Excalibur Publishing Signs Bus Driver

Oxfordshire, October 5th 2007

Product: Bus Driver

Developer: SCS Software

Genre: Bus Driving Simulation

Platform: PC CD-ROM

Release: 26th October 2007


Barcode: 5060020473067

Excalibur Publishing is pleased to announce the signing of Bus Driver, a bus driving simulation from Czech Republic based SCS Software. Due for release on Friday, October 26th, Bus Driver puts the player in the driving seat of twelve different buses, each beautifully detailed and inspired by real life buses in use from around the world. Types include: London double deckers, American-style school buses and European low-floor city buses. As you manoeuvre each of them around a realistic looking fictional American city you’ll need to keep to planned routes and to within the restrictions of a very busy timetable.

You’ll start to learn the basics of professional driving by obeying the Highway Code and treating your passengers’ safety as an absolute priority. Unlike other driving games, Bus Driver’s focus is on securing the well being of your passengers at all times and on 100% reliability of the service you provide.

You’ll get to drive around an expansive city environment featuring different suburbs and districts. Each one contains varying styles including modern, old town, residential suburbs, an airport and the local harbour.

There are 30 routes to negotiate which are staged over five tiered levels of increasing difficulty. You’ll enjoy the satisfaction of progressing up through the difficulty levels! Multiple duties include driving a school bus, transporting tourists and sightseers and even prisoners! Varying weather conditions (all realistically depicted) and set at various times throughout the day add to Bus Driver’s realism.

Bus Driver also contains‘living roads’ with intelligent traffic controlled by a sophisticated AI system. A high replay value is guaranteed by the constant learning and improvement in knowledge of traffic rules and gameplay related bonuses.

Available on Friday, October 26th.

Minimum System Requirements:

Operating System: Windows 98/ME/2000/XP

CPU: Intel Pentium III 800 MHz or equivalent

RAM: 256 MB

Graphics Card: 32 MB AGP DirectX 9 and T&L Compatible

Hard Disk Space: 300 MB

Peripherals: Optional DirectX 8 compatible gamepad or steering wheel

For more information, screenshots and trailer please go to:


UK Press Information Contact:

Richard Barclay

Excalibur Publishing Limited

Tel: +44 (0) 1869 338428

Email: r_barclay@btinternet.com

Note to editors:

About Excalibur Publishing

Set up in 2004, and a division of distributor Contact Sales Limited, Excalibur Publishing is the PC video game publishing arm of the group. Its aim is to bring good quality, original and innovative products to the PC games player. www.excalibur-publishing.com

About Contact Sales Limited

Established in 1997, Contact Sales is a UK-based distributor of computer game software and their associated peripherals. The company was voted‘Distributor of the Year 2003’ by the National Association of Specialist Computer Retailers. It signed its first publishing agreement in 1998. www.contact-sales.co.uk

About SCS Software

SCS Sofware is a privately owned game and 3D software development company located in Prague, Czech Republic.

Since its founding in 1997 the company has concentrated on creating licensable 3D engine technology. Our game engines powered over a dozen commercially successful games, including best selling games Deer Hunter II and Deer Hunter III, or the critically acclaimed Duke Nukem: Manhattan Project.

Starting in 1999, we began offering full-scale game development services as a third party developer/contractor. With eight finished games under our belt we now have a very experienced team capable of building games in a variety of genres. Using our own game engine technology as a base, we can guarantee very competitive prices, state of theart visuals, solid game design and passion and dedication to make your game stand out. www.scssoft.com

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