Join the greatest urban transportation system in the world

NEW YORK– 4st October 2010– Paradox Interactive and Colossal Order Ltd have today announced details on how to sign up for the limited Closed Beta for Cities in Motion, a mass transportation simulator set across four European cities and due for release on PC in early 2011.

Developed by Colossal Order Ltd, Cities in Motion sees players develop and operate their own public transport company building a travel network across Vienna, Berlin, Helsinki and Amsterdam using more s 5 modes of transport, and over 30 vehicles of transport including buses, trams, subway trains and water buses. As each city develops and grows the player must continue to meet the ever changing transport needs of its commuters, while at the same time ensuring it remains as profitable as possible.

Sign up for the Cities in Motion Closed Beta now at:

http://beta.paradoxplaza.com

Sign up before midday on October 11th!

If you  are selected for a place in the Closed Beta,

you will receive a confirmation e-mail before the 25th of October.

Featuring an in-depth campaign mode made up of 12 scenarios along with an open ended sandbox mode, an advanced map editor that allows players to create their own cities, plus much more, Cities in Motion will challenge players to create the perfect public transport system that has no cancellations, no delays and where the passengers are always happy!

Watch the announcement trailer at:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FemH4GhEqEs

Planned Features for the final game:

- Realistic 3D graphics with over 100 unique buildings

- Advanced economy simulation including contractor deals, banking, insurance and fluctuating economic trends

- Play through 100 years of transportation history across four eras between 1920 and 2020

- Choose between over 30 different vehicles based on real-life models including buses, trams, water buses, helicopters and a subway system with underground view

- Real-time city and traffic simulation as people commute between their homes, workplace and social lives.

- Three difficulty levels– easy, medium and hard

Check out the latest Cities in Motion developments:

Facebook– www.facebook.com/citiesinmotion

Twitter - www.twitter.com/citiesinmotion

About Colossal Order Ltd

Colossal Order Ltd is an independent game development studio located in Tampere, Finland. Founded in 2009 by experienced developers and serious fans of the genre, the company focuses on original IP strategy and simulation games for PC platform. The highly motivated and talented team is working on the first title Cities in Motion, which will be released 2011.

About Paradox Interactive

Since 1999, Paradox Interactive has been a leading global developer and publisher of PC-based strategy games. World-renowned for its strategy catalog, the company holds a particularly strong presence in the United States and Europe. Its steadily-growing portfolio includes originally developed titles such as the critically acclaimed Europa Universalis and the Hearts of Iron franchises, as well as publishing titles such as the Elven Legacy series, Mount&Blade and Majesty 2. Paradox made an explosive entry onto consoles during 2010 with the release of Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West. For more information, please visit www.paradoxplaza.com and follow www.twitter.com/pdxinteractive


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