Napoleon’s Last Battle ships, hitting store shelves nationwide in days…
Quebec. March 27th, 2001 – Strategy First Inc. (www.strategyfirst.com) and
BreakAway Games (www.breakawaygames.com) are pleased to announce that
Waterloo: Napoleon’s Last Battle has shipped.
gamers, strategy gamers and history buffs alike are in for a real treat,"
says Don McFatridge, President of Strategy First. "BreakAway Games has
done a great job putting this title together and it has been a pleasure
working with them."
Napoleon’s Last Battle represents the passion and hard work of the BreakAway
Games’ staff and we are thrilled to finally get it into the hands of the
consumers," states Doug Whatley, President of BreakAway Games. "We
think that the game combines the best of both worlds — lush graphics and
music that capture the mood of the time period, along with AI that will give
gamers a run for their money."
a full list of retail stores that will carry the game, please log onto
www.strategyfirst.com for details. The game will be hitting store shelves
nationwide in the next few days.
Waterloo: Napoleon’s Last Battle
on the Sid Meier’s Gettysburg engine, Waterloo brings back to life Napoleon’s
most memorable battle. With over 25 historical scenarios, the game features
unique Orders of Battle, famous troop types, including dragoons, hussars,
cuirassiers, as well as the Old and Young guard, and famous landmarks like the
Hougoumont complex, La Haye Sainte and Plancenoit Church. The game also
features over 60 historically accurate and hand painted uniforms that reflect
the grandeur of the period.
Napoleon’s Last Battle will be distributed exclusively throughout North
America by Infogrames
Games designs and develops games for all platforms with particular expertise
in strategy, sports and historical simulations. BreakAway Games has long-term
relationships with several major publishers and their credits include the
award-winning Sid Meier’s Antietam!, Cleopatra: The Official Pharaoh Expansion
and ABC’s Monday Night Football. The company also develops a proprietary
simulation for the military, which is used by all branches of the Armed Forces
as well as the Joint Forces Command. BreakAway Games is located in Hunt
Valley, MD and more information can be found at www.breakawaygames.com.
First Inc. is a leading worldwide developer and publisher of entertainment
software. Established in 1991 and headquartered in historic “Old Montreal”,
Strategy First has become one of the largest publishers of PC CD-ROM games in
Canada. After acquiring Micomeq, a game developer located in St. Jérôme,
QC., and retaining talent from Midnight Software, an award-winning development
team from Ottawa, ON., Strategy First is poised to become a major force in the
gaming industry. Best known for its Man of War series and Disciples: Sacred
Lands, the company has also earned critical acclaim for its work on such
titles as Steel Panthers I and II and Age of Rifles for Strategic Simulations
Inc. Strategy First has worked with other leading companies in the software
and entertainment industry; most notably, A&E Network, Lucas Arts, Cinar
Films, Empire Interactive, and Strategic Simulations Inc.
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