THQ TO DISTRIBUTE EPIC ROMAN MYTHOLOGY TITLE GODS & HEROES: ROME RISING AT RETAIL IN GERMANY THIS JUNE
Publisher Signs Deal with Heatwave Interactive for Highly Anticipated Massively Multiplayer Online Game
Austin, Texas — 16th June 2011 – THQ Germany today announced it is bringing the gritty action of Gods & Heroes: Rome Rising, the highly anticipated Roman mythology MMO game, to PC owners in Germany with the game’s retail release on June 24, 2011. THQ secured the distribution rights from Heatwave Interactive, the Austin, Texas-based publisher and developer of online games.
“Gods & Heroes offers an outstanding MMO experience and is the perfect fit for our THQ Partners distribution portfolio in Germany, Switzerland and Austria, “ said Stefan Krings, Managing Director, THQ Entertainment GmbH. “We are very excited to be able to send MMO fans on an unforgettable journey to ancient Rome”
“THQ’s extremely strong presence in Germany makes them the perfect partner for Gods & Heroes,” said Anthony Castoro, CEO, Heatwave Interactive. “It’s clear they know the fantastic features of Gods & Heroes, which make it stand out from other MMOs and ensure players get a totally unique and action-packed experience.”
Gods & Heroes: Rome Rising is a full-scale action-adventure MMO that plunges the audience into the rich history of Roman mythology. Players must regain their honor and rebuild their Ancestral Estate while defending Rome from an evil cult. To defeat the enemies of Rome, these heroes must recruit and command over 130 unique minions against an ancient enemy, the Telchine gods, who have unleashed a horde of cultists to topple the realm and take vengeance against the Olympian gods.
For more information on the game, please visit http://www.godsandheroes.com, become a fan on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/godsheroesromerising or follow the game on Twitter @GodsAndHeroes. Gods & Heroes: Rome Rising will ship in Germany on June 24th, 2011.