LOS ANGELES (Sept 25, 2007) Sierra Entertainment, a division of Vivendi Games, announced today that the third iteration of the popular multi-million unit selling Empire Earth series will be shipping this November to PC.
The pre-order campaign kicks-off at select retailers nationwide this week and features three exclusive unlockable units.
- Machine Mortar (Far East Region, Future Epoch) A genetically engineered soldier that launches a devastating, area-affect salvo of shells.
- Persian Mercenary (Middle East Region, Ancient Epoch) An ambidextrous warrior armed with a pair of lethal blades.
- Urban Special Forces (West Region, Modern Epoch) A highly disciplined, well-armed Urban Special Operations soldier.
"Empire Earth is an award winning real-time strategy franchise where players can grasp the entire globe within the reach of a mouse," said Al Simone, senior vice president, Global Marketing for Sierra Entertainment. "Empire Earth III will be one of the most expansive strategy games for the PC."
For more information, please visit the game's official Web site at www.empireearth.com.
About Mad Doc Software, LLC Mad Doc Software, LLC (www.maddocsoftware.com) consists of game industry veterans with experience in every aspect of game development and an unmatched expertise in Artificial Intelligence. An emerging force in the industry, Mad Doc was founded in 1999 by Dr. Ian Davis with the goal of developing AAA titles that expand the game playing experience and broaden the market through creative use of new Networking, Graphics, and AI technologies (Empire Earth II uses Mad Doc's Mad3D Game Engine and MadAI technologies). Collectively, the Massachusetts-based Mad Doc team members are responsible for over eight million units in the game market worldwide, earning the acclaim of players, critics, and publishers alike.
About Sierra Entertainment Sierra Entertainment (www.sierra.com), a global division of Vivendi Games, creates and publishes innovative, high-quality interactive entertainment for videogame systems, handheld gaming devices and personal computers. Sierra Entertainment features a portfolio of titles based on original IP and popular licenses from industry-leading content partners, including F.E.A.R., Crash Bandicoot, Spyro the Dragon, Scarface and Ice Age. Sierra Entertainment has four integrated internal studios providing creative talents and development capabilities across multiple gaming genres: Radical Entertainment in Vancouver, BC; High Moon Studios in San Diego, CA; Massive Entertainment in Malmφ, Sweden; and Swordfish Studios in Birmingham and Manchester, England.
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