NEW YORK - May 5, 2010 - Paradox Interactive today confirmed a release date of May 21, 2010 for Legio, the upcoming turn-based PC strategy game by indie game developer Ice Game Studios. Playable for up two players, the game is a mix between chess and a turn-based war game and takes place in a mythical fantasy world where magicians, warriors and monsters battle for domination. Legio will be available via digital download for $9.99/€9.99.
Both players control an equal army of characters with the goal of eliminating the other player's army. Learning to play Legio is quite easy, but mastering all the various strategies promises hours of extended gameplay. Legio also includes an intelligent music engine that adjusts the musical theme to reflect the current gameplay.
“After a successful beta, Legio, a true labor of love for us a Game Studios’, is finally being released” said CEO Fredrik Sällström.
In addition to the release date, Paradox unveiled new screenshots on the brand new Legio website which can be found at: www.legiogame.com. The new screenshots are available here: http://www.legiogame.com/default.asp?p=media
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 Elven Legacy series, Mount&Blade and Majesty 2. Paradox made an explosive entry onto consoles during 2010 with the release of Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West. For more information, please visit www.paradoxplaza.com and follow @pdxinteractive on twitter.
About ICE Game Studios
ICE Game Studios was founded in 2006. The studio has a deep love for computer games, and is commitment to creating games that will entertain experienced gamers and beginners alike. Their goal is to create immersive game worlds that are both genuine and innovative. The home office is in Umeå, a town in the north of Sweden known for it’s highly developed IT infrastructure. This allows ICE Game Studios to work closely in a global network of subcontractors and affiliates located both in Europe and the US. ICE Game Studios offers a wide selection of talent from this network, from concept artists and illustrators to sound effect specialists, programmers and animators.
Read more: http://www.icegamestudios.com