NEW YORK– October 6th, 2010– Neocore Games and Paradox Interactive today released three epic metal songs created for the upcoming real-time strategy game Lionheart: Kings’ Crusade. Created by heavy metal band Trebuchet and co-produced by Paradox Interactive CEO, Fredrik Wester, the songs feature a level of battlefield intensity only appropriate for Lionheart: Kings’ Crusade. It doesn’t matter whether you play Saracen or Crusader– these metal gods will carry you to victory!
The songs are available for download include”Lionheart,””Holyland” and”The King Will Return Tonight” here:
”I think heavy metal music goes well with battle and it seemed like a natural fit as about half of the team are hardcore metal and rock fans. We wanted to spice up the Lionheart trailers with some new music and we think it went so well that we want everyone out there to get these songs. I’ve said it many times, but people can be divided into two groups: those who love Heavy Metal and those who are unaware that they love Heavy Metal. We are going to get medieval on your eardrums.” said Fredrik Wester, CEO of Paradox Interactive.
View the E3 trailer featuring the heavy metal song Holy Land here:
Scheduled for release on October 8th, Lionheart: Kings’ Crusade will be published worldwide by Paradox Interactive. The PC title will also be available for digital download on all leading digital distribution platforms.
About Lionheart: Kings’ Crusade
From the development team that created King Arthur and Crusaders: Thy Kingdom Come, this real-time strategy game places you in the era of the Third Crusade, spanning the years 1189-1192. Lionheart: Kings’ Crusade invites players to rewrite history through controlling and upgrading leaders and their armies, guiding various historical factions through political events, collecting relics, and unlocking new content in a feature-rich campaign set to take on the strategy genre by force.
For more information:
Web page: www.lionheartthegame.com
About Neocore Games
Founded in 2008, Neocore Games aims to develop high quality products. Developers of Crusaders: Thy Kingdom Come and King Arthur: The Role-PlayingWargame, Neocore Games utilizes its Coretech 3D engine to offer stable and strong technology to deliver the best in-game graphics of the industry. For more on Neocore Games, visit www.neocoregames.com
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, Victoria and the Hearts of Iron franchises, as well as publishing titles such as the Elven Legacy series, Mount&Blade, East India Company 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 http://twitter.com/PdxInteractive