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'Armada' Strategy Guide Info

By Christian
March 16, 2000 - 10:25 PM

BradyGAMES has just sent out a press release with some more info about the 'Star Trek: Armada' strategy guide, which they'll be releasing in conjunction with the game. Here's the official press release:

Battle Your Way to Victory with Star Trek(r): Armada Official Strategy Guide From BradyGAMES

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana3/4March 15, 2000- Survive more than 20 challenging missions with Star Trek: Armada Official Strategy Guide from BradyGAMES, the exclusive strategy guide to Activision's upcoming real-time strategy game, Star Trek: Armada. Complete with over 300 pages of strategies and hints, this guide is filled with everything players need to successfully wage this epic battle.

As the first real-time strategy game set in the Star Trek: The Next Generation(r) universe, Star Trek: Armada allows players to do battle with four distinct races. The game utilizes a 3D engine giving players a variety of perspectives on each battle. With 20 story-driven single-player missions and an extensive range of multi-player options, gamers can fight the war on their own or embark on cooperative campaigns with up to six other players. Players must battle their way through several campaigns, from the Borg invasions to the ultimate Picard-Locutus showdown. Using up to 30 starships in dynamic ship-to-ship combat and overseeing the construction, repair and staffing of the ships, gamers must defeat the enemy and lead their side to victory. Star Trek Armada Official Strategy Guide from BradyGAMES guides players through this challenging game with tips for restoring the balance of power.

BradyGAMES Marketing Manager, Janet Eshenour, explained the excitement in working once again with Activision. "Our long-standing relationship with Activision has enabled us to pass along pertinent information directly from them to the game players," said Eshenour. "This endeavor, Star Trek Armada Official Strategy Guide, will once more provide gamers with the strategies and codes they need to command their massive forces to victory."

Novice and expert gamers alike will successfully lead the Federation, Romulans, Klingons or the Borg through 26 spine-tingling missions using Star Trek Armada Official Strategy Guide. With a complete walkthrough of the game, players are given detailed mission objectives and inside advice on how to arm their fleets and build research stations to develop specialized weapons. In addition, combat strategies, detailing each of the four race's strengths and weaknesses, are revealed to give gamers added insight into the game. Using resource management strategies and tips for single and multi-player gameplay, players will learn how to successfully battle their opponents and conquer the final frontier.

AVAILABILITY AND PRICING
Star Trek: Armada Official Strategy Guide (ISBN #: 1-56686-969-2) will be available in March with an MSRP of US $19.99, CDN $28.95 and £17.95 Net UK. To purchase this strategy guide, visit your local electronics, book or software retailer, OR order via the web at http://www.bradygames.com.

ABOUT ACTIVISION
Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision, Inc. is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products. Founded in 1979, Activision posted revenues of $436 million for the fiscal year ended March 31, 1999.

Activision maintains operations in the US, Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Japan, Australia, The Netherlands and Belgium. More information about Activision and its products can be found on the company's World Wide Web site, which is located at http://www.activision.com.

ABOUT VIACOM CONSUMER PRODUCTS
Viacom Consumer Products merchandises properties on behalf of Paramount Pictures, Paramount Television, Viacom Properties and Spelling Television, as well as third-party properties. Viacom Consumer Products, a unit of Viacom Entertainment Group, is a subsidiary of Viacom Inc. Star Trek (r), (tm) and (c)2000 Paramount Pictures. All Rights Reserved. Star Trek(tm) and all related marks are trademarks of Paramount Pictures.

ABOUT BRADYGAMES
BradyGAMES, a division of Macmillan USA, is a leader in the electronic entertainment publishing industry with value-priced strategy guides for video and PC-based games. Drawing on the strength of their partnerships with several leading game companies, BradyGAMES enhances the gaming experience by providing guides to match the look and feel of each game it covers.

For the latest hint and cheats, visit http://www.bradygames.com and Take Your Game Further(tm).

ABOUT MACMILLAN USA
Macmillan USA is a unit of Pearson Technology Group, the world's largest provider of consumer and professional computer, information technology, engineering and reference content. As one of the industry's leading innovators in both print and digital formats, Macmillan's imprints include Que, Sams, Hayden Books, Lycos Press, BradyGAMES Strategy Guides, eQue, Macmillan Software, and Macmillan Lifestyle, publisher of the best-selling Complete Idiot's Guide line of reference books. Pearson Technology Group is an operating unit of Pearson Education, the world's leading education publisher.

For the latest in Macmillan's book and/or software products, visit http://www.macmillanusa.com.

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