Kalypso Media are pleased to announce the signing of "The Political Machine", a PC strategy game in which players run for President. Players can choose an existing candidate or can design their own from scratch, then choose a map/scenario to campaign in. From there, players must tackle the issues and battle against their ideological opponent for victory on election day.
Simon Hellwig, MD of Kalypso Media declared " We are delighted to be pubishing this title at such an exciting time in American Politics, this is an amusing, thought provoking game and we hope that consumers will enjoy the humour and pathos that Stardock have created in this game. We are also delighted to be working with Startdock again, after the immense success we had with SINS of a Solar Empire. "
The Political Machine will be released on PC 17.10.08 at£19.99
More about The Political Machine:
Run for President of the United States. Design your own Presidential Candidate or choose from one of several existing ones. Campaign against a devious computer opponent or against other people over the Internet. Run for President in 2008 or in selected campaigns from different moments in history. Appear on popular television programs on cable TV and learn how to avoid answering the tough questions. Run as a Democrat or a Republican and campaign on the issues you think people care about - or take out ads to make them care about those issues. Modern Day Scenario uses real-world data. See how different candidates might actually do in the election months before it happens. Run for President of the United States in this unique real-time strategy game that arrives just in time for the US Presidential race. Design your own candidate or pick real world candidates including Hillary Clinton, Barac Obama, John McCain, Mitt Romney and all the other contenders and travel the country to campaign on the issues, take out ads, raise money, appear on TV, and more.
About Kalypso Media
Kalypso specialise 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.