Darmstadt, November 7, 2007 -- 10TACLE STUDIOS AG and Conspiracy Entertainment are pleased to announce that "Panzer Tactics DS" - the first authentic turn-based WWII strategy title for the Nintendo DS™ - has shipped to North American retail stores today. "Panzer Tactics DS" challenges players to show their skills in both on- and offline (local DS wireless and Nintendo Wi-Fi) strategic turn-based play through 30 historically based missions while utilizing more than 150 realistically modeled units from the era. For more information on "Panzer Tactics DS", please visit http://www.panzertactics.com.
Previously released developer diary videos, along with an electronic press kit containing screenshots, gameplay videos and game information is available at:
1939: The world stands on the brink of one of the greatest armed conflicts in the history of mankind: the Second World War. Players assume command of the most powerful armies of the time: The German Wehrmacht, the Soviet Army or the Allied Forces. Experience the demanding strategic level of the conflict n three historically based campaigns for the first time ever on a handheld platform.
Three exciting single-player campaigns on the side of the German Wehrmacht, the Soviet Army or the Allied Forces
30 nerve-wracking, historical missions, including undercover missions behind enemy lines
Over 150 different marine, land and air units as well as 20 different special attacks
30 heroic officers who provide their units additional motivation
Exceptional depth of play and complex computer opponent behavior make the game playable again and again
Multiplayer mode for up to 4 players on 10 different multiplayer maps (LAN, Nintendo Wi-Fi-Connection, Hot Seat mode)
Online ranking table
Playable using Nintendo DS Touchpen, buttons or a combination of both
Optional bonus mission goals to unlock additional missions and tactical optimizations
Wide variety of combat animations for all units and a wide range of special effects for explosion and weather depiction
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About 10TACLE STUDIOS AG:
Listed in the General Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, 10TACLE STUDIOS AG (WKN: TACL10, ISIN DE000TACL107) is one of Europe's leading independent developers and producers of high-end computer and video games. 10TACLE STUDIOS AG produces top-quality products that meet international development standards, and its product portfolio covers all relevant, high-growth segments in the games market. Currently, around 440 employees work forthe Company at its headquarters in Darmstadt and the development sites in Hanover, Duisburg, London, Charleroi, Bratislava, Budapest and Singapore. 10TACLE STUDIOS AG's revenue increased in the first six month of 2007 to€19.4 million EUR (first six months 2006:€12.71 million EUR). During the same period, EBIT increased sharply to€3.37 million EUR (previous year:€2.3 million EUR).
Sproing is one of the German-speaking region's leading game developers. The firm develops both nationally and internationally exceptionally successful games for all current platforms (PC, Nintendo DS, Wii, Playstation 3, Playstation 2, PSP, Xbox360, Xbox, Game Boy Advance, Playstation 1 and many more). In doing so Sproing uses their own in-house developed middleware, the Athena Engine, which makes the creation of complex game content on a wide variety of platforms incredibly efficient. Amongst their most well-known games are titles such as "Panzer Tactics DS", "Undercover - Operation Winter Sun" and "Undercover - Double Game", "Jacked", "Best Friends: Cats and Dogs" as well as sales hits such as "Traumschiff Suprise" or "7 Dwarves". The entire list of the over 50 games developed to date can be found on the website.
About Conspiracy Entertainment Corporation:
Conspiracy Entertainment Corporation is a developer, publisher and marketer of entertainment software in North America and Western Europe. The Company develops and licenses properties from several sources, including global entertainment and media companies and publishes software for DVD media, wireless devices, personal computers and videogame consoles, including those manufactured by Nintendo, Sony Computer Entertainment, and Microsoft Corporation. Conspiracy Entertainment was founded in 1997 and is based in Santa Monica, CA. For more information, please visit http://www.conspiracygames.com.
NINTENDO DS IS A TRADEMARK OF NINTENDO.