Planegg, Germany, March 12, 2009
Deep Silver, the games label of Koch Media, a leading producer and distributor of digital entertainment products, today released a new set of screenshots from the role playing epic“Risen”, developed by Piranha Bytes.
The screenshots released today give a glimpse of the diversity that“Risen” has to offer. This epic role playing game is set in a medieval world on a volcanic Mediterranean island, The“Risen” story unfolds over four chapters and will offer multiple ways to develop the story by the player’s own actions and decisions. An innovative and intuitive user control interface will support both casual and hardcore gamers. In a dynamic, streaming world, the player will experience playing in a fully simulated game environment with authentic characters and without tedious loading times.
Risen will be released for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and for Windows PC. More information about Risen at HYPERLINK "http://risen.deepsilver.com" http://risen.deepsilver.com
About Piranha Bytes
The Piranha Bytes development team, residing in the Ruhr Area, was established in 1997. Approximately 20 people have been a part of this team in its current form since 2002. Piranha Bytes has so far acquired fame even beyond German borders with its RPG successes„Gothic“ (2001),„Gothic II“ (2002),„Gothic– Night of the Raven“ (2003) and„Gothic 3“ (2006).
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-playinggame 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 HYPERLINK "http://www.deepsilver.com" www.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, and the USA. HYPERLINK "http://www.kochmedia.com" www.kochmedia.com
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