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Steel Beasts Upgrade 1.17 Released

by Rainier on Aug. 1, 2001 @ 12:24 a.m. PDT

eSim Games and Strategy First announced today that the latest free upgrade for Steel Beasts is now available for download on this link here
Version 1.17 adds over two dozen new features, including customizable ammunition load-outs, a more accurate gunnery model for the M1A1, improved infantry AI, and much more. A complete list of new features and bug fixes can be found at eSim Games' web site, as well as in the ReadMe file included in the upgrade.

Steel Beasts, eSim Games' award-winning tank simulation game, is published through Strategy First and distributed throughout North America by Infogrames and the rest of the world by Strategy First's other worldwide partners. Steel Beasts was awarded "Best PC Simulation of 2000" by PC Gamer Magazine, Computer Games Magazine,, GamePen and Wargamer. It has also received multiple Editor's Choice awards, and is in use at the US Military Academy (West Point) to help train future armor officers.



About eSim Games
eSim Games, located in Sunnyvale, California, creates highly accurate, affordable simulators for the personal computer, which can be used by both civilians for entertainment purposes, and by the military as an inexpensive training tool.

About Strategy First
Strategy First Inc. is a leading worldwide developer and publisher of entertainment software. Established in 1991 and headquartered in historic “Old Montreal”, Strategy First has become one of the largest publishers of PC CD-ROM games in Canada. After acquiring Micomeq, a game developer located in St. Jérôme, QC., and retaining talent from Midnight Software, an award-winning development team from Ottawa, ON., Strategy First is poised to become a major force in the gaming industry. Best known for its Man of War series and Disciples: Sacred Lands, the company has also earned critical acclaim for its work on such titles as Steel Panthers I and II and Age of Rifles for Strategic Simulations Inc. Strategy First has worked with other leading companies in the software and entertainment industry; most notably, A&E Network, Lucas Arts, Cinar Films, Empire Interactive, and Strategic Simulations Inc.

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