Hampshire, UK - 16 October 2012/... Sixteen Tons Entertainment and Deep Silver are currently working on hot missions for fans of rescue strategy games - with Emergency 2013, a new installment to the Emergency series, currently in the works.
Emergency 2013 offers owners of Emergency 2012 a campaign with four new missions: A large volcano is about to erupt – all over Europe, magma currents must be diverted. The rescue workers need to deal with forest fires, eruptions, toxic gases, and outraged citizens in order to protect the life-saving drillings.
Emergency 2013 will be released as a downloadable campaign pack via digital distribution platforms (main game required), and as a retail edition complete with the new campaign and the contents of Emergency 2012 Deluxe. Deep Silver and Quadriga Games will release Emergency 2013 on November 9, 2012.
About Sixteen Tons Entertainment and Quadriga Games
EMERGENCY 5 is developed cooperatively by the development studios Sixteen Tons Entertainment and Quadriga Games. While Sixteen Tons Entertainment has been located in Tübingen, Germany, since 1993, the creative home of Quadriga Games is in the media city of Potsdam-Babelsberg near Berlin, where the company develops games for browsers, mobile platforms, consoles, and the PC. Sixteen Tons Entertainment and Quadriga Games are managed by industry veteran Ralph Stock, who has assembled a team of creative and highly qualified experts in the fields of game design, graphics, and programming at both studio locations.
Studio head Ralph Stock has been involved in computer games since day one. He published his first commercially successful computer game, "Der Stein der Weisen" for Commodore 64, back in 1984, and helped ensure the success of cult games from such companies as Lucasfilm or SSI in Germany in the early 1990s. As a developer, Stock was responsible for world hits such as MAD TV or the EMERGENCY series. Ralph Stock manages the development studios of Sixteen Tons Entertainment, Quadriga Games, and Serious Games Solutions.
About Deep Silver
Deep Silver develops and distributes interactive games for all platforms. The Deep Silver label means to captivate all gamers who have a passion for thrilling gameplay in exciting game worlds. Deep Silver works with its partners to achieve a maximum of success while maintaining the highest possible quality, always focusing on what the customer desires.
Deep Silver has published more than 200 games since 2003, including own brands like the critically acclaimed zombie action franchise Dead Island, action role-playing games from the Sacred world, successful adventures such as the Secret Files series and the role-playing realms of Risen. Deep Silver has announced upcoming highlights such as Sacred 3 and Dead Island Riptide. For more information please visit www.deepsilver.com
Koch Media is a leading producer and distributor of digital entertainment products (software, games and films). The company's own publishing activities, marketing and distribution extend throughout Europe and the USA. The Koch Media group has more than 18 years of experience in the digital media distribution business, and has risen to become the number one distributor in Europe. It has also formed strategic alliances with numerous games and software publishers: Capcom, Kaspersky Labs, Paradox Entertainment, Sega, Square Enix, Tecmo-Koei, THQ, and System 3 etc. in various European countries. With Headquarters in Planegg near Munich/Germany, Koch Media owns branches in Germany, England, France, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, the Nordic regions, Benelux and the USA. www.kochmedia.com