Transport Simulator "Cities in Motion" Released Today

By Paradox Interactive, PRNE
Monday, February 21, 2011

100 Years of Transportation History Across Four of Europe's Great Cities and it's Yours to Play With!

NEW YORK, February 22, 2011 - Four of Europe's most exiting cities with unique transportation
challenges are now your play things. Paradox Interactive and Colossal Order
Ltd are proud to announce that Cities in Motion, a mass public transportation
simulator, has released today on PC with a recommended retail price of

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"We are very excited about this release as there's been a gap in this
genre since games like Traffic Giant were released and early gamer feedback
seems to indicate Cities in Motion can fill that gap," said Mattias Lilja,
Executive Producer for Paradox Interactive.

"At Colossal Order we've grown up playing transportation and management
simulation games and our vision was to create a great version of the type of
games we love to play ourselves," said Mariina Hallikainen, CEO and Producer
at Colossal Order Ltd. "The reception so far has exceeded any hopes we had
and we are very excited the game is now releasing worldwide," she continued.

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About Cities in Motion:

Developed by Colossal Order Ltd, Cities in Motion sees players develop
and operate their own public transport company building a travel network
across Vienna, Berlin, Helsinki and Amsterdam using more than 30 different
modes of transport including buses, trams, subway trains and water buses. As
each city develops and grows the player must continue to meet the ever
changing transport needs of its commuters, while at the same time ensuring it
remains as profitable as possible.

Featuring an in-depth campaign mode made up of 12 scenarios along with an
open ended sandbox mode, an advanced map editor that allows players to create
their own cities, plus much more, Cities in Motion will challenge players to
create the perfect public transport system that has no cancellations, no
delays and where the passengers are always happy!


Explore four different cities: Vienna, Helsinki, Berlin and Amsterdam

Engage in a campaign spread across 12 scenarios, as well as a sandbox
mode where all campaign cities are playable

Realistic 3D graphics with over 100 unique buildings

Advanced economy simulation including contractor deals, banking,
insurance and fluctuating economic trends

Play through 100 years of transportation history across four eras between
1920 and 2020

Use the advanced map editor to create your own cities

Choose between over 30 different vehicles based on real-life models
including buses, trams, water buses, helicopters and a subway system with
underground view

Real-time city and traffic simulation as people commute between their
homes, workplace and social lives.

Meet residents' travel needs as seven different social groups exhibit
different passenger behaviours

Three difficulty levels - easy, medium and hard

About Paradox Interactive

Since 1999, Paradox Interactive has been a leading global developer and
publisher of PC-based strategy games. World-renowned for its strategy
catalog, the company holds a particularly strong presence in the United
and Europe.

Its steadily-growing portfolio includes originally developed titles such
as the critically acclaimed Europa Universalis, Crusader Kings, Victoria and
the Hearts of Iron franchises, as well as publishing titles such as the
Mount&Blade series, The Kings' Crusade, Majesty 2, Cities in Motion and
Magicka. Paradox made an explosive entry onto consoles during 2010 with the
release of Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West. For more information,
please visit and follow and

Colossal Order Ltd

Colossal Order Ltd is an independent game development studio located in
Tampere, Finland. Founded in 2009 by experienced developers and serious fans
of the genre, the company focuses on original IP strategy and simulation
games for PC platform. The highly motivated and talented team is working on
the first title Cities in Motion, which will be released 2011.



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