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THE HISTORY CHANNEL Great Battles of Rome

'Si vis pacem, para bellum ' - ' If you seek peace, prepare for war'- Publius Renatus, 390 AD

Rome/New York - March 21st, 2007

THE HISTORY CHANNEL Great Battles of Rome today puts its milestone in the conquest of the net!

www.greatbattlesofrome.com will host all infos and curiosities about Black Bean's brand new videogame: all the product infos and features, a massive multimedia section containing wallpapers, screenshots and videos will be available online. Moreover, a huge historical section contains all dates, facts and characters that wrote the history of the greatest Empire that ruled on the Ancient world!

THE HISTORY CHANNEL Great Battles of Rome will be released in May 2007 on PlayStation®2, PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) and PC DVD.

Let history remember the GREAT BATTLES OF ROME!

About The History Channel

Now available in over 125 countries in more than 210 million TV households, The History Channel is the only international television network devoted exclusively to historical programming, featuring informative and entertaining series, specials and documentaries. The network reveals the power and passion of history, allowing viewers to experience history personally and connect their own lives to the great lives and events of the past.

About Slitherine Software UK Ltd

Created on the 4th of July 2000, Slitherine Software UK Ltd. is a privately funded and independent UK developer and publisher. The team are all industry professionals with experience dating back to the early 1990's. Prior to forming Slitherine, the team worked on a range of triple A titles such as Red Alert, Dune, Dune Emperor, Deus Ex, Urban Chaos and Harry Potter. Since launching its Slitherine Strategies brand the company has released numerous historical strategy games including Legion, Legion Gold, Chariots of War, Spartan, Gates of Troy, Legion Arena and Cult of Mithras. Slitherine in collaboration with The History Channel is now to add a further great title to its portfolio, The History Channel: Great Battles of Rome. Additionally there are three new games in development, scheduled for release next year. Website - http://www.slitherine.com

About Lago/ Black Bean.

Black Bean is the games label of Lago Srl, which is part of the Leader Group. Leader SpA has been the leading independent distributor in Italy since it started business in 1984. Leader is based in Gazzada (Varese) which is situated 30 miles north of Milan in northern Italy. Black Bean philosophy is to focus on a wide range of games genre leveraging on the niche targets that remain uncovered in the market. By adding original content to the products and by fully localising the titles Black Bean's vision is to remain close to the player's needs. Black Bean has distribution partners all across Europe and PAL territories including Australia and South Africa. www.blackbeangames.com


For Slitherine Software:


Tel: +44 1372 812132


For Black Bean:

Livio Cantagallo

Tel: +39 0332 874 329


For The History Channel:

Kerri Tarmey,

Tel: +1 212 551 1504


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