Worms / Bracknell, 29th May 2009.
Hired Guns: The Jagged Edge, the real-time military strategy game by GFI and Morphicon, releases in the UK today. Step into the combat boots of a mercenary commander contracted to overthrow the ruthless dictator of The Diamond Shores in deepest, darkest Africa. The funding for your mission comes from an anonymous and secretive source with their own agenda. However, your main concern is hiring your mercenaries and planning your tactics for the planned coup d’état.
Hand pick your mercenary squad from a range of available hired guns. Select soldiers who will bring complementary skills to your team and who haven’t fought against each other on opposing sides in the past. Success in your mission depends on having the correct balance of fighting and support skills in your units, lack either and your mission may fail. Wars can’t be won without weapons, so you will also need to ensure that you buy the correct weapons and adequate ammunition before and during your campaign. Use the Global Map to oversee your military operations and manage your captured map sectors, mercenaries and finances.
It may be dangerous but the rewards are huge, have you got the guts to live as a hired gun? If so report for your copy of Hired Guns: The Jagged Edge today!
• Real time and round-based strategy (round based in fight applications)
• The ability to command more than 30 mercenaries with specific strengths and individual characters.
• Complex role play system
• 23 different locations with detailed backgrounds
• High level-interactivity with destroyable buildings and objects
• 5 main interested parties: UN troops, rebels, soldiers loyal to the government, the endemic Butsi tribe and your mysterious client
• A choice of more than 150 different weapons and other pieces of equipment (e.g. pistols, sniper rifle, machine guns and more)
• Exciting campaigns with the a range of missions
• The ability to form alliances which can influence game outcomes.
Hired Guns: The Jagged Edge will be available on 29th May 2009 at a RRP of£24.99.
For further Information please visit www.kalypsomedia.com
Kalypso Media are publishing Hired Guns: The Jagged Edge for Morphicon in selected European Territories.
About Kalypso Media
Specialising in the publishing of interactive media– primarily computer games - Kalypso Media was founded in summer 2006 by industry veterans Simon Hellwig and Stefan Marcinek. A year later, the sister company Kalypso Media UK Ltd. was opened in England and is now led by Andrew Johnson and Charlie Barrett, two experienced members of the Kalypso Media Group management team.
About Game Factory Interactive (GFI)
GFI, founded in 2003 by a group of experienced game industry professionals, is a Video Games and edutainment software publisher and developer on the territories of Russia and CIS. The company mission is to bring to the end user top-quality products while considering the specifics and requirements of different game markets.
Future and current titles include:“Sparta 2: Alexander the Great”,“The way of Cossack”,“Clutch”,“Precursors”,“Amulet of The World: Eye of the Dragon”, kids and casual titles
For more information please visit our website: www.gfi.su
For further Information contact
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