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Après être sorti au printemps sur Mac et PC, voici que l’adaptation réussie d’un classique des jeux de plateau Games Workshop va faire ses premiers pas sur la tablette tactile d’Apple. Les terminators et les aliens de Space Hulk y seront ainsi disponibles à compter du 5 décembre prochain, pour la modique somme de 9,99 $. Notez que les parties seront compatibles multiplateformes (PC / iOS) et qu’une version pour le système d’exploitation Android est potentiellement prévue par la suite. Pour plus d’informations sur le jeu voyez notre article Space Hulk : dans l’espace, personne ne vous entend prier ainsi que le site www.spacehulk-game.com.

Dans un registre différent mais néanmoins tout aussi tactique, Fortress Metz, la nouvelle extension de Battle Academy vient pour sa part d’arriver tout juste sur iPad. Et bien sûr aussi sur PC, vous pouvez d’ailleurs vous procurer cette extension dans notre boutique partenaire. Au menu de cet add-on, la troisième armée américaine et ses combats en Lorraine en 1944, soit 10 missions jouables en solo et 4 à deux joueurs, compatibilité multiplateforme inclue. Par la même occasion sachez que Battle Academy a été patché en version 2.5 (cf. ce changelog). Quant au futur Battle Academy 2, sur le thème en théorie du front de l’est, le jeu est toujours en développement et on n’en sait guère plus pour l’instant. Pour plus d’infos sur Fortress Metz voyez par exemple nos tests de Battle Academy – Operation Husky et Battle Academy : Blitzkrieg France.

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Copenhagen, Denmark – November 26th, 2013 – Danish development studio Full Control today revealed that the first Warhammer 40,000 based title will be available on iPad on December 5th. S pace Hulk, the 3D digital  adaption of the best-selling board game will launch on the App Store for iPad this December priced at $9.99. Featuring cross-platform play between iPad, PC and Mac, the iPad release follows the successful PC and Mac launch earlier in summer 2013.

We are excited to unleash Space Hulk, to a new generation of tablet players”, said Thomas Hentschel Lund, CEO of Full Control. “With single player turn based action, intense cross platform multiplayer battles, Space Hulk is destined to become a cult classic”.

Space Hulk is a 3D digital turn based strategy game that recreates the classic claustrophobic board game experience for single player and multiplayer. Set in the isolated corridors and tomb-like chambers of an ancient vessel lost in the graveyard of space, players lead a small army of fearless Space Marine Terminators to battle in a ferocious fight for survival against hordes of predatory alien Genestealers. Based on the “Sin of Damnation” campaign from the 3rd edition board game, Space Hulk includes a robust 12-mission single-player campaign.

Developed by Full Control, Space Hulk will be available on the App Store for iOS on December 5th, 2013. For more information about Space Hulk, please visit: http://www.spacehulk-game.com/

About Full Control

Full Control is a small independent studio based in Copenhagen, Denmark. Over the years they have specialized in the genre of turn-based strategy games and have several productions in their portfolio. In August 2013, the Full Control team released a turn-based videogame adaptation of the hugely popular Warhammer 40k title “Space Hulk”. They are currently working on the next instalment of the classic Jagged Alliance franchise, Jagged Alliance: Flashback that was successfully funded through Kickstarter.

About Games Workshop

Games Workshop® Group PLC (LSE:GAW.L) is based in Nottingham, UK. Games Workshop designs, manufactures, retails, and distributes its range of Warhammer® and Warhammer® 40,000® games, miniature soldiers, novels and model kits through more than 450 of its own Hobby centres, the Internet and independent retail channels in more than 50 countries worldwide. Further details on the company can be obtained at www.games-workshop.com

Space Hulk © Games Workshop Limited 2013. Games Workshop, GW, Space Hulk, Warhammer 40,000, GW, the Games Workshop logo, the Double headed/Imperial Eagle device, Adeptus Astartes, Blood Angels, Dark Angels, Genestealer, Space Marine, Space Marine chapters, Space Marine chapter logos, Space Wolves, Tyranid, Ultramarines, Warhammer, 40K, Warhammer 40,000 and the Warhammer 40,000 device the foregoing marks’ respective logos and all associated marks, logos, names, places, characters, creatures, races and race insignia, illustrations and images from the Space Hulk game are either ® or TM, and/or © Games Workshop Ltd 1989-2013, variably registered in the UK and other countries around the world. All rights reserved. Published under license to Full Control ApS.

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Epsom, UK – November 27, 2013 – One of the most critically-acclaimed tactical wargames, Battle Academy, adds a new recruit to its ranks: Fortress Metz.

Metz, located in Lorraine, has for centuries been an historic garrison town. After its annexation to Germany following the Battle of France in 1940, it became a stronghold for the Third Reich and a major target for the Allied forces. Following  the Normandy landings, the U.S. Third Army under the command of General George S. Patton attacked the city fortifications and, after four months of fighting, broke through and freed  Metz from occupation in late 1944.

With new Panzer Brigades and units like the Hummel, Sdkfz 234/1 armored cars and more, Fortress Metz is a must-have expansion for any wargamer interested in reliving those days!

The game is available for PC, Mac and iPad as an in-app purchase.

We are also releasing the v2.5 patch for Battle Academy which includes new units, objects, tiles from the Fortress Metz campaign, memory optimization, AI and multiplayer stability improvements, bug fixes and much more!

You can download the patch here. iPad users can get the update via iTunes. A full change list can be found here.

Get more information about Battle Academy: Fortress Metz on its official product page.

 

Fortress Metz is an add-on for Battle Academy and requires Battle Academy to play!

About Battle Academy: Fortress Metz.

September 1944: the 3rd Army tries to crack the Metz fortresses!

In Battle Academy: Fortress Metz you play the forces of the US 3rd Army as it tries to encircle Metz and cause the city to capitulate. Ten missions based on historical situations will test your skills as a commander.  From the early attacks of the newly created, but raw, Panzer Brigades to the desperate attempts by the US infantry and engineers to take the forts, Battle Academy: Fortress Metz offers the player a wide diversity of missions. Will you be able to use your forces correctly to crack the Metz defenses while trying to fight off assaults of Panthers and German assault forces? Find out in Battle Academy: Fortress Metz !

 

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The Slitherine Group is the world’s leading producer and publisher of digital wargames and strategy games. Under the Slitherine (www.slitherine.com), Matrix Games (www.matrixgames.com) and Ageod (www.ageod.com) brands it has published literally hundreds of games, with many award-winning titles in its portfolio and spanning all digital platforms, from home consoles to modern Smartphone’s and Tablets. Slitherine is also involved with book publishing, board gaming and works with a wide array of key licensing partners, such as HISTORY®, MILITARY HISTORY®, Games Workshop®, Horrible Histories™, Showtime, BBC, Osprey, Scholastic, Buzz Aldrin Enterprises and many others to deliver the best blend of historical accuracy in an exciting and entertaining way. Together the Group companies form the world’s largest organization specializing in this important and vibrant niche. The Slitherine Group’s mission over the coming years is to lead the way in innovation and growth in an ever expanding segment of the entertainment industry