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Posted on Jan 22, 2008 in Games PR

PR: Napoleon in Italy Is Updated

Armchair General

Staten Island, NY, January 22nd, 2007 – Matrix Games ( and Hussar Games ( are pleased to announce that a new update for Napoleon in Italy is now available. The new v1.05 update includes a number of balance changes to the Piedmont armies and campaign, fixes an AI general issue and tweaks the balance for readiness and cohesion regeneration. In addition, this update includes a new expanded campaign historical background guide.

David Heath, Director of Operations at Matrix Games, said of the release, “Hussar has done it again with Napoleon in Italy, providing a fantastic strategy game that’s fun and easy to play. The latest update file will only serve to improve upon an already solid title for Napoleonics fans.”


Bulcsú Várhegyi of Hussar Games added, “Thanks to the team at Matrix Games and to the supporters we’ve met in the Napoleon in Italy community for their feedback and support. Hussar Games is always glad to support its titles, especially when they’ve been so well received and Napoleon in Italy is no exception.”

Lead the young Napoleon’s French Army on his first campaign against the Austrians and Piedmontese in Northern Italy or try to stop Napoleon’s dedicated army and tactical brilliance with the mighty allied army of Austria. Experience a great interface and addicting gameplay in this realistically modeled game of Napoleonic combat.

Units and armies have various attributes like morale, experience, unit cohesion and supply to reflect the realities of historical operational combat in the Napoleonic era. Leaders are rated for Attack, Defense and Initiative as well as many special abilities designed to reflect the unique historical abilities of each commander. A realistic unit replacement system and historical siege and tactical battle rules bring the ultimate in turn-based gameplay set at the end of the 18th century.

Get more information on Napoleon in Italy from its official Matrix Games webpage This update is comprehensive and will bring the version of the game up to 1.05.