Excalibur Publishing Ltd. to release historic RTS game Blood of Europe for the PC in the UK

Blood of Europe is due to be released in early February 2010. It is set in the year of 1266 AD. The Knights of the Teutonic Order are moving in on Pskov,“the jewel of North Russia” aiming to loot and destroy.

Join the Prince of Pskov’s armed forces and fight epic battles to save Pskov. Thanks to advanced graphics based on cutting-edge technology and high level of realism and attention to detail, the player can submerge into the Middle Ages and take on tactical and historical RTS battles.

The combat systems psychological calculations take into consideration the battlefield situation and effects of flanking, being wounded, general physical state as well as victories and losses on the unit’s behaviour in combat. This creates more of a realistic battle scenario.

Robert Stallibrass of Excalibur Publishing says:“This is a fantastic RTS title set in the Middle Ages. The players can dive straight into epic RTS battles, use the dedicated server for multiplayer battles and to test their leadership skills against others all over the world.”

The product will retail at£24.99, is available on pre-order at www.excalibur-publishing.com and will officially hit the shelves in all major game retailers on19 February 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

Based in the United Kingdom, Excalibur is the mainstream PC publishing arm of Contact Sales. It's headed up by Robert Stallibrass who brings over 20 years' experience in computer games sales and marketing to the "round table".

Until now Contact Sales has concerned itself exclusively with publishing flight and train simulator add-ons. Its titles can be found in all of the major UK retail outlets independant retailers, and online.

About 1C Company

1C Company specializes in distribution, publishing and development of business, entertainment and educational software. Founded in 1991, 1C has become the largest publisher and distributor of computer and video games in Eastern and Central Europe. 1C Company is widely acknowledged as a game developer and has several internal studios. Internal developments of 1C include IL-2 Sturmovik series and Theatre of War. 1C Company works as a publisher and producer with over 30 independent development studios and has produced over 100 projects for PC and consoles including titles like Space Rangers 1&2, Soldiers: Heroes of World War II, Men of War, Men of War: Red Tide, Perimeter, Fantasy Wars, Elven Legacy, Death to Spies, King’s Bounty: The Legend and King’s Bounty: Armored Princess.

For more information on 1C Company please visit www.1cpublishing.com

Minimum System Requirements

Operating System: Windows XP SP 2 or Windows Vista

Processor: Intel Pentium 2.0 GHz or AMD 2000+

Memory: 512 MB RAM

Video card: 256 MB GeForce MX400 or Radeon 8500 (with updated drivers)

Sound card:

Hard disc: 3 GB free HDD space

Disc: DVD-ROM

Recommended System Requirements

Operating System: Windows XP SP 2 or Windows Vista

Processor: Intel Pentium 3.2 GHz or Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD 3000+

Memory: 1.5 GB RAM

Video card: GeForce 7900 or Radeon X1900 (with updated drivers)

Sound card:

Hard disc: 3 GB free HDD space

Disc: DVD-ROM

Note: Plays on Windows 7.


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