THQ and Gas Powered Games Taking Scope and Scale to Whole New Level
AGOURA HILLS, Calif., Jan. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- THQ Inc.
(Nasdaq: THQI) today announced that Supreme Commander, developed by critically
acclaimed Real-Time Strategy designer Chris Taylor and Gas Powered Games, has
reached the gold master stage of development and is now entering
manufacturing. Supreme Commander offers unprecedented scope and scale,
superior RTS command and control and three unique single player campaigns.
Developed for Windows PC, the game is scheduled to ship to retail outlets
worldwide on February 20.
"Supreme Commander is pushing the boundaries with its massive size and
scale, delivering an innovative gameplay experience that advances the genre
tremendously," said Kelly Flock, executive vice president of worldwide
publishing, THQ. "THQ is leading the industry in strategy games, and on
February 20th gamers everywhere will be able to experience the ultimate in
"Supreme Commander delivers the first-ever full Theatre of War zoom
function, adding tremendous depth to the three story-driven campaigns and
highly addictive multiplayer," said Chris Taylor, creative director and CEO,
Gas Powered Games. "We've taken RTS gameplay to a whole new level and I can't
wait for fans to get their hands on it."
About Supreme Commander
In the 37th century the galaxy has been ripped apart by three warring
factions, each vying to eradicate the universe of all opposition and end the
1000 year Infinite War. The next generation world of Supreme Commander brings
an all new level of scope and scale to the RTS genre, establishing a new
benchmark in strategic and tactical RTS gaming. Experience a new level of
control over countless land, sea and air units, and use the innovative zoom
function -- scrolling outward to see the entire Theatre of War or inward to
focus on the action -- to command your forces to victory. Developed by
legendary RTS developer Chris Taylor, Supreme Commander offers a unique
storyline, innovative gameplay and infinite online multiplayer battles.
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