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Strategy First signs Gun Metal for the PC

For Immediate Release

Montreal, Canada. March 4, 2005. Publisher Strategy First and ZOO Digital are happy to announce the signing of Gun Metal. This action-packed title, previously available solely on console, is now coming to PC gamers in North America.

"We are very excited about working with Strategy First to release this title to the PC market. We feel Strategy First is perfect to help reach the PC gamers who are looking for some exhilarating action," says Barry Hatch, Sales Director at ZOO Digital.

"Action fans won't want to miss Gun Metal. It has fast and intense gameplay, tons of upgradeable weapons, a captivating storyline, and a challenging AI," says Pro Sotos, Business Development Manager at Strategy First. "All these features, plus the ability to transform on the fly between a mech and an airplane, makes Gun Metal a really cool game," continues Sotos.

Spurred on by countless conquests, the enemy moves ever onward, destroying all that lies in its path, and threatening the very heart of your civilization. One single hope remains-a prototype combat vehicle known as The Havoc Suit. Standing 10 meters tall, equipped with an arsenal of devastating weaponry, and capable of transforming into a highly maneuverable jet fighter, only this formidable battle machine has the potential to halt the invading foe.

Gun Metal is a futuristic action-packed experience where you take control of the fully transformable prototype combat vehicle known as the Havoc Suit. Use the Havoc Suit to battle-ground-based enemies, or transform in the blink of an eye into an agile jet and take on aircraft in high-speed dogfights. Either way, get ready for mind-blowing action and out-of-this world graphics. Fight hordes of enemies through 14 different missions, scorch the earth, crush rocks under foot, fell trees, tear chunks out of towering buildings, and raze entire settlements to the ground. You can also tool up with an extensive armory of devastating weaponry. Gun Metal provides the gamer with an unparalleled level of destruction.


  • Freely transform between mech and jet at the push of a button.
  • Tool up with an extensive armory of devastating weaponry.
  • Customize your arsenal before each mission.
  • Fight hordes of enemies through 14 challenging missions.
  • Engage in spectacular battles in a variety of breathtaking environments.
  • Leave your mark on the world as the "persistent damage system" records every bit of destruction.
  • Assist your allied forces as they take their last stand.
  • Experience one of the first games to use CG, allowing for movie-quality, eye-catching special effects.

About ZOO Digital

ZOO Digital Group has two primary business units-ZOO Digital Publishing, which licenses and publishes video games, and ZOOtech, which develops software for producing interactive DVD titles. Game and DVD titles released through ZOO Digital Publishing include Pool Shark2 and Premier Manager, and ZOOtech clients include Celador and Ascent Media. CEO Ian Stewart founded the company in 1999.

About Strategy First

Strategy First Inc. is a leading developer and worldwide publisher of entertainment software for the PC. Founded in 1990, the company has grown rapidly, publishing major games in the industry and simultaneously developing its own in-house titles such as O.R.B. and Disciples II. After winning numerous awards for games such as Disciples: Sacred Lands, Kohan: Immortal Sovereigns, Steel Beasts, Galactic Civilizations, and Jagged Alliance, Strategy First continues to push the gaming envelope with its own groundbreaking titles, while maintaining its reputation as a unique alternative for independent developers seeking to market their games to a worldwide audience. www.strategyfirst.com .

For more information please contact:

Alison Sutton

Public Relations Associate

Strategy First Inc.


514-844-3040 ext: 246

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