BEVERLY, MA - March 17, 2003 - Infogrames, Inc., a leading global publisher of interactive entertainment software, is pleased to announce that robust first week sales of the space epic sequel Master of Orion® 3 have made the game the Top-Selling PC Game for the week of February 23 - March 1, according to NPD sales data released last week. The game released worldwide on February 25, 2003.
"Master of Orion 3 breaks exciting new ground for one of the most dearly loved gaming series'' of all time," says Peter Matiss, Infogrames Brand Director for Master of Orion 3. "We are thrilled to see so many fans answer us with their unabashed enthusiasm for the game and the results are showing at retail."
In Master of Orion 3, the sequel to one of the best-loved strategy games of all time, players assume the biggest role ever. Players become the controlling power behind an entire galactic civilization; the dictators, presidents, councils, and overlords that come and go are merely pawns in the player''s arsenal. One must use these governments, their citizens, and their leaders to secure the destiny of their civilization, to manipulate policies of freedom and oppression in both foreign and domestic arenas. It is not enough to be an able economist or a great starship captain to succeed in Master of Orion 3; considerable political, administrative, research, and espionage skills must be applied to claim the title of Master of Orion.
Featuring a rich Single Player game and up to 8-player simultaneous turn-based Multiplayer, Master of Orion 3 is the definitive 5X Space Strategy game; Explore, Expand, Exploit, Exterminate and now Experience grand strategy as you never have before.
Master of Orion 3 is developed by veteran developer of classic strategy games Quicksilver Software, Inc and features a wide range of multi-player and solitaire play options, 16 highly-distinctive alien races, crisp graphics and an intuitive user interface. Master of Orion 3 is available for Windows 98/ME/2000/XP PCs.
» Posted: 3/17/2003, 12:00:00 AM