Los Angeles (November 6, 2007) - Sierra Entertainment, a division of Vivendi Games, announced today that the real-time strategy WINDOWS PC Empire Earth III videogame has shipped to retailers nationwide.
Developed by Mad Doc Software, Empire Earth III builds upon the success of the popular PC Gamer and IGN Editor's Choice Award recipient Empire Earth II and redefines real-time strategy (RTS) games with a truly global approach to world domination.
Empire Earth III is an RTS videogame that places the entire globe at the touch of the player's fingertips, making the Earth a canvas for the strategy mind. Gamers will build and command an enduring global empire with the goal of world domination. Empire Earth III is one of the few strategy games to offer players the scale and scope to take an empire from the ancient world to the far future.
"The Empire Earth series is a multi-million unit selling franchise that has a growing appeal among strategy gamers and the third iteration of this popular PC game is truly giving players access to the entire globe," said Pascal Brochier, president, Global Retail for Vivendi Games. "Empire Earth III provides numerous ways to play as you can lead your army in a variety of regions creating a different scenario each time."
Empire Earth III will be available for $49.99 and is rated "T" for Teen. For more information, please visit the game's official Web site at www.empireearth.com.
About Mad Doc Software, LLC
Mad Doc Software, LLC ( www.maddocsoftware.com) consists of game industry veterans with experience in every aspect of game development and an unmatched expertise in Artificial Intelligence. An emerging force in the industry, Mad Doc was founded in 1999 by Dr. Ian Davis with the goal of developing AAA titles that expand the game playing experience and broaden the market through creative use of new Networking, Graphics, and AI technologies (Empire Earth II uses Mad Doc's Mad3D Game Engine and MadAI technologies). Collectively, the Massachusetts-based Mad Doc team members are responsible for over eight million units in the game market worldwide, earning the acclaim of players, critics, and publishers alike.
About Sierra Entertainment
Sierra Entertainment ( www.sierra.com), a global division of Vivendi Games, creates and publishes innovative, high-quality interactive entertainment for videogame systems, handheld gaming devices and personal computers. Sierra Entertainment features a portfolio of titles based on original IP and popular licenses from industry-leading content partners, including F.E.A.R., Crash Bandicoot, Spyro the Dragon, Scarface and Ice Age. Sierra Entertainment has four integrated internal studios providing creative talents and development capabilities across multiple gaming genres: Radical Entertainment in Vancouver, BC; High Moon Studios in San Diego, CA; Massive Entertainment in Malmö, Sweden; and Swordfish Studios in Birmingham and Manchester, England.