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Antcolonygames Magazine Issue #1

New from AntcolonygamesAntcolonygames Magazine is the digital magazine with the game inside. It is about experiencing history, using animated maps and playable simulations. Each issue will focus on a specific historical event or period. This premier issue #1 looks at the encirclement battles that took place in the Russian Baltic region in June of 1941. The app requires iOS 4.3 or higher, and runs on the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Available at the App Store for $2.99.

Battle Command

New from Historical Software Corp. Battle Command is a tactical game-simulator happening in the Second World War to the present time. The game allows us to incorporate the role of the commander of the platoon to the brigade. The editor allows you to design scenarios we invented (or historical) or play scenarios available. Price: $49.

Free Bonus Scenario! Russia vs. NATO 2016
23 July 2016. Southeastern Poland across Ukraine border. Russian strikes into Poland from Belarus and Ukraine have ground to a halt. NATO has rushed armored forces forward for a counter-punch to sweep the elite 4 th Guards Kantemirovskaya Tank Division main force back eastward from it’s tenuous position west of the Pelkinie Bridgehead. Free New Battle Command Scenario for readers, mention CONSIM2014 by e-mail for download links.


New from Snowpunch. Musket Smoke is an iPad wargame inspired by Napoleonic warfare. Available for online live 2 player or local skirmish AI for solitaire play. Free download.

Great Battles Medieval [App]

New App from Slitherine. Great Battles Medieval for iPad is a blend of Role Playing Game and deep Real-Time Strategy that allows you to lead the English army during the Hundred Years War. With more than 20 different units, an almost infinite number of equipment combinations and the most detailed and realistic medieval combat model ever created, this game will excite veterans and newcomers alike. IAP’s allow you to lead the French, purchases additional mercenary units and unlock cheats. Introductory Price: Buy now at 50% off — $4.99.

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Steam and Iron Campaign Expansion

New software release from Naval Warfare Simulations. Steam and Iron Campaign Expansion is a new edition for their Great War at Sea series. Four full fledge campaigns covering the North and Baltic Seas during WWI are covered. Note: ownership of Steam and Iron is required for play. Price: $19.99. Windows OS required.

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Zulus on the Ramparts! HD

New from Victory Point Games. Zulus on the Ramparts! HD for the iPhone/iPad is modeled after the popular boardgame. Price: $7.99. [App store]

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Tank Battle: North Africa


New from Hunted Cow StudiosTank Battle: North Africa recreates the North African theatre of war at the height of the conflict in World War II. Players take control of British and American units and must lead the allies to victory in a series of challenging attacks, raids, defensive actions and battles. Price: $1.99 [available at App Store | related story]

Battle of the Bulge [App]


New from Shenandoah Studio and available on iTunes. Battle of the Bulge is a long-anticipated, turn-based simulation of the largest battle the U.S. Army ever fought. Lead Axis panzers to the strategic Meuse River, or command the desperate Allied forces containing their advance. Pinch & zoom in on a single unit, or out to see the entire battlefield. Play face-to-face against a friend, online through Game Center, or match wits with challenging computer opponents. Designer John Butterfield distilled the urgency and drama of the battle into an elegant, fast-paced game system with fast turns and deep strategy. This game will run on all versions of the Apple iPad, and the iPad Mini. Price: $9.99. [press release | Buy App]

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Phantom Leader for iPad


New from Dan Verssen Games. Phantom Leader places you in command of a US Air Force or US Navy Tactical Fighter squadron in Vietnam between 1964 and 1972. You must not only destroy the targets but you must also balance the delicate political repercussions of your attacks. If you strike too hard, your air offensive might be put on hold — or if you strike to light, you’ll be blamed for losing the war. This iOS release is based on the popular boardgame, Phantom Leader Deluxe. Price: $14.99. Apple iPad 2 or later required. [related story]

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Scourge of War: Chancellorsville


New from Matrix Games. Scourge of War: Chancellorsville is the sequel to Scourge of War: Gettysburg and the latest release in the Scourge of War series and is a full stand-alone title. The game offers twenty historical or alternate history single player scenarios set in the midst of the bloody action of the Battle of Chancellorsville, in which the Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia defeated a Union army twice its size. Price: $29.99 (download), $39.99 (boxed).

Civil War: 1863

New from Hunted Cow StudiosCivil War: 1863 marks the publishers’ second iOS strategy game, where you can relive iconic battles of the American Civil War. Take command of both the Union and Confederate forces in this exciting turn-based strategy game from the developers behind the international top-selling Tank Battle: 1944. Introductory Price: $1.99 (for iPhone/iPad).


Strategic War in Europe

New from Slitherine and Matrix Games. Strategic War in Europe is a turn-based, grand strategy computer game covering the War in Europe. Players will be able to select one or more of the 25 nations across three World War II alliances in Strategic War in Europe to command across a large full-scale map. With Strategic War in Europe players won’t have to worry about being overwhelmed with extreme map sizes and sections, perfect for new players and quicker multiplayer games. OS Platforms: XP, Vista, 7. Download Price: $14.99.

Siege of Leningrad

New from War-game-programming and Stephen Cole. Siege of Leningrad is a computer game covering the initial attempts by Army Group North to take Leningrad in 1941 to the final lifting of the siege in January 1944 in five historical and one hypothetical scenario. The game is a completely updated version of the game originally published in Jagdpanther in 1977. Units are mostly divisions and corps. German divisions can breakdown to regiments or kampf groups at any time.  Special rules cover fortified areas, air power, bombardment and Russian augmentation. The game is very suitable for solitaire play. Download the free demo  that covers Operation Spark. Platform: Windows XP or later. Price: $15.


Crassus in Aquitania

New from War-game-programming. Crassus in Aquitania is a computer game covering the campaign of one of Caesar’s lieutenants to subdue the rebelling tribes of the Aquitania area of Gaul. The game features unlimited stacking and a battle board system to resolve combat. The game has special rules for hill forts (Opidiums), sieges, artillery, ambushes, concealed forces, retreat before combat, cavalry charges, desertion, force marching, leaders and more. The game has tremendous replay value as setup locations, setup forces, and tribal recruitment are all variable. Price: $12. Platform: Windows XP or later.