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Cities in Motion

Launches on February 22nd.

NEW YORK – 7th February 2011 – Paradox Interactive have today released a brand new gameplay trailer for Cities in Motion, the forthcoming mass transportation simulator for PC developed by Colossal Order Ltd, illustrating how to construct a Tram network, just one of over 30 different types of public transport vehicles in the game. Travelling back in time to 1961, the ‘Tram’ trailer guides the viewer on the essentials of building a tram network system for commuters from creating a new line, adding stops in strategic locations and buying the trams to carry the passengers to their destinations.

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About Cities in Motion:

Developed by Colossal Order Ltd, Cities in Motion sees players develop and operate their own public transport company building a travel network across Vienna, Berlin, Helsinki and Amsterdam using more than 30 different modes of transport including buses, trams, subway trains and water buses. As each city develops and grows the player must continue to meet the ever changing transport needs of its commuters, while at the same time ensuring it remains as profitable as possible.

Featuring an in-depth campaign mode made up of 12 scenarios along with an open ended sandbox mode, an advanced map editor that allows players to create their own cities, plus much more, Cities in Motion will challenge players to create the perfect public transport system that has no cancellations, no delays and where the passengers are always happy!


Explore four different cities: Vienna, Helsinki, Berlin and Amsterdam

Engage in a campaign spread across 12 scenarios, as well as a sandbox mode where all campaign cities are playable

Realistic 3D graphics with over 100 unique buildings

Advanced economy simulation including contractor deals, banking, insurance and fluctuating economic trends

Play through 100 years of transportation history across four eras between 1920 and 2020

Use the advanced map editor to create your own cities

Choose between over 30 different vehicles based on real-life models including buses, trams, water buses, helicopters and a subway system with underground view

Real-time city and traffic simulation as people commute between their homes, workplace and social lives.

Meet residents’ travel needs as seven different social groups exhibit different passenger behaviours

Three difficulty levels – easy, medium and hard

The Open Beta version of Cities in Motion includes the city of Vienna in sandbox mode along with one scenario – ‘Part with Petrol’. The Beta will run until 18th February 2011.

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Colossal Order Ltd

Colossal Order Ltd is an independent game development studio located in Tampere, Finland. Founded in 2009 by experienced developers and serious fans of the genre, the company focuses on original IP strategy and simulation games for PC platform. The highly motivated and talented team is working on the first title Cities in Motion, which will be released 2011.

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, Crusader Kings, Victoria and the Hearts of Iron franchises, as well as publishing titles such as the Mount&Blade series, The Kings' Crusade, Majesty 2, Cities in Motion and Magicka. 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 and follow and


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