Slitherine and PQube have just revealed the release date for History Legends Of War, a new strategy game that follows General Patton’s campaign from the D-Day landings to Berlin, set to arrive on 8th March 2013on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows PC and PlayStationVita.

History Legends Of War, set in 1944 in the latter stage of World War II is a turn-based strategy game at heart which blends squad-based tactics with RPG elements. Players command a limited number of units in a sequence of thrilling and engaging missions through four different campaigns, starting in the days following the Normandy landing and leading through to the conquest of Berlin.

Unusual for most strategy games, you will have complete control over combat, including choice of weapon and manual targeting and aiming.