GMX Media signs Crown of the North

GMX Media today announced that it has secured the rights to publish the PC Strategy title Crown of the North in the UK and Ireland. Developed by Paradox and based on the Europa Universalis engine, Crown of the North "takes place in the years between 1275 and 1340 in a time where nobility and the church held all power and Sweden was about to launch into its only civil war. Play as Norway, Sweden or Denmark and plot to change the historical legacy of a region seldom explored". Read the press release for more details.
GMX MEDIA SECURES UK RIGHTS TO CROWN OF THE NORTH LONDON, UK (April 30, 2003) – GMX Media today announced that it has secured the rights to publish the PC Strategy title – Crown of the North in the UK and Ireland. "We are thrilled to be working with Paradox Entertainment, whom we believe are one of the best known and most talented developers in Europe." Commented Barry Leonard COO of GMX Media. "The title will certainly do well in the UK and we look forward releasing it." "GMX Media has proven their ability to do very well with this type of game and Paradox feel confident of its success", says Theodore Bergquist, CEO of Paradox Entertainment Based on the award-winning EUROPA UNIVERSALIS engine, Crown of the North takes place in the years between 1275 and 1340 in a time where nobility and the church held all power and Sweden was about to launch into its only civil war. Play as Norway, Sweden or Denmark and plot to change the historical legacy of a region seldom explored. The game Features: * Play through LAN or the Internet against friends. * Choose between 3 kingdoms and 6 different factions. * Survive the treacherous political intrigues of medieval politics. * Develop your kingdom into an economic, political and military power, but be careful not to alienate the church, nobility peasants or the merchant class on your way to supremacy. * Recruit noble knights with their mighty castles, raise large hosts of spearmen to defend your realms, and ignore the papal ban on crossbows. * Avoid to be crushed by the mighty trade republics of Novgorod and the Hanseactic League. * Experience detailed historical events, which guide your nation through the dark ages of history towards the renaissance. More information can be found at: http://www.gmxmedia.net/cotn/