NEW YORK– November 24rd 2009– Paradox Interactive is excited to announce East India Company: Battle of Trafalgar, a stand-alone add-on to their naval war strategy game East India Company, exclusively available for digital download at all major digital download portals from December 8th.
A complement to the original East India Company, East India Company: Battle of Trafalgar recreates the legendary naval battle fought between the British Royal navy and the combined fleets of the French and Spanish navies during the height of the Napoleonic wars in late 1805. Featuring historically accurate ships from all three fleets along with the key naval personnel of the battle, East India Company: Battle of Trafalgar is a simulation of what in reality was the most decisive British naval victory of the war as, led by Admiral Lord Nelson aboard HMS Victory, an outnumbered British fleet sank 22 enemy vessels off of the South West coast of Spain without a single ship of their own being lost.
East India Company: Battle of Trafalgar Features:
• A re-enactment of the Battle of Trafalgar from both the British and Franco-Spanish perspective
• Historically accurate ships from all three navies
• Five real-life naval commanders from the era, including Admiral Lord Nelson, French Admiral Pierre Villeneuve and Spanish Admiral Federico Gravina
• Take control of naval battle groups comprising of the greatest warships of the Napoleonic era
• Real-world naval strategy of the era accurately recreated in the battle AI
East India Company: Battle of Trafalgar requires the original game East India Company and will be exclusively available for digital download at all major digital download portals for a suggested retail price of€9.99 and $9.99.
Watch the announcement trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z0kl-8pLLnE
East India Company will be on sale with a 50% discount on the 27th-28th at http://www.gamersgate.com
For more information on East India Company: Battle of Trafalgar, visit the official East India Company website at http://www.eic-game.com.
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 global developer and publisher of PC-based strategy games. World-renowned for its strategy catalog, the company holds a particularly strong presence in the United States and Europe. Its steadily-growing portfolio includes originally developed titles such as the critically acclaimed Europa Universalis and the Hearts of Iron franchises, as well as publishing titles such as the Penumbra series, Supreme Ruler 2020, Elven Legacy, Mount&Blade and Majesty 2– The Fantasy Kingdom Sim. For more information, please visit www.paradoxplaza.com and follow @pdxinteractive on twitter.