SACRED 2 - Fallen Angel: Spectacular Multiplayer Arena at the Games Convention

Potsdam, August 2 2007 Ascaron, one of the leading German computer game developers, is delighted to reveal details about its booth at this year's Games Convention. Starting on Thursday, August 23 2007 visitors will experience a worldwide exclusive test of the multiplayer aspect of SACRED 2– Fallen Angel.

As of now, interested gamers may book time slots for this event.

A spectacular, 1,600 ft² SACRED 2– Fallen Angel arena guarantees excitement in an authentic medieval atmosphere. Throughout the event our booth staff - community moderators and developers in medieval costumes - will be directly available for any questions or requests gamers may have.

In each match 16 players in four separate networks will compete against each other simultaneously to find the best PVE and PVP players of the GC 2007. More than 3,000 visitors and journalists will have a chance to test their mettle at this year's Games Convention.

After fighting tough battles for pieces of armor and gaining as many strength points as possible, players have to collect important bonus points in the final PVP part, which they may lose again if their character is knocked out.

A ranking system will determine each day's and the overall champions, who can look forward to exclusive prizes.

Before competing in the long awaited battles for Ancaria, competitors will be treated to extensive training in a dedicated briefing room, Then players claim their seats to the sound of fanfares and finally raise their swords.

"It is essential for us to make sure all visitors feel they are a part of SACRED 2– Fallen Angel. We don't only focus on the look of our booth: we want to spend time with each of our visitors and acquaint them with the game before they actually start testing it. Our booth with its focus on a comprehensive player briefing and its staff of community members and developers is really something special, and we look forward to welcoming our visitors!" says Heiko tom Felde, Director of Publishing at Ascaron.

Now visitors may book a free time slot on our web site www.sacred2.com.

Every pre-registered competitor is already a winner, because apart from their time slot they will also get a strictly limited special GC T-shirt, a copy of the original SACRED, a 5 Euro Wirecard voucher plus a SACRED novel (while stocks last).

The SACRED 2 - Fallen Angel arena is located in Hall 4 / Booth F31.

Product information at a glance:

Title: SACRED 2– Fallen Angel

Developer: Ascaron Studio 2

Genre: Action RPG

System: PC, Xbox 360

Release: Q1 2008

For further details on "SACRED 2– Fallen Angel" please refer to the following contacts

Europe&International

Torsten Meier

PR Manager

Ascaron Entertainment

Tel: +49 (0) 331-740 368 19

t.meier@ascaron.com

USA

Rannie Yoo

Kohnke Communications

Tel: +1 415 777 4000

rannie@kohnkecomm.com

United Kingdom

Ruth Fraser

Chaloner Associates

Tel: +44 (0) 1954 270599

ruth@chaloner-associates.co.uk

General information on SACRED/SACRED 2:

Published exclusively for PC in 2004, SACRED sold more than 1.8 million copies, making it one of the most successful Action RPG's worldwide. The title was developed in-house by Ascaron and distributed globally through a network of selected publishing and distribution partners. In SACRED 2 Ascaron has the development of the official sequel in the best-selling and hugely popular SACRED brand.

General information about Ascaron Entertainment

From Day One in 1989 Ascaron Entertainment has become one of the leading European "boutique" developers and Publishers of games for the PC, with many successful titles including Anstoss, Patrician, Port Royale, DarkStar One and SACRED.

Ascaron maintains development studios in Potsdam, Gütersloh and Aachen (Germany), as well as an international department in Birmingham (UK). Ascaron currently markets its products in more than 40 countries and over 15 languages.

The Ascaron Entertainment publishing division, based in Potsdam (Germany), is responsible for meeting the requirements of the international publishing activities of the Ascaron product range.

Ascaron Entertainment (UK) is an independent office and is highly regarded on a domestic and global scale. With a professional reputation, full-service product management, and a wealth of experience in the games industry, the UK operation manages the international releases of Ascaron's entire catalogue, whilst also providing a bespoke publishing, sales, PR and marketing function to selected affiliate label partners. Ascaron Entertainment (UK) continues to be responsible for successfully launching titles into the UK market from developers and publishers worldwide. Titles include the popular UFO, Panzers, Cossacks and Blitzkrieg series of games, as well as critically acclaimed hits such as Call of Juarez, Runaway: The Dream of the Turtle and TrackMania United.

For further information about Ascaron Entertainment visit: http://www.ascaron.com


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