Supreme Ruler 2020 expansion 'Global Crisis' announced!

New York, USA, October 28th 2008 - Paradox Interactive has today announced a new expansion pack for the Geo-Political, Military Strategy game Supreme Ruler 2020, developed by BattleGoat Studios entitled Global Crisis.

“This is the first time we've developed an expansion pack and we wanted to ensure that we had significant new content for our dedicated players to enjoy,” remarked David Thompson, BattleGoat's Lead Designer and Co-Founder.

“At the core of the expansion pack we created a whole new sandbox style campaign that paints a new and far more intricate portrayal of the world of 2020 based on many of the ominous events from recent real-world headlines. Anyone who’s played our game knows that the possibilities to change the underlying storyline for new play experiences are limitless. There’s always something going on in the world, thanks to human nature, that can easily escalate into a conflict.”

In addition to this expanded game play element, Global Crisis includes many new features:

• 20 new scenarios which more than doubles the number of scenarios that originally shipped with the game

• Additional new multiplayer scenarios

• New campaign/sandbox map along a new storyline leading players towards World War III

• New scenario features including scripted and random events

• Improved unit control and grouping

• Expanded tech tree

• New units and unit meshes

• Additional game lobby options

• Graphical improvements

• AI enhancements

• More tutorials and in-game tips

• User interface improvements

Read the developer diary for Global Crisis at:

www.paradoxplaza.com/supremeruler2020

Global Crisis is scheduled for a digital download release via GamersGate during the latter half of Q4, 2008 and will require Supreme Ruler 2020 to play. Supreme Ruler 2020 was released in June 2008.

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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 Penumbra: Black Plague, Supreme Ruler 2020, and the greatly-anticipated Majesty 2– The Fantasy Kingdom Sim.

Read more: www.paradoxplaza.com

About BattleGoat:

BattleGoat Studios is a Canadian Software Developer committed to developing leading edge“Intelligent Strategy Games” for the PC. Founded by George Geczy (Lead Programmer) and David Thompson (Lead Designer), the team firmly believes that Strategy Gamers are looking for more sophisticated games that also remain fun to play. BattleGoat insists that their approach to development will always emphasize an accurate, heavily researched environment assuring players an entertaining and immersive game play experience.

Read more: www.battlegoat.com


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