Eningen, Germany / Liezen, Austria, May 18th, 2009: JoWooD Productions and Spellbound Entertainment today announced the successful cooperation with Trinigy, a leading provider of 3D game engine technology. In the scope of a multi-platform license agreement, Spellbound is developing“ArcaniA: A Gothic Tale” utilizing Trinigy’s latest Vision Game Engine 7™.
As the publisher announced, the highly anticipated role-playing blockbuster„ArcaniA: A Gothic Tale“ will be released for both PC and current-generation console systems. ArcaniA will feature an enthralling storyline in a dense atmosphere providing a unique and easily accessible game play experience. Thanks to Trinigy’s Vision Engine 7™ ArcaniA will also set new visual standards in the genre of action role-playing games.
„By licensing Trinigy’s Vision Engine 7, Spellbound is ideally equipped to head for a great gaming experience with“ArcaniA: A Gothic Tale”, explains Michael Kairat, Producer at JoWooD Productions.“The Vision Engine ensures a high level of game quality and first-class adaptions for current-generation console systems.”
Dag Frommhold, Managing Partner at Trinigy, points out:„With ArcaniA: A Gothic Tale, another ambitious AAA title is being created with the Vision Engine. That fills us with pride and we’re delighted to support the team at Spellbound with our technology.”
„ArcaniA: A Gothic Tale is a fantastic and truly sophisticated production”, comments Armin Gessert, CEO Spellbound Entertainment.“Trinigy’s latest Vision Engine and the excellent cooperation with them provide an ideal technological foundation for a new cornerstone in the history of action role-playing games.”
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JoWooD Productions Software AG (ATXPrime: JWD) is listed in the Prime Market segment of the Vienna stock exchange. JoWooD is a leading publisher of computer and videogames, releasing international acclaimed, high-quality titles for all existing and future gaming systems. JoWooD games are distributed worldwide by an efficient net of distribution partners. Visit http://corporate.jowood.com for more information.
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Trinigy is an independent company focusing on the development of advanced 3D graphics technology with its headquarters based in Southern Germany and offices in Austin, TX (USA). In the field of 3D game engines, Trinigy is one of the world's leading companies. Trinigy’s Vision Game Engine 7 is one of the world’s most advanced technologies for AAA to online distributed productions. Currently in use in 100+ commercial game productions all over the world, by well-known companies such as Ubisoft, Firefly, Take 2, Neowiz, Dreamcatcher, and others, the Vision Game Engine has proven its versatility for use in a multitude of game genres, including real-time strategy, racing, first person shooters, role-playing games and massively multiplayer online (MMO) games. Vision Game Engine 7 is available and optimized for PC (DX9, DX10), Xbox360™, PLAYSTATION®3, Nintendo Wii™, XBLA™, PSN™ and WiiWare™. For more information about the Trinigy Vision Engine, please visit: www.trinigy.net
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Spellbound Entertainment AG is one of the leading German game developers. The company is based in Kehl and has created more than 20 games within the last 15 years. Spellbound obtained international attention with its Desperados and Airline Tycoon series that sold worldwide with great success. Spellbound is a registered developer on all established console platforms. In April they released their latest title Giana Sisters DS for Nintendo DS. For more information, please visit: www.spellbound.de
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