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Civil War II: 1862, the prequel to the popular Civil War: 1863, announced for iOS

Hunted Cow Studios will release the improved strategy wargame on Nov. 14

Elgin, Scotland — Nov. 5, 2013 — Today developers Hunted Cow Studios and HexWar are announcing the prequel to their popular Civil War: 1863 strategy wargame. Civil War II: 1862 will release on the App Store (for iPhone, iPad, and iPod) next Thursday, Nov. 14 for 99 cents.

Civil War II builds on the original Civil War game, with improvements and new features such as flank attacks, expanded melee combat, and additional troops for greater strategy gameplay.

Players engage in 14 main battles during the American Civil War, 13 of which can be experienced from either side — the North or the South. The game includes an eight-mission tutorial campaign, a five-mission “Fix Bayonets” campaign, and an eight-mission "Steel and Thunder" campaign.

Civil War II features four infantry classes (raw, average, veteran, and elite) and eight war units (naval gunboats, wagons, generals, infantry with muskets and with rifled muskets, artillery, and dismounted and mounted cavalry). 

Helping new players learn the basics and veterans refine their strategy is the Combat Analysis, which provides details about units in battle so players can better decide their next move. Hunted Cow introduced this popular feature with this year’s release of Ancient Battle: Rome.

Players can now execute flank attacks and different infantry formations (unformed, a line for shooting, and a column for charging) for deeper strategy and improved battle outcomes. 

Five additional eight-mission campaigns (all playable as either the North or South) are available as in-app purchases at 99 cents each, including the “Shot and Shell” campaign featuring various tactical challenges, such as capturing control points.

Dropbox: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/7uf50osvzcup89a/ym_DVt41F3

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Game page: https://www.huntedcow.com/game/civilwar2

ENDS

About Hunted Cow:

Hailing from Scotland, Hunted Cow Studios is a leading game developer and publisher founded in 2003 with the goal of producing fun and accessible games, but with a layer of deep and engaging gameplay for experienced players. Its most popular browser game is Fallen Sword, which has over 600,000 currently registered users. Hunted Cow is now working on its flagship 3D massively multiplayer online game Eldevin, currently in closed beta, which has been well-received by gamers and critics alike. Eldevin is due for release later this year.

Hunted Cow has a strong portfolio of iOS games, including Tank Battle: North Africa, which won the “Game of the Week” award on Pocket Gamer. Its recent release, Ancient Battle: Rome, reached No. 1 on the U.K. strategy charts for iPhone and iPad.

Hunted Cow also prides itself on working with other talented developers to bring their

games to a wider audience. Developers interested in discussing collaborations can email publishing@huntedcow.com.

Contacts:

Hunted Cow Studios

Stephanie Carmichael

PR Manager

E: stephanie@huntedcow.com

Andrew Mulholland

Director

T: +44 (0)1343 559083

E: andrew@huntedcow.com

Skype: hoofmaster

HexWar

Keith Martin-Smith

Owner/Game Designer

E: keith@hexwar.com

Skype: hexwarkeith

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