Deep Silver announces Lost Horizon

Deep Silver, the games label of Koch Media, a leading producer and distributor of digital entertainment products, today released the title of the new adventure game from the German developer Animation Arts, which was first announced in 2008. The new PC game from the makers of Secret Files, "Lost Horizon", is going to captivate adventure fans with its classic 1930s setting, fascinating locations including Hong Kong, Tibet, and Morocco, and the eventful search for one of the greatest secrets of humankind.

"Our new title, Lost Horizon, offers fans of adventure games a thrilling, up-to-date computer adventure, with many hours of gaming fun and a high replay value," says Georg Larch, International Marketing Director at Deep Silver.

Marco Zeugner, CEO of Animation Arts, confirms: "The Secret Files games already provided the fan community with new top-quality adventure fun. We are convinced that Lost Horizon, with its unique look&feel, is also going to keep players glued to their screens."

About the story:

1936: Nazi henchmen are traveling the world over, searching for occult weapons to help with plans for further conquests– and for a key artifact to unlock the mythical Shambala. When Fenton Paddock, a former British soldier and hapless smuggler, is asked to find a lost expedition in Tibet, he has no idea that his search is going to lead him through three continents, and eventually to a secret that could turn the whole world upside down...

About the product

Platform: PC

Genre: Point&Click Adventure

Developer: Animation Arts

Publisher: Deep Silver

Release: 2010

About Animation Arts

The German software developer Animation Arts is looking back on years of experience in software development. Since its foundation in 2003, the company has worked on titles such as Port Royale 2, Vermeer 2, Darkstar, and Holiday World. In 2006, they cooperated with Fusionsphere Systems to create the multiple award-winning adventure game Secret Files: Tunguska, and its 2008 sequel Secret Files 2: Puritas Cordis. Animation Arts is currently working on the adventure game Lost Horizon, which is intended to appeal to many old and new fans of the genre through its gripping storyline, lovingly designed presentation, and highly varied gameplay.

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 inexciting 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 products are designed to equally appeal to pros and beginners, children and adults.

Deep Silver has published more than 80 games since 2003, including Anno 1701 (co-published with Sunflowers), Gothic 3 (co-published with JoWooD), the successful Secret Files adventure series, S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky, the Chernobyl shooter, the action role-playing game Sacred 2: Fallen Angel (co-published with Ascaron), and the Horse Life series of horse simulations. The company's own brands Risen (Xbox 360 and PC), the new role-playing game from the Piranha Bytes team, the urban MMO 7Million, the survival/horror game Cursed Mountain (exclusive on Wii), and the multi-platform action game Ride to Hell are currently being developed. Deep Silver's own production company in Vienna opened in 2007. For more information please visitwww.deepsilver.com

Koch Media is a leading producer and distributor of digital entertainment products (software, games and movies on DVD). The company's own publishing activities, marketing and distribution extend throughout Europe and the USA. It has also formed strategic alliances with numerous software and games manufacturers: Kaspersky Labs, Nero, Cyberlink, PC Tools, Net Nanny, Cakewalk, Gotham New Media, AVG Technologies, Eleco, Mr Site, Braingame, Mindscape, Slitherine, RTL, Blade Interactive etc. Headquartered 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


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