Fans Become Commanders in East India Company

NEW YORK– August 17, 2009– Get your captain hats on, as Paradox Interactive today announced the release of the third downloadable patch for East India Company, incorporating the winners of the“Rule the Waves” contest as commanders into the game.

The third patch for East India Company rewards the loyal East India Company community from around the world by featuring these lucky winners as playable characters. Winners had their faces transferred digitally and are now actual in-game characters ready to explore the vast seas.

Access the patch via the game. Options - check for updates– follow the on screen instructions.

East India Company, the naval strategy adventure that gives players the chance to build their own trading empire and battle for ocean supremacy, is available from retailers everywhere, along with all leading digital download outlets for a suggested retail price of $39.99.

For more information on the contest winners, please visit: http://eic-game.com/content/press/rulethewaves_winners.html

About Nitro Games

Nitro Games Ltd. is a Finnish game developer that produces high quality video games for worldwide distribution. Since it’s founding in 2007 the company has grown rapidly and become one of the largest game development studios in Finland producing games for both PC and Next-Gen console platforms.

The company focuses on creating interesting titles with strong intellectual property values. Company offices are located in Kotka and Helsinki, both in southern Finland. The development team is comprised of skilled professionals who know what it takes to make a game that is fun to play and easy to sell.

Read more: www.nitrogames.com

About Paradox Interactive

Since 1999, Paradox Interactive has been a leading developer and publisher of PC-based strategy games. World-renowned for its strategy stable, the company holds a particularly strong presence in the United States and Europe. Its steadily-growing portfolio includes original titles such as the critically acclaimed Europa Universalis and Hearts of Iron franchises, as well as the best published titles like the Penumbra series, Supreme Ruler 2020, Elven Legacy, Mount&Blade and the greatly-anticipated Majesty 2– The Fantasy Kingdom Sim.

Read more: http://www.paradoxplaza.com


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