Released 31st September 2007
Sold Out Software, part of the Mastertronic Group, have today announced their next release of high profile titles, at the value price of only?4.99, due for release on August 31st 2007.
Championship Manager 5 is the most radical overhaul in the history of the popular Championship Manager series, offering faster processing, constant gameplay and more player positional options. With a more realistic training system, the player is able to create a squad and individual training schedules with drills designed by a real-life Premiership coach. The game includes accurate&objective data 2004/5 league&player data combining a variety of sources to ensure greater accuracy&impartiality. New additions include a tilted pitch to gain an added perspective to the 2D match engine by seeing ball height, player highlight and a new tactics screen.
Prince of Persia: Warrior Within is the sequel to Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, a critically acclaimed game released in 2003. The game picks up where The Sands of Time left off, adding plenty of new features, specifically, options in combat. The Prince now has the ability to wield two weapons at a time as well as the ability to steal his enemy's weapons and throw them. Prince of Persia: Warrior Within has a much darker tone than its predecessor adding in the ability for the Prince to dispatch his enemies with violent finishing moves. The player enjoys endless action-packed hours travelling back in time to reverse their fate, fighting with over 50 different weapons to finally discover multiple endings.
Railroad Tycoon 3 is the fourth instalment of the series founded by legendary designer Sid Meier. Featuring a cutting edge3D engine with beautifully modelled trains, buildings and landscapes the players task is to establish rail lines, haul cargo and amass their fortune. The player is able to choose from over 40 locomotives including steam power to modern day electric bullet trains, carve out routes using tunnels, overpasses and bridges, manipulate the stock market, bankrupt opponents and become the ultimate rail baron! Railroad Tycoon 3 received a high review score of 86% in PC Gamer magazine.
Play like a pro against the world's top 100 players in World Snooker Championship 2005! Play every official tournament of the 2005 season at the world's top venues, with real tournament structures. Go up against all-time greats in Champions' Trophy Mode and enjoy a frame with your friends with the new 'Doubles Play'. With a huge increase in animations, motion-captured by Steve Davis, each top player has unique animations, including facial animation, and all players have their own playing style, accurately reflecting their real life characteristics. BBC Sport described World Snooker Championship 2005 as being "as close as you can get to playing the real thing, it's an excellent game and the graphics and animations are superb."
James Cato, Mastertronic's Sales Director commented– "Sold Out's August line up proves that we are continuing to succeed in providing excellent value PC games with these popular franchises. These latest titles will be a great addition to any retail offering and are supported by our easy to install software, free online hints and tips and expert customer services, strengthening consumer demand for our products"
All titles will be released on 31st August 2007.
About the Mastertronic Group Limited - Mastertronic is one of the best known electronic entertainment brands in Europe. It pioneered the European console market with its launch of the Sega Master System, invented the budget retail sector and built an international development and publishing operation under the Virgin Mastertronic label. The brand was subsequently relaunched as The Mastertronic Group Limited in 2003 by founder Frank Herman, together with Andy Payne and Garry Williams. The Group now leads the European value publishing sector through its retail brands M.A.D.(Mastertronic Added Dimension), Sold Out (the UK's largest-selling budget operation, acquired by the Group in 2004) and PC Gamer Presents, a unique quality-assured brand in association with the leading games magazine publisher Future Publishing. The Group also offers, through its wholly owned subsidiary The Producers Limited (also acquired in 2004) a 'cradle to grave' total turnkey service for physical product, from marketing through packaging and warehousing to retail and digital distribution. In addition, MAD 4 Games, a wireless channel for content delivery to mobile phones was established first quarter 2004. More recently in 2006 Blast Entertainment was launched as part of the group and has rapidly become a leading video game company exclusively aimed at the younger end of the kids market. Blast develops new content based on recognised family friendly licenses from movies, TV, classic characters and toys. Also in 2007 Just Flight the leading worldwide flight simulation specialist was acquired by the groupalong with its sister company Just Trains. Just Flight was established in 1995 and within 3 years became the world's largest publisher of flight simulation software outside of Microsoft with a reputation for high quality products, published by genuine enthusiasts.