Deep Silver's new adventure reaches Gold status

Deep Silver, the games label of Koch Media, a leading producer and distributor of digital entertainment products, today announced that Lost Horizon has now gone into production. This means that nothing stands in the way of an September 17 release this year of the eagerly anticipated PC game from developer Animation Arts.

Also, the publisher revealed that, after playing Lost Horizon, adventurers will get to enjoy additional bonus contents, including a surprise puzzle and an opportunity to play parts of the original prototype.

Lost Horizon is the third title issued by Animation Arts, the developer of the award-winning Secret Files series. With its classic 1930s setting, fascinating locations such as Hong Kong, Tibet, Berlin, and Morocco, and the eventful search for one of humankind's greatest secrets, Lost Horizon is bound to have adventure fans glued to their PCs.

The story:

1936: Fenton Paddock, a former British soldier and hapless smuggler, is asked to find a lost expedition in Tibet. On his journey, he encounters Nazi henchmen who are following a trail through the Himalayas as they search for occult weapons to help with plans for further conquests, hoping to track down one of mankind's greatest secrets - the legendary Shambala.

For further information please visit http://lost-horizon.deepsilver.com or the Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/losthorizongame.

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 100 games since 2003, including S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky, the Chernobyl shooter, and the X series of space combat trading games. Plus own brands like the action role-playing game Sacred 2: Fallen Angel, the Horse Life series of horse simulations, the survival horror game Cursed Mountain and the role-playing game Risen. Furthermore, in March 2010 there followed the action adventure game adaptation of the popular TV series Prison Break on PS3, Xbox 360 and PC. For more information please visit www.deepsilver.com

Koch Media is a leading producer and distributor of digital entertainment products (software, games and films). The company's own publishing activities, marketing and distribution extend throughout Europe and the USA. It has also formed strategic alliances with numerous games and software publishers: Nintendo, Mindscape, Dark Energy, Asylum, bitComposer, Kaspersky Labs, Nero, Cyberlink, Cakewalk, Gotham New Media, Accountz, Tuneup Utilities, AVG Technologies, Mr Site, and many more. Headquartered in Planegg near Munich/Germany, Koch Media owns branches in United Kingdom, France, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, the Nordic regions, Benelux and the USA. www.kochmedia.com


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