Games Convention 2005, Leipzig, Germany 19 August 2005: "Elveon", the project of 10TACLE STUDIOS Slovakia which is for the first time being presented to the general public at Games Convention 2005, will be based on the well-known Unreal® Engine 3. The major characteristics of this fantasy action epic are its impressive graphics and the captivating atmosphere. The middleware solution by Epic Games proved to be the ideal platform because of its excellent performance, features and toolset. The game which will be released for PC and next generation consoles therefore relies on a very promising technology.
"Unreal Engine 3 has already proven to us that it is going produce fantastic results while saving us time and money on this project. It not only has fantastic graphics but also is on an advanced development stage which we need for a real next generation project such as Elveon. We are delighted to have found a really strong technology partner in Epic Games," Jürgen Reusswig, Managing Director 10TACLE STUDIOS Slovakia, explains.
"We are very pleased that Elveon will be powered by Unreal Engine 3. The team at 10tacle Studios has impressed from the start and we are excited to be working with them. 10tacle has a great vision for Elveon and we look forward to seeing that vision realized." Epic Vice President Mark Rein comments on the ambitious project.
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About Unreal Engine 3
The award-winning Unreal Engine is known for cutting-edge graphics and a best-of-breed toolset. Unreal Engine 3 is expected to maintain those features while adding massive world support, multi-processor support, next-generation console optimizations, and one of the most mature tool pipelines in the industry. Unreal Engine 3's new toolset is designed specifically to accelerate developers' productivity for ultra-complex, next-generation content.
About Epic Games
Epic Games Inc., based in Raleigh, NC and established in 1991, is a developer of cutting-edge computer and video games. The company is best known as the creator of hit PC 3D action games Unreal and Unreal Tournament, both award-winning blockbuster hits having each sold more than one million copies. Epic is also responsible for the Unreal Engine, which is the underlying technology for a wide range of games including, 2002 Console Game of the Year winner, Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell TM from Ubi Soft; PC Gamer's 2000 Game of the Year, Deus Ex from Ion Storm/Eidos; America's Army: Operations, from the United States Army, and Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (PC) from Electronic Arts.
"Elveon" means "The book of elves" and is based on a comprehensive fantasy saga which goes back to the times of the rise of the advanced Elvish civilization. The player - as an intrinsic part of the captivating story - can develop freely according to his disposition in the role of a charismatic hero of this epos and he can determine his development. He can only achieve his objective, the fulfilment of the prophecy - namely the liberation of the city of Nimathar - as the mightiest warrior of Naon because this task is normally made for a god.
About 10TACLE STUDIOS AG
10TACLE STUDIOS AG is one of the leading German game-publishers. As a facilitator between investors, developers, and distributors in the games industry, the company fills an important gap in the current business field. Founded by CEO Michele Pes in August 2003, the company now employs 100 associates in its locations in Darmstadt, Hanover, Bratislava, and Singapore. With its product portfolio 10TACLE covers all three major pillars of interactive entertainment: online, offline, and wireless.
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