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The Iron Curtain Falls!

COLD WAR HAS GONE GOLD

DreamCatcher Games Stealth Action Thriller Goes Gold on Xbox®

BASINGSTOKE, England (September 29th 2005), - DreamCatcher Games, a global publisher of interactive entertainment, today announced that the company's highly anticipated stealth action game "Cold War" has gone gold for Xbox. 'Cold War' is scheduled for release on the PC and Xbox video game and entertainment system in October 2005.

"With its 1980's Soviet backdrop and intriguing stealth premise that puts gamers in the middle of an international conspiracy," commented Product Manager, Byron Gaum. "We expect Cold War to be well received by hungry stealth and action gamers everywhere."

Cold War follows the story of Matt Carter, a freelance American journalist, who finds himself in the midst of an international conspiracy that aims to take control of the U.S.S.R. Twelve hours after arriving in Moscow for a routine story, Carter is stripped of all his possessions, beaten unconscious and thrown into the KGB's political prison. Using only recovered weapons and improvised gadgets, he must now evade and overcome elite Soviet forces and defeat the conspiracy before he is sent to a Siberian prison camp or killed.

Features include:

  • Strong espionage/stealth gameplay - including gadgets like the powerful and deadly X-ray camera that allows you to spy on your enemies through walls and destroy explosive objects.
  • Powerful and widely-recognized setting - mid-1980's U.S.S.R.
  • Interactive non-linear world. Accomplish objectives in multiple ways utilizing stealth and brute force - find hidden paths, combine in-game elements to create deadly gadgets and traps, or silently eliminate opponents.
  • Explore accurately recreated Soviet locations including Lenin's Mausoleum, Chernobyl, the Kremlin and the KGB's notorious Lubyanka prison.

Published by DREAMCATCHER GAMES and distributed exclusively by KOCH MEDIA, additional information can be found by visiting the official DreamCatcher website at: http://www.coldwar-game.com/

For all UK press enquiries relating to DreamCatcher titles, 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 DREAMCATCHER GAMES:

DreamCatcher Games is a fast-growing worldwide publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment software committed to release action, strategy and role-playing games on Windows®, PlayStation®2 and Xbox® gaming systems. Painkiller: "Single-Player Shooter of the Year" and the official title of the 2005 CPL World Tour. More information about DreamCatcher Games and its products can be found at http://www.dreamcatchergames.com.

ABOUT KOCH MEDIA UK:

Founded in 1994, KOCH MEDIA UK develops, publishes and distributes a range of titles for home console gaming systems, and personal computers. Based in Basingstoke, under its own brands of DEEP SILVER and EUROPRESS, KOCH MEDIA develops and publishes its own range of gaming, lifestyle and educational software. Additionally it has exclusive distribution contracts with both games and software publishers who utilise KOCH's expansive sales, press and marketing resources to maximise sales success. For more information on KOCH MEDIA and its products, visit www.kochmedia.co.uk

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