New York– April 8, 2010– Paradox Interactive today announced the release date of its third-person shooter, Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West for the PlayStation Network. This adrenaline fueled, fast-paced gun-slinging action of the Old West will be available April 22 on the PlayStation Network in Europe with the rest of the world soon to follow.
Developed by Fatshark, Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West features a gun-happy line-up of characters with distinct talents. Designed to encourage teamwork, the game incorporates the unique synergy system allowing for more strength and power together than alone. With six familiar modes, Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West is easy to dive into with only a few prerequisites. The adventures of the Wild West are brought back to life in this heart-pounding, intense team based third person shooter.
“We’re thrilled to have Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West as our console debut,” said Fredrik Wester, CEO of Paradox Interactive.“Fatshark created a unique experience in the familiar world of multiplayer shooters, and we are excited to bring it to the PlayStation Network.”
Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West features:
• Four distinct playable characters with a multitude of strengths and weaknesses
• A diverse level-up system letting you adapt your character to each game round as it unfolds
• A multitude of different game modes and settings, all with a distinct feeling of the Old West
• Unique reward system that rewards players that play as a team through the use of the Synergy system.
• Easy pick-up-and-play controls
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 stands poised to make 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 @pdxinteractive on twitter.
Fatshark is a Swedish game development studio located in Stockholm. Comprised of experienced and skilled developers, the team members have been involved in the Swedish game development industry from its humble beginnings to its current elevated position.
In addition to their previous experience, the Fatshark team has continued to evolve being involved as subcontractors in a number of AAA titles for consoles as well as for PC. Follow Fatshark at twitter, www.twitter.com/fatsharkgames