Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West Released in the US on the PSN!
NEW YORK - May 4, 2010 – Paradox Interactive today released the western themed third-person shooter, Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West for the PlayStation Network in North America.
Developed by Fatshark, Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West delivers intense western gunfights with four distinct playable characters. The team based multiplayer experience incorporates the unique Synergy system where co-operation and team tactics are encouraged to achieve optimal game play. Featuring six game modes, Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West is easy to pick-up-and-play.
“We got a great response from gamers and press during or US press tour” said Fatshark CEO Martin Wahlund. “So we're really happy that the game is being released now in the US.” he continued.
“Lead and Gold is the perfect console debut for Paradox," said Fredrik Wester, CEO of Paradox Interactive. “Like everything we do, we intend to go in guns blazing and develop a strong reputation right of the back."
Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West features
- Four distinct playable characters with a multitude of strengths and weaknesses
- A diverse level-up system letting you adapt your character to each game round as it unfolds
- A multitude of different game modes and settings, all with a distinct feeling of the Old West
- Unique reward system that rewards players that play as a team through the use of the Synergy system
- Easy pick-up-and-play controls
Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West will be available today on the US PlayStation Network for $15.
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.
Fatshark is a Swedish game development studio located in Stockholm comprised of experienced and skilled developers with experience from several AAA titles. Fatshark is currently releasing Lead and Gold and has just announced that they work on Bionic Commando Rearmed 2 for Capcom. Follow Fatshark at twitter, www.twitter.com/fatsharkgames and www.fatshark.se