< Back to Press Releases

Heavy Metal Music and Fantasy Magic Mix in New Sacred 2: Fallen Angel Trailer

Cary, NC, April 30, 2008 - cdv Software Entertainment USA and Ascaron Entertainment GmbH today unveiled a stunning new gameplay trailer for Sacred 2: Fallen Angel, the upcoming Action-RPG for console and PC, slated for release in September 2008. The new video showcases the game's spectacular special effects and character models as swords and sorcery clash in exciting in-game action on the field of battle.

This new trailer also features the brand-new fantasy heavy metal-themed song“Sacred,” penned and performed exclusively for the game by renowned German heavy metal group Blind Guardian. The band, which was recently motion captured for the game, will appear in-game once the player solves a special side quest. Along with introducing the new track from Blind Guardian, this video marks the first appearance of the Temple Guardian, one of the many unique and powerful playable characters from the game, and highlights some of the mounted combat capabilities featured in Sacred 2: Fallen Angel.

More information is available at http://www.cdvus.com and http://www.sacred2.com.

Members of the media may download the trailer from -

http://cdv.gamespress.com/pics.asp?exc=0&i=412

Consumers may download the video from -

http://www.cdvus.com

Sacred 2: Fallen Angel is an Action RPG with a rich story that takes place in a giant, open-ended and seamless world. This world contains hundreds of dungeons, treacherous opponents and a variety of challenging quests. Intelligent enemies, steadily adapting in number and difficulty based on player progress, challenge in heroic single- and multiplayer battles.

Sacred 2: Fallen Angel provides numerous unique items that can be gathered in this mystical world. A deep reward system further enables advancements in character, individual attributes and character-specific fighting styles, each designed to keep players returning to the world of Sacred 2: Fallen Angel to discover what is around the next bend. Drop-in styled cooperative multiplayer gameplay ensures players will enjoy the game alone or seamlessly with friends at any time, while enemies, monsters and challenges dynamically adjust to the player’s party strength. Five unique multiplayer modes round out the experience and offer a refreshing, first-class gaming experience in Sacred 2: Fallen Angel.

About cdv Software Entertainment USA

cdv Software Entertainment USA, a wholly owned subsidiary of cdv Software Entertainment AG, is a leading publisher of third-party video games and interactive entertainment with offices in New Jersey and headquarters in Cary, North Carolina. cdv Software Entertainment USA has published critically acclaimed and commercially successful titles including Divine Divinity, Blitzkrieg, American Conquest, Codename: Panzers, City Life, DarkStar One, War Front: Turning Point and the acclaimed Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened. The company will continue to expand its offerings with upcoming titles including T heatre of War and the highly anticipated Sacred 2: Fallen Angel. For more information, please visit http://www.cdvus.com.

About ASCARON Entertainment GmbH

Ascaron Entertainment GmbH is one of the pioneers in the development of computer games. It is also one of the leading developers of computer games in Germany and it has been prominent in the sales charts for more than a decade with titles such as Patrician, ANSTOSS, Vermeer, Port Royale and SACRED. Ascaron is headquartered in G?tersloh and it maintains a department in Potsdam, a development studio in Aachen (Germany) as well as an international

Games Press

Games Press is the leading online resource for games journalists. Used daily by magazines, newspapers, TV, radio, online media and retailers worldwide, it offers a vast, constantly updated archive of press releases and assets, and is the simplest and most cost-effective way for PR professionals to reach the widest possible audience. Registration for the site and the Games Press email digest is available, to the trade only, at www.gamespress.com