Excalibur Publishing Ltd. currently working on a new addition to the popular‘Theatre of War’ RTS series

For immediate release

Excalibur Publishing Ltd is due to release‘Theatre of War 2: Kursk’ to the market on August 20th. Get stuck in to the historic Battle of Kursk which latsted for 49 days and was one of the most crucial conflicts of the WWII between Germany’s Grossdeutschland and the Soviet Red Army.

Step into the last armoured strategic offensive the Germans were able to mount in the east and whose defeat resulted in giving the Red Army the strategic initiative for the rest of the war. You take over the role of either the Russian or German battle group commander. Acting under direct orders of division commanders Ivan Chistyakov or Walter Hoernlein, players will control their troops in historical scenarios on precisely reconstructed authentic battlefields

Launch Operation Citadel representing the German“Grossdeutschland Kampftruppe” or choose to start“Fiery Salient” with the forces of the Soviet 6th Guards and 1st Tank Army. Each of these campaigns consists of up to 9 major battles putting the player in charge of one of these units. With each solidier having a unique personality and specific characteristics, it’s down to you as the player to carefully plan and select your force before each battle.

Robert Stallibrass of Excalibur Publishing says:“Take control over a powerful Soviet or German battle group in one of the battles which changed the history of the war and enjoy the strategic challenge that comes with your personal choices.”

The product will retail at£29.99, is available on pre-order at www.excalibur-publishing.com and will officially hit the shelves in all major game retailers on 20 August 2010.

Excalibur Publishing Ltd.

For further information please contact Robert Stallibrass on Tel: 01869 338833.

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Editor’s notes:

About Excalibur Publishing Limited

Excalibur Publishing and First Class Simulations are the 100% owned labels of Contact Sales Ltd. Contact Sales is one of the few remaining publishers that are a privately owned UK company and also solely based in the UK. Run by Managing Director Robert Stallibrass, he and his team have over 25 years of experience in computer games industry.

While First Class Simulations exclusively publishes flight and train simulator add-ons, Excalibur Publishing specialises in stand PC games and PC simulations such as UK Truck Simulator, Farming Simulator Gold, Theatre of War: Afrika 1943, Blood of Europe and Farewell to Dragons. Their titles can be found in all of the major UK retail outlets including; PC World/Dixons, Game, GameStation, independent stores and online at Amazon, and Play.com.

In Europe our titles can be found in all major retail outlets and online.

Available in the following Territories:

    <*>UK <*>Scandinavia <*>Middle East <*>South Africa <*>Australia <*>New Zealand

Key features:

    <*>Fully simulated visibility, ballistics and armor penetration systems. All vital vehicle systems and crew members are individually modeled <*>Two historical campaigns (up to 18 major engagements in total) and an unlimited number of customizable missions waiting to be created with a few mouse clicks using the built-in Mission Generator;• Sophisticated AI for both enemy and your own units <*>Over 60 Soviet, German and lend-leased US and British player-controllable units (not counting various infantry squads) <*>Unsurpassed management of your soldiers. You can assign, promote and award up to several thousand soldiers with their unique characteristics. You can even rename units for easier recognition in the heat of battle <*>Team multiplayer for up to 8 players (control of key points or assault/defense) with reinforcements, artillery barrages and air strikes <*>Tools for creating your own missions and maps (built-in Mission Generator, wizard-like Simple Editor, full-blown Mission Editor and 3D Map Editor)

Recommended System Requirements

    <*>Desktop PC with Operating system: 64-bit Windows Vista or Windows 7 <*>CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 or AMD Phenom II X550 <*>RAM: 4 GB <*>Graphics: nVidia GF 8800 or AMD Radeon HD 4850 with 512 MB RAM or better <*>Sound card: DirectX 9-compatible <*>DVD-ROM drive <*>Free hard disk space: 3.5 GB <*>DirectX 9.0c

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