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Excalibur Publishing Announces The Battles of King Arthur

Oxfordshire – November 20 th 2013 - Leading simulations publisher Excalibur Publishing ( http://www.excalibur-publishing.com) is pleased to announce its first foray into turn-based strategy games with the arrival of The Battles of King Arthur in mid February 2014. 

Arthurian legend speaks of the legendary King expanding his realm to Ireland, Gaul, Iceland and Norway in a series of epic battles and strategic subterfuge. Take command of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table as Arthur strives to extend his Kingdom.

Developed in-house by Excalibur Publishing, the game brings a fusion of real-time and turn-based strategy to a desktop war gaming visual style.  Featuring a game map larger than any other in the turn-based strategy game arena, it has been hand crafted for maximum enjoyment and features choke points and terrain perfectly blending strategy battlefields with strategic opportunities on one map.  Players will fight battles on landscapes that suit themselves using the type of army that plays to their own strengths.  Placing archers in the forest and luring your enemy close will afford you a sneak advantage whereas you’ll develop a cavalry if you see your army’s strengths in fighting on the open ground.   

More information about the game’s content and gameplay features will follow in the coming weeks. 

Product Information

Title:                         The Battles of King Arthur

Publisher:           Excalibur Publishing

Genre:               Turn-based strategy

Street Date:       14th February 2014

RRP:                  £24.99

Format:             PC DVD / Apple Mac / Steam download

UK PC Barcode:   5060020476778

UK MAC Barcode: 5060020476983

For press enquiries, contact: Richard Barclay on:

richardb@excalibur-publishing.com or 01869 338833. 

All trade assets such as pack fronts and screen shots are available from:


The consumer site is available at: www.excalibur-publishing.com

For North America enquiries, contact: Debby McDowell on debbym@excalibur-publishing.com

About Excalibur Publishing

Excalibur Publishing and Extra Play (its budget label stable mate) form the publishing arm of parent company Contact Sales Ltd. Founded in 2004, Excalibur Publishing is proud to be the only independent UK owned publisher with a high street presence both at home and overseas. A success story built on a solid foundation of high quality products and a trusted reputation throughout the interactive entertainment industry, its dynamic team of experienced industry professionals is led by Robert Stallibrass who brings nearly 30 years' experience in computer games sales and marketing to the forefront of the business. Excalibur Publishing offers a mix of engaging standalone PC games and simulations such as 2012’s award winning Euro Truck Simulator 2, Farming Simulator Platinum, Police Simulator 2 and Fritz 13 Chess and is no stranger to the UK sales charts. A range of titles can be found at retail stores throughout Europe and all of the major UK retail outlets including PC World, Currys/Dixons, Game, independent stores and online at Amazon and Shopto.net. 


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