Checkmate: Legio Available Now!
NEW YORK – May 25, 2010 - ICE Game Studios and Paradox Interactive today released the anticipated indie PC strategy game, Legio. Influenced by both chess and Warhammer, Legio is a bite sized strategy game that rewards strategic thinking, courage and cleverness.
Watch the release trailer for Legio here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ah3bM-FW4d4
Allowing for many different styles of play, Legio is easy to learn but difficult to master. Playable in single-player and two-player games, the fantasy game features different game modes engaging simple vs. player challenges to full Elimination tournaments. Boasting hundreds of unique animations for various attacks, mortal blows and other special moves this strategy game will keep your King on high alert.
“With the help of Paradox Interactive’s expertise, we have been able to produce a game that will appeal to the casual gamer as well as providing a challenge for the mind” said Fredrik Sällström CEO of ICE Game Studios. “We’ve had great success with the beta, and are excited the full launch is finally here.”
“ICE Game Studios has put together a fun little game. Legio finds the right balance between fun gameplay and dynamic strategy.” said Mattias Lilja , Producer at Paradox Interactive.
Available now, Legio can be found at digital distribution retailers.
About Paradox Interactive
Since 1999, Paradox Interactive has been a leading global developer and publisher of PC-based strategy games. World-renowned for its strategy catalog, the company holds a particularly strong presence in the United States and Europe. Its steadily-growing portfolio includes originally developed titles such as the critically acclaimed Europa Universalis and the Hearts of Iron franchises, as well as publishing titles such as the Elven Legacy series, Mount&Blade and Majesty 2. Paradox made an explosive entry onto consoles during 2010 with the release of Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West. For more information, please visit www.paradoxplaza.com and follow @pdxinteractive on twitter.
About ICE Game Studios
The studio was founded in 2005 as a concept studio creating concept art for games such as Age of Conan. ICE Game Studios grow to become a complete game developer in 2007 after recruiting a number of experienced game developers to realize the making of Legio. Since then ICE Game Studios goal is to create immersive game worlds that are both genuine and innovative all this for both new comers and experienced gamers. For more information, please visit www.icegamestudios.com