Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Matrix Games

Panzer Corps, Afrika Korps, and Grand Campaign DLC out for iPad

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Commanders on the go can now keep up with the action on the front with the release of Panzer Corps for iPad. The Panzer General-inspired wargame, from developers The Lordz Games Studios and Flashback Games, features 800-plus units, 30 countries, cross-platform multiplayer, and DLC packs that include the Afrika Korps expansion and Grand Campaign scenarios.

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Panzer Corps in development for iPad, sign-up begins for closed beta

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Slitherine has announced that they will be publishing an iOS version of Lordz Games Studio’s turn-based wargame Panzer Corps Wehrmacht. The portable release, in development with Flashback Games Studio, will include the same content as the Windows PC original, including all 26 scenarios and 400-plus units, as well as all 10 downloadable Grand Campaigns for the Afrika Korps and Allied Corps expansions as in-app purchases. The studios are also seeking beta testers to assist with bug hunting and fine-tuning.

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Scourge of War: Gettysburg Collection, Brandy Station add-on launch

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Civil War aficionados who haven’t dabbled in NorbSoftDev’s Scourge of War, the heir to Sid Meier’s Gettysburg!’s throne, are getting their chance to grab the whole lot today with the release of Scourge of War: Gettysburg 150th Anniversary Collection. The set includes the brand-new expansion Brandy Station, as well as the base game and all of the previous add-ons: Gettysburg, Pipe Creek, Antietam, and Chancellorsville.

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Panzer Corps now on Steam Greenlight

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Panzer Corps, one of the more newcomer-friendly and enjoyable turn-based wargames to come out in recent years, is now part of the Steam Greenlight program. As with Soldak’s Drox Operative, we’ll be voting for this one ourselves. Why? Aside from the many reasons our review points out, it’s a great bridge title for gamers looking to get their feet wet in the genre, much like its inspiration, Panzer General. And everyone could use more well-designed beer-and-pretzel wargames in their lives.

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(PC Review) Panzer Corps: Afrika Korps

(PC Review) Panzer Corps: Afrika Korps

“… an engrossing—if at times bewildering—trip to an underutilized theater that’s packed with new units and scenarios.”

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Panzer Corps: Afrika Korps opens a new front, launches for PC

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After several DLC campaigns, the fantastic Panzer Corps has received its first standalone expansion, Afrika Korps. Set in 1941, players command the Deutsches Afrikakorps in their attempt to capture the Suez Canal and the resource-rich lands of the Arabian Peninsula in a new 24-scenario campaign. Expert commanders will also be able to strike a serious blow to the British Empire by invading its biggest prize, India. The DAK brings with it 20-plus new unit types, while the enemy will offer an “improved” AI and the theater new tile-sets.

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Panzer Corps enters 1942 with Grand Campaign ’42 DLC

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Lordz Games Studio continues its assault on the wargaming masses with the latest DLC release for Panzer Corps, Grand Campaign ’42. The fourth campaign pack includes 15 new scenarios, including an urban Stalingrad map, new features, and new unique objectives, one of which involves intercepting reinforcements at the Volga River (mmm … sweet, sweet ambushes). As always, surviving units from the previous campaigns can be imported for play ’42.

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Panzer Corps gets new 1.05 patch, Grand Campaign ’41 DLC

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Following the recent comprehensive 1.05 update, which includes four new multiplayer maps, new units, and various fixes and tweaks, Matrix Games and Slitherine have released a new DLC pack for Lordz Games Studio’s Panzer Corps. Grand Campaign ’41 includes fifteen new scenarios that see German troops being sent to secure the Balkans before the launch of Operation Barbarossa.

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Unity of Command marches onto PC

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2×2 Games’ Unity of Command has launched for PC. Slitherine and Matrix Games have recently scored a hit on the wargaming-light side with Panzer Corps, and going by what we tried of Unity of Command, they might have done it again. The Eastern Front-focused turn-based strategy game features fast combat with gloriously simple menus and just enough modifiers to give it some meat. As the Wehrmacht or Red Army, players will take on nearly 20 scenarios that feature a focus on supply lines, weather, and terrain, with operational-level units vying for position and battling it out.

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Panzer Corps gets patched to 1.4, two Grand Campaign DLC packs

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Panzer Corps has been hit with a double download doozy this week. Yesterday, the 1.04 comprehensive update was released, which includes tweaks to unit cost and game rules as well as extended support for modders. And today, the game’s first two DLC packs have been made available: Grand Campaign ’39 and Grand Campaign ’40. Each campaign adds new scenarios, improved AI, unique objectives, and the ability to carry a core army throughout the different campaigns.

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