Urban Empire: Sneak Peek Session with German Video Game Magazine at Kalypso HQ

At the beginning of this month we were happy to meet with German Games Magazine PC Games‘ editor Stefan Weiss and four of their lucky readers at our headquarters in Worms, Germany for an exclusive ‘Sneak Peek’ at Urban Empire. Urban Empire producer Helge Peglow (Kalypso) and Game Designer Jussi Autio (Reborn, Finland) were also present, ready to present their game to the eager guests.

The participants from PC Games with Producer Helge Peglow and Game Designer Jussi AutioThe participants from PC Games with Producer Helge Peglow (left) and Game Designer Jussi Autio (second from left)

The day before, our German PR Manager Bernd Berheide and Community Manager Lars Racky were busy preparing for the event by organizing chairs, putting together PCs and wiring screens.

Almost ready for our guests.Almost ready for our guests.

On Saturday morning everything was ready for the hands-on session and we were eager to welcome our guests. After a comprehensive introduction to the game by Jussi, it was time to finally play Urban Empire! Our guests played for several hours and provided their feedback.

Jussi outlines the basic concept of his game.Jussi (in the background) outlines the basic concept of his game.

Afterwards everybody dashed into Swarelia, playing Urban Empire all day.Afterwards everybody dashed into Swarelia, playing Urban Empire all day.

Jussi explains the event system and how it's effect differ depending on the situation. Jussi explains the event system and how it’s effect differ depending on the situation.

Check out the new Urban Empire screens from the event:
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