Transport Giant Release Date

JoWood announced today that it will ship Transport Giant on August 13th and that the game carries a price of £29.99. There's a demo out if you want to give it a shot and you can also see a lot of screenshots in our gallery. The game features, 130 vehicles from the last 200 years, 60 different products and industries to transport, 500 individual buildings and two scenarios, USA and Europe, with endless maps. Press 'read more' for details.
TRANSPORT GIANT - TWO CENTURIES OF ECONOMIC CHANGE ROTTENMANN, Austria (July 5th, 2004) - Leading European publisher JoWood Productions Software, invites resourceful entrepreneurs to take on a challenge of global industrial scale. TRANSPORT GIANT is the latest game in the highly successful GIANT series, which has sold over 2.5 million copies worldwide. Create a powerful transportation company to service industrial and public needs, spanning 200 years of industrial innovation, across the United States and Europe. Transport Giant launches 13th August 2004 on PC CDROM at the retail price of £29.99. The year 1850; it is an age of radical change and new departures. The era of mass production and mass transportation has just begun. The resourceful entrepreneur has plenty of opportunities - build an empire with just a little capital and a clever business idea. New manufacturing plants are springing up everywhere; the world craves goods of every kind. Towns are growing at a breathtaking rate. The time is ripe for a global haulage firm. Industry transportation in particular is getting out of hand and conventional methods struggle to meet the increasing demands. Invest starting capital wisely, buy modern vehicles, and slowly build up a growing enterprise. Present a favourable light to customers, and oust opponents from the market. Skill and know-how are needed to survive two centuries of changing economic tides and changing demands. An economic simulation of complex, yet easily understandable goods and passenger transportation systems. Create the expansion of existing transport routes including their infrastructure (goods and passenger transport) Over 130 vehicles from the last 200 years, including horse and carts, steam trains, trucks, mono rails, ships, airplanes and helicopters Over 60 different products and industries to transport, influenced by alternating economic situations Over 500 individual buildings, functional additional buildings for terminals, expansible company main offices and even expansible train stations with up to 64 tracks Two varying scenarios - USA and Europe with numerous endless-maps, including 'Sand Box' mode for limitless play Individually customizable vehicles, extremely long trains with up to 64 wagons, together with a sophisticated control and guidance system Different seasons and realistic scenes reflect the different countries -ENDS- JoWooD Productions Software AG: JoWooD Productions Software AG is a publicly traded company on the Vienna Stock Exchange and one of the leading developers of computer and video games. JoWooD releases internationally competitive, high-quality entertainment software for all existing and future game systems. JoWooD has development studios in Vienna and Ebensee (Austria) and cooperates with a network of additional, outstanding studios; among others Wings Simulations, Neon and Massive Development in Germany. The main office is located in Rottenmann/Austria; branch offices are located in England, Germany and Japan. In addition, JoWooD games are distributed worldwide through a widespread network of distribution partners. For more information, please visit our homepage 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