12th November 2008
Deep Silver, the games label of Koch Media, a leading producer and distributor of digital entertainment products, and the French developer Game Life are publishing a playable demo version of the new title "Ellen Whitaker's Horse Life", which is due to be released on PC, Nintendo DS™, and Wii™. Horse lovers will find the PC demo on the official website http://horselife.deepsilver.com under 'Downloads'.
In the preliminary trial version of "Ellen Whitaker's Horse Life", players get to complete various tasks. They are assigned their own horse and need to take good care of it. This includes mucking out the stall, brushing and grooming the animal, and feeding it. They also take it on lovely rides through a gorgeous landscape. Only a happy horse is able to perform at top level. Before taking their horses to the riding arena to practice various disciplines such as dressage and eventing, players can head to the tack store to buy some accessories for themselves and their horses, such as riding boots, helmets, ear nets, or saddlecloths. Once they have trained enough, young riders get to prove their expertise in various competitions.
In“Ellen Whitaker's Horse Life” for Nintendo DS, Wii and PC players can select their horse from seven different breeds and can take care of it, train it and take part in various competitions. The horse's behaviour is thereby depicted in a lifelike way in real-time. All competitions such as dressage, show jumping and cross country are shown realistically. A gripping story really attracts the players to the screens and allows them to experience many differing tasks in a wide range of varied locations.
"Ellen Whitaker's Horse Life" will be released on the 28th of November 2008, for Nintendo DS™ and the 12th of December 2008 for Wii™
For further information please visit http://horselife.deepsilver.com.
About Deep Silver
Deep Silver develops and distributes interactive games for all platforms. The Deep Silver label means to captivate all computer and video gamers who enjoy and share a passion for thrilling gameplay in modern 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 professionals and beginners, children and adults.
Deep Silver has published around 40 games since 2003, including the most successful adventure of 2006, Secret Files: Tun-guska, the bestseller ANNO 1701 (co-published with Sunflowers), the challenging CrossworDS knowledge puzzle game, the horse simulation Horse Life DS, and the soccer MMO World of Soccer Online. Current developments include Warhammer® - Battle March™ (in cooperation with Namco Bandai), the action role-playing game Sacred 2: Fallen Angel (in cooperation with Ascaron), S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky, the sinister Chernobyl shooter for PC, and the new game from the Piranha Bytes team. Deep Silver's own developing studio opened in 2007. For more information please visit 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 sales activities, marketing and distribution extend throughout Europe, and it has formed strategic alliances with numerous software and games manufacturers: Ascaron, Braingame, D3P, G-Data, Gamelife, Kaspersky Lab, Lexware, Namco Bandai, Pinnacle, Square Enix, Sony Online Entertainment, System3, etc. Headquartered in Planegg near Munich/Germany, Koch Media owns publishing and distribution branches in Germany, England, France, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Spain and the USA. www.kochmedia.com
About GAME LIFE
Game Life is a dynamic independent videogame publisher, willing to release games with original concept, that are simply easy and fun to play. With its quality content and worldwide IP, Game Life teams are focusing their activities on next generation console games, working hard to offer the best gaming experience to the end users.
NINTENDO DS, Wii AND THE Wii LOGO ARE TRADEMARKS OF NINTENDO.
For further information, please contact:
Koch Media / Deep Silver
Amy Curtin ( firstname.lastname@example.org)
Head of Marketing and PR
Tel: ++44 870 027 6524
Christopher James Stevens ( email@example.com)
Tel: ++44 870 027 6505