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'Dark Messiah of Might & Magic' Gets Limited And Steamed

by Rainier on Aug. 31, 2006 @ 5:03 p.m. PDT

Valve announced that it is bringing Arkane Studios' action RPG Dark Messiah of Might & Magic to the Steam online distribution service in October 2006, while Ubisoft itself revealed details on the limited edition, which will include the game on DVD, unique in-game content, making of movies, soundtrack on CD and 12 collective cards.

The North American limited edition will feature:

  • Dark Messiah of Might and Magic on DVD
  • Unique in-game content extras
    • One multiplayer skin
    • Four single-player weapons
  • Exclusive "Making Of" video and trailers
  • Game soundtrack on Audio CD
  • 12 collectible character cards

"I am a long-time fan of the Might & Magic franchise," said Gabe Newell, president and co-founder of Valve. "Valve is delighted to have Dark Messiah of Might & Magic on Steam's growing list of new releases for the holiday season. But, more importantly, I just can't wait to play it."

Dark Messiah of Might & Magic is an action-RPG created by Arkane Studios and powered by an enhanced version of the Source Engine, the award-winning game technology created by Valve for Half-Life 2 and its next generation games. The single-player mode is developed by Arkane Studios and the multiplayer mode is by Kuju Entertainment. Named the most anticipated RPG of the year by leading publications around the world, Dark Messiah of Might & Magic challenges players to ferocious single-player and multiplayer combat set in the Might & Magic universe, one of the gaming industry's most successfully and longest-running fantasy game franchises.

Dark Messiah of Might & Magic will be made available for the PC via Steam and at retail outlets around the world for an estimated price of $50 later this year, while the Limited Edition will be available at Amazon, Best Buy, Circuit City, CompUSA, Eurpac, Fred Meyer, Frys, GameStop, Hastings, Microcenter, Transworld, Visco, and for a suggested retail price of $59.99.

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