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Gothic 3 – The Beginning – high ratings from press – everywhere available

Liezen, Austria, February 8th 2008; JoWooD Productions is pleased to that the mobile gaming version of their successful Role Playing Game, Gothic, is well accepted by gamers and journalists.

Besides getting high ratings from magazines all over the world, Gothic 3 - The Beginning won a lot of awards already:

Play2go (89% - Gold Award)

" The atmosphere, that is ported on this small display, is fantastic!

Airgamer (87% - airgamer award)

"Atmosphere and story are quiet fantastic

HandyPlayer (89% - HandyPlayer Award)

"The world of gothic is en-route as sweeping as on PC and fascinates the player just from the very beginning of the game. Due to the unstained gameplay and the great atmosphere and exciting story"

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About Gothic 3 - The Beginning:

Based on the story from the Gothic PC gaming series, Gothic 3 - The Beginning takes place in a turbulent world, dating 140 years back from the first instalment in the Gothic series. Players will take on the role of young Xardas, who has been chosen by God Innos, from the Island of Kohrinis, to capture and return magic rune stones to his people.


Visit various locations in Khorinis and Tirith

Chat with NPCs to find clues in your adventure and trade with merchants to gain the best equipment for your journey

Fight against hundreds of monsters and develop your skills to be able to use stronger armour and weapons

Learn how to use long banned magic to gain enough power to accomplish your tasks

Find valuable treasures and pieces of equipment or take them from your conquered enemies

Pry locks and chests open to find rare treasures

Auto-save feature at checkpoints throughout the game allows players to continue their adventure at any time

Developer: HandyGames

Release: January 15th 2008

About JoWooD Productions Software AG

JoWooD Productions Software AG (ATXPrime: JWD) is listed in the Prime Market segment of the Vienna stock exchange. JoWooD is a leading publisher of computer- and videogames, releasing international acclaimed, high-quality titles for all existing and future gaming systems. JoWooD games are distributed worldwide by an efficient net of distribution partners.

Visit http://corporate.jowood.com for more information.

About DreamCatcher Inc.

DreamCatcher Inc. is a leading worldwide publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment software. DreamCatcher Interactive is owned by JoWooD Productions, an Austrian based video game publisher traded on the Vienna stock exchange.

Established in 1996, the company markets its products under two popular labels: DreamCatcher Games, featuring the critically-acclaimed, bestselling game Painkiller; and The Adventure Company, the number one brand for PC adventure game sales worldwide including award winning titles such as Syberia and Agatha Christie: And Then T here Were None.

DreamCatcher products include titles for Windows® as well as leading hardware platforms - the Xbox 360, PlayStation® 3, Nintendo DS and Wii.

DreamCatcher is located in Toronto, Canada.

Visit www.dreamcatchergames.com for more information.

PR Contact UK:

Frazer Nash


PR Contact International:

Verena Vlajo



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