Paradox Interactive and Turbo Tape Games have released the first developer diary for their upcoming real-time strategy game Naval War: Arctic Circle. The first video in the series explores the development team's vision behind the game's setting that takes place entirely in one seamless and massive ocean, 14,000,000 square miles to be exact. The game world will include places such as the Northwest Passage and Russian islands of Novaya Zemlya.
Naval War: Arctic Circle will be available in the second quarter of 2012 for Windows PC.
Naval War: Arctic Circle Video Dev Diary Released
Developers Describe a Game So Cool, It's Freezing
NEW YORK – January 13, 2012 - The first video developer diary for Turbo Tape Games' upcoming wargame Naval War: Arctic Circle is now online! The development team shares their vision of a seamless ocean span where modern warships battle for control of precious natural resources.
In the near future, civilization is still reliant on petroleum, but the easily accessible land-based oil reserves are dwindling rapidly. The nations of the far north struggle to harness the rich untapped wells of the Arctic Circle and will go to war to guarantee control of the black gold.
Naval War: Arctic Circle gives you over 36,000,000 square kilometers (14,000,000 square miles) of seascape to navigate, from the Northwest Passage above Canada to the frozen islands of Russian Novaya Zemlya in the east. Listen to the development team explain how this wide geographic expanse guarantees infinite replayability as you take sides in war that is all too easy to imagine.
Naval War: Arctic Circle is set to release in Q2 2012 for a suggested retail price of $29.99/€29.99.
Will you be able to reign over the waters in the struggle for the valuable resources in the Arctic?
Prepare for the really cold war.
About Turbo Tape Games
Turbo Tape Games, started in 2008, is the leading game developer in western Norway. The company has reached wide acclaim through the development of cutting edge serious and educational games and digital experiences. Being a leading developer of educational digital experiences in Norway, the company nevertheless always had entertainment games as its primary objective. The company's free-to-play online pro cycling action game Velocipede has been in open beta at velocipede.no
since the summer of 2011. Naval War: Arctic Circle, set for release in 2012, is the company's first major retail game, providing a unique real time strategy experience of modern naval warfare. For more information, please visit www.turbotapegames.com
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About Paradox Interactive
Since 1999, Paradox Interactive has been a leading global developer and publisher of PC-based strategy games. World-renowned for its strategy catalog, the company holds a particularly strong presence in the United States and Europe.
Its steadily-growing portfolio includes firmly established PC franchises such as the critically acclaimed Europa Universalis, Crusader Kings, Victoria and the Hearts of Iron series, as well as now encompassing titles on other platforms such as Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West released in 2010 on PlayStation®Network for the PlayStation®3 and Defenders of Ardania on iPad.
2012 will be Paradox Interactive’s most ambitious line-up of titles to date with such anticipated releases as King Arthur II: The Role-playing Wargame, Crusader Kings II, Naval War: Arctic Circle, Warlock: Master of the Arcane and War of the Roses. It is also expanding its presence in the free-to-play arena through Paradox Connect with upcoming games such as Salem: The Crafting MMO.
Our offices are located in New York, USA and Stockholm, Sweden. We work with renowned distributors world wide and are present on all major digital download portals. We share a passion for gaming and gamers and our goal is to provide deep and challenging games with hours of gameplay to our growing 350,000 + member community.