Planegg, Germany, July 23, 2008
'The Humans' is back! The legendary puzzle game loved by millions of players all over the world is returning in a brand-new version for PC and Nintendo DS™! Deep Silver, the games label of Koch Media, a leading producer and distributor of digital entertainment products, and the developer Blue Monkey Software Inc. today announce the release of this title. Koch Media owns the worldwide publishing rights.
Once upon a prehistoric time: the player's mission is to guide The Humans to help them solve the quests that they are set at the beginning of each of the puzzle festooned levels. To do this, the people must all pull together; the player must plan ahead carefully. Assign tasks to The Humans in your tribe. Guide The Humans using strategy and guile in order to avoid the deadly hazards and co-inhabitants of The Humans world. Add to the perils a race against the clock and this imaginative puzzle game will entertain and bemuse the strategist in the player.
The game environments are charged with atmosphere and populated with more than 14 different characters, from hostile tribal brothers to sabre-toothed tigers, from mammoths to the dreaded T-Rex. Our human ancestors must prevail in eight worlds with a total of 80 levels, while following the course of evolution! As the game progresses, they will discover the most significant inventions in the history of mankind: fire, the wheel, and even weapons. And one thing is certain: there will be no lack of humor in The Humans!
The Humans will be released for Nintendo DS and PC in the fourth quarter of 2008.
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 Deep Silver Vienna 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 and the USA. www.kochmedia.com
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