Deep Silver raises the curtain on "Lost Horizon"

Basingstoke, UK, September 2nd 2009

Deep Silver, the games label of Koch Media, a leading producer and distributor of digital entertainment products, invites fans of the adventure genre to visit a virtual cinema: The website offers its visitors a first look at the new PC game "Lost Horizon" by Animation Arts.

The lights are dimmed, the audience falls silent, the curtain is raised... and an approximately ninety-second trailer of "Lost Horizon" is played. At the conclusion of the show, stills of some of the many different locations provide further glimpses of the game.

"Lost Horizon" is the third title created by Animation Arts, the developer of the award-winning Secret Files series. Featuring a classic 1930s setting, fascinating locations such as Hong Kong, Tibet and Morocco, as well as an eventful search for one of mankind's greatest secrets, "Lost Horizon" is sure tohold adventure gamers spellbound.

The story:

1936: Former British soldier and luckless smuggler Fenton Paddock is asked to search for a lost expedition in Tibet. Once there, he encounters a band of Nazis searching for occult weapons to further their plans of conquest, and learns that they are following a trail to one of mankind's greatest mysteries in the Himalayas - the legendary Shambala.

About the product

Platform: PC

Genre: Point&Click Adventure

Developer: Animation Arts

Publisher: Deep Silver

Release: 2010

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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 in exciting 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 visit

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.

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