Merscom announces an October release for Trainz Railwayz in North America,
combining two new Trainz games with a newly Vista-compatible edition of Trainz
CHAPEL HILL, NC – July 10, 2007 – Merscom announced
today that it will publish the PC title Trainz Railwayz for North American
retail. Trainz Railwayz will combine two new titles in the Trainz line of games,
and will also include as a bonus the best-selling Trainz Railroad Simulator
(modified to be compatible with Windows Vista™). Available late fall in major
retail locations, the game, which is actually three complete games, will retail
for only $19.99 USD.
Trainz Railways includes two new titles from the Trainz line of games: Harlem
Line Edition and the Metropolis Edition.
The Harlem Line Edition is a representation of New York's Harlem Line.
Activities will consist of historically accurate commuter and departmental
operations typical of those seen from the early 80s to the present day. Each
session is designed to reflect the real-life atmosphere of the locality and the
The Metropolis Edition, designed by Roger Cabo, is among the most stunning
displays of Trainz ever created, focused on a modern city tramway and with
beautifully realistic graphics.
"Trainz Railroad Simulator was a tremendous success last year, selling over
50,000 copies, and I am sure Trainz Railwayz will resonate even better both with
traditional gamers and train enthusiasts,” said Lloyd Melnick, Chief Customer
Officer for Merscom. “Trainz Railwayz is a great bundle, combining two stunning
new games with a hit title. It is a great value for either someone new to the
Trainz franchise or somebody already enjoying Trainz.”
“We are very excited about the release of our new series because it will appeal
to both our loyal online following and also to our more casual users,” said
Graham Edelsten, Director of Auran Games. “Trainz Railwayz is a great collection
that allows users to simulate unique periods in railroad history while still
having a great time. Whether users are just beginning or have been playing
Trainz for years, Trainz Railwayz provides seemingly endless amounts of