With Dark Horizon now in orbit, Paradox releases new trailer

NEW YORK, September 25th 2008–Paradox Interactive has today released a new gameplay trailer for Dark Horizon, the new Space Combat Simulator for the PC.

In Dark Horizon, players assume the role of a Guardian race warrior to undertake a series of treacherous missions in a quest to defend the galaxy’s life-saving weapon, the Light Core, against the dark force known as the Mirk.“This is for any gamer who wants to become involved in the fate of a galaxy. It's not only about individual survival, but also about sacrifices in order to save the lives of billions. Dark Horizon is a story about heroes,” said Timur Lazarenko, Lead Programmer on Dark Horizon.

Combining strategy and action game elements, along with RPG features, Dark Horizon includes two specialized combat modes, advanced ship customization and modding, and explosive space battles.

To watch the newest Dark Horizon gameplay video, please visit:

http://www.youtube.com/user/Paradoxplaza

Dark Horizon will be released on September 26th in Europe and will be available for digital download at GamersGate.

For more information, please visit www.paradoxplaza.com/DarkHorizon.

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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.

About Quazar Studios

Quazar Studio was founded in 2000 as a game developer that had a passionate quest set on creating space games. The core staff has designed a deep and immersive galaxy universe named Enosta that is the heavy story background for the company’s future projects. "Dark Horizon"– the epic space saga takes place in the Enosta universe. An unannounced space game based on an outstanding sci-fi book by Sergey Lukyanenko is going to be shipped next year.

About Akella

Akella is the leading developer, publisher and distributor of PC, console games and multimedia products on the Russian and CIS market. By late 2007 Akella has released more than 800 game titles. In-house development and over 30 partner studios are engaged into the creation of over 70 games developing a lineup varying from cartoon-based children games to the biggest brand titles. The most noted Company's current developments include Disciples III, Jagged Alliance III, Dark Horizon, PT Boats: Knights of the Sea and Age of Pirates: Captain Blood.


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