Prague, Czech Republic, May 20, 2011– Bohemia Interactive, the award-winning independent game development studio, is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting at the E3 Expo in Los Angeles from June 7-9 th (South Hall, Booth #2803). Bohemia Interactive will showcase in their biggest ever presence at E3 to date with playable versions of its newly announced successor in the critically acclaimed mil-sim series, Arma 3, helicopter game, Take On Helicopters, as well as the long-awaited sci-fi action game, Carrier Command: Gaea Mission.
Arma 3 - the latest installment in the successful tactical mil-sim series, Arma, combines the strength of its predecessors with radical engine improvements. Arma 3 will provide players with a unique experience of sandbox-oriented combat gameplay set in the most detailed and vast environment of the series. Players will fight through a story-oriented campaign by taking control of a multitude of aircraft, vehicles and ships; shooting anything from pistols to sophisticated weaponry.
Carrier Command: Gaea Mission - The ground-breaking 80’s classic is back in this highly-anticipated next generation experience. Players will be treated to an immersive journey with an engaging story in the vast, free-roaming environment that spans 33 unique islands in 6 different climatic areas. Players will battle over air, land and sea in this exciting combination of the 1 st and 3 rd person action genre with strategic elements where the exploration and mastering of tactics is key and the thrill of a successful fight will spur the player onward to a victorious experience like no other.
Take On Helicopters - The upcoming all-new helicopter game is built on 10 years of experience with the development of complex military simulators. Immersing players in beautifully rich landscapes and an authentic helicopter experience, players will prove their flight skills in exciting challenges while mastering authentic roto-wing flight dynamics and creating their own missions.
“We’re so excited to be attending E3 as a company and this year marks our biggest presence to date. We’re proud to showcase our strong lineup of PC exclusive titles,” said Michal Harangozo, Marketing and PR lead at Bohemia Interactive.“This is a great opportunity to reach PC gamers the world over and show them what we have planned for the coming months.”
Each game will be demonstrated by its respective creative director, which will give the media a chance to meet with some of the top names behind the Award-Winning Military Sim series Arma 2. Media interested in scheduling an appointment to see the lineup at E3 should contact: Mika Kelly at email@example.com
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About Bohemia Interactive
Established in 1999 in Prague, Czech Republic, Bohemia Interactive is an independent game development studio that focuses on developing original state of the art computer entertainment and simulation software, including the research of proprietary advanced real-time 3D graphics, artificial intelligence and physical simulation technologies for real-time interactive environments.
Operation Flashpoint*, Bohemia Interactive's debut game published by Codemasters in 2001, became the No. 1 best-selling PC game around the world and has won many international awards, including“Game of The Year” and“Best Action Game.” Over two million copies of Operation Flashpoint have been sold since its release. Bohemia Interactive’s second major release, ArmA: Armed Assault, followed in 2007 and sold over half million copies on PC through various local publishing partners. Arma 2, the latest hit in the series of realistic military simulators, released worldwide during summer 2009 and was placed in the top positions of official PC charts around the world immediately thereafter. Arma 2 won "Most PC" Game in the 2009 PC Gamer Awards and is featured 13th in their " 100 Best PC Games of all times".
Following the release of Arma2, the standalone expansion pack Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead was developed. This massive expansion was strongly received by both critics and fans alike; reviews considered it as surpassing the previous title and building on its strong mil-sim heritage. The“Armaverse” was then expanded further by the hugely popular British Armed Forces (BAF) and Private Military Company (PMC) DLCs, both released in 2010.
Currently under development at the studio are three massive PC titles Arma 3, helicopter game Take On Helicopters and Sci-Fi action game with strategy elements Carrier Command: Gaea Mission.
Bohemia Interactive won the Best PC Game Developer award for 2001 at London’s ECTS exhibition and Rookie Studio of the Year award at GDC 2002.
Operation Flashpoint"™ is a trademark of Codemasters.