AUSTIN, TEXAS- June 15, 2009 - Aspyr Media has partnered with the leading Eastern and Central European publisher 1C Company to bring two new PC games to North America. Death to Spies: Moment of Truth and XIII Century Gold Edition, which includes both XIII Century: Death or Glory and the upcoming sequel XIII Century: Blood of Europe, will ship to retail outlets and be available for digital download this summer. Like previous 1C titles published by Aspyr, both games will be released DRM-free.
"1C continues to deliver great games and we're happy to see that North American gamers are responding well to the company's fun and unique content," said Ted Staloch, Executive Vice President for Aspyr. "1C has been a wonderful partner and we expect nothing but continued success on current and future projects."
Death to Spies: Moment of Truthis a sequel to the popular stealth action title Death to Spies. The game's main character is Semion Strogov, a captain in the 4th department of the Soviet counterintelligence service called SMERSH. SMERSH, a Russian acronym that means "Death to Spies," was the name of a set of Soviet military counterintelligence departments that were formed during World War II. Strogov is back from his previous missions and must now participate in a series of even more complex and exciting military operations.
XIII Century Gold Edition will include the 2008 release XIII Century: Death or Glory and the upcoming sequel XIII Century: Blood of Europe in one package. Both RTS titles offer up large-scale battles set in the Middle Ages and feature stunning graphics and thousands of units on the field of combat. As one of the famous military leaders of the 13th Century, gamers are able to test their steel against neighboring nations and carve their names into history. Both XIII Century titles depict realistic actions of Middle Ages fighting units and their behavior during battle.
About 1C Company
1C Company specializes in distribution, publishing and development of business, entertainment and educational software. Founded in 1991, 1C has become the largest publisher and distributor of computer and video 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 series 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 including titles like Space Rangers, Soldiers: Heroes of World War II, Men of War, Perimeter, Fantasy Wars, Elven Legacy, Death to Spies, King's Bounty: The Legend.
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About Aspyr Media
Aspyr Media, Inc. is a leading videogame publisher that creates, packages and delivers fun to millions around the world. Hailing from Austin, Texas USA, Aspyr strives relentlessly to ensure a quality experience for consumers and industry partners. To fall more deeply in love with Aspyr and its amazing line of products, visit www.aspyr.com and see just how much fun you can legally have.
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