Battlefront sends word that they are looking for beta testers for Histwar: Les Grognardo, its upcoming Napoleonic wargame. The game puts players in charge of a Napoleonic army on the battlefields of the early 19th century. It features a three-tiered AI system, editing and customization, historical accuracy and more.
Publisher Lighthouse Interactive sent out word that they have acquired the worldwide publishing rights to East India Company, a strategy war-game, for release during Q4 2008 on PC. The game showcases the dynamics of the open sea offering players the chance to take to the most profitable trade routes throughout the world and tense political situations. Players will be able to build up their trading empire and engage in sea battles, among other things.
Some screenshots from the game were released. More details after the jump.
Matrix Games and SSG have announced Carriers at War, a recreation of the classic wargame. The game is a simulation of fleet carrier air and naval operations in the Pacific theater from 1941 to 1945, and will let players engage in the greatest naval wars of WW2, including Pearl Harbor, Midway and more; multiplayer games over Internet and LAN; historically accurate ship and aircraft profiles; and more.
It is set for release later this year.