Birmingham, 28th June 2007 - Ascaron Entertainment, one of the leading European games developers, are proud to announce their partnership with ESCW (Electronic Sports World Cup) Germany at this year's Games Convention (GC 2007).
Visitors will have the opportunity to play exclusive excerpts of the upcoming action RPG SACRED 2 - Fallen Angel and compete in multiplayer competitions.
SACRED 2 - Fallen Angel will be presented exclusively inside an arena which will be integrated into the ESCW Germany booth. Fans will have the chance to play a multiplayer game that has been specifically designed for the event. This will give visitors a chance to compete in thrilling competitions, with up to 16 players able to participate in SACRED 2 tournaments.
High score ranking will determine hourly and daily winners, as well as the overall winner of SACRED 2 - Fallen Angel GC 2007. A dedicated SACRED 2 - GC2007 registration page will soon be available for all interested gamers to register in advance and secure their participation.
"We have found outstanding partners in ESCW and host Top Ideas for this year's Games Convention. SACRED 2 - Fallen Angel will play a decisive role in the area of eSports and the 'Electronic Sports World Cup' is one of the most important events of the year for eSports fans. We are delighted to be sharing the booth with such prestigious and forward-thinking company," commented Heiko tom Felde, Publishing Director for Ascaron Entertainment.
Nescho Topalov, Managing Director of Top Ideas Marketing & Events GmbH went on to say, "SACRED 2 - Fallen Angel will definitely claim a prominent place within eSports. Many fans, including eSports fans, are already showing a high interest in this extraordinary action RPG. We are very pleased to be able to present this title exclusively to our visitors."
Games Convention 2007 takes place in Leipzig from 22nd to 26th August 2007.
Product information at a glance:
Title: SACRED 2 - Fallen Angel
Developer: ASCARON ENTERTAINMENT
Genre: Action RPG
For further details on "SACRED 2 - Fallen Angel" please refer to the following contacts
Tel: +44 (0) 1954 270599
Europe & International
Tel: +49 (0) 5241 9666 220
Tel: +1 415 777 4000
About SACRED/SACRED 2
Published exclusively on PC in 2004, Ascaron Entertainment's SACRED has sold more than 1.8 million copies, making it one of the most successful Action RPG's worldwide. The title became the precursor to the current development of SACRED 2 - Fallen Angel, also from Ascaron, which is the official sequel to the best-selling SACRED.
About ASCARON Entertainment
From Day One in 1989 Ascaron Entertainment has become one of the leading European "boutique" developers and Publishers of games for the PC, with many successful titles including Patrician, Port Royale, DarkStar One and SACRED.
Ascaron maintains development studios in Berlin, Guetersloh and Aachen (Germany), as well as an international department in Birmingham (UK). Ascaron currently markets its products in more than 40 countries and over 15 languages.
About ASCARON Entertainment (UK)
Ascaron Entertainment (UK) is an independent office and is highly regarded on a domestic and global scale. With a professional reputation, full-service product management, and a wealth of experience in the games industry, the UK operation manages the international releases of Ascaron's entire catalogue, whilst also providing a bespoke publishing, sales, PR and marketing function to selected affiliate label partners. Ascaron Entertainment (UK) continues to be responsible for successfully launching titles into the UK market from developers and publishers worldwide. Titles include the popular UFO, Panzers, Cossacks and Blitzkrieg series of games, as well as critically acclaimed hits such as Call of Juarez, Runaway: The Dream of the Turtle and TrackMania United.