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Posted on Mar 26, 2008 in Games PR

PR: 505 Games Orders Supreme Commander onto Xbox 360 in Europe

Jim H. Moreno

Milton Keynes, UK – 26th March 2008 – 505 Games, Chris Taylor’s Gas Powered Games, co-developer Hellbent Games and North American publisher Aspyr Media today announced a collaboration to bring the acclaimed RTS Supreme Commander to Xbox 360®. Due for release later this year, 505 Games will be European publishers of the multi-award winning RTS game’s first outing on a next generation console. Winner of numerous PC nods including the E3 2006 Official Game Critics Award for Best Strategy Game, Supreme Commander puts gamers in control of one of three factions fighting to control the future of mankind.

“We’re thrilled to be bringing Supreme Commander to market in Europe” said Ian Howe, Managing Director of 505 Games. “It’s a product of exceptional quality with a fantastic pedigree, we are delighted to be working with Aspyr, Hellbent and Gas Powered Games, and look forward to great success for the title in Europe.”

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“Chris Taylor and Gas Powered Games have an incredible talent for producing great games, and judging by the amazing reviews, Supreme Commander is no exception,” said Ted Staloch, Executive Vice President, Publishing for Aspyr. “The RTS genre reaches new levels of excitement on consoles with each new release. Hellbent Games, Gas Powered Games, 505 Games and Aspyr have combined forces to produce an Xbox 360 title that will ensure retail success to match the critical praise.”

“We believe that we’ve raised the bar for RTS gaming on the PC and now, co-developing with Hellbent Games, we know that we can do the same on consoles” said Chris Taylor, CEO and Creative Director of Gas Powered Games and Lead Designer of Supreme Commander. “Hellbent brings a talented, veteran team together to deliver Supreme Commander to the Xbox 360 platform.”

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