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Overlord PC Demo Announcement

Taste of Minion Mayhem Comes to PC, Plus Desktop Minion,
> And Coming Soon... Rate My Evil
>
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> Burbank, CA - Monday, June 11, 2007 - Unleash a Minion on your hard drive as
> Codemasters
> announced today the release of the Overlord(TM) playable demo for the PC.
> Available
> for download now from www.codemasters.com/overlord, the Overlord demo gives
> PC gamers
> their first opportunity to see just how truly evil a ruler they can be.
> Overlord
> is planned to release June 26th for the PC and Xbox 360(TM) videogame and
> entertainment
> system from Microsoft, and is rated "T" (Teen - Blood and Gore, Crude Humor,
> Suggestive
> Themes, Use of Alcohol, Violence - content suitable for persons ages 13 and
> older)
> by the ESRB.
> In the demo, players don the Overlord's illustrious armor and assemble a team
> of
> Brown Minions (the brawlers) to head off on a session of serious destruction
> in the
> once tranquil area of The Mellow Hills. Descending upon the unsuspecting
> populace
> and wildlife, the Overlord must use his loyal minions to gather life-force
> from the
> somewhat unwilling sheep, grow the size of his minion horde, and let the
> Halflings-gone-wild
> know there's a new boss in town. Top that off with Minion upgrades,
> including better
> weapons and pumpkin helmets, throw in some peasant intimidation and a
> show-down with
> the Guard Troll at the Slave Camp, and players will have a taste of the havoc
> that
> a Minion horde can wreak.
> In addition to the demo, PC gamers can now adopt their very own Minion thanks
> to
> the new Overlord Desktop Minion e-toy. Also available from
> www.codemasters.com/overlord
> simply download and install this nasty little bugger for the ultimate in
> Minion companionship
> and random abuse.
> Lastly, coming soon gamers will be able to 'Rate My Evil' as an interactive
> leader
> board of nastiness goes live on the website. Users will be able to rank a
> series
> of famous people and characters in order of unpleasantness, and also upload
> photos
> of evil friends to add into the miserable mix.
> For more information on Overlord, or to download the new PC demo, or to get
> the new
> Desktop Minion, be sure to visit the official game website located at:
> http://www.codemasters.com/overlord
>
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>
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> About Codemasters
> Codemasters is a leading developer and publisher of best-selling interactive
> entertainment
> products for a global audience on current and future gaming platforms and
> channels.
> Established in 1986, the company's dominant brands include Colin McRae Rally,
> TOCA
> Race Driver, LMA Manager, Brian Lara Cricket and Operation Flashpoint. The
> company
> is headquartered in Southam, Warwickshire UK and maintains operations in the
> U.S,
> Germany, France, Spain, and Benelux. More information about the company and
> its
> products is available online at: http://www.codemasters.com

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