Dawn of Discovery for Wii, Nintendo DS and PC Now Available in Stores
Company: Ubisoft
SAN FRANCISCO June 25, 2009 Today Ubisoft announced that Dawn of Discovery(TM), a real-time strategy and simulation game specifically designed for the Wii(TM) system, the Nintendo DS(TM) hand-held system and PC, is now available in stores. Dawn of Discovery gives gamers the opportunity to explore new civilizations and build their own empire like never before, through the immersive action of the Wii Remote(TM) and the Nintendo DS stylus.

Game features include:

Build and sustain your own expansive empire
Explore the beautifully detailed world and discover new places to create your civilization
Set up trade posts in the spice mines of the Orient and explore new trade routes to keep your nation growing
Learn from other nearby cultures to expand your horizons and master the challenges of establishing a prosperous society

Developed specifically for Wii, Nintendo DS and PC audiences
Unique art style and clever integration of the Wii Remote and Nintendo DS stylus makes building your empire more fun and interactive than ever before
All-new scalable 3-D engine ensures unmatched visuals, optimized for all PCs from high-end to low-end desktops
Seamless user interface delivers multiple gameplay modes and faster player rewards for both long or short play sessions

Exclusive multiplayer modes across platforms
Build your civilization and make history along with a friend in the 2-player co-op mode for Wii
Integration with Ubi.com allows PC players to track achievements, climb leaderboards and challenge others online

Accessible for everyone from beginners to pros
Intelligent help system offers contextual hints for any situation
In-game encyclopedia includes illustrated tutorial filled with tips and strategies for building your civilization

About Dawn of Discovery
Dawn of Discovery takes place in the year 1404, when King George's land is suffering from severe droughts and brutal famine. Aware of his people's distress, the king calls on his two sons, William and Edward, to acquire new territories in order to produce enough goods to satisfy the needs of his empire's inhabitants. Whereas Edward suggests aggressive means to collect the precious resources, his brother William offers a peaceful solution, proposing to explore new and unsettled lands in the south of the kingdom. With his Father's blessing, William heads south to the mysterious Orient and returns with valuable new technologies, such as the water pump that allows dry lands to be cultivated in order to produce enough food for the people. But there are still many unmet needs within the king's empire, and players are tasked with the mission of fulfilling those needs while both expanding and sustaining the vast society.

Formerly known as ANNO 1404, Dawn of Discovery is the North American title of the game.

About Ubisoft
Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft is present in 28 countries and has sales in more than 55 countries around the globe. It is committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to consumers. For the 200809 fiscal year Ubisoft generated sales of 1.058 billion euros. To learn more, please visit www.ubisoftgroup.com.

2009 Ubisoft Entertainment. All Rights Reserved. Ubisoft, Ubi.com, and the Ubisoft logo are trademarks of Ubisoft Entertainment in the U.S. and/or other countries. Dawn of Discovery, Sunflowers and Sunflowers logo are trademarks of Sunflowers GmbH in the U.S. and/or other countries. Sunflowers GmbH is a Ubisoft Entertainment company. Wii and Nintendo DS are trademarks of Nintendo. 2006 Nintendo.
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