is enlisting beta testers as they have no fewer than three
upcoming World War II games that need to be vetted for release. Those interested
in testing any of the following titles should sign up on the
Matrix Games Beta Tester Page
of Heroes: Storms of Steel. The second expansion for the PC adaptation of
the award-winning board game Conflict of Heroes: Awakening the Bear! That will
bring more exclusive content to the game, as Ghost Divisions has already done.
Mark H. Walker's Lock 'n Load: Heroes of Stalingrad. Designed by Mark H.
Walker and programmed by the team responsible for bringing you Panzer General
Online, Heroes of Stalingrad remains faithful to Lock' 'n Load's ease of play
and immersive format, while incorporating all the advantages of playing on your
office flatscreen. The game features two, branching campaigns. One that is
playable from the Soviet side and one from the German point of view. The
campaigns are story driven, using graphic novel-type panels to propel the plot.
A turn-based game, Heroes of Stalingrad retains Lock 'n Load's engaging impulse
system while adding features, such as flanking fire, hidden units, and residual
machine gun fire, that would just be too fiddly for the boardgame.
Piercing Fortress Europa. Designed by Frank Hunter, the latest release
from Adanac covers the invasion of Sicily in 1943 and the bitter battle for
Italy. It includes units from many diverse Allied and Axis nations including
Britain, America, Canada, Poland, New Zealand, India, Brazil, Germany, Italy,