Fishtank Interactive, a division of Ravensburger Interactive, announced today that "Etherlords," the long-awaited 3D turn-based strategy game, has gone gold. "Etherlords" takes players on a visually stunning fantasy adventure. Relying on wits and armed with distinctive magic spells, players
lead one of four enchanted races in a battle for dominance.
The PC game is due to arrive in stores November 13, 2001.
"'Etherlords' strategy requires players to balance resource management and spell based combat," said Jerry Wolosenko, head of Fishtank Interactive in North America. "Dazzling special effects and the game's 3D engine add to unique gameplay, guaranteeing thrills and intellectual challenge for even the most hardcore gamer."
A visually stunning game supported by a compelling story and distinctive design, "Etherlords" features a unique combat system that innovatively melds the best of trading-card game play and strategic resource management. Four magical races battle for supremacy in a fantasy world full of extravagant detail and realism. Players can choose from over 300 spells, each with its own amazing effects.
Key game features of "Etherlords" include:
- Over 300 magic spells with spectacular visual effects.
- Over 160 highly detailed monsters to engage in combat.
- Vast variety of elegant, personalized animations for each character and monster.
- Complex diplomacy system featuring long-term alliances and barter dealings.
- Diverse multiplayer options including cooperative mode and Internet rating system support.
- Internet and LAN play for up to eight players with a tailor-made dynamic combat system.
For more information about "Etherlords," please visit the Etherlords WebSite HERE.
About Fishtank Interactive
Fishtank Interactive is a worldwide publisher of PC and console based Interactive games with offices in Munich and Ravensburg, Germany; Boston, USA and Paris, France. The company works with some of the most innovative and experienced game developers in Europe while expanding its development and publishing resources in North America. Fishtank Interactive, is a division of Ravensburger Interactive Media GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ravensburger AG, Germany's largest manufacturer of puzzles and board games.
About Nival Interactive
Nival Interactive, a leading Russian game developer and publisher, is a privately held company targeting the international games market. Since the company's inception in 1996, Nival has been dedicated to creating unique titles with innovative gameplay. Past titles include original role-playing games like "Rage of Mages" series and "Evil Islands." A premier developer with 75 team members, Nival Interactive continues to challenge the world of interactive entertainment.