4 Champion titles added to growing Mastertronic range

Championship Manager 2006 is the next installment of the Championship Manager series and a seasonal update for Championship Manager 5. The title will be released on the M.A.D label, fulfilling the criteria to make it onto this Mastertronic label of selling over 100,000 units - after all, 100,000 gamers can't be wrong! The new Gameplan technology gives the player the choice of camera angles and 3D TV aspects, providing the most exciting match day coverage available. Clubs can now haggle during negotiations, other clubs try to out-bid you and rivals don't make it easy for you to get their star players!

Faces of War, the sequel to Soldiers: Heroes of World War II will be released on the PC Gamer label. Only titles earning a review score of 80% of more in PC Gamer Magazine make it onto this Mastertronic label, and with a score of 81%, this title earns its place in this range– it's a must if its 80% plus! PC Gamer have said "Visually, it's very attractive. The animation is great, the explosions superb, the levels stuffed with detail to take apart, and designed with the same level of freedom that you'd have if someone shoved a gun in your hand and ordered you to do it for real". The player is able to battle alone or cooperatively with up to 16 players in a variety of intense multiplayer operations and there are 25 vast missions in which you can use the fully destructible environments to your advantage

Described by PC Gamer as "Cheerfully entertaining villainy" Sid Meier's Pirates gained an impressive review score of 86%. Raid the Caribbean as a 17th-century pirate captain in this epic, open-ended seafaring adventure. Dig up buried treasure, plunder French ports, engage in fierce naval battles and even romance governor's daughters! Experience a lifetime of adventure in this game by Sid Meier, award winning creator of the Civilization® series.

Finally, TOCA Race Driver 3, the third title of TOCA racing series, will make its debut on Mastertronic's PC Gamer label after scoring a top review score of 87% in PC Gamer magazine. Since the series began in 1997 with TOCA Touring Car Championship, the franchise has been extremely popular. Described by PC Gamer as "High Speed and highly entertaining" Toca Race Driver 3 features the most realistic damage in any racing game and includes true mechanical effects such as blown engines, overheating radiators and more. Choose from one of six racing disciplines and work your way from entry-level vehicle, up to the pinnacle of your chosen career path and the ultimate racing machine.

James Cato, Mastertronic's Sales Director commented– "Yet again Mastertronic have released another batch of great titles, strengthening the current range and increasing its offering to retail and consumers"

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About the Mastertronic Group Limited - Mastertronic is one of the best known electronic entertainment brands in Europe. It pioneered the European console market with its launch of the Sega Master System, invented the budget retail sector and built an international development and publishing operation under the Virgin Mastertronic label. The brand was subsequently relaunched as The Mastertronic Group Limited in 2003 by founder Frank Herman, together with Andy Payne and Garry Williams. The Group now leads the European value publishing sector through its retail brands M.A.D. (Mastertronic Added Dimension), Sold Out (the UK's largest-selling budget operation, acquired by the Group in 2004) and PC Gamer Presents, a unique quality-assured brand in association with the leading games magazine publisher Future Publishing. Also part of the Mastertronic Group is the specialist flight simulation publisher Just Flight. The Group also offers, through its wholly owned subsidiary The Producers Limited (also acquired in 2004) a 'cradle to grave' total turnkey service for physical product, from marketing through packaging and warehousing to retail and digital distribution. In addition, MAD 4 Games, a wireless channel for content delivery to mobile phones was established first quarter 2005. In 2006, Blast Entertainment was launched - a video game company exclusively aimed at the younger end of the kids market who develop new content based on recognised family friendly licenses from movies, TV, classic characters and toys.


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