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Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West

Available on Europe's PlayStation Network now.

Stockholm - April 22, 2010 – Paradox Interactive today released the fast paced third-person shooter, Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West for the PlayStation Network in Europe. The action-packed title will arrive in the US shortly after.

Developed by Fatshark, Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West delivers intense western gunfights with four distinct playable characters, which are all too happy to pull the trigger. This team based multiplayer experience incorporates the unique Synergy system where co-operation and team tactics are encouraged to achieve optimal game play. Featuring six game modes, Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West is easy to pick-up-and-play.

“Today marks a new era for us,” said Fredrik Wester, CEO of Paradox Interactive. “We are excited to release Lead and Gold as our first console game. It’s a great game on a great platform. We look forward to future opportunities in the console arena."

Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West features

• Four distinct playable characters with a multitude of strengths and weaknesses

• A diverse level-up system letting you adapt your character to each game round as it unfolds

• A multitude of different game modes and settings, all with a distinct feeling of the Old West

• Unique reward system that rewards players that play as a team through the use of the Synergy system

• Easy pick-up-and-play controls

For more information on the game, join the Lead & Gold Facebook fan page, visit www.leadandgold.com, www.fatshark.se/leadandgold/ or follow the game on Twitter @leadandgold

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 and the Hearts of Iron franchises, as well as publishing titles such as the Elven Legacy series, Mount&Blade and Majesty 2. Paradox stands poised to make an explosive entry onto consoles during 2010 with the release of Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West. For more information, please visit www.paradoxplaza.com and follow @pdxinteractive on twitter.

About Fatshark

Fatshark is a Swedish game development studio located in Stockholm comprised of experienced and skilled developers with experience from several AAA titles. Fatshark is currently releasing Lead and Gold and has just announced that they work on Bionic Commando Rearmed 2 for Capcom. Follow Fatshark at twitter, www.twitter.com/fatsharkgames and www.fatshark.se


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