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Star Wars Galactic Battlegrounds Ships For Mac

by Thomas on June 7, 2002 @ 8:20 a.m. PDT

Aspyr Media, Inc. announced today that Star Wars Galactic Battlegrounds has shipped for the Macintosh. Carbonized conversion was done by Westlake Interactive.

Developed by LucasArts Entertainment Company LLC, Star Wars Galactic Battlegrounds is a real-time strategy game, built upon Ensemble's popular Age of Empires engine, in which the player commands the great armies of the Star Wars universe in various single player campaigns and multiplayer battles.

Star Wars Galactic Battlegrounds allows players to deploy armies of up to 200 units per side, which can include almost any of your favorite Star Wars characters such as bounty hunters, Wookiees, droids, Sith, and much more. Players also can manage resources and upgradeable technology such as superior Gungan biotechnology and Jedi stamina.

Another feature made available in both single and multiplayer modes is the Scenario Editor. This allows campaigns to be custom made featuring virtually any Star Wars units and settings.

"Being able to create your own adventure is incredible, especially in the Star Wars universe!" says Ted Staloch, VP of Sales for Aspyr.

Star Wars Galactic Battlegrounds is rated "T" (Teen) by the ESRB and is available wherever great interactive entertainment software is sold, with a suggested retail price of $49.95.

For all of the latest Star Wars Galactic Battlegrounds news and information, visit www.aspyr.com.

Based in Austin, Texas, Aspyr Media, Inc. is a leading publisher of Macintosh interactive entertainment software, committed to offering high-quality interactive entertainment products and service, with a smile, to gamers worldwide.

More information on Aspyr and their line of products can be found on the Internet at http://www.aspyr.com.

LucasArts Entertainment Company LLC is a leading international developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software for a variety of computer and console platforms. Based in San Rafael, Calif., as well as on the Internet at www.lucasarts.com, LucasArts is one of five companies in the Lucas group which include Lucasfilm Ltd., Lucas Digital Ltd. LLC, Lucas Licensing Ltd., and Lucas Online. Lucasfilm is one of the leading film and entertainment companies in the world. Lucasfilm's businesses include George Lucas' film and television production and distribution activities as well as the business activities of the THX Group. Lucas Digital, which consists of Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) and Skywalker Sound, provides visual effects and audio post-production services to the entertainment industry. Lucas Licensing is responsible for the merchandising of all Lucasfilm's film and television properties. Lucas Online was founded in 1997 as digital destination for entertainment, education, reference and e-commerce for Lucas' intellectual properties and business units. Lucas Online provides video streaming, interactive content and news updates and also is engaged in research and development focused on the potential of the Internet.

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