Bohemia Interactive and Got Game Entertainment announce July 7 as the North
American release date for ARMA II, the military shooter sequel that
was just released in Europe. Here's the deal:
Republic, June 22nd - Bohemia Interactive, creators of award winning military
simulation Operation Flashpoint* and ArmA: Combat Operations and Got Game
Entertainment, US leading publisher of interactive entertainment games,
announced today their partnership for the North American retail release of ARMA
II, one of the most anticipated PC Game of 2009. The two companies have
partnered together to bring the game to most major retail outlets throughout
North America this July.
Bohemia Interactive once invented the genre of realistic military sand-box games
and it aims now to re-define that genre with its upcoming game ARMA II, the
ultimate military simulator, powered by the 3rd generation of their original
Real Virtuality engine that's also used to train soldiers in numerous countries
from Australia to the United States.
"North America is one of the most powerful and important markets in terms of a
game's marketing and distribution," said Marek Spanel, Bohemia's CEO. Spanel
continues "We were looking for responsible and credible partners who will focus
on ARMA II with the kind of drive and enthusiasm that this huge project
deserves. We feel Got Game Ent. will be the right partner for us and I believe
together we will make ARMA II a success in North America."
"We are very excited to bring ARMA II to the North American market," said Got
Game Entertainment President Howard Horowitz. "This caliber of game brings Got
Game Entertainment to a new level of excellence and certainly ushers in a new
era for our company."
ARMA II will offer the ultimate realistic combat simulation experience in a
modern day setting. With unprecedented freedom of movement, actions and tactics,
unbeatable detailed weapons and military hardware, easy-to-use built in mission
editor and one of the most dedicated online communities around. The game will
allow players to immerse themselves into the battle as never before.