Standalone Title in Real Time Strategy Franchise to Offer
Mysterious New Faction and Expansive Single-Player Campaign
AGOURA HILLS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 28, 2007--THQ Inc.
(NASDAQ:THQI) today announced Supreme Commander(TM): Forged Alliance,
the next chapter in the critically-acclaimed real-time strategy (RTS)
franchise, is scheduled to ship for Windows PC in November 2007.
Developed by renowned RTS designer Chris Taylor and his Gas Powered
Games studio, Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance follows the epic
story of the original game in the aftermath of the Infinite War.
Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance will be available as a standalone
title offering full compatibility with the original game, enabling
all-new strategic options.
"Supreme Commander raised the standard for scope and scale in the
RTS genre and is one of the highest rated strategy games of all time,"
said Bob Aniello, senior vice president of worldwide marketing, THQ.
"Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance is pushing the boundaries yet
again promising an exciting new chapter to fans worldwide."
"Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance is not only the continuation
of the epic story that is unfolding inside the game's universe, it is
the continuation of our goal to move the bar for RTS gaming even
higher than ever," says Chris Taylor, CEO of Gas Powered Games.
"Forged Alliance offers over 100 new units, more maps and an entirely
new faction... we are stuffing this game with all kinds of new
About Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance
Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance is the next chapter in the
critically acclaimed Supreme Commander franchise that set the standard
for scope and scale in the RTS genre. The game continues the epic
story following the Infinite War, featuring an all-new single-player
campaign, a new faction and a myriad of innovative multiplayer
features. More than one hundred new units will give players access to
cutting-edge strategic options, including fully realized navies,
orbital weaponry and advanced counter intelligence technologies.
Developed by Chris Taylor and Gas Powered Games, Supreme Commander:
Forged Alliance is expected to be available in retail outlets
worldwide in November 2007.
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SOURCE: THQ Inc.