December 19th 2007. Toronto, Canada: JoWooD Productions and DreamCatcher Games, leading publishers of interactive entertainment software around the world, today announced the launch of the website for the upcoming title Gothic 3: The Beginning, releasing as a downloadable game for the mobile platform at January 15th 2008. Players will find exclusive video footage from the game, screenshots and a listing of game features by visiting www.gothic3mobile.com.
The Gothic series has established a solid fan base on Windows® gaming platforms over the past six years. Known for stunning graphics and an enchanting musical score built into a strong storyline, players can expect a role-playing experience like no other in the upcoming release of Gothic 3: The Beginning for mobile gaming.
Based on the story from the Gothic PC gaming series, Gothic 3: The Beginning takes place in a turbulent world, dating 140 years back from the first installment in the Gothic series. Players will slip into the role of young Xardas, who has been chosen by God Innos of the Island of Kohrinis to capture and return magic rune stones to his people. In your quest to obtain the immense power of these magic stones, you will be forced to confront up to 14 different enemies and battle your way through more than 50 different scenarios.
Gothic 3: The Beginning is currently in development by HandyGames™, known for their extensive programming experience in mobile phone gaming, and will be available by download starting January 15th 2008.