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Wondering how to go about motion-capturing a vampire?

Milton Keynes – 505 Games and 1C Company have today unleashed a behind-the-scenes glimpse at how Polish developer The Farm 51 brought to life some of the grotesque monsters in upcoming horror-shooter NecroVisioN . The game is being released exclusively on PC in February, 2009.

Ever wondered how a videogame developer might create realistic movements for a karate-chopping vampire? Well, this new video reveals the lengths that The Farm 51 went to, so they could get realistic movements and animations for the key characters and enemies in NecroVisioN. From zombie soldiers to demons, each was meticulously motion captured and then animated by the studio.

The developer enlisted the help of six-time world kick boxing champion, Marek Svitek, to make sure all the high-kicks and punches of the vampires looked fantastic. What’s more, it’s a great opportunity to see developers running around with fake guns and there’s even a chance to see the film producer and director in just his underpants. Never before has a developer allowed such access.

NecroVisioN is a fast-paced and furious first-person shooter from The Farm 51 that blends historical detail with nightmarish horror. You play as Simon Bukner, an American soldier who decides to help the British effort to take out the German threat. But that’s only the start of his troubles and Bukner soon realises that there’s something far more terrible stirring in the trenches.

NecroVisioN will be released exclusively on PC by 505 Games under the 1C Company label in February 2009.

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Mark Allen

European Consumer Communications Manager

505 Games Ltd.

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About 505 Games

505 Games, headquartered in Milton Keynes is dedicated to the publishing and international distribution of full price, mid-range and budget computer and videogames in EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) markets and Australia. The current portfolio includes the best selling games Cooking Mama, ArmA: Armed Assault, Bust-a-Move and Armored Core and covers all gaming platforms, including next generation consoles like Sony PlayStation® 3, Nintendo Wii™ and Microsoft Xbox 360™. For More information on 505 Games and its products please visit

About 1C Company

1C Company specializes in distribution, publishing and development of mass market software. Founded in 1991, 1C has become the leading publisher and distributor of computer 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, IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles, Aces Expansion Pack, Pacific Fighters 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.

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About The Farm 51

The Farm 51 was founded by industry veterans and maniac gamers previously working on, amongst other things, the  Medal of Honor: Allied Assault and Painkiller franchises. More experienced and extraordinary talents joined the company soon. The team is currently working on project  NecroVisioN - a FPS that starts in the raging battlefields of World War I and leads the player to a much darker and brutal underground world of vampires and demons. For more information please visit

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