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Mount & Blade


NEW YORK - Oct. 29, 2008

Taleworlds Entertainment and Paradox Interactive today announced the release of a downloadable patch for the widely acclaimed action-RPG Mount & Blade to further enhance the game’s offerings.

The new patch addresses a variety of issues that were affecting the overall gaming experience within Mount & Blade. The most prominent issues eliminated with Patch 1.010 are the following:

• The patch solves compatibility problems with the latest ATI catalyst drivers as well as start-up issues on computers operating Vista

• Rendering performance significantly improved over version 1.0

• The patch fixes numerous bugs within certain quests and eliminates issues related to strategical developments in the game such as winning a civil war or abandoning a civil war

• The patch includes text corrections, corrections to the castle, village set-ups, and troop equipment changes

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The patch fixes both the English and German versions of the game.

Mount & Blade is a single-player, third or first-person action/role-playing game set in the medieval war-torn land of Calradia. The game features groundbreaking horseback combat, intuitive swordplay, and a free-form environment in which players can roam freely to explore new cities, conquer foreign armies and earn a reputation as the realm’s most courageous warrior. The game features a unique combat system that accounts for players’ defensive reactions in battle as well as their physical positioning.

Mount & Blade shipped to North American outlets on September 16th and to European outlets on September 19th and is also available for purchase through 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.

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Taleworlds Entertainment

Taleworlds Entertainment is an independent game development studio based in Ankara, Turkey. The studio has started its life with a garage project called Mount&Blade, which was developed with limited resources, but which nevertheless displayed the team's principles of good game design, fresh ideas, and deep, open-ended game play. An alpha version of Mount&Blade was released to the public in 2005 and it quickly gained a significant fan-base among gamers. Taleworlds continued to work on the game, eventually partnering with Paradox Interactive to bring out a retail version. The studio also grew with the game, and is continuing to add talented graphics artists and programmers to its core team. Read more:

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Review copies are available upon request.

Joe Ziemer, TriplePoint

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Boel Bermann, Paradox Interactive

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