1C Company Rolls Out Three New Properties and Brings Two Back to Life
MOSCOW, Russia, July 2, 2007– Leading Eastern and Central European publisher 1C Company unveiled today its primary titles to be shown at the E3 Media&Business Summit 2007 in July. 1C is the largest publisher in Europe (by covered territory) and plans to release all of their top games for 2007-2008 in the US through either Atari, Inc. or their own means. 1C’s hot new lineup includes the US launch of a brand new FPS, a never-before-seen driving combat game, a classic fantasy title reimagined and a new build of our AAA shooter. These titles represent the apex of gaming entertainment from various 1C developers.
“1C recognizes that die hard gaming fans love classic titles and is pleased to bring two franchises back to life. We will continue our strong tradition of innovative gameplay and immersive storylines with our newest group of titles for 2007-2008,” said Nikolay Baryshnikov, International Sales Director 1C Company.“Together with Atari, we would like to introduce our games to the American audience and invigorate multiple genres with our unique take on great gaming.”
Our newest FPS is Necrovision, an intense shooter with both a combat system and a mystical spell system to help combat the realistic and fantasy enemies. Interactive elements, puzzles and huge boss battles will be the staples of this title. Joining Necrovision is our AAA action shooter, Cryostasis. Cryostasis puts players in the boots of a Meteorologist on an ice trapped freighter fighting off the frozen denezens of the ship and bitter cold. 1C is also bringing back two classic games in modern form. Death Track: Resurrection– the successor to the legendary Deathtrack, a game which is considered by many the founder of the modern combat racing genre will be drivable at E3. Also the beloved King’s Bounty is back in all its RPG and turn-based combat glory. However this time it’s all 3D with cutting-edge special effects, a new build will be available to play at the 1C booth. Finally the new classic XIII Century: Death or Glory where knights clash in fierce battles will be available to play as well.
Along with the playable builds above 1C will have review and preview titles available to approved journalists on site. These include review builds of Star Wolves 2, Parkan II and You Are Empty, a preview build of Death to Spies and a Fantasy Wars demo. Assets for these and all other games from the 1C 2007-08 line-up will be available on the digital press kit at the booth.
1C Company will be located at booth #327 in Barkar Hanger in Santa Monica. 1C’s booth is in the middle of the hanger straight down the center aisle. Since space in each booth is very limited we suggest making an appointment to see our newest titles.
About 1C Company
1C Company specializes in distribution, publishing and development of mass market software. Founded in 1991, 1C has become the leading publisher and distributor of computer games in Eastern and Central Europe. 1C Company is widely acknowledged as a game developer and has several internal studios. Internal developments of 1C include IL-2 Sturmovik, IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles, Aces Expansion Pack, Pacific Fighters and Theatre of War. 1C Company works as a publisher and producer with over 30 independent development studios and has produced over 100 projects for PC and consoles.
For more information on 1C please contact us at the numbers above or go to our website at http://int.games.1c.ru.
The statements contained in this release that are not historical facts are“forward-looking statements.” The Company cautions readers of this press release that a number of important factors could cause the 1C Company’s actual future results to differ materially from those expressed in any such forward-looking statements. 1C Company and 1C logo are registered trademarks of the 1C Company. All other company names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective owners. Copyrightă 2007 1C Company, All Rights Reserved.
New York-based Atari, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATAR) develops interactive games for all platforms and is a third-party publisher of interactive entertainment software in the U.S. The Company’s 1,000+ titles include hard-core, genre-defining franchises such as Test Drive®; and mass-market and children’s franchises such Dragon Ball Z®. Atari, Inc. is a majority-owned subsidiary of France-based Infogrames Entertainment SA (Euronext– ISIN: FR-0000052573), the largest interactive games publisher in Europe. For more information, visit www.atari.com.
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