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Velvet Assassin

Second cache of gold discovered by a sleuthing fan, this time at Victoria Station, London.


LONDON, UK, – August 7th, 2008 – A second cache of gold that has been linked to the forthcoming stealth action game, Velvet Assassin™, has been located in Victoria Station, London, UK. For several months, people have been uncovering clues that appear to be related to Replay Studios, developer of Velvet Assassin, which was inspired by real life WWII secret agent Violette Szabo. These clues have now led Russell Kent to a second gold cache.

“We were pleasantly surprised that the information we discovered whilst researching Velvet Assassin originally led some people to discover a gold cache in Texas, but now that one has been discovered in Europe I’m tempted to pause development to find the rest myself”, said Sascha Jungnickel, Creative Director, Replay Studios. “It does seem that our research is real and that there are gold bars out there, but we are still trying to track how information is getting onto”

A first gold cache was discovered by Dee Cook who, after several months of phone calls, email exchanges, trips to local bookstores and some online sleuthing, found a real bar of gold and a replica of rumored Nazi treasure in Fredericksburg, Texas. Now Russell Kent has been able to follow a similar path of discovery, cracking a code hidden in a national British newspaper, deciphering a message and finding a cellphone number, racing against the clock to get a letter left in a London bar, and picking up a package in left-luggage at Victoria Staion which ultimately led him to the discovery of more gold.

Inspired by the heroic actions of a real-life British MI6 agent, Violette Szabo, Velvet Assassin allows the player to go deep behind enemy lines as special agent Violette Summer in a battle-scarred Europe of World War II. Replay Studios delivers a brutally truthful representation of the danger of operating in enemy territory. Velvet Assassin will be published by Gamecock Media Group and is coming late 2008.

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About Replay Studios

Replay Studios is an independent computer and video game developer located in Hamburg, Germany. Founded in 2002, Replay Studios is dedicated to creating original and intuitive high-end games for next-generation consoles and PC. Fully playing off its strength in the fields of creativity, innovation, and game design, the philosophy of Replay Studios is to work in a medium-size, highly experienced core team. The big challenge of creating next-generation games imposed by massive content creation and ever growing technical complexity is faced by a successful collaboration with various outsourcing providers and the use of proven middleware in any of Replay’s games. For more, please visit

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