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1C Announces Men of War

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*MOSCOW**, Russia** - January 31, 2008* - Leading Eastern and Central
European publisher 1C Company today announced the development of its new
World War II strategy game /Men of War/. /Men of War/ is the sequel to
the critically acclaimed /Soldiers: Heroes of World War II /and /Faces
of War/ and is scheduled for a summer 2008 release around the world.

/Men of War/ takes place in Europe during the height of World War II.
The story unfolds across three different campaigns played out through
the eyes of Soviet, Allied and German soldiers. Each campaign has its
own structured timeline bringing a different story of the war to life
spanning across Russia, North Africa, Ukraine, Greece, Germany, Italy
and the Pacific. The main Soviet campaign sees two student comrades,
Smirnov and Kuznetzov, join the army and quickly become brothers in arms
as they rise through the ranks and experience the rigors of war.

/Men of War/ will feature 50 new units to play, including newly designed
tanks, APCs and heavy guns. Dynamic, in-game video enhances the single
player missions, while developer Best Way has given the sounds of war
new range with over one hundred new effects, recorded under real
operating conditions. The single player campaign will also feature a
fully customizable user interface so players are able to set-up their
command layout as they please.

In addition to the in-depth single player experience, /Men of War/ also
unleashes all new multiplayer maps along with new 'capture the flag' and
'high-value cargo' modes, all faithfully recreated with stunning
graphics and refined AI. A new rating system has also been introduced to
ensure a fair fight in online multiplayer battles.

Summary of key additions:

* Three evolving storylines in the Soviet, Allied and German armies,
comprising 19 missions in total
* More than 50 new units to use in multiplayer mode
* Realistic models of armament and military equipment recreated in
accordance with design drawings and historical documents
* System of ratings and statistics for every participant in
multiplayer mode
* New nation in multiplayer mode - Japan
* Revised controls interface - customizable and easier to use
* New multiplayer maps and 2 new game modes
* Highly detailed WWII environments and characters faithfully
recreated with a cutting-edge graphics engine


*About 1C Company*

1C Company specializes in distribution, publishing and development of
mass market software. Founded in 1991, 1C has become the leading
publisher and distributor of computer games in Eastern and Central
Europe. 1C Company is widely acknowledged as a game developer and has
several internal studios. Internal developments of 1C include IL-2
Sturmovik, IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles, Aces Expansion Pack,
Pacific Fighters and Theatre of War. 1C Company works as a publisher and
producer with over 30 independent development studios and has produced
over 100 projects for PC and consoles.

For more information on 1C please contact us at the numbers above or go
to our website at www.1cpublishing.com
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The statements contained in this release that are not historical facts
are "forward-looking statements." The Company cautions readers of this
press release that a number of important factors could cause the 1C
Company's actual future results to differ materially from those
expressed in any such forward-looking statements. 1C Company and 1C logo
are registered trademarks of the 1C Company. All other company names
mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.
Copyright ã 2007 1C Company, All Rights Reserved.


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