WAGE YOUR Campaign for President with The Political Machine by Ubisoft
San Francisco, CA–August 10, 2004–Ubisoft, a leading company in the multimedia industry, announced with Stardock Entertainment the release of The Political Machine, which ships today to retailers nationwide.
A PC-CD strategy game based on data collected from surveys, exit polls, and the 2000 U.S. Census, The Political Machine users are challenged to spend 41 weeks on the campaign trail, serving as a campaign manager for a presidential candidate. In an effort to secure a spot in the Oval Office, the user is tasked to secure the greatest number of electoral votes and utilize the various facets of political strategy.
Players can design their own candidates based on a dozen different characteristics or use existing political candidates such as George W. Bush, John Kerry and dozens of historical politicians including Ronald Reagan and Franklin D. Roosevelt. The Political Machine is both a single and multiplayer game, giving players the choice to compete against the computer or other users online at the game’s official website, www.politicalmachine.com
Developed by Stardock Entertainment in Livonia Michigan, The Political Machine is rated “T” (Teen) with an “Edutainment” descriptor and carries an MSRP of US$19.99. For information or screenshots, visit Ubisoft’s informational press site at http://press.ubi.com
Ubisoft is an international producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products. A leading company in the multimedia industry, Ubisoft has grown considerably, especially through its strong and diversified lineup In addition to steadfastly continuing to partner with several high-profile companies, Ubisoft has also confirmed its presence on the global market by developing its own exceptional properties. Founded in 1986 in France, Ubisoft is now present on every continent, both through offices in 21 different countries including the United States, Morocco, Germany and China and through sales of products in over 50 countries. The group is dedicated to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge videogame titles to consumers around the world. Ubisoft generated a turnover of € 508 million for the 2003–2004 fiscal year, up 22.5% at a constant exchange rate over the previous fiscal year. To learn more, visit www.ubi.com
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