ALEXANDRIA, June 26 - Alawar Entertainment, one of the world's leading publishers of casual games, has released Hotel Mogul, an exciting new casual business sim. The addictive time management game combines the best qualities of an action-packed arcade title with intelligent economic strategy.
In Hotel Mogul, the player takes the role of the business savvy Lynette, who sets out to reclaim her family business from her conniving husband. In order to earn enough money to accomplish her goal, she must learn to manage a global business empire. In the beginning, the player is given only a few campsites and cafés to run. In time, he or she is tasked with managing a worldwide network of luxury hotels, restaurants and amusement parks.
Experience comes gradually in Hotel Mogul. Advancing from level to level, the player learns the nuts and bolts of business management, constructs and renovates buildings, handles real estate transactions and develops lightning-quick reflexes. Good multitasking skills and reaction times are essential, as the player must complete each level within a limited amount of time.
Hotel Mogul features over 30 challenging levels, 12 trophies, five massive locations in different climates and four hidden object mini-games. The player can also purchase nine types of buildings, some of which appear only in special bonus levels.
"More and more people are becoming addicted to business sims," says Kirill Plotnikov, vice president of publishing at Alawar. "We wanted to give casual gamers a chance to become successful entrepreneurs by building their own hotel network in different parts of the world - from arid deserts to a winter wonderland. Now everyone can become a Donald Trump!"
Read more about the PC version at http://www.alawar.com/game/hotel-mogul/
About Alawar Entertainment
Alawar Entertainment has specialized in the development, publication and distribution of casual games since 1999. The company has published more than 200 titles worldwide and is the largest provider of casual games in Eastern Europe. Today, Alawar works with five internal studios and more than 30 external developers, providing a full range of services that includes game production, distribution and marketing.
Alawar distributes its releases via its broad network of Web sites. The company's offerings can also be found on popular download portals, including RealArcade, BigFish Games, Yahoo! Games, AOL, iWIN and others. In addition to distributing games online, Alawar works with CD publishers in more than 20 countries. In 2008, the company significantly increased its presence in Eastern Europe and became the leading distributor of casual games in that region.