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CDV Releases Blitzkrieg 2 Multiplayer Demo

September 28, 2005 -- CDV Software Entertainment today released a multiplayer demo for its highly anticipated WWII RTS - Blitzkrieg 2. The (220 MB) demo, available at www.blitzkrieg.de, contains one multiplayer map, "Autumn Rain," which is playable via LAN or Internet by up to four players.

Developed by Nival Interactive, Blitzkrieg 2 takes everything gamers loved about the original game and kicks it up to a whole new level. Players take on the role of German, American and Russian WWII battlefield commanders modeled after their real-world counterparts as they command more than 250 types of historically accurate troops, including 60 varieties of ground infantry. A new, fully 3D graphics engine displays battlefield action in all its visual glory as Russian Katyusha rocket launchers light up the night sky with fiery rocket volleys, Stuka bombers drop their deadly payloads on ground units and artillery annihilates opposing structures.

Historic conflicts are fought through more than 75 missions, including 10 multiplayer maps, while a powerful mission editor allows gamers to create custom missions and maps. Whether fighting in the jungles of the Pacific, the endless Steppe of the Eastern Front, the unforgiving deserts of Northern Africa, or the treacherous forests of the frozen Ardennes, players will enjoy the ultimate World War II RTS experience in Blitzkrieg 2. For more information, please visit http://www.blitzkrieg2.de.

CDV Software Entertainment is dedicated to publishing and distributing top-notch war and strategy games worldwide. The publicly traded company, founded and headquartered in Karlsruhe, Germany, has its North American offices located in New Jersey and North Carolina, and partners with top-notch distribution partners across the globe. As publisher of critically acclaimed titles like Codename: Panzers, Divine Divinity, American Conquest, Combat Mission, Hammer & Sickle, War Front: Turning Point, Cossacks and the Blitzkrieg series, CDV is Europe's leading publisher of PC strategy titles.

For more information, please contact:

Mario Kroll, CDV Software Entertainment USA, 919.386.3475 or mario.kroll@cdvus.com.

Ted Brockwood, Calico Media Communications, 503.231.2410 or ted@calico-media.com.

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