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Foreign Tongues in the Shroud Nebula: New Localizations for Galaxy on Fire - Alliances

Deep Silver FISHLABS releases new content update for Galaxy on Fire™ - Alliances, including French and Russian localizations as well as Facebook integration. In addition, a brand-new story trailer and landing page have been made available for the title as well.

Press Release

- for immediate publication –

Hamburg, Germany - April 30th, 2014 – As of today, a new update for the popular multiplayer strategy game Galaxy on Fire™ - Alliances is available for download on the App Store. First and foremost, it contains French and Russian localizations of all in-game texts, thus enabling even more players to explore the game’s vast galaxy in their native language. Including these two newly added translations, the high-quality mobile strategy MMO by Deep Silver FISHLABS is now available in English, German, French and Russian. Additional localizations will follow in the future. At the same time, the company has also released an elaborate gameplay trailer and a new landing page for the acclaimed sci-fi epic. While the trailer, which outlines the story and gameplay of Galaxy on Fire – Alliances from an up-and-coming commander’s point of view, can be viewed via http://bit.ly/GOFA-storytrailer-EN, the landing page including an hourly updated star map is accessible via http://www.gofalliances.com.

Besides a number of smaller enhancements in regard to the frontend and backend of the game, today’s update v1.3.0 called “Foreign Tongues” also contains a further optimization of the tutorial as well as the highly anticipated Facebook integration. The latter not only allows the players of Galaxy on Fire™ - Alliances to easily locate their Facebook friends’ planets on the star map, but also to compare their stats and achievements in a separate Facebook leaderboard. In addition, “Foreign Tongues” also adds two new achievements named “Plunderer” and “Socializer” to the list of acquirable medals.

Furthermore, the new planet register in the commander profile of each player provides a quicker orientation and better overview of where your friends and foes are located. This is particularly helpful when you plan large-scale attacks or extensive reinforcement routes.

Galaxy on Fire™ - Alliances can be downloaded from the App Store for free via http://bit.ly/gofa-iOS. To run properly, the app required iOS 6 (or higher) as well as iPhone 4S (or newer), iPad 2 (or newer), iPad mini or iPod touch 5G.

About Galaxy on Fire – Alliances

Galaxy on Fire™ - Alliances is the first multiplayer game set in the iconic Galaxy on Fire universe. As such, the title puts its players into the roles of up-and-coming commanders of the Terrans, Nivelians or Vossk. Far beyond the final frontier, in a hazardous yet all the more promising region of space called the Shroud Nebula, these commanders set out to erect strong outposts, harvest invaluable resources and claim highly competitive territories. In order to stand their ground, however, they will have to band together and form powerful alliances that endure and defy even the strongest breaches and most devastating blows.

Features

• The first Mobile Strategy MMO in the Galaxy on Fire™ universe

• A vast star map with more than 200.000 individual planets

• Epic space battles with hundreds of players

• Easy-to-access alliance system with varying coop features

• Global leader boards for individual players as well as multinational alliances and Facebook friends

• Three different alien species known from the previous GOF games

• High-end 3D graphics and state-of-the-art special effects

• Mobile-optimized user interface and intuitive touch controls

• Native resolution support for 4-Inch and 3.5-Inch Retina Displays as well as iPad

• Localized into English, German, French and Russian

About Deep Silver FISHLABS

Deep Silver FISHLABS is Koch Media’s mobile unit operating under the premium publishing label of Deep Silver. With more than 10 years of experience in developing and publishing high-end 3D games for smartphones and tablets, the Hamburg-based studio has been spearheading one of the most exciting and fast moving branches of the entertainment industry for no less than a decade. Over the years, the 50-strong team of Deep Silver FISHLABS has assembled a multi-award-winning portfolio of critically acclaimed proprietary IPs like Galaxy on Fire - Alliances and Galaxy on Fire 2 HD as well as best-selling brand games such as Sports Car Challenge for the Volkswagen Group China. The studio’s titles are available for a broad variety of platforms including iOS, Android and BB10. All in all, Deep Silver FISHLABS’ games have generated a total of 120+ MM downloads to date. www.dsfishlabs.com

Koch Media is a leading producer and distributor of digital entertainment products (software, games and films). The company's own publishing activities, marketing and distribution extend throughout Europe and the USA. The Koch Media group has more than 15 years of experience in the digital media distribution business, and has risen to become the number one distributor in Europe. With Headquarters in Planegg near Munich/Germany, Koch Media owns branches in Germany, England, France, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, the Nordic regions, Benelux and the USA. www.kochmedia.com

 

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