London, UK – 24 July 2012 – Video game publisher and distributor Mastertronic today officially confirmed the forthcoming release of Carrier Command: Gaea Mission for Xbox 360® and PC in France, Benelux and Nordic regions as well as UK on 27 September 2012.
Bohemia Interactive will be presenting the game to media on their stand at Hall 4.2. – Booth D12 on 15-17 August.
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A new public demo of Carrier Command: Gaea Mission will be playable at GamesCom in Cologne, Germany, this 16-19 August at Hall 9 – Booth A22.
Conceived and developed by Bohemia Interactive in the Czech Republic, Carrier Command: Gaea Mission delivers a refreshing gameplay combination of 1st and 3rd person action with a hint of real-time strategy, all set in a massive archipelago. The studio is developing the identical PC and Xbox 360 versions simultaneously to ensure an optimal experience across both platforms.
The game is a labour of love for Bohemia Interactive, with the company’s founder and CEO Marek Špan a self-confessed long-time fan: “I and my brother Ondrej were addicted to playing Carrier Command on our Atari ST. In fact, it was what inspired us to develop games ourselves. Now, almost 25 years after the original was released, it’s exciting to see our re-imagination, Carrier Command: Gaea Mission, finding its way to the massively expanded PC and immense console gaming audience.”
Carrier Command: Gaea Mission – Play & Contribute Beta for PC
Enthusiasts can already get a taste of the unique command-and-battle gameplay by participating in the Carrier Command: Gaea Mission Play & Contribute Beta. For more information, please go to www.carriercommand.com, check out the Play & Contribute video invitation, or visit store.bistudio.com/play-and-contribute to sign up directly. Distributed by Mastertronic, Carrier Command: Gaea Mission is coming to retailers across UK, France, Benelux and Nordic regions this September 2012.
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About Carrier Command: Gaea Mission
Based on a groundbreaking 80s classic, Carrier Command: Gaea Mission takes place on the breathtaking planetoid Taurus and revolves around the conflict between the Asian Pacific Alliance and the United Earth Coalition. The game floats a refreshing combination of 1st/3rd-person action – letting players take instant and direct control of any unit at any time – with real-time strategy elements, like commanding units, managing resources and customizing equipment. In command of an armed vehicle carrier, players will traverse the seas to engage in free-roaming combat and establish a strategic network of island bases for mining, manufacturing and defense. The game is scheduled for a PC and Xbox 360® release on 27 September 2012.
Interactive Established in 1999 in Prague, Czech Republic, Bohemia Interactive is an independent game development studio which is primarily known for its award-winning mil-sim games Operation Flashpoint: Cold War Crisis and the Arma series. Bohemia Interactive is also the proud developer of the recently released Take On Helicopters and the upcoming Carrier Command: Gaea Mission and Arma 3. More information about Bohemia Interactive is available at www.bistudio.com.
Group Limited Mastertronic Group headquartered in London is a multi-platform games developer, publisher, distributor and online retailer of digital interactive entertainment. Releasing content on all major gaming platforms (Xbox 360®, Xbox LIVE® Arcade, PS3, PSN, iOS, Android, 3DS & Windows PC).
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