Press Release (Feb. 20, 2007):
THQ TAKES STRATEGIC BATTLEFIELD TO NEW HEIGHTS WITH RELEASE OF SUPREME COMMANDERAGOURA HILLS, Calif. February 20, 2007 -- THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) today announced that critically acclaimed Real-Time Strategy (RTS) game Supreme Commander has shipped for Windows PC. Developed by veteran RTS designer Chris Taylor and Gas Powered Games, Supreme Commander redefines strategic scope and scale with a full Theatre Of War zoom function, giving gamers command over hundreds of land, sea and air units on massive battlefields. Hailed as "a truly epic strategy game" by PC Gamer, Supreme Commander is now available at retail outlets nationwide and for digital download at www.direct2drive.com for the suggested price of $49.99.
THQ and Gas Powered Games Redefine Scope and Scale on Windows PC
"Supreme Commander's unrivalled multiplayer battles and intense single-player campaigns makes this one of the must-have titles of 2007," said Bob Aniello, senior vice president of worldwide marketing, THQ. "We've advanced the RTS genre yet again, further establishing THQ as a premier PC publisher."
"Supreme Commander is enormous in every sense of the word - from its unprecedented scope and scale to its superior command and control functions - this is RTS gaming on a whole new scale," said Chris Taylor, creative director and CEO, Gas Powered Games. "Our goal to create a game that takes strategy to a whole new level has been reached, and we are very excited to release it to the world." Supreme Commander delivers a one-of-a-kind RTS experience that has garnered global praise from the media:
"This is all out war on a scale we've never seen before, and it is glorious." - PC Gamer (US) - 91 out of 100 - Editor's Choice
"Supreme Commander is a remarkable piece of work." - PC Gamer (UK) - 90 out of 100
"The future of strategy is already here." - Micromania (Spain) - 95.5 out of 100
"Supreme Commander literally recreates real time strategy." - Jeuxactu.com (France) - 9 out of 10
"I've never seen such a complex and cleverly thought-out RTS game!" - 4 Players (Germany) - 90 out of 100
"Supreme Commander is a game of epic proportions that will offer an outstanding RTS experience for the far foreseeable future, and for that it deserves an equally massive amount of praise." - GamePro (US) - 4.5 out of 5 - Editor's Choice
About Supreme Commander Set in the 37th century, Supreme Commander presents a galaxy that has been ripped apart by three warring factions, each vying to eradicate the universe of all opposition and end the 1000 year Infinite War. Gamers will experience an all new level of scope and scale for the RTS genre, establishing a new benchmark in strategic and tactical gaming. Unprecedented player control encompasses countless land, sea and air units, in addition to the innovative zoom function - scrolling outward to see the entire Theatre of War or inward to focus on the action. Developed by legendary RTS developer Chris Taylor, Supreme Commander allows players to command their forces to victory through a unique storyline, innovative gameplay and infinite online multiplayer battles.
About THQ THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) is a leading worldwide developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software. The company develops its products for all popular game systems, personal computers and wireless devices. Headquartered in Los Angeles County, California, THQ sells product through its global network of offices located throughout North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. More information about THQ and its products may be found at www.thq.com and www.thqwireless.com. THQ, THQ Wireless and their respective logos are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of THQ Inc.
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Contributed by Jeanne (75627) on Feb 20, 2009.
Kämpfe von beispiellosem Ausmass: Greif zu Land, zur See und aus der Luft an und führe Krieg in eisigen Tundren, sengenden Wüsten und endlosen Gewässern. Zerstörerische experimentelle Einheiten erledigen den Job. - Wegweisendes Befehls- und Steuerungssystem: Du kannst deine Einheiten aus jeder Perspektive kontrollieren. Gib auf dem Schlachtfeld Befehle aus der Sicht des Commanders oder zoom mitten ins Kampfgeschehen hinein und bestimme deine Strategie im Handumdrehen.
Contributed by Xoleras (66310) on Apr 28, 2008.