Christen the Boats, It’s Time to Set Sail with Ship Simulator Extremes

NEW YORK– August 27, 2010– After many months of anticipation, VSTEP and Paradox Interactive today announced the release of Ship Simulator Extremes, the latest installment in the Ship Simulator series. The most realistic simulator to ever set sail on the high seas features stunning visuals, accurate vessel behavior, famous locations and ports all over the world and missions based on actual events.

Created by the developer VSTEP, Ship Simulator Extremes offers exciting missions as you pilot an impressive array of vessels, and live the story of real ship captains. Do you have the calm nerves of a real ship captain, even in the most demanding conditions?

“We are confident the latest installment of the Ship Simulator series will more than please the sim community and open up the genre to a new set of gamers,” said Mattias Lilja, Executive Producer at Paradox Interactive.“The VSTEP team went above and beyond with this project, and we couldn’t be happier with the end result.”

Ship Simulator Extremes is available today for digital download on all leading digital distribution platforms, in European retail stores and through the Paradox webshop.

For a full list of purchase links please visit http://www.paradoxplaza.com/games/ship-simulator-extremes

View the official release trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rnny6Ux643o

To check out the latest news and information on the game, follow Ship Simulator Extremes on Facebook at www.facebook.com/shipsim and @Shipsim on Twitter or visit the website www.shipsim.com.

About Ship Simulator Extremes

VSTEP is proud to announce Ship Simulator Extremes, the next game in the acclaimed Ship Simulator series. With over 550K copies sold, the series returns with a new game that pushes the boundaries of simulation gaming. Featuring stunning visuals, accurate vessel behaviour, famous locations and ports all over the world and missions based on actual events, this is one simulator game that you cannot afford to miss.

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 made 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.

About VSTEP

Game developer VSTEP harnesses an exciting mix of commercial and serious game developers and has created successful simulation games as well as professional simulators and virtual training projects. VSTEP has created the bestselling Ship Simulator game series. A pioneer in the creation of innovative simulation and virtual training, VSTEP is a multiple winner of acclaimed governmental innovation prizes. The developer is based in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Read more: www.vstep.nl


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