2K Games’ Shattered Union Now Available
3D Turn-Based War Strategy Game with
‘One-of-a-Kind Storyline’ Features Online and Offline Multiplayer Support and
Real Time Resolution of Turn-Based Moves
New York, NY – October 18, 2005 – 2K Games, a
publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO), today
announced that Shattered Union is now available in retail stores in North
America. Developed by veteran strategy game creators Pop Top Software, a
Take-Two studio, Shattered Union is available for the PC and Xbox® video game
and entertainment system from Microsoft.
In Shattered Union, following an increase in
terrorism, internal strife and ultimately, the nuclear destruction of
Washington, D.C, the United States shatters into a half-dozen nation-states that
become embroiled in a civil war. Gamers take the helm of one of these newfound
sovereignties or control European peacekeepers as they struggle to reunify
America by force, in either a dynamic and non-linear single player campaign or
in one-on-one multiplayer skirmishes with friends.
“Shattered Union has a unique and exciting
storyline,” said Christoph Hartmann, Managing Director of 2K Games. “With its
non-linear missions, fully destructible environments and addictive gameplay,
Shattered Union is a highly anticipated strategy game.”
Battles can be fought on a hex-grid — popular
among tried-and-true turn-based strategy gamers and military strategy gamers —
allowing for full six-way movement across the detailed landscapes of the United
- Modern 3D, “hex-grid”, turn-based, war
- Non-linear mission progression with changes
based on player-made decisions.
- Real-time resolution of turned-based moves.
Take your time while you decide your move, but once you have selected your
action, see the results all play out in full animation models, exploding
vehicles, and burning cities and forests!
- Fully destructible terrain/environment. As the
battle proceeds, everything from explosions and destroyed buildings
permanently mark the terrain. At the end, very little will look the same.
- Fight your way across the United States! Had
enough of the windy city? Then go ahead and bomb Chicago! Invade across the
Rockies into California, capture the tank factories in Ohio, and lay siege to
New York City! You decide – the fate of the nation is in your hands!
- Choose to play as one of seven different
factions: California Commonwealth, Pacifica, Republic of Texas, Great Plains
Federation, The Confederacy, New England Alliance and the European
- Call up National Guard forces equipped with M1
Abrams battle tanks, Bradley fighting vehicles, Apache helicopters and stealth
bombers. Or utilize the unique Future Combat Systems (FCS) of each
nation-state and mow your enemies down with futuristic weaponry.
- Online and offline multiplayer support.
Shattered Union is rated T for Teen and is
available now for a suggested retail price of $29.99 on PC and $39.99 on Xbox.
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