Epsom, UK, July 20, 2012 – Slitherine (www.slitherine.com) and Matrix Games (www.matrixgames.com), along with The Lordz Games Studio (www.thelordzgamesstudio.com) and Flashback Games are excited to release an amazing new trailer for the upcoming operational strategy game Panzer Corps: Afrika Korps!
The trailer gives a brief look into gameplay with new units, new locations, and new desert colors for units that fought in the unforgiving North African campaign. Filled with historical and period images from the campaign, from parachuting German soldiers on Malta to the intense tank battles out in the open sandy wasteland, this trailer is sure to get any wargamer’s heart beating fast!
To view the trailer, visit the YouTube channels for either Slitherine or Matrix Games. Don’t forget to subscribe to the channels to view our videos as soon as they are made live!
Panzer Corps: Afrika Korps comes packed with 24 new scenarios that take place in North Africa, the Middle East and India, as well as several new engaging multiplayer scenarios through Slitherine’s PBEM++ network.
Players can look forward to more than 20 new units, ranging from gliders and flamethrower tanks to motorcycle infantry and minefields. Moreover an excess of 70 existing units have been re-skinned for desert camouflage. The Germans won’t be standing alone in their fight, as Italian units can now join the player’s core force to carry through the campaign to earn experience and equipment upgrades.
For more information on Panzer Corps: Afrika Korps, visit its official product page on the Slitherine or Matrix Games site.
About Panzer Corps: Afrika Korps
Welcome to the desert!
The year is 1941 and you will lead the German Afrika Korps, and it`s Axis allies, into Libya and Tunisia during the North African Campaign of World War II.
The reputation of the "Deutsches Afrikakorps" or "DAK" was synonymous with that of its first commander Erwin Rommel. Now it is up to you to overwhelm the Allied forces in North Africa, secure the Suez Canal and take hold of the oil-rich lands of the Arabian Peninsula; maybe even invade the underbelly of the British Empire and threaten its crown jewel: India.
Panzer Corps: Afrika Korps is an expansion for existing Panzer Corps owners and a full stand-alone for new players. With more than 20 new units, 24 new scenarios, new dynamic and varied scenarios and weather types, players will have their wits and tactics tested in this turn-based strategy game of the award-winning Panzer Corps series!
ABOUT SLITHERINE LTD. AND MATRIX GAMES LTD.
Slitherine Ltd. and Matrix Games Ltd. are the world’s leading video games producers and publishers of historical and strategy titles. Since 2000, both brands have published literally hundreds of games with many award-winning titles in their portfolio spanning all digital and console platforms. Slitherine is also involved with book publishing, and board gaming and work with a wide array of key licensing partners such as HISTORY™, MILITARY HISTORY™, Horrible Histories™, Showtime, BBC, Osprey, Scholastic, Casemate Publishing and many others to deliver the best blend of historical accuracy in an exciting and entertaining way. The two companies merged in May 2010 and formed the world’s largest organization specializing in this niche but important market sector. Slitherine’s mission over the coming years is to lead the way in innovation and growth in this expanding industry sector.