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  Wargame European Escalation, Now Available on Linux, Cross-platform multiplayer between PC, Mac & Linux!
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02/27/2013
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

After recently invading Mac computers all around the world, Wargame European Escalation, the explosive real-time strategy game developed by Eugen Systems, today arrives on Linux through Steam digital distribution platform!

Since its release on PC and then on Mac, the game has seduced hundreds of thousands of players... and now opens its doors to all Linux players! It is also worth to note that all current owners of Wargame on PC or Mac may, if they wish so, download the Linux version of the game for free.

Wargame players will also be happy to learn that a new update has just been deployed, enabling cross-platform multiplayer games! All players of Wargame on PC, Mac and Linux may now battle together in friendly or ranked matches!

Wargame European Escalation is now available for PC, Mac and Linux.

- Visit the official website

About Wargame: European Escalation

Wargame: European Escalation, the new real time strategy game from Eugen Systems, a specialist of the genre and developer of the criticallylauded Act of War: Direct Action, and more recently R.U.S.E.™.

Wargame: European Escalation is built around depth and reflection, the key elements of classic wargames. Above solid foundations, Eugen Systems builds an impressive list of features and enhancements in order to provide a unique and innovative gaming experience to all real-time strategy fans.

Wargame: European Escalation features intense real-time battles, stunning graphics, and the amazing IRISZOOM™ system, which allows a continuous zoom from a global view of the map to the heart of the action. With real strategic gameplay, rich content, integration of EugenNet© and its numerous online services, Wargame: European Escalation will unite all the world's biggest strategy fans.

Set in the rarely explored period of 1975-1985, Wargame: European Escalation pits NATO (USA and Western Europe) against the Warsaw Pact (Soviet and Eastern European countries) in battles that explore "what could have been." The specter of nuclear warfare loomed large over the real Cold War, but this catastrophic outcome was the ultimate last resort as everyone knew that the first one to start nuclear hostilities would end up wiped out just the same. Large, armored offensives through Europe would certainly have been the core of this hypothetical war; and this is what the game's explosive campaign takes you through!

Wargame European Escalation is now available for PC, Mac and Linux.

About Focus Home Interactive

Founded in 1996, Focus Home Interactive is an independent French publisher based near Paris, France. Known for the quality, diversity and originality of its catalogue, Focus has published and distributed original titles that have become benchmark titles worldwide - such as Blood Bowl, Wargame European Escalation, Sherlock Holmes, TrackMania, Runaway, Cities XL and also Cycling Manager and Farming Simulator.

During first half of 2013, Focus will publish ambitious games such as Wargame AirLand Battle, the sequel to Wargame European Escalation, the impressive real time strategy game from the creators of « R.U.S.E. »™; Mars War Logs, the new Cyberpunk role-playing game from Spiders Studio for Xbox LIVE®, PlayStation®Network and PC, and also the console versions of Farming Simulator, the #1 farming simulation game and international best-seller.

The second half of 2013 will be just as exciting, with the release of the Tour de France official games for consoles and PC; the new adventures of Sherlock Holmes, and Blood Bowl 2.

www.focus-home.com

About Eugen Systems

Eugen Systems, founded by the Le Dressay brothers, has specialized in real-time strategy games on PC and next-generation consoles (Xbox 360 and PS3) for 10 years.

Based in Paris, Eugen Systems released Act of War: Direct Action, one of the most acclaimed RTS games in 2005, and last year R.U.S.E.™, considered by many to be the best RTS ever released on consoles.

For more information about Eugen Systems, visit their official website www.eugen.fr