Today, Killer Bee Software released its "Preview" version of its upcoming title Empire Deluxe Enhanced Edition, the next generation in the Empire Series of turn-based strategy games. The game will be initially available on Windows 98, ME, 2K and XP operating systems sometime in the last week of 2004.
The game is priced at $35.00, with a presales period before release offering a 10% discount. The preview is available for download at Killer Bee Software's web site, http://killerbeesoftware.com. The Preview is restricted by shutting down every 45 minutes, and saved games cannot be loaded. Network play is available.
"The time has finally arrived, after a very busy year of development" states Mark Kinkead, owner of Killer Bee Software. "But the time has come to let this one get out and into the world. The new age of the Empire Series has begun."
Killer Bee Software acquired the rights to Empire Deluxe and The Perfect General in late 2002, and subsequently produced Empire Deluxe Internet Edition and The Perfect General Internet Edition, both successfully released in 2003. Demos of those games as and more information on Empire Deluxe Enhanced Edition and Killer Bee Software is available at http://killerbeesoftware.com or contact firstname.lastname@example.org .