Buka announces line-up for Games Convention 2008

MOSCOW, Russia (August 13, 2008)– Buka Entertainment today announced the line-up for Games Convention 2008 held August 20-24 in Leipzig, Germany.

This year Buka is bringing to Leipzig three new games. Among them are an RTS Chronostorm. Siberian Strike, SPM® tactics/RPG Man of Prey and a fairy Arcade game for kids Kolobok. The game. Titles already known to the public such as Collapse, The Hunt, The Swarm and Sledgehammer will be also displayed at Buka’s stand. The games have considerably moved forward in development, and the latest versions brought to GC will demonstrate this growth vividly.

“Having such an interesting and versatile line-up of products, we expect to have resultant and, as always, enjoyable negotiations with our partners, - said Victoria Enns, Head of International Sales at Buka Entertainment, - We are looking forward to present our games’ progress and to discuss interesting offers”.

Buka’s products will be showcased at stand D25, Hall2. Make time out to arrange an appointment to see the following games:

CHRONOSTORM. SIBERIAN STRIKE

GENRE: RTS

Chronostorm. Siberian Strike is a dynamic real-time strategy game about the hot battles that could happen in the near future at the eastern boarders of Russia. In 2015, Chinese army invades Eastern part of Russia, following the interests of the largest corporation called“Way of Dragon”. Using unique secret technologies of time control, they manage to move far inland to Siberia. You need to learn these time control skills and to kick the enemies out of the country. Till now it was an exclusive priority of shooters and action games, and now it came to RTS! You can stop the time in the chosen area or to use in the battle combat units from the past or from the future! Use the widest choice of tactics offered in the game and enjoy its up-to-date graphics and dynamics that will let you feel the heat and adrenalin of the real battles. Colorful explosions, flying rocks and pieces of units, roar of artillery and highly detailed models will surround you when you defend recognizable locations of the Russian East or lead your troops along the Great Wall. And in multiplayer mode you can play with your friends via LAN or Internet for any of the fighting sides!

MAN OF PREY

GENRE: SPM® tactics/RPG

Man of Prey is a tactical SPM® strategy with RPG elements. The game is based on the book“Marauder” by Berkem Al Atomi and brings you to the alternate history when anarchy and endless strife become a rule. You will play for a marauder who is trying to survive and to settle a comfortable life in this setting. At first you have nothing but a double-barreled gun and a handful of cartridges. But try to gather“a family” (a force of several men), to arm it and to stay alive in this constant war of everyone against everyone.

KOLOBOK. THE GAME

GENRE: Arcade

Honeycake village is attacked by wicked bugs. To help his neighbors, Kolobok decides to go on a search for ants, the long-time protectors of the village. But, having got to the anthill, he discovers that most of the ants have left their home, and those who have stayed are now ruled by Mantis, mage and advisor of the ant queen. Mantis claims that the ant queen departed with her army to search for new lands and left him in charge while she is away. Kolobok asks Mantis to help him find the queen, but the mage refuses. Kolobok then decides to search for the queen by himself. Kolobok is a favourite character of Russian fairy tales and a new game for kids. Colorful and juicy graphics, original and dynamic gameplay free of violence make this game a perfect entertainment for kids.

COLLAPSE

GENRE: Action / Adventure

2096 A.D. The world we now is destroyed. Creatures from other dimension emerged over the old Europe, massacring and killing every life form they found on their way. The remains of humankind live under the constant menace of alien attacks, while the law of the strongest has taken place over the society. The Lords, an elite group appeared from the total chaos and anarchy and now they are the only barrier between the total annihilation. Collapse is a remarkable 3D Non-stop Action game. It has the gripping adventure elements and impresses with the acrobatic movements and realism of character.

THE HUNT

GENRE: First Person Shooter

In 2025, the criminality among the society reached levels not known before. The government approved an extreme measure to ensure peace and security for the society. Being a common citizen, there is a probability of one in a million of receiving the back mark... a device implanted in your body that emits a signal which can be followed. The main character is not a soldier or a well-trained hero. He is a normal person who receives the Black Mark and becomes the main star of The Hunt. He has to escape and learn to survive. This brand new FPS breaks the established rules of the genre. Now shooting won't be enough to survive…

THE SWARM

GENRE: Action / Adventure

What we saw in the movies finally happened. Science-fiction became reality and everybody could see how huge spaceships landed over the main capitals of the world. Aliens attacked at once, killing millions of humans in mere seconds. The governments of the Earth answered to the attack with nuclear weaponry, in a desperate movement for destroying the aliens, at the cost of the planet itself… The Swarm is a 3D adventure game, full of action on 3rd view where the player will face the challenge of surviving in a wasted Moscow that shows the scars of the alien attack, defending himself from the attacks of other humans looking for a piece of food, and from the dangerous aliens.

SLEDGEHAMMER

GENRE: Action / Racing

The American highways are more dangerous than ever… it doesn’t matter if you drive a car, a bike or a truck, the chances of being shot, smashed, nailed and/or crushed are of 9 out of 10. Consequently, only the craziest or those with enough weapons dare to hit the road. Sledgehammer is a pure action game on wheels, and a festival of demolition and speed, all in one. Drive the most powerful truck and destroy every opponent that you’ll find on the road or go to the multiplayer mode and decide who is the king of the highway, among your friends.

More information on the titles can be found at www.buka.com

About Buka Entertainment

Buka Entertainment is a creator, publisher and distributor of first-rate PC games destined for worldwide distribution. Headquartered in Moscow, Russia, it also runs publishing activity in North America and has strong partnerships with the leading companies around the globe. Founded in 1994, Buka Entertainment is the first Russian game making company to become an international brand and to create its own international distribution network. Titles produced by Buka were licensed for publishing and distribution in 70 countries and localized to 15 languages. Among them are Hard Truck series, Fair Strike, Battle Mages, Echelon, The Entente and Pacific Storm. Buka constantly expands product line-up and aims at bringing high-grade, revolutionary video game titles to all major markets. For more information, please visit www.buka.com.


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