London, UK 3/28/2003 Entertainment software publisher NovaLogic Ltd. is pleased to announce that the
eagerly awaited PC Game Delta Force - Black Hawk Down has shipped and will be
in stores across Europe from today.
Set in Somalia in 1993, Delta Force - Black Hawk Down is based upon and around
the Operation Restore Hope and Task Force Ranger campaigns immortalized in
the book and movie of the same name. The game follows members of the elite
Delta Force, US Army Rangers and 10th Mountain Division as they participate
in a number of daring raids against the oppressive Somali warlords in and around
Delta Force - Black Hawk Down recreates the intense atmosphere of a war-torn
country. From tours of duty in the vast Somali countryside, where snipers could
lurk on top of any hill - to the maze like streets of Mogadishu, where militia
and civilians blend seamlessly the task of discerning enemy from refugee is
vital, as a wrong decision could cost
you your mission.... or your life.
To ensure accuracy, NovaLogic spent months researching the history of the
conflict, and worked extensively with former Special Forces Operatives, including
two who served in Somalia in 1993.
NovaLogic has also teamed up with the Special Operations Warrior Foundation.
A portion of the proceeds from Delta Force - Black Hawk Down will be donated
to the foundation. The SOWF provides college scholarship grants, along with
financial aid and educational counseling to the children of Special Operations
personnel who were killed in an operational mission or training accident.
Delta Force - Black Hawk Down features include:
- Insertion by MH-6 helicopter
transports, Black Hawks and ground based vehicles.
- An AI system that drives
friendly teams and enemies to carry out strategic, lethal combat maneuvers.
arsenal of authentic weapons as used by US Special Forces during Operation
Restore Hope and Task Force Ranger.
- Huge and varied landscapes that
transport the player into the middle of a chaotic war zone.
For more information, including interviews, screenshots and in game videos,
please visit http://www.novalogic.com/games/DFBHD/
Delta Force - Black Hawk Down PC CD - ROM will be in stores on March 28th
Founded in 1985, NovaLogic Inc. is a developer and global publisher of games
for the PC, PlayStation® game console and PlayStation®2 computer entertainment
system and Xbox™ video game system. Based in Calabasas, California, the
company's European arm, NovaLogic Ltd., has its offices in London, UK. Key game
franchises include Delta Force®, Delta Force® - Black Hawk Down®,
Joint Operations ™, Comanche® and F-22 Lightning®. For more information
go to http://www.novalogic.com/
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