Ship Simulator Extremes Creation Competition announced

NEW YORK– October 6th, 2010– VSTEP and Paradox Interactive today announced an exciting new competition for Ship Simulator Extremes enabling fans to create their own playable vessels and ports and be in with a chance of winning a fantastic prize! Gamers, either individually or as a team, can participate to create their vessels&environments of choice for Ship Simulator extremes

Read more about the competition here:

http://www.shipsim.com/contest

Players are being invited to send in their best and most inventive creations up until the closing date of December 1st. All entries received will then be judged by VSTEP and the Ship Simulator Community. The best entries will win up to€1000 and together with the best runners-up get a chance to see their creations in an official DLC pack for Ship Sim Extremes in the future.

Dates

1.   Competition Start Date - October 11th, 2010

2.   Final Entry date - December 1st, 2010

3.   Final Model Submission Deadline - January 10th, 2011

4.   Prize winners announcement - February 10th, 2011

Round 1: VSTEP selects the best entries in both categories - vessels&environments

Round 2: The Round 1 winners of each category are posted on the forum in a poll, where the Ship Simulator community will decide which entries proceed to the final round.

Round 3: VSTEP decides the top 3 winners of each category and the honorable runners-up. 

Ship Simulator Extremes is available for digital download on all leading digital distribution platforms, in European retail stores and through the Paradox web shop.  For a full list of purchase links please visit: www.paradoxplaza.com/games/ship-simulator-extremes  

Download the demo here:

http://www.fileplanet.com/216304/210000/fileinfo/Ship-Simulator-Extremes-Demo

View the official release trailer:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rnny6Ux643o  

For more information:

Web page: www.shipsim.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/ShipSim

Twitter: http://twitter.com/shipsim

About Ship Simulator Extremes:

VSTEP is proud to announce Ship Simulator Extremes, the next game in the acclaimed Ship Simulator series. With over 550K copies sold, the series returns with a new game that pushes the boundaries of simulation gaming. Featuring stunning visuals, accurate vessel behavior, famous locations and ports all over the world and missions based on actual events, this is one simulator game that you cannot afford to miss.

About VSTEP

Game developer VSTEP harnesses an exciting mix of commercial and serious game developers and has created successful simulation games as well as professional simulators and virtual training projects. VSTEP has created the bestselling Ship Simulator game series. A pioneer in the creation of innovative simulation and virtual training, VSTEP is a multiple winner of acclaimed governmental innovation prizes. The developer is based in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Read more: www.vstep.nl

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 http://twitter.com/PdxInteractive


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