Prague, Czech Republic (September 20th, 2007) A number of Czech-based game development veterans today announced the existence of The Easy Company s.r.o., a Prague-based studio committed to creating ground-breaking technology and games for PC and consoles. The core development team at The Easy Company previously held lead-positions at Illusion Softworks where they made significant contributions to a number of record-breaking hit titles including Hidden&Dangerous 1 and 2 and MAFIA.
The Easy Company have been working behind closed doors on its debut title for the past 14 months, an all-terrain off-road racer entitled MOTORM4X for the PC. MOTORM4X is a non-formulaic racing-title that lets players drive and explore large outdoor terrains in a variety of SUV and off-road vehicles featuring simulated GPS and 4WD functions including player-controlled axle-locking, 4 wheel drive and GPS pathfinding.
The first batch of screenshots can be downloaded from the following link:
Said Martin Babarik, Producer at The Easy Company“We’ve assembled one of the most experienced teams in the region compromised of local industry veterans with a proven track record of delivering triple-A titles for both PC and consoles. This experience will allow us to bring those same high production values to lighter and more focused games.”
The Easy Company is financially backed by ARCA Capital Bohemia, a private investment company specializing in providing venture capital to expanding companies in Central and Eastern Europe.
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About The Easy Company s.r.o
Based in the beautiful city of Prague in the Czech Republic, The Easy Company is an up and coming games developer consisting of local industry-veterans having worked together on a number of hit-titles including the Hidden and Dangerous series and MAFIA, and now focused on creating fun and compelling games playable by all ages and demographics. For more information visit www.easyco-games.com.
About Arca Capital Bohemia, a. s.
Arca Capital Bohemia is a private group involved particularly in the sphere of venture capital in the region of Central and East Europe, where it invests its own funds preferably by participation in corporate registered capital, mostly with respect to funding of an early stage of a company until its expansion. Inaddition to funds Arca Capital Bohemia upon its investments provides also know-how in the sphere of corporate management and its own network of contacts, which helps upon the growth of the companies subject to its investments. For more information visit http://www.arcacapital.com/en