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Overlord: Raising Hell

Know your enemy via a new "Big Fights" video.

Tuesday 17th June/... Brace yourself for epic battles and badass bosses as Codemasters® today revealed the latest video for Overlord™: Raising Hell , the extra evil special edition of Triumph Studios’ twisted fantasy blockbuster. The video, now available from www.codemasters.com/overlordraisinghell, takes gamers up-close-and-personal with the title’s unique selection of fearsome foes and abominable adversaries.

Prepare to make mincemeat of Melvin Underbelly, the morbidly obese glutton who, wielding a giant fork as a weapon, is unwisely swinging his weight around the Overlord’s kingdom. Give Goldo Golderson a hangover to remember in an alcohol-fuelled confrontation with the boozy dwarf who rides into battle astride a gargantuan steamroller. The chaos continues as a sultry succubus, scythe-swiping reapers, lurching-zombies and many more hysterical hostiles line up to take on the Overlord.

With some of the most fearsome and outrageous enemies in fantasy gaming queuing up to knock the Overlord from his throne, it’s fortunate that a loyal, lunatic minion army is ever-eager for action. This band of belligerent bruisers is always at the Overlord’s beck and call, ready and willing to hurl themselves into battle with kamikaze commitment.

Overlord Raising Hell is the Overlord’s definitive outing and launches this Friday, 20th June, across Europe for the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system; the title is set to ship to U.S. retail on June 24th. Unleash you inner despot and ready the minions for battle with the new video and more available online available online at www.codemasters.com/overlordraisinghell.



The creation of Dutch developer Triumph Studios, the original Overlord™ was a best seller in 2007. Now the deliciously despotic Overlord and his horde of raucous minions returns in Overlord™ Raising Hell , a compendium of tyrannical treats coming June 20th for the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system. The playable demo is now available for download from PLAYSTATION®Network.

• COMMAND MINIONS, CONQUER KINGDOMS: Set in a seriously twisted fantasy world, Overlord: Raising Hell is an action adventure that has players being ruthless, determined, and even a little despotic as they pillage lands and conquer kingdoms in order to be proclaimed the all-powerful Overlord. At the heart of the game is an army of slavish little creatures known as Minions, and their presence provides Overlord: Raising Hell with its deliciously dark comedic touches.

• GO DEEPER INTO THE WARPED WORLD: Overlord: Raising Hell adds a series of additional hellish levels, each a supernatural abyss for the game’s five kingdoms. With the undead denizens of each abyss on the attack and threatening the Overlord’s superiority, there’s only one thing for it: assemble the Minions, descend into each abyss and embark on a fresh wave of tyranny in order to claim the underworld throne.

• ENHANCED FOR PLAYSTATION 3 SYSTEM: In addition to offering a complete collection of Overlord content, including online co-operative pillaging and head-to-head slaughter, the PLAYSTATION 3 system edition will also be enhanced with detailed visuals, a top-spec audio system with 7.1 surround sound and gameplay refinements, such as the addition of an on-screen mini-map.


Stu Taylor ( stuart.taylor@bhpr.co.uk)

Tel: +44 (0)1462 456780

BHPR Troopers Yard, Bancroft, Hitchin, Herts SG5 1JW

Fax: +44 (0)1462 456781



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