CDV and Monte Cristo Offer City Life through Digital Distribution

Continuing to expand the purchasing options available to gamers, publisher CDV Software Entertainment USA and developer Monte Cristo today announce the release of City Life via digital distribution for North American audiences. City Life, a critically acclaimed city-building simulation and manager, was recently released through retail channels. It is now also available in a “try before you buy” format where consumers can purchase and then directly download the full game via high speed Internet connection through CDV USA’s official City Life Web site at and Trygames at

City Life
 takes the city building genre into the 21st century with a powerful 3D engine and an exciting variety of gameplay features. In the game, players will take on the role of urban planner and real estate developer, creating a metropolitan paradise from dozens of beautifully rendered structures – including elaborately crafted villas and ultra-modern skyscrapers. City Lifecomprises the full city building experience, requiring players to take into account the need for municipal services, education, entertainment and a complete infrastructure system while maintaining harmony between the game’s six distinct social classes. The graphics engine features a level of detail unmatched in the genre, allowing players to walk the streets of their cities, or zoom out to multiple levels for a better view of the overall action. A custom map editor allows players to expand upon the 22 maps included with the game, creating near limitless replay value.