FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 14, 2008
Following Ascaron´s and Koch Media´s Co-Publishing agreement, hell-tech, a Greek publishing and distribution company, has announced that it secured a piece of the cake of this agreement. hell-tech will release Sacred 2: Fallen Angel in September 2008 on PC and Xbox 360 on the Greek territory.
"Sacred has developed into an international top seller and one of the strongest names in the action RPG segment.” says Dr. Klemens Kundratitz, CEO of Koch Media.
“We are proud to be the exclusive distributor for Koch Media for so many years in the Greek territory and to continue this partnership with such strong brands and products, like Sacred 2, one of the most anticipated RPG´s ever.” says Christos Triantafyllou, Managing Director of hell-tech.
About SACRED 2– FALLEN ANGEL:
Six unique characters, a breathtaking story told in separate Light and Shadows campaigns and a comprehensive multiplayer part are sure to provide players with a truly superb virtual experience. In the gigantic game world, which may be explored without loading times, a vast variety of enemies and adventures await players. The NPC's realistic behaviour and individual daily routine provides Sacred 2 - Fallen Angel with an authentic flair and fills its game world with life. With its dynamic day and night cycle, weather effects, wind animations, intricate ragdoll elements and breathtaking surprises Sacred 2– Fallen Angel has all the ingredients to captivate players with its unique atmosphere.
The highly anticipated action role-playing game is the follow-up to the critically acclaimed SACRED, which sold more than 1.8 million copies worldwide.
About DEEP SILVER
Deep Silver is KOCH Media's premium games label. Deep Silver has been collaborating with international developers and publishers since 2002 to publish creative and innovative computer and video games. The multi-award-winning X2 and the daring Singles have already put Deep Silver at the top of the charts. Pipeline projects include co-publishing titles with Sunflowers (ANNO 1701, ParaWorld) and JoWooD (SpellForce 2, Gothic 3, etc). www.deepsilver.com
Koch Media, founded by Franz Koch and Klemens Kundratitz in 1994, is a leading producer and marketer of digital entertainment products in Europe. The focus is on the publishing and licensing of software products, games and DVD movies. The company's own sales activities, marketing and distribution extend throughout Europe, and it has formed strategic alliances with a number of software and games manufacturers: ACDSystems, D3Publishing, Digital Publishing, G-Data, JoWooD, Lexware, Namco Bandai, Pinnacle, Sony Online Entertainment, Square-Enix, Sunflowers, Sytem3, etc. Headquartered in Planegg near Munich, Koch Media owns branches in Germany, England, France, Austria, Switzerland and Italy.
About Ascaron Entertainment
From Day One in 1989 Ascaron Entertainment has become one of the leading European“boutique” developers and Publishers of games for the PC, with many successful titles including Anstoss, Patrician, Port Royale, DarkStar One and SACRED.
Ascaron maintains development studios in Potsdam, Gütersloh and Aachen (Germany), as well as an international department in Birmingham (UK). Ascaron currently markets its products in more than 40 countries and over 15 languages.
The Ascaron Entertainment publishing division, based in Potsdam (Germany), is responsible for meeting the requirements of the international publishing activities of the Ascaron product range.
Ascaron Entertainment (UK) is an independent office and is highly regarded on a domestic and global scale. With a professional reputation, full-service product management, and a wealth of experience in the games industry, the UK operation manages the international releases of Ascaron's entire catalogue, whilst also providing a bespoke publishing, sales, PR and marketing function to selected affiliate label partners. Ascaron Entertainment (UK) continues to be responsible for successfully launching titles into the UK market from developers and publishers worldwide. Titles include the popular UFO, Panzers, Cossacks and Blitzkrieg series of games, as well as critically acclaimed hits such as Call of Juarez, Runaway: The Dream of the Turtle and TrackMania United.
For further information about Ascaron Entertainment visit: http://www.ascaron.com
For 10 years now hell-tech is one of the major distributors in Greece and the only PC-publisher in the territory.
Having offices in Germany and Greece hell-tech worked on titles, like eg Reprobates, Loki, Warhammer: Mark of Chaos, Black Mirror, War Front, Nibiru, Gangland, Anno 1701, Crashday, Jack Keane and Postal 2 and entered into agreements with international publisher and developer like 10tacle, dtp, Koch Media/Deep Silver, Crimson Cow, Future Games, frogwares, kylotonn and many more. Recently an own localisation-department has been opened in Greece, to fullfill game-localisations for the greek market.