December 8, 2009
Paradox Interactive Rides into New Console Territory
with Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West
Paradox Interactive revealed today that the company is set to make an explosive
entrance onto consoles with Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West. The
team-based third person shooter, which will transport players directly into the
heart of the gun-slinging drama and action of the Wild West, is locked and
loaded to hit the console market during 2010.
Developed by Fatshark, Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West
features intense gunfights in beautifully rendered Western settings.
Incorporating the unique Synergy system, which encourages co-operation and team
tactics to achieve a maximum gameplay experience and rewards, Lead and Gold:
Gangs of the Wild West calls upon players to band together and relive the
excitement, danger, and mystery of the Wild West.
"We’ve been able to closely observe the success Paradox
Interactive has achieved as a global publisher over the past years and we feel
they are the perfect fit for our titles, which have already generated so much
buzz and interest," said Martin Wahlund, CEO of Fatshark.
"We’ve said all along that for the right title, we’d jump on
the opportunity of going console and when Lead and Gold crossed our path, there
was no turning back. The team over at Fatshark is very experienced and has done
an excellent job," said Fredrik Wester, CEO of Paradox Interactive. "There’s
ample opportunity to roll this out on several different platforms, including
Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West Features
• Four distinct playable characters with a multitude of
strengths and weaknesses
• A diverse level-up system letting you adapt your character
to each game round as it unfolds
• A multitude of different game modes and settings, all with a
distinct feeling of the Old West
• Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West will reward players
that play as a team through the incorporation of the Synergy system
• Game modes and mechanics are designed to be
easy-to-understand with a minimum of prerequisites.
Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West is scheduled for a Q1,
2010 release on multiple platforms. To find out more about the game, please