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Battles in Normandy Demo Available

Company: Matrix Games
Product: Battles in Normandy

Matrix Games and Strategic Studies Group are pleased to announce that a demo version of the Battles in Normandy war game is now available for download. Based on the latest version of Battles in Normandy, the demo includes both a tutorial on the game and a full ?Ardennes Offensive? scenario, also known as the Battle of the Bulge. The demo can be downloaded from the Matrix Games website.

Battles in Normandy is the latest war game in the award-winning Decisive Battles series from Strategic Studies Group, which includes The Ardennes Offensive, Korsun Pocket, and Across the Dnepr. Including a number of enhancements and scenarios for the full Normandy campaign, Battles in Normandy brings war gamers back to the western front with historical scenarios including two monster campaigns, and eight smaller historical scenarios. A full scenario editor is included and additional free scenarios are available online at Strategic Studies Group?s website.

Battles in Normandy is based on the design and engine that propelled Korsun Pocket to several outstanding reviews and awards in 2003. Battles in Normandy features:

  • New game engine with improved user interface
  • New A.I. system
  • New user friendly game and map editor
  • Multiple resolution support
  • Special rules for Amphibious and Airborne operations
  • Carpet bombing
  • Naval bombardment
  • Mulberries (artificial harbors)
  • Bridge building, minefield, and strongpoint creation
  • New supply rules
  • New rules for anti-aircraft and anti-partisan operations
  • New options for hidden units
  • New rules for extended movement and refitting units
  • Extensive rollover help function
  • Auto email and security functions for PBEM games
  • Extensive Tournament and Handicapping options for PBEM games
  • Evolved units can change their characteristics mid-game

-Red Dawg, GameVortex Communications
AKA Alex Redmann

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