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Supreme Ruler 2010 Goes Gold

For Immediate Release

Montreal, Canada. April 28, 2005. Publisher Strategy First and developer BattleGoat are pleased to announce that Supreme Ruler 2010, the groundbreaking economic, political and military strategy game for the Windows PC, has gone gold. Supreme Ruler 2010 will be available at all major retailers on May 10, 2005.

"It's been five years, so we're obviously thrilled to finally see the game completed. We began this journey to make a strategy game that would appeal to a wide audience and that we ourselves would want to play. We have definitely succeeded," says David Thompson, Lead Designer and Partner at BattleGoat Studios.

"It is not very often that I am astounded by the scope of a project. Most games these days are cookie cutter variations of successful titles with subtle twists to differentiate them. However, BattleGoat took the path less traveled and succeeded in breaking new ground in the strategy gaming genre," say Jay Podilchuk, the Producer at Strategy First.

"We promised not to release Supreme Ruler 2010 before we felt the game was ready... I can honestly say it now is," continues Thompson.

About Supreme Ruler

In January 2010, due to a growing sense of international optimism, the World Market announced a new goal, "We are pleased to see that there is now some sense of global community reforming, but we feel it is important to accelerate this. As such, the existing regionalism must end...

It is uncertain whether this pronouncement had the intended effect. Over the next few months some regions began working together with neighbors and organized peaceful reunification votes. Yet other regions began to further isolate themselves and begin military buildups. It became apparent to many that no matter how benign the objective, it could not be achieved without great cost. What would happen next is anyone's guess.

Supreme Ruler 2010 is a groundbreaking Economic, Political, and Military Strategy game for Windows PC's. It supports Single and Multi-Player (up to 16 players) in either "Real Time" or "Turn Based" modes. For more information on Supreme Ruler 2010 please visit the official website at www.supremeruler2010.com, the official BattleGoat Studios Forum at www.bgforums.com, or www.strategyfirst.com.

Supreme Ruler 2010 will be available for purchase on May 10, 2005 at all major retailers at a suggested retail price of $39.99. Rated Everyone by ESRB.

About BattleGoat Studios

BattleGoat Studios is a Canadian Software Developer committed to developing leading edge "Intelligent Strategy Games" for the PC. Although Supreme Ruler 2010 is the first PC title they have developed, their game design history dates back to 1982. The design team firmly believes that Strategy Gamers are looking for more sophisticated games that also remain fun to play. BattleGoat insists that their approach to development will always emphasize an accurate, heavily researched environment assuring players an entertaining and immersive gameplay experience.

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 .

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