NEW YORK - Jan. 13, 2009
Paradox Interactive today announced that it has finalized a publishing agreement with Enlight Software to release Restaurant Empire 2 in North America. Restaurant Empire 2 builds on the highly popular Restaurant Empire franchise, a title that has already sold over 300,000 units in the United States alone.
With two handfuls of cash and a dream of creating a legacy you will build, cook and hire your way to the very top of the culinary world, where tasty food is king and smart management reels in the dollars. If you’re skilled enough in the kitchen and behind the management desk, you just may go further than any aspiring restaurateur before you and cement your status as a true legend of cuisine.
“Enlight has done a tremendous job with Restaurant Empire. It offers everyone the opportunity to put their cooking and entrepreneurial skills to the test,” said Fredrik Wester, Executive VP of Paradox Interactive. “We are looking forward to working with them to bring the second installment to North America.”
“Paradox has proven itself as the premier strategy-based PC publisher and we could not think of a more appropriate partner to take Restaurant Empire to the next level,” said Trevor Chan, CEO, Enlight Software.
Restaurant Empire 2 is scheduled to ship in April, 2009 with an MSRP of $19.99.
About Paradox Interactive
Since 1999, Paradox Interactive has been a leading developer and publisher of PC-based strategy games. World-renowned for its strategy stable, the company holds a particularly strong presence in the United States and Europe. Its steadily-growing portfolio includes original titles such as the critically acclaimed Europa Universalis and Hearts of Iron franchises, as well as successful titles like Penumbra: Black Plague, Supreme Ruler 2020, and the greatly-anticipated Majesty 2 -- The Fantasy Kingdom Sim.
Enlight is one of the world's leading developers of PC simulation and strategy game software. The company was founded by Trevor Chan in 1993, with a mission of creating games that are not only entertaining, but of equal importance, enlightening. Enlight has won numerous industry awards for its innovative and top-quality game products, including the Capitalism, Seven Kingdoms, Hotel Giant, and Restaurant Empire series of games.
Joe Ziemer, TriplePoint