Cary, NC, March 28, 2008– cdv Software Entertainment USA is pleased to announce the signing of an agreement with developer Battlefront.com to publish Theatre of War in North America. Slated for a May 2008 release on PC, Theatre of War offers an extensive real-time strategy experience. By combining the look, feel and historical elements of World War II, Theatre of War creates an unrivaled tactical battlefield experience that spans major campaigns from the Battle of Moscow to Normandy. With more than 50 missions spread across multiple campaigns and a rich do-it-yourself mission and map editor included, Theatre of War rewards armchair generals with tremendous gaming and replay value. For more information about Theatre of War, please visit http://www.cdvus.com.
"We are very pleased to be working with Battlefront.com on Theatre of War. It's a strong title that expands the strategy genre with its focus on providinga sandbox for military enthusiasts to test historical and hypothetical‘what if?’ scenarios," said Mario Kroll, Director of Marketing and Public Relations for cdv Software Entertainment USA. "With the rich pedigree of teams that delivered the acclaimed IL-2 Sturmovik and the Combat Mission series, we feel we are able to offer something really special by bringing Theatre of War to North American retail customers."
"In cdv Software Entertainment USA, we have a partner with a distinguished history of publishing top-quality strategy titles," said Martin van Balkom of Battlefront.com. "cdv is well-known in strategy circles as both a strong publisher, and an excellent partner. We are pleased to work with them again to expand the audience for Theatre of War."
Theatre of War offers a fresh take on the WWII Real-time Strategy genre by combining the look, feel, sounds and historical elements of WWII to create the ultimate warfare simulation. The game engine features realistic shell ballistics, armor penetration calculations and damage effects coupled with destructible environments, trenches, fortifications and individually tracked weapons, equipment, ammo and vehicles. More than 50 battles spread across seven different campaigns (US/UK, Soviet, German, French, Polish, Battle for Moscow and Panzer Lehr in Normandy), along with eight non-campaign scenarios, five Training scenarios and 11 different multiplayer missions are available in the game to offer a rich and challenging combat experience to players.
About cdv Software Entertainment USA
cdv Software Entertainment USA, a wholly owned subsidiary of cdv Software Entertainment AG, is a leading publisher of third-party video games and interactive entertainment with offices in New Jersey and headquarters in Cary, North Carolina. cdv Software Entertainment USA has published critically acclaimed and commercially successful titles including Divine Divinity, Blitzkrieg, American Conquest, Codename: Panzers, City Life, DarkStar One, War Front: Turning Point and the acclaimed Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened. The company will continue to expand its offerings with upcoming titles including Sudden Strike 3: Arms for Victory and the highly anticipated Sacred 2: Fallen Angel. For more information, please visit http://www.cdvus.com.
Battlefront.com is an independent, internet-based publisher and developer of superior war and strategy games since 1997! Among our games you will find the award-winning 3D tactical combat simulation series Combat Mission (three successive Wargame of the Year Awards). Other titles include the ultimate WWII RTS game Theatre of War by acclaimed developer 1C Company, grand strategy classic Strategic Command 2 Blitzkrieg by award-winning designer Hubert Cater, the WWII air combat game Down in Flames by Dan Verssen, the uniquely "realistic" Sci-Fi combat game DropTeam and the famous TacOps 4 modern combat simulation, acommercial version of the official tactical training tool used by the U.S. Army. Look out later this year for the ultimate Napoleonic combat simulation HistWar: Les Grognards from Jean-Michel Mathé! Besides computer games, Battlefront.com offers a selection of books, prints, and other warfare related articles to one of the world's largest and fastest growing wargamer fan communities!
Find out more at www.battlefront.com