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'G.I. Combat' Goes Gold - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 16, 2002 @ 8:14 p.m. PDT

Publisher Strategy First and Developer Freedom Games are happy to announce that G.I. Combat, the Real-Time Strategy war game, has gone gold. And since it’s another World War II Wednesday here, read more for 12 new screenshots for G.I. Combat.

“We’re very excited that G.I. Combat is almost ready to go,” says Steve Milburn, Director of Marketing for Strategy First. “Eric Young and his team have managed to put out another great war game.”

From the designers behind the highly successful Close Combat series, which sold over a million units, G.I. Combat brings the wartime energy of Omaha beach to the PC with stunning 3D details, a plethora of legendary weapons, tanks and artillery, and a historical accuracy you’ve never seen before.

In G.I. Combat, players launch themselves into the dynamic 3D environment, grab hold of the most renowned weapons in history, including the MP-40 and the Thompson, and command some of World War II’s most powerful tanks and artillery such as the Jumbo Sherman, the Mark V Panther and the dreaded German 88. G.I. Combat lets PC gamers push back enemy offensives, lead assaults to capture key objectives and charge into the lush terrain of Normandy in one of the most historical battles of all time!

G.I. Combat will be on retail shelves nationwide on November 5th. For more information on G.I. Combat, please visit www.gicombat.com or www.strategyfirst.com.

About Freedom Games

Freedom Games was founded by John Davidson, an original co-founder of Talonsoft, and Eric Young, designer and producer of the Close Combat series. Based in Baltimore, Maryland, Freedom Games is a developer, marketer, and publisher of interactive entertainment software games for the personal computer. The team is made up of eight industry veterans who have a combined total of 43 years of game development and production experience.

About Strategy First

Strategy First Inc. is a leading developer and worldwide publisher of entertainment software for the PC. Founded in 1990, the company has grown rapidly, publishing major games in the industry and simultaneously developing its own in-house titles such as O.R.B., Disciples II, Nexagon: The Pit and Zero-G Marines. After winning numerous awards for games such as Disciples: Sacred Lands, Europa Universalis, Kohan: Immortal Sovereigns and Steel Beasts, Strategy First continues to push the gaming envelope with its own groundbreaking titles, while maintaining its reputation as a unique alternative for independent developers seeking to market their games to a worldwide audience.

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