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Makers Of WarFront To Cooperate With Deep Silver & Monte Cristo

BASINGSTOKE, England (Oct 11th 2005) KOCH Media's premium games label Deep Silver has secured the co-publishing rights for the computer game WAR ON TERROR from the French publisher Monte Cristo. Introduced at this year's E3 under the working title WOFOR, it is being developed by the Hungarian developer Digital Reality (WarFront, Afrika Korps vs. Desert Rats). KOCH Media will distribute the title in the German, English and French-speaking markets in Europe under the Deep Silver label.

War on Terror is a real-time strategy game which lets the player assume control of an international anti-terror unit, facing heavily armed terrorist groups in various troubled areas (America, Europe, and Asia). With 60 different units featuring 70+ skills, tactical management is the key to progress through the game, dealing with the controversial war on terrorism.

Game Features

  • Real world settings, believable story line
  • 3 Different factions for a varied gameplay: World Forces, Chinese Forces & Terrorists
  • Control a total of 60 different and specialized units: Infantry, vehicles, armoured combat vehicles, artillery, helicopters, air support and special units
  • Cutting Edge 3D Technology: Providing the game with natural looking landscapes, water displays, beautiful dynamic lighting and shadow effects
  • Rich Single Player Experience: 3 separate campaigns and a total of 26 missions; ranging from assault to defensive and counterattack
  • Gain experience: Through accomplishing objectives, units can upgrade to a higher level
  • Call reinforcements: control a drop zone and spend mission points to call new units
  • Army Management: Before each mission, organize your army and choose the units you'll go to war with
  • Deep Multiplayer Gaming Experience: 20 multiplayer maps are open to battle for up to 8 players with 6 different modes
  • Map and Mission Editor: Design your own single and multiplayer maps

Co-published by MONTE CRISTO & DEEP SILVER, developed by DIGITAL REALITY and distributed in the German, English and French-speaking markets in Europe by KOCH MEDIA, WAR ON TERROR is set for launch Q1 2006.

-ENDS-

For all UK press enquires relating to WAR ON TERROR, please contact:

MEDIA CONTACTS:

DAVID BLUNDELL,

HEAD OF PR

+44 (0) 8700 276 530

David.Blundell@kochmedia.co.uk

NEIL PULLMAN,

PR EXECUTIVE

+44 (0) 8700 276 533

Neil.Pullman@kochmedia.co.uk

About Monte Cristo

Monte Cristo, founded ten years ago, has become a respected player in the sector of management and strategy games. Its titles, including Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps, Fire Department 1 & 2, Medieval Lords, Platoon, The Partners, Wall Street Trader and Economic War, have resonated with gamers in Europe and beyond. Monte Cristo is currently focusing its production and design resources towards life simulation, builders and tactical management with the intention of reaching a larger international audience. For additional information on Monte Cristo Games, please visit www.montecristogames.com

About Digital Reality

Digital Reality was established in 1991 and is the largest game developer in Hungary. Current projects include War on Terror, War Front: Turning Point and Ghost Wars. Past titles include the Imperium Galactica series, Haegemonia, Platoon and Afrika Korps vs. Desert Rats. All of Digital Reality's current projects use the "Walker 3" engine, which is a huge step forward in the evolution of strategy games. This technology allows RTS games to be played both in traditional perspective as well as a superbly detailed First Person Shooter-like perspective

About Deep Silver

Deep Silver is the recently established games publishing division of KOCH Media. The label launched in 2003 with a policy of recruiting passionate gamers to work closely with International developers and publishers to bring groundbreaking and creative projects to market. Recent launches include the award winning X2: The Threat along with the innovatively quirky; Singles: Flirt up your Life. For further information on DEEP SILVER and their upcoming products, visit www.deepsilver.net

About KOCH Media

Founded in 1994, KOCH Media develops, publishes and distributes a diverse mix of titles for personal computers and home console gaming systems and the Internet. Based in Planegg near Munich in Germany, KOCH operates a pan-European service, with additional offices in Austria, Switzerland, Italy and UK. KOCH has distribution contracts for a number of software publishers including ACDSystems, Digital Publishing, Davilex, Funcom, JoWooD, Pinnacle Systems, Sunflowers, Ulead. KOCH also develops and publishes educational and application software. Since 2003 the publishing of films on DVD is another important branch in KOCH's business strategy. For more information on KOCH Media and its products visit http://www.kochmedia.co.uk

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