New York, USA (July 25, 2008) – GamersGate announced today the worldwide digital download premiere of the Gold Edition of MAKING HISTORY® The Calm & the Storm. Developed by Muzzy Lane Software, the game is scheduled for release on July 28 and will retail for $19.99.
"Gamers and press alike raved about the original game when it was released last year and the Gold Edition is set to raise the bar even further. We can't wait to offer this premium title to our existing and new customers", said Theodore Bergquist, CEO of GamersGate.
MAKING HISTORY® The Calm & the Storm GOLD is a turn-based strategy game in which players apply their strategic skills to forge the fate of their chosen nation during a time of looming crisis. The Gold Edition includes the MAKING HISTORY® Game Editor, as well as a host of new features, expanded game play and a brand new scenario focusing on Germany's rise to power.Players will always find scores of free content, user-created scenarios, and a vibrant player community at the MAKING HISTORY Gaming Headquarters www.making-history.com
The game experience of MAKING HISTORY will appeal to strategy players who enjoy open-ended games like Axis & Allies® and Civilization®. The goal of the game is not to continue to replay history as it happened, but to create your own.Historical starting points for each scenario set the familiar scene; but from there, players experience open-ended, dynamic gameplay. Virtually any country is playable across a variety of the game's bundled scenarios or the downloadable user-developed scenarios, offering endless hours of gameplay.
Pre-orders are available now on GamersGate. To read more about the game or to place your pre-order, please go to: http://www.gamersgate.com/index.php?page=product&what=view&sku=DD-MHGOLD
Owners of the original game will receive an exclusive GamersGate discount of 25% when purchasing the Gold Edition.
GamersGate is a leading digital distribution platform, providing ready gaming experiences for gamers worldwide – anytime, anywhere. Viewed as a strong contender in the digital download arena, GamersGate continues to redefine the download industry. Future strategies include the launch of several additional services, and the further aggressive expansion of its product portfolio, from a wide range of internationally recognized publishers. http://www.gamersgate.com.
About Muzzy Lane Software
Muzzy Lane Software is an innovative developer of 3-D, multiplayer games. Based in Newburyport, Mass, the company creates its own branded games and works with partners to produce private-label games.Muzzy Lane's products take a fresh new approach to multiplayer computer games, combining a flexible 3-D game engine with high-fidelity content that allows players to customize their game and add their own content. For more information, visit www.muzzylane.com.
Axis & Allies® is a registered trademark of Hasbro Inc, and Civilization®is a registered trademark of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.