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Dark Horizon

Playable demo up for grabs.

NEW YORK - Oct. 23, 2008

Paradox Interactive today released a playable demo of Dark Horizon, the recently released space combat simulator for the PC. The demo, which is available at Giant Realm, will allow players to step inside the spaceship and attempt to save the plagued galaxy of Enosta. Enosta is slowly being destroyed by the dark enemy force, the Mirk. The demo features six missions in which players will get acquainted with the first two acts of the game story.

“In Dark Horizon, you are involved in a heroic story about saving billions of lives. In this demo, you get to explore the intense combat and the advanced ship customization system along with the ability to create your own weapons and devices. Deep space awaits you,” said Timur Lazarenko, Lead Programmer on Dark Horizon.

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Dark Horizon is now available for purchase in stores throughout North America and Europe, and is also available via digital download at GamersGate.

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 named Enosta that is the background story 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 scheduled to ship next year.

About Giant Realm

New York-based Giant Realm, Inc. ( is a rapidly-growing online media company which helps marketers reach the male 18-34 demographic that has disappeared from the traditional media landscape and online portals. and its growing publisher group deliver authentic content and community for enthusiasts of entertainment platforms within video gaming, television, film, music and humor. The company exclusively represents all websites that are part of the Giant Realm Publisher Group and offers its publishers the ability to monetize 100% of their ad inventory. According to Google Analytics, Giant Realm currently reaches over 20 million individuals worldwide every month. Giant Realm's shareholders include SoftBank Capital, Comcast Interactive Capital, the William Morris Agency and the Edison Venture Fund.

Joe Ziemer, TriplePoint

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Boel Bermann, Paradox Interactive

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