Jowood Productions Announces Panzer Elite Action
Rottenmann, Austria, 10th March 2005 - Jowood Productions would like to announce its intention to bring out the big guns for 2005 with the release of Panzer Elite Action for Xbox, Playstation 2 and PC developed by Zootfly.

Panzer Elite Action is a fast-paced WW2 action game that lets the player Feel the power of 30 tons of steel armor around them and gives them the ability to command increasingly powerful tanks in a series of intense and dramatic battles. The cinematic and immersive action will allow the player to experience the adrenalin rush of an intense conflict commanding 30 solid tons of steel in the heat of battle

Panzer Elite Action follows the story of three tank commanders and their crew. The German commander, flushed with the success of the Blitzkrieg in Poland and France, moves on to the Eastern Front and the brink of victory with the taking of Stalingrad. We meet the Russian commander in desperate straits as he helps defend Stalingrad, and follow him as the tide turns against the Germans and he joins the massive tank battle of Kursk. The American commander enters the war on the Normandy Beachhead on D-Day. After the struggle for the Bocage, he survives the doomed gamble to take Arnheim, defends the German outbreak at the Battle of the Bulge, and then drives on to the victorious crossing of the Rhine.



Features:

Command your tanks through 3 different campaigns set against the backdrop of the most dramatic battles of WW II

Take on the enemy with your choice from over 15 powerful and versatile tanks

Become the leader of your own squad and employ various strategies using the different tanks.

An action filled battlefield with AI controlled airplanes, infantry and enemy vehicles making the mayhem of battle come alive


Blast through houses and trees in a completely destructible environment

Graphic engine supports all up to date graphic features – from T&L effects to day and night cycles

Compelling theme, storyline, and characters created by design legend Bob Bates (Unreal,…)


Sometimes men fight not for cause or country, but for the sake of the men they go to war with and throughout Panzer Elite Action, the player will become aware of the “Band-of-Brothers” theme that brings out the special bond formed by comrades-in-arms in the heat of battle.

JoWooD Productions Software AG:
JoWooD Productions Software AG is listed on the Vienna stock exchange and is a leader in the development of computer and video games. JoWooD develops and publishes internationally competitive, high-quality entertainment software for all current and future games platforms. The company's headquarters are in Rottenmann/Austria with subsidiaries in Germany and Japan. JoWooD games are delivered through a worldwide network of distribution partners. For further information, please visit our homepage www.jowood.com.

About KOCH MEDIA UK:
Founded in 1994, KOCH MEDIA UK develops, publishes and distributes a diverse mix of titles for home console gaming systems, personal computers and the Internet. Based in Basingstoke, the company has distribution contracts with a number of software publishers, including NINTENDO. For publishers not in the UK, KOCH MEDIA exclusively markets, sells and distributes titles. Under its own brands of DEEP SILVER and EUROPRESS, KOCH MEDIA develops and publishes its own range of gaming and educational and lifestyle software. For more information on KOCH MEDIA and its products, visit www.kochmedia.co.uk

About Xbox:
Xbox (http://www.xbox.com) is the video game system from Microsoft that brings people together for the most eshilarating game and entertainment experiences. Xbox delivers an expansive collection of breaktrough games, powerful hardware and the unified Xbox Live online service. The new tagline, “it’s good to play together”, captures the spirit of Xbox aas the social hub of the new digital entertainment lifestyle. Xbox is now available in Europe for an estimated street price of € 149,99/£99.99
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