With candidates now finalized on the major party's tickets, Stardock also throws its hat in the ring in time for the start of election season. Today Stardock Entertainment announced The Political Machine 2008 has gone gold and will be available via download on Stardock's revolutionary new digital distribution platform, Impulse, as well as in major retail outlets across the U.S. on June 17 for $19.95. Preorders are available on www.politicalmachine.com.
The Political Machine 2008 is a new PC game that puts players in control of the 2008 presidential campaign. Play as the campaign manager for a host of candidates including Barack Obama, John McCain, Hillary Clinton, historical candidates or design one from scratch. Players then choose their campaign battlegrounds and are off on the campaign trail to face a host of challenges including fundraising, talk show appearances, hiring spin doctors and winning endorsements. The game is won on Election Day by the player who gets the necessary electoral votes to become President.
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