First Screenshots of Upcoming New El Alamein iPad Wargame

El Alamein iPad game

Shenandoah Studio, makers of the excellent Battle of the Bulge and Drive on Moscow strategic wargames for the iPad, have released the first screenshots of their upcoming new title on the battle of El Alamein.

The new game will be titled Desert Fox: The Battle of El Alamein, and will be focused on the crucial battles fought in North Africa during World War II. It’s set for release in the Spring of 2014. Hit the break for a couple more screenshots from the game …

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Drive on Moscow iPad Wargame Updated: New Icon, Improved Play Balance & More

Drive on Moscow Icon

Drive on Moscow, my new favorite strategy wargame for the iPad, has been updated today – to Version 1.0.3. The update adds a new subtitle – so the game is now Drive on Moscow: War in the Snow – and a striking new icon, as you can see above.

The update is more than just cosmetic though, it also brings changes to improve gameplay and the balance of play. Here’s the full change list

• Fixed freeze or crash in AI
• Fixed tracking of online victories and resignations
• Changed out of fuel icon to avoid confusion with out of supply
• Fixed a Tutorial bug
• Adjusted victory levels for three scenarios
• Minor corrections in Help

This was a superb strategic wargame right out of the gate; it’s nice to see it already getting a substantial update less than a month after release.

Here’s an App Store link for Drive on Moscow: War in the Snow; it’s priced at $13.99.

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Price Drops: Battle of the Bulge iPad Game on Sale at $4.99 Now

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The excellent Battle of the Bulge strategic wargame for the iPad, from Shenandoah Studio, is on sale starting today for just $4.99. That’s 50% off its standard $9.99 price tag.

The sale is to mark both the Thanksgiving holiday and the launch of Shenandoah’s superb new Drive on Moscow game.

If you’re even an occasional reader here you probably know that I love the Battle of the Bulge game and picked it as one of The Best iPad Apps of 2012.

This is a great time and a great price to check out this fun and challenging iPad wargame. Here’s an App Store link for Battle of the Bulge; it’s a universal app designed for both iPad and iPhone.

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Drive on Moscow iPad Strategy Game – Out Now

Drive on Moscow iPad wargame

Drive on Moscow, a new strategic wargame for the iPad from the makers of the excellent and award-winning Battle of the Bulge, is available now in the App Store. This new game lets you take command of the Axis or Soviet armies in the largest battle of World War II.

Battle of the Bulge was the first real, classic board game style wargame for the iPad. It’s a superb game and was one of our selections for The Best iPad Apps of 2012.

Drive on Moscow looks even better. It offers turn-based gameplay and lets you go to war against the game’s stellar AI or online versus a friend or a random opponent – and now on a much bigger scale with this massive battle on the Russian front.

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Notable New iPad Games: Civil War II: 1862

Civil War II 1862 iPad game

Civil War II: 1862 is a new iPad wargame from the clever folks at Hunted Cow Studio. It’s a prequel to their excellent Civil War: 1863 and and other good looking strategic wargame title for the iPad. In fact it sounds like a nice step up from its predecessor in some ways:

… incorporating the detailed strategic gameplay of the original while adding major new features and improvements such as flank attacks and strategic movement. Melee combat has also been given greater emphasis and the range of troop quality has been expanded to include elite units.

The game lets you play 7 different campaigns that are based on 14 historical battles from the American Civil War – 13 of them can be played as either side. There are 5 more campaigns that can be added via In-App purchase at just 99 cents each.

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New iPad Wargame – Ancient Battle: Rome

Ancient Battle: Rome is the latest iPad wargame app from Hunted Cow Studios – makers of the excellent Civil War: 1863 iPad wargame. This new game is the first one of this type that I can recall seeing that’s focused on an ancient era and in particular on Julius Caesar’s campaigns. Here’s a slice of [...]

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