||  

Back to News Listing Matrix Games and Slitherine to Publish Unity of Command!

Posted: Wednesday, October 19, 2011 by Sean Drummy

Type: Press Release

Plus a kick-off trailer to display this elegant and engaging new game system in all its glory!

Matrix Games (www.matrixgames.com), Slitherine (www.slitherine.com), and 2x2 Games are thrilled to announce that they have reached a publishing agreement for the highly anticipated WWII strategy game, Unity of Command. Now gamers can test their mettle against the intense strategic and operational challenges facing the German and Soviet armies during the Second World War.

To mark this announcement, a new trailer is now available which shows off the main features and gameplay found in Unity of Command. Look for Unity of Command to be in the Matrix Games store around mid-November.

About Unity of Command

In 1942, a titanic struggle is reaching its climax in the boundless, trackless expanses of southern Russia. The stakes cannot be higher as you take command of battle-hardened Wehrmacht or massive Red Army forces to decide the fate of an entire continent.

Unity of Command lets you replay the epic conflict that was the Stalingrad Campaign of World War II. In this turn-based game of strategy and cunning, observe how opportunity leads the German army to advance recklessly into the steppes of southern Russia. And as the story unfolds, join the Soviet campaign to repel the invaders... As these legendary battles play out on the hex board, the tension of decision making and difficulties of conducting operations on a massive scale emerge. Command armies and fronts in maneuver warfare, thrust and encircle, capture cities and cross continents; but never, ever forget to watch your supply lines.

  • Fast, flowing and accessible gameplay inspired by the style of the Panzer General series
  • Accurate yet approachable gameplay mechanics with operational-level units (Axis divisions, Soviet corps)
  • 20+ detailed scenarios, Axis and Soviet, at the scale of 20km per hex, 4 days per turn
  • Campaign mode that sets historical and what-if scenarios in strategic context
  • Sophisticated weather model, with detailed per-hex weather
  • Innovative supply system, providing for exciting battles of encirclement and breakout
  • Belligerent and aggressive AI that knows how to counterattack and threaten supply lines
  • Integrated “History Mode” for after-action replays
  • Multiplayer via the Internet
  • Moddable content (everything is open)
  • Novel combined arms system: attach specialist steps to divisions and corps to enhance a variety of attributes of the unit
  • Specialist steps available for: heavy artillery, heavy Tiger and KV-1 tanks, 88mm Flak guns, NKVD blocking detachments, Italian Blackshirts and more

Get more information on Unity of Command from its official product page and be sure to check out the new trailer!

More Info

Unity of Command

  ( Views : 26822 )


In Other News..

IMPORTANT NOTICE ABOUT SHIPMENTS

Friday, December 14, 2018

An important update following our announcement of October 2nd.

The renovation of our logistic process was due to a sudden shut down of our fulfillment supplier in the US. In the very short space of a few weeks, we had to internalize all the production and shipment process for our boxed versions in our UK headquarters. We have literally worked day and night to shift from totally externalized services to a fully integrated service and our production team has pulled some real magic trick to complete a fully working process in time of the Christmas season.

Read more...

Field of Glory II Updated to version 1.5.3

Friday, December 14, 2018

Spears will clash against shields again, as Field of Glory II has been updated to version 1.5.3.

This new version brings lots of changes, ranging from Gameplay Mechanics (improved push backs), AI (several significant enhancements), Multiplayer (it is now possible to have mirrored MP challenges),  Campaigns (campaign scoring system) and more.

Read more...

Panzer Doctrine and Land Doctrine are now part of the Matrix/Slitherine Catalog

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Developer Studio Z9K Games has signed with Slitherine and we are happy to announce that thanks to this partnership Panzer Doctrine and Land Doctrine are now part of the Slitherine Catalog.

These two sand-box strategy games offer a huge amount of fun and replayability, with endless possibilities at your disposal!

To celebrate this important milestone, we are putting both games on sale, at 25% discount. The sale will last until January 13th.

Read more...

The Great Devourer comes! Warhammer 40,000: Gladius - Tyranids has been announced!

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

On Gladius Prime there is only war. Orks, Necrons and Men vie for control of a dying world. But something worse lurks in the shadows. Feral Tyranids now roam the surface of the planet, escapees from an Imperial research facility. All life on Gladius will shudder in fear.

For the Great Devourer comes.

Read more...

Armored Brigade 1.002

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Armored Brigade is receiving its first update, bringing the game to version 1.002. 
 
You can download the update from here

Read more...

DC: Community Scenario November 1942 released!

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

A great and huge new scenario for DC: Community Project

4 German Army Groups, 11 Armies, 4 Allied Armies 50+ Corps, 200+ Divisions are facing 13 Soviet Fronts, 500+ Divisions and Brigades. The great Soviet winter offensives are about to test the mettle of the Wehrmacht once again! All is in the balance.
 
This scenario by Davide Gambina (nikdav) models operation Uranus, operation Mars and the subsequent operations Little Saturn, Ostrogohsk-Rossosh and Voronezh-Kastornoe. All this on one huge map that gives the player full operational control.

Read more...

Casemate Lottery

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Register your copy of Armored Brigade and get a chance to win a Casemate Book!

We are teaming up with Casemate UK for a very special lottery.

You have the chance to win a great Cold War title published by Casemate Publishers, including one copy of the famous novel Team Yankee.

The only thing you have to do until December 17th is to register your copy of Armored Brigade in your Member’s Area. After this period, we will run a lottery among the registered customers and reward 5 of you with a Cold War-themed book from Casemate Publishers. If you have already registered the game, you won’t have to do anything as you will be automatically added to the draw.

Read more...