BASINGSTOKE, England (September 12th 2005) â€“ Developed by DAS Entertainment and distributed exclusively in the UK by KOCH Media, SQUAD ASSAULT WEST FRONT (Second Wave) will release this month on PC CDROM ; priced at Â£19.99. Players choose between either Real-Time or Turn Based game play, as they command Allied or German armies into conflict, amidst the chaos on the West Front, during World War II.
Squad Assault is a riveting recreation of World War II tactical combat. Once battle commences, virtual soldiers are at the command of the player, responding with real reactions to the combat situations around them. Psychological modelling combines with unsurpassed detail in terrain, weather, weapons, vehicles and armour to create the ultimate war simulation. Players must evaluate every situation to take full strategic advantage, or suffer a painful defeat.
Highly detailed models for all major armies: American, German, British, Canadian and Free French
Extensive combat system, armour and psychological model
Topographic maps of the real world with additional 2D overhead map
Historical and hypothetical scenarios comprising dynamic campaigns allowing vast replayability: Omaha Beach, Sainte Mere L'Englise
Multi player options â€“ head to head via Internet and LAN
Featuring over 800 MB of new contents, complete editing tools, 2 new campaigns and 50 additional missions, Squad Assault Westfront (Second Wave) features all major improvements of the 1.8 version of the game engine.
Additional information can be found by visiting the official website at: http://www.squadassault.com