September 23, 2005 -- Cary, NC -- CDV Software Entertainment USA announced today that Combat Mission 3: Afrika Korps (Special Edition) has shipped to stores in North America. Developed by the team at Battlefront.com, this special retail-only edition of the â€œWargame of the Yearâ€ award winner includes 65 new scenarios and 15 new operations, guaranteeing hours of exciting game play. Combining unparalleled content depth and ease of use within a true 3D environment, Combat Mission 3: Afrika Korps offers an effective and innovative balance of turn-based and real-time strategy, delivering the best in WWII tactical warfare.
Key features of Combat Mission 3: Afrika Korps include:
Three theaters of war -- Crete, Italy and North Africa.
Historically accurate units representing seven nations, including Germany, Great Britain, the United States and Italy are available in the game.
Fully researched and detailed TO&E (Tables of Organization and Equipment) for all seven nations.
All vehicle combat capabilities are modeled on their real-world counterparts, and weapons are rated in abilities including effective range and armor penetration.
Meticulously researched vehicle and uniform models, paint schemes and sound effects.
Units use line-of-sight and audio cues to determine the position of the enemy, while the confusion of battle can cause friendly units to mistakenly be identified as foes.
Realistic weather and terrain affect combat outcomes.
A mission and map editor for creating custom scenarios.
Optional â€œhistorical rarity of unitsâ€ setting ensures players will no longer have to worry that their opponents "cherry picked" unrealistic forces.
Battlefront.com is an independent, Internet-based publisher and developer of war and strategy games, and one of the worldâ€™s largest and fastest growing war and strategy gaming fan communities. Battlefrontâ€™s titles include the award-winning 3D WWII combat simulation series Combat Mission (three successive "Wargame of the Year" awards), the air combat strategy game Down in Flames and the stunning tank simulation T72: Balkans on Fire! For more information, please visit www.battlefront.com.
CDV Software Entertainment is dedicated to publishing and distributing top-notch war and strategy games worldwide. The publicly traded company, founded and headquartered in Karlsruhe, Germany, has its North American offices located in New Jersey and North Carolina. As publisher of critically acclaimed titles like Codename: Panzers, Divine Divinity, Sudden Strike, Combat Mission, Cossacks II: Napoleonic Wars and the American Conquest and Blitzkrieg series, CDV is Europeâ€™s leading publisher of PC strategy titles.