New Publishing Label Black Inc. Announces Flagship Title - WorldShift For The PC Platform


Cologne, Germany - August 3, 2007 - Black Inc., the newly founded publishing label of RTL Games as of August 1st, is prepared to impress core gamers everywhere with their first major game offering. The real-time strategy game WorldShift for PC will be the launch title for Black Inc. next year, after which RTL Games will continue to publish further titles under the Black Inc. label. To this end, the company has been working with renowned developers like Black Sea Studios from Sofia (Bulgaria), who are currently working tirelessly on the new title. WorldShift, an online-based next-gen real-time strategy game with a cyber/fantasy setting, will contain a groundbreaking new artifact system and powerful community features in order to create a unique gameplay experience.

"With Black Sea Studios, we have found the ideal partner for the first flagship title for Black Inc.," said Holger Strecker, managing director of RTL Games GmbH. "I'm convinced that WorldShift will succeed in demonstrating to core gamers our commitment to quality right from the beginning. The game will serve as a prelude to our new Black Inc. product portfolio, which we intend to strengthen rapidly with further exciting titles."

Vesselin Handjiev, managing director of Black Sea Studios, added, "We are happy to finalize the international cooperation deal for WorldShift with RTL Games, and we believe the title is a great first step for the Black Inc. label. The title explores new features and new game mechanics in order to revitalize the RTS genre."

About Black Inc.

Black Inc. is a premium brand and belongs to RTL Games GmbH. RTL uses this brand to publish high-quality titles for core gamers. It is distinct from the well-known brand RTL Playtainment, which has been selling TV-format games and family games for a number of years now, and it also differs from RTL Sports, the third RTL games label. Black Inc., by contrast, is an internationally oriented stand-alone brand.

About RTL Games

RTL Games is a subsidiary of RTL Television, Germany's most successful and popular commercial broadcaster, and is part of RTL Group, the biggest commercial Television Network in Europe.

Its continuous success with the viewers has made RTL the market leader of the German TV-advertising market. Since September 1992, RTL has been the unchallenged market leader among the 14-to 49-year-olds - uninterruptedly and clearly ahead of all other stations.

RTL Television is holding top positions in many program genres, including shows, news, magazines, sporting events, series and TV movies, sitcoms, daily soaps and comedy.



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