Old Continent. England, France and the Holy Roman Empire have to face the struggles between Catholics and Protestants while other nations are trying to forge their destiny through the power of their new armies, experimenting innovative solutions in the warfare. This is the peak of the Iron Century, which will lead directly to the Thirty Years War.</p> <p> <strong>Pike and Shot Tercio to Salvo </strong>is an expansion of <a href="http://www.matrixgames.com/products/537/details/Pike.&amp;.Shot">Pike and Shot</a>, and it covers the years between 1560 and 1628, putting the players at the head of one of the numerous nations involved in the wars of religion that spread out all over Europe at that time.</p> <p> It adds two new playable factions, <strong>Russia</strong> and the <strong>Dutch Republic</strong>, <strong>49 new army lists</strong> with new unit graphics and <strong>10 historical battles</strong>.</p> <p> Now you&rsquo;re invited to sign-up for the beta. As always, you can do that from <a href="http://www.slitherine.com/beta_test">the beta page</a>.</p> <p> Get more information on <em>Pike and Shot Tercio to Salvo</em> on its official PC <a href="http://www.matrixgames.com/products/563/details/PikeandShot-TerciotoSalvo">product page</a>.</p> http://www.matrixgames.com/news/1606/Pike.and.Shot.Tercio.to.Salvo.announced.and.going.beta! Thu, 18 Feb 2015 GMT Lock'n Load gets a Twitch Stream! News; <p> Join us <strong>today </strong>as we play<strong> Lock&#39;n Load: Heroes of Stalingrad! </strong></p> <p> Follow us on the battleground at <strong>8 pm CET/ 2pm EST</strong></p> <p> A year ago, the Lock &#39;n Load franchise came to the PC with Lock &#39;n Load: Heroes of Stalingrad.</p> <p> Designed by Mark H. Walker and programmed by elements of the team responsible for bringing you Panzer General Online, Heroes of Stalingrad remains faithful to Lock&#39; &#39;n Load&#39;s ease of play and immersive format, while incorporating all the advantages of playing on your PC.</p> <p> Check it out <strong>tomorrow </strong>on the official <a href="http://www.twitch.tv/slitherinegroup"><strong>Twitch channel of the Slitherine Group</strong></a><strong>!</strong></p> <p> Get more information on <strong>Lock&#39;n Load: Heroes on Stalingrad</strong> from its official <a href="http://www.matrixgames.com/products/349/details/Mark.H..Walker%27s.Lock.%27n.Load:.Heroes.of.Stalingrad">product page</a> and remember the game is on sale at 25% discount!</p> http://www.matrixgames.com/news/1605/Lock'n.Load.gets.a.Twitch.Stream!. Wed, 17 Feb 2015 GMT World in Flames Updated to V1.3.3.0 Contest; <IMG SRC="http://www.matrixgames.com/images/3dbox/100x100/WiF-Comp-3DBook-100px(6).gif" align="left" ><p> We are proud to announce that a<strong> new patch is available</strong> for <strong>World in Flames</strong>. <strong>Version 1.3.3.0</strong>. brings many improvements in the global gameplay.</p> <p> It fixes a problem in Head-to-head games for port attacks that was causing a fatal error during the anti-aircraft subphase, and now units are no longer affected by land combat results. If they are alone in the defending hex after the defender takes losses, then the phasing side can advance into the hex and capture them.</p> <p> Many other issues have been fixed.</p> <p> Check the <a href="http://www.matrixgames.com/forums/tm.asp?m=3801945">forum</a> page to view the full change list.</p> <p> Download the latest patch<a href="ftp://ftp.matrixgames.com/pub/WorldInFlames/WorldinFlames-Update-v1330.zip"> here.</a></p> http://www.matrixgames.com/news/1603/..World.in.Flames.Updated.to.V1.3.3.0 Sat, 13 Feb 2015 GMT New patch for Warhammer 40,000: Armageddon! News; <IMG SRC="http://www.matrixgames.com/images/3dbox/100x100/SLIT_W40KA_Materials_Box_3D_100.gif" align="left" ><p> Warhammer 40,000 fans, we have some good news for you!</p> <p> A <strong>new patch for Warhammer 40,000: Armageddon</strong> is available and it brings many improvements in gameplay, fixes some minor technical issues and adds many improvements.</p> <p> Amongst these new features, be sure you notice that we have added <strong>Windowed mode</strong> and <strong>Fullscreen mode</strong>, we have added stats comparison in purchase screen and fixed replay opponent&#39;s turn option in Multiplayer.</p> <p> But this is long! So make sure you check the complete changelog <a href="http://bit.ly/1Ef6PQB">in the forum.</a></p> <p> It&#39;s not over yet! We are looking at releasing the first DLC for the game next week on Tuesday. So watch out and stay tuned as Untold Battles will be making its appearance very soon.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"> <img alt="" src="http://www.matrixgames.com/amazon/Screenshots/WH40K/Stats_comparison_screen.jpg" style="width: 600px; height: 338px;" /></p> <p style="text-align: center;"> <em>Stats comparison screen </em></p> <p style="text-align: center;"> <img alt="" src="http://www.matrixgames.com/amazon/Screenshots/WH40K/New_damage_marker.jpg" style="width: 600px; height: 338px;" /></p> <p style="text-align: center;"> <em>New damage marker and build list</em></p> <p style="text-align: center;"> &nbsp;</p> <p> Click <a href="ftp://ftp.matrixgames.com/pub/Warhammer40000Armageddon/WH-Armageddon-UpdateComp-v104.zip">here</a> to download the patch, or use the automatic update tool.</p> http://www.matrixgames.com/news/1602/New.patch.for.Warhammer.40,000:.Armageddon!. Fri, 12 Feb 2015 GMT Grogheads and GamersHall Awards announced! News; <p> Time to reap the benefits of hard work! The voting results of Grogheads and GamersHall Awards are finally out!</p> <p> Three of our amazing games are amongst the top choices for readers of both these specialist wargaming sites:</p> <p> For Grogheads &quot;2014 Readers Choice Awards Winners&quot;</p> <ul> <li> <a href="http://bit.ly/1gnqQLh">&nbsp;<strong>Distant Worlds Universe</strong></a>: <u>First Place (Gold)</u> in the category <em>Digital Sci-Fi / Fantasy Game of the Year</em> and the <u>Second Place (Silver) </u>in the category <em>Digital Game of the Year</em></li> </ul> <ul> <li> <a href="http://www.matrixgames.com/products/349/details/Mark.H..Walker%27s.Lock.%27n.Load:.Heroes.of.Stalingrad"><strong>&nbsp;Lock n&rsquo; Load: Heroes of Stalingrad</strong></a>: <u>Second Place (Silver)</u> &nbsp;in the category <em>Digital Strategy / Historical Game of the Year</em></li> </ul> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> And for GamersHall readers, <a href="http://www.matrixgames.com/products/507/details/Gary.Grigsby%27s.War.in.the.West"><strong>Gary Grigsby&rsquo;s War in the West </strong></a>ranked <u>second</u> in 2014 top titles list!</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> We want to congratulate all of the developers on this incredible achievement and share the pride in being once again at the very top!</p> http://www.matrixgames.com/news/1599/Grogheads.and.GamersHall.Awards.announced! Thu, 11 Feb 2015 GMT Vietnam '65 release date announced! News; <p> <em>I do not believe that the men who served in uniform in Vietnam have been given the credit they deserve. It was a difficult war against an unorthodox enemy..&rdquo; </em>(William Westmoreland &ndash; Chief of Staff of the US Army from 1968 to 1972)</p> <p> <em>Vietnam &rsquo;65</em>, the new counter-insurgency strategy game by <em>Every Single Soldier</em>, <strong>has an official release date</strong>! We&#39;re releasing on <strong>March 5th</strong> and <strong>streaming it live</strong> <strong>tomorrow at 2 pm EST/20.00 CET.</strong></p> <p> Developer Every Single Soldier aims to capture the specifics of the Vietnam War. At the head of the US forces, you will have to forget what you have learnt from other strategy games and think differently to destroy the enemy: building a safe logistic chain, gathering intelligence through the local villages, calling in air support on time, revealing the Ho Chi Minh trail, and minimizing casualties will be crucial to securing political support and eliminating the invisible Viet Cong threat!</p> <p> Check it out <strong>tomorrow </strong>as we are going to give you a sneak peak of the game on the official <strong><a href="http://www.twitch.tv/slitherinegroup">Twitch channel of the Slitherine Group</a></strong><strong>!</strong></p> <p> Get more information on <em>Vietnam &lsquo;65</em> from its official <a href="http://www.matrixgames.com/products/560/details/Vietnam.%2765">PC </a>and <a href="http://www.matrixgames.com/products/561/details/Vietnam.%2765.iPad">iPad</a> product pages.</p> http://www.matrixgames.com/news/1598/Vietnam.'65.release.date.announced! Wed, 10 Feb 2015 GMT Race for Space ready to take off on iPad News; <IMG SRC="http://www.matrixgames.com/images/3dbox/100x100/SPM-3DBox-100px.gif" align="left" ><p style="text-align: center;"> We just started recruiting for the iPad Beta of Buzz Aldrin&rsquo;s Space Program Manager and <strong>you are all invited to help us!</strong></p> <p> After successfully launching on PC and Mac over the Christmas holiday season, <strong>Space Program Manager is almost ready to land on iTunes</strong>. We just need to put the finishing touches and we need your contribution to make it perfect.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"> <a href="http://www.slitherine.com/beta_test">What are you looking for? Join the beta from here!</a></p> <p> The game features both a campaign and a sandbox mode. In campaign mode, you will be able to play as the Director of either NASA or the Soviet Space Agency in order to beat the other side to be the first on the Moon. You will be able to develop dozens of programs such as the X-15 and the PKA space planes, the Sputnik satellite, the Mercury, Voskhod, Apollo and Soyuz manned spacecraft and the Mars Viking probe. You are not limited to missions that did launch, as as the game also allows you to try out many concepts that were planned but that never left the drawing board.</p> <p> <a href="http://matrixgames.com/products/462/details/Buzz.Aldrin%27s.Space.Program.Manager">Check out the game</a></p> http://www.matrixgames.com/news/1597/Race.for.Space.ready.to.take.off.on.iPad Tue, 9 Feb 2015 GMT