Playlogic Announces Acquisition of "Obscure II"
Hydravision's Survival Horror game added to the Playlogic line-up
(Amsterdam, The Netherlands) April 16, 2007 - Publisher Playlogic Entertainment, Inc. (OTCBB: PLGC) announces the acquisition of the survival horror game "Obscure II" from French development studio Hydravision. The sequel of the innovative Obscure® will be released in Q3 of this year on PC and PS2. The release for Wii is set for Q4.
Obscure II (PC, PS2, Wii) takes place two years after the gruesome events of the first game. The survivors have gone on to college and try to return to their normal lives. After the discovery of a beautiful but strange plant on school campus, events take a turn for the worse. Soon, the college students have to battle for survival once again.
Players of Obscure II can choose their character and one AI controlled sidekick. In total there are six playable characters, each with their own unique abilities. These can be switched at various points in the game. Due to the game's unique co-op feature, friends can join at any time to team up and attempt surviving Obscure II together. There are many available weapons to keep the monsters that hunt you at bay. Light might be the players' biggest ally because you never know what's lurking in the shadows.
Stefan Layer, VP of Marketing & Sales of Playlogic International N.V: "I am extremely pleased that we added Obscure II to our line up. The first instalment was well received by both press and public. Hydravision has pushed the envelope with Obscure II and I am confident that the game will do even better then its
Dominique Morel, CTO of Playlogic International N.V: "Obscure II displays refined talent in every aspect, from high attention to visual details and optimized control schemes; and a dense and intense in-game atmosphere. It' is a thrilling and unique game with polished game features; an incredible experience."
Denis Potentier, CEO of Hydravision: "We are happy to work together with Playlogic on Obscure II; they meet all of our expectations and I'm sure that their expertise will be very positive for the game. The two-person cooperative gameplay of Obscure II has been fully optimized. I think players will love this game."
Features:Adventure and action in a teen horror movie scenario 6 charismatic characters with unique skills Unique co-op mode: second player can join in at any time Highly detailed and rich 3D environment Find clues and solve various riddles and mysteries Vast variety of weapons and horrifying monsters Stunning soundtrack performed by the Boston Symphonic Orchestra and the Paris Opera Children's Choir
Playlogic Entertainment, Inc. is an independent publisher and developer of entertainment software for PCs, consoles, handhelds, mobile devices, and other digital media. Playlogic distributes its products worldwide through all available channels, online and offline. Playlogic, who currently has approximately 75 employees, is listed on the OTC BB under the symbol "PLGC" and is headquartered in New York and Amsterdam. Its internal game devolvement studio is based in Breda (The Netherlands).
Playlogic's portfolio includes games that are being developed by several teams at Playlogic Game Factory, Playlogic's in-house development studio based in Breda, as well as games developed by a number of studios throughout the world with approximately 300 people of external development staff. Currently, 9 games on 12 platforms are in the works, including "Ancient Wars: Sparta", "Xyanide Resurrection", "Obscure II" and "Age of Pirates: Captain Blood," which will be published this year. Recent world-wide releases include "Infernal," "Age of Pirates: Caribbean Tales," "World Racing 2," "Knights of the Temple 2" and "Gene Troopers".
Playlogic publishes quality games, working with leading technology to produce digital entertainment from concept to finished product.
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