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Euro Truck Simulator

Out in the UK on August 29th, good buddy.

For immediate release

This summer Excalibur Publishing Ltd. will launch ‘Euro Truck Simulator’ in the UK market. This game is a refreshing alternative to the flood of also ran racing games for PCs and consoles and brings to mind recent news of haulage strikes and rising fuel prices.

This game not only appeals to lorry enthusiasts but also to anyone who loves to drive and enjoys the scenery along the way. The aim of the game is to grow your business by earning money to buy new lorries and unlocking new routes to countries throughout mainland Europe. You can achieve this by taking on jobs to collect and deliver cargo within a given time limit. The economical challenge lies in planning your routes including petrol stops in the given time frame, budgeting for payments for refuelling as well as damages to the lorry, cargo and any traffic offences.

Thanks to SCS Software (leading developers known in the gaming world for creating Bus Simulator, etc.) developing the graphics, this game offers a surprising amount of graphic detail in lorries, interior of cabins, routes and accurate realistic scenery. The player genuinely gains an insight into the geography of Europe by planning their routes with the help of maps. The road network is based on genuine European roads and cities and featured trucks are meticulously modelled exclusively on European truck designs.

Robert Stallibrass of Excalibur Publishing says: “The graphics are outstanding. Not only can you ‘look’ around the cabin from the driver’s seat and see the detail, but all gauges and levers are fully functional allowing you to indicate, switch on lights, turn on high-beams as well as checking your speed on the fully functional speedometer.”

The product will retail at £29.99, is and will officially hit the shelves on August 29, 2008.

Trade & media information available at:

Excalibur Publishing Ltd.

For further information please contact Robert Stallibrass on Tel: 01869 338833.

or email :

Editor’s notes:

About Excalibur Publishing Limited

Based in the United Kingdom, Excalibur is the mainstream PC publishing arm of Contact Sales. It's headed up by Robert Stallibrass who brings over 25 years' experience in computer games sales and marketing to the "round table".

System requirements:

Minimum System Requirements:

• Operating system Windows XP or Windows Vista

• Processor 2.4 GHz Intel Pentium 4 or equivalent

• 512 MB RAM (1 GB on Windows Vista)

• 128 MB video card:

GeForce 4 (not MX!) or better,

ATI Radeon 8500 or better

• DirectX 9 compatible sound card

• DirectX 9.0

• 600 MB of free hard drive space

Recommended System Requirements:

• Processor 3.0 GHz Intel Pentium 4 or equivalent

• 1 GB RAM (2 GB on Windows Vista)

• 256 MB video card:

GeForce 6 or better,

ATI Radeon 9800 or better 

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