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Panzer Command: Operation Winter Storm Trailer
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Island, NY, May 31st, 2006 – Matrix Games (www.matrixgames.com)
released a new game-play movie for the upcoming World War II strategy title
from Koios Works (www.koiosworks.com), Panzer Command:
Operation Winter Storm. Koios Works is known for their work on the Tin
Soldiers series, which combined battles from ancient history with 3D
strategy gaming. Panzer Command: Operation Winter Storm will bring
the same quality of game-play the Tin Soldiers series was known for,
this time on a tactical scale with a World War II setting.
Command: Operation Winter Storm is a 3D simultaneous turn based strategy
game where you command either the Soviet or German forces during the desperate
attempt to reach the encircled German 6th Army at Stalingrad.
Each side has detailed 3D units of all the historical vehicles and units, from
tanks to riflemen. Two campaigns (one German, one Soviet) tie the
scenarios together, allowing core units to progress from battle to battle,
gaining experience, medals and special abilities. Another great element is a
point system which allows players to “purchase” additional units for each
mission in the campaign as well as replace losses, forcing decisions on
management of resources.
game-play movie shows approximately a minute of movement and combat between
German and Soviet armored forces near the village of Verkhne-Kumsky during
The design for Operation Winter Storm
lets first time users sit down and start playing, while allowing hard-core gamers
to enjoy the realism and historical accuracy. All campaign battles can
also be fought as individual scenarios. The AI can control either side
and a full Play-by-Email system allows for head to head play. The unit
and weapon data as well as the unit art is store in easily accessible formats
to enable mod support and customized scenarios post-release.