BATTLE THROUGH HISTORY AS ONE OF THE WORLD'S MOST RENOWNED LEADERS IN NAPOLEON'S CAMPAIGNS

Napoleon’s Campaigns is an engaging battle strategy game from Ascaron launching in April 2008. The player can take on the role of the famous historical leader, or any of his opposing enemies, in the legendary battles of Trafalgar and Waterloo.

Based on extensive historical records, the battle scenarios within Napoleon’s Campaigns aim to provide the player with a realistic experience. The game takes into account the political scenarios, geographical borders and even personal character traits of an opposing enemy.

Begin the game as Napoleon, commanding the French army in the battle of Austerlitz. Once Tsar Alexander I and his Russo-Austrian army have been defeated, further campaigns become available to play. Conquer the enemy in well known battles of the century, replicating Napoleon’s victories in Prussia (1806,) Russia (1807,) Austria (1812) and many others, before reaching the infamous battle of Waterloo (1815.)

The unique and exciting challenge in Napoleon’s Campaigns then lies in the opportunity for the player to change history. What if Napoleon had won at Waterloo? Enjoy a victorious triumph to re-write the history books, and achieve Napoleon’s biggest dream; invading England.

To play the demo of Napoleon’s Campaigns visit www.napoleons-campaigns.com

Fast facts:

Publisher: Ascaron Entertainment / Nobilis

Web: www.ascaron.com

Developer: AGEOD

Release date: 11th April 2008

PEGI: 3+

Format: PC

Genre: Battle Strategy

About Ascaron Entertainment

From Day One in 1989 Ascaron Entertainment has become one of the leading European“boutique” developers and Publishers of games for the PC, with many successful titles including Patrician, Port Royale, DarkStar One and SACRED.

Ascaron maintains development studios in Berlin, Gutersloh and Aachen (Germany), as well as an international department in Birmingham (UK). Ascaron currently markets its products in more than 40 countries and over 15 languages.

Ascaron Entertainment (UK) is an independent office and is highly regarded on a domestic and global scale. With a professional reputation, full-service product management, and a wealth of experience in the games industry, the UK operation manages the international releases of Ascaron's entire catalogue, whilst also providing a bespoke publishing, sales, PR and marketing function to selected affiliate label partners.

Ascaron Entertainment (UK) continues to be responsible for successfully launching titles into the UK market from developers and publishers worldwide. Titles include the popular UFO, Panzers, Cossacks and Blitzkriegseries of games, as well as critically acclaimed hits such as Call of Juarez, Runaway: The Dream of the Turtle and TrackMania United.

About Nobilis

Nobilis Group, founded in Lyon in 2001, is specialized in the publication and distribution of video games and video game accessories. Nobilis produces multi-platform games for PC, XboxTM, Xbox360TM PlayStation®2, PlayStation®3, PSPTM, Nintendo Wii™, Nintendo DSTM, and Interactive DVD.

Nobilis has distribution subsidiaries in France (Nobilis France in Lyon), Spain and Portugal (Nobilis Iberica in Madrid), Belgium, Holland and Luxembourg (Nobilis Benelux) and Italy (Rome). Some of the most prominent partners that feature in Nobilis’ catalogue feature 1C Company, Akella, Capcom, Cenega, City Interactive, Enlight Software, Focus, JoWooD, Lago, Lighthouse, RTL Enterprises GmbH, ZUXXEZ Entertainment AG…

Nobilis’ own games include“Destination Treasure Island™”(PC),“The Secrets of Da Vinci, the forbidden manuscript™”(PC),” Mountain Bike Adrenaline featuring Salomon”(PlayStation®2),“Moto Racer 3 Gold Edition”(PC),“Coffee Break™” (PC),“Destination: Treasure Island™”,“Cleopatra: a Queen’s Destiny™” (PC),“Emma® at the farm” (Nintendo DS™) ...

Nobilis France is also a manufacturer/distributor of accessories thanks to his own brand: Subsonic™. Nobilis produces multi-platform accessories for Xbox360TM, PSPTM, PSPTM Slim&Lite, PlayStation®2, PlayStation®3, Nintendo DSTM&Nintendo DSTM Lite and Nintendo Wii™.

About AGEOD

AGEOD is an established independent French publishing company, founded in 2005 by a few French games industry veterans (including Philippe THIBAUT, designer of historical strategy award-winning games Europa Universalis™, Pax Romana™ , Great Invasions™, Birth of America™ and American Civil War™), based in Meylan, France (in the French Alps). Voted Developer of the Year by players on the Wargamer website in 2006 for our Birth of America game. Several new projects are under preparation for the coming months, and we expect most to be as successful as our last two titles, Birth of America™ and American Civil War™. AGEOD also offers an outlet for small independent studios and producers that are less fortunate in the marketing of their own games. AGEOD's first emphasis is placed on historical strategy games with original and innovative features. For more information, visit the AGEOD website at www.ageod.com.

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