Commander Portraits

Below is a preview of the Commander portraits available in OoBP. The game features over 60 of these portraits – used in mission briefings, as multiplayer avatars and for unit Commanders. Commanders come in 3 types: Generals, Captains and Pilots – and can be attached to ground, naval and air units respectively. They then provide specific bonuses in combat, movement, […]

Unit List: British Pacific Fleet

The British Pacific Fleet – making its appearance toward the end of the Allied Campaign – will provide the player with a few bonus units: Supermarine Seafire DD Battle BB King George V CV Implacable The full unit list revealed so far can be found here.

Campaign Artwork

Next to the “Boot Camp” tutorial campaign, the game features 2 main campaigns: One for the Pacific Allies and one for Imperial Japan. Both campaigns cover the whole war from Pearl Harbor in 1941 until 1946 with the invasion of Japan or the (fictional) invasion of Australia respectively. A preview of the campaigns’ artwork can be seen below.

Video: Beta Footage 2

The second in the new short gameplay footage sequences: Basic Tank movement and combat animations. (Note: Sound effects are still work-in-progess)

Video: First Beta Footage

The team is putting a lot of effort into the game’s unit animations, so in addition to the regular little screenshot sneakpeeks we’ll be doing some video footage as well. For the first video, we’ll have a closer look at the Artillery firing animations. Note little details such as the shell case and the puff of smoke being ejected after […]

Unit List: American Tanks

The American Tank class selection has been added to the game’s official unit list.   Preview of some of the US tanks available in the game

Unit List: US Transportation

Another update for the official unit list and a sneak peek screenshot below.   Featuring US transportion vehicles which can be attached to infantry or towed weapons.

Unit List: Japanese Carriers

Every weekend a new section of the game’s units list will be revealed. Please keep in mind that these lists are not necessarily final and may change during the development of the game. In addition, suggestions are always welcome This week, we start with the Japanese Tanks class.

First screenshots released

To commemorate the 62nd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, present the first official screenshots of the Order of Battle: Pacific.   It was on December 7, 1941, that one of the most shocking events in American history occurred: the surprise strike on the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor by the hand of the Japanese Empire. Designed […]

Over at The Wargamer, Eddy Sterckx has finished his coverage of the Essen Spieltage 2013. And that includes some Order of Battle: Pacific! The article is available here. Photo taken during the game’s presentation at the Slitherine booth