Combat Mission: Shock Force thunders into European stores

Stockholm, Sweden (July 27, 2007)– Paradox Interactive announced today that the much-awaited tactical military combat simulation - Combat Mission: Shock Force is available in European stores and for digital download on GamersGate.

Combat Mission: Shock Force is the latest and most advanced installment in the critically acclaimed Combat Mission series and has been eagerly anticipated by fans during its 3 years in the making.

"Combat Mission: Shock Force is already being referred to as the best in its genre by critics and we look forward to the reactions from strategy gamers all over the world as this game hits stores worldwide", said Fredrik Wester, Executive Vice President for Paradox Interactive.

Combat Mission: Shock Force depicts a hypothetical near future conflict between NATO and Syrian forces in Syria. Players will play a highly story driven semi-dynamic Campaign from the US perspective. A highly accurate environment, playable in real time or turn based, and the intuitive Scenario Editor work to give players an authentic modern ground warfare experience.

"We've worked very closely with former and current military personnel to achieve the high degree of realism in the game and the scenario editor alone should add years to a game that is bringing wargaming to a whole new level" said Steve Grammont, one of the two Founders of

Combat Mission: Shock Force has been rated 12+ by Pegi and 16 by USK. The game will retail for€39.99. For more information about the worldwide release of Combat Mission: Shock Force, please contact

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