Worms / Bracknell, 30th April 2009.
Kalypso Media have today released details of their forthcoming PC strategy game, Hired Guns: The Jagged Edge. Your mission, if you decide to take it, is to assemble a force of desperate mercenaries to take on a dangerous mission in a distant land. Hired Guns: The Jagged Edge is real-time & round-based strategy game fought on The Diamond Shores where your primary task is to overthrow an oppressive dictator. In order to succeed in your mission you will have command of a unit of 30 well-trained mercenaries and access to an arsenal of 150 different weapons. If your coup d’état is successful then a range of further objectives will become available. But be warned, you are not the only mercenary force on The Diamond Shores. You can either fight or join forces with the other mercenary groups, although treachery pays, and it may be to your advantage to swop sides to further your aims. After all there are no friends in war….
Once you have bought the services of your Hired Guns you can form one or more fighting squadrons before entering the field of combat. Initially you are limited to transporting your fighters by road, but if you can manage to overpower the government forces and capture the airport then your transport options increase, with access to helicopters allowing you to rapidly infiltrate your troops when required. Can you overthrow The Diamond Shores’ brutal dictatorship and succeed in your mission?
• Real time and round-based strategy (round based in fight applications)
• The ability to command more than 30 mercenaries with specific strengths and individual characters.
• Complex role play system
• 23 different locations with detailed backgrounds
• High level-interactivity with destroyable buildings and objects
• 5 main interested parties: UN troops, rebels, soldiers loyal to the government, the endemic Butsi tribe and your mysterious client
• A choice of more than 150 different weapons and other pieces of equipment ( e.g. pistols, sniper rifle, machine guns and more)
• Exciting campaigns with the a range of missions
• The ability to form alliances which can influence game outcomes.
Hired Guns: The Jagged Edge will be available on the 22nd May 2009 at a RRP of £24.99
For further Information please visit www.kalypsomedia.com
Kalypso Media are publishing Hired Guns: The Jagged Edge for Morphicon in selected European Territories
About Kalypso Media
Specialising in the publishing of interactive media – primarily computer games - Kalypso Media was founded in summer 2006 by industry veterans Simon Hellwig and Stefan Marcinek. A year later, the sister company Kalypso Media UK Ltd. was opened in England and is now led by Andrew Johnson and Charlie Barrett, two experienced members of the Kalypso Media Group management team.
About Game Factory Interactive (GFI)
GFI, founded in 2003 by a group of experienced game industry professionals, is a Video Games and edutainment software publisher and developer on the territories of Russia and CIS. The company mission is to bring to the end user top-quality products while considering the specifics and requirements of different game markets.
Future and current titles include: “Sparta 2: Alexander the Great”, “The way of Cossack”, “Clutch”, “Precursors”, “Amulet of The World: Eye of the Dragon”, kids and casual titles
For more information please visit our website: www.gfi.su
For further Information contact
Ruth Fraser/Keiron Fraser/Sally Robinson/Martyn Abbott
Chaloner Associates (Cambridge) Ltd
Tel +44 (0) 1954 270599 or 270598
Mob +44 (0) 771 517 1788