Paradox Interactive Announces Ship Simulator Extremes

August 12, 2009

Paradox Interactive Announces
Ship Simulator Extremes

Paradox Interactive today announced
Ship Simulator Extremes, the next installment of the acclaimed Ship Simulator
Series. Created by Dutch game developer VSTEP, Ship Simulator Extremes gives
players the opportunity to take on exciting missions all over the world as they
captain an impressive array of vessels and live the story of real ship captains.

Have you ever wondered how it feels
to sail a half-million ton supertanker through the perfect storm or to take on
illegal whale hunters in the Antarctic? Feel the rush of serving as a coast
guard as you evacuate an island threatened by a volcanic disaster. With missions
based on actual events that take place in realistic environments and locations
from all over the world, Ship Simulator Extremes has you endure extreme
conditions, fight the elements and face all of the challenges associated with
being a ship captain.

“Following the successful legacy of
our game series, we look forward to cooperating with Paradox Interactive and
continue to give gamers worldwide all the excitement of being in the captain’s
helm chair,” said Frank Dolmans, CMO of VSTEP.

Key features:

  • Wide range of vessels to control,
    including hovercrafts, coast guard interceptors, mammoth tankers, tugs, cruise
    liners, and many others.

  • Includes exciting storylines and
    missions all over the world.

  • From the very hot to the very
    cold, sail to the most enchanted regions of the world. Explore the Antarctic
    or take in beautiful Bora Bora. Includes famous harbors and locations
    worldwide.

  • Official Greenpeace license : sail
    famous Greenpeace ships and take on ecological missions based on real events!

  • Realistic water & weather system.
    Sail a calm sea or take on the most extreme conditions ever witnessed at sea.

  • Online Multiplayer mode. Sail
    online with your friends and take part in cooperative missions and community
    events.

Ship Simulator Extremes is scheduled
for release in Q1 2010 and will be officially introduced to world press at the
Gamescom 2009 in Cologne. To keep up with the latest news about Ship Simulator
Extremes, visit: www.shipsim.com  or
www.paradoxplaza.com