MOSCOW, Russia, September 6, 2007 - Leading Eastern and Central European publisher 1C Company and Haggard Games are proud to announce Death To Spies has gone gold. Death To Spies is an intense stealth-action title based on the events of World War II. Death to Spies is being distributed by Atari, Inc. in the US and will be available from all major retailers shortly.
Smersh is Russian for "Death to Spies" and was the name of a set of counterintelligence departments in the Soviet Union formed during World War II. Their mission was to secure the rear of the active Red Army by arresting traitors, deserters, spies and criminals, as well as perform intelligence operations including stealing important documents, eliminating different enemy officers or high-ranking officials, kidnapping and sabotage. During the war these agents became the main force combating the German intelligence service. Game missions are based on historical events and operations executed by the Russian military intelligence and counterintelligence during the war.
Death to Spies is a third-person stealth-action game which immerses the player into the atmosphere of World War II military intelligence operations. The player is given complete freedom to choose the way a mission is completed as they battle and sneak through real-life indoor and outdoor locations. A variety of different spy skills are at the player's disposal such as sneaking, hiding, carrying dead bodies, stealing enemy uniforms, looking through keyholes, throwing knives, sniping, picking locks, setting traps and many others. The player has access to enemy vehicles including cars and motorcycles as well as authentic weapons of World War II. The advanced graphics and physics engine brings the war to life as agents go about their assignments.
About 1C Company
1C Company specializes in distribution, publishing and development of mass market software. Founded in 1991, 1C has become the leading publisher and distributor of computer games in Eastern and Central Europe. 1C Company is widely acknowledged as a game developer and has several internal studios. Internal developments of 1C include IL-2 Sturmovik, IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles, Aces Expansion Pack, Pacific Fighters and Theatre of War. 1C Company works as a publisher and producer with over 30 independent development studios and has produced over 100 projects for PC and consoles.
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About Atari, Inc.
New York-based Atari, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATAR) develops interactive games for all platforms and is a third-party publisher of interactive entertainment software in the U.S. The Company's 1,000+ titles include hard-core, genre- defining franchises such as Test Drive®; and mass-market and children's franchises such Dragon Ball Z®. Atari, Inc. is a majority-owned subsidiary of France-based Infogrames Entertainment SA (Euronext - ISIN: FR-0000052573), an interactive games publisher in Europe. For more information, visit http://www.atari.com.
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