Emergency 2012 has reached Gold status. This means that Emergency 2012 will be available in retail in the UK as of November 05, 2010. But the first scenes of the real-time strategy game can already be viewed today: Quadriga Games and Deep Silver have released the intro video to Emergency 2012. Wildfires raging out of control, flying Molotov cocktails and last-minute reanimation give aspiring rescuers a taste of the tasks that await them in Emergency 2012.
About EMERGENCY 2012
EMERGENCY 2012 is the latest installment in the classic series of rescue games. The first part appeared in 1998, and since then the series has been continued with growing success.
In EMERGENCY 2012 for PC, the player acts as a dispatcher in gripping rescue missions. Get a wrecked car out of the way fast, have firefighters advance to the source of a blaze, secure a crash site and, at the same time, get medical help to those injured – if you have always wanted to direct fire services, police, technical relief units and medics all at once, the rescue strategy game EMERGENCY 2012 is just the game for you.
The player is the officer in charge of everything and sees to it that all vehicles and helpers are in the right place, doing the right thing at the right time. This is where the strong real-time strategy element of EMERGENCY 2012 sets in. The player must make clever use of vehicles and personnel such as police officers and rescue dog handlers in order to bring everything back under control following a disaster. Once all victims have been whisked away to safety, the player gets to enjoy the feeling of having saved the day. In addition to the numerous missions, EMERGENCY 2012 also offers extensive free-play and multi-player options.
· 12 missions with thrilling large-scale operations in Berlin, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Cologne, Munich, Innsbruck, Zermatt, and other large European cities.
· 3 free play maps: Stay in control of your city in various scenarios such as storms or heavy rainfall, and spend your budget wisely so that you can purchase the very best emergency vehicles.
· Online co-op mode for up to 4 players: Play Emergency 2012 together with your friends, and earn your place on the highscore lists.
· All-new controls: Thanks to an interactive tutorial for newcomers and pros alike, Emergency 2012 offers a simple and convenient user interface.
· Top-quality graphics: The Visions engine makes for the best Emergency visuals of all times. Special light effects make flames and flashing blue lights flicker realistically and illuminate the surroundings.
· Complex game world: The game world of Emergency 2012 is a complex simulation which allows for unforeseen events and various approaches to a solution.
About Quadriga Games
Quadriga Games' creative base is in the media town of Babelsberg near Potsdam, a historic location of the German entertainment industry, where the company develops games for browsers, mobile platforms, consoles, and PC. Quadriga Games is headed by industry veteran Ralph Stock, who assembled a creative and highly qualified team of experts from the classic areas of game and concept design, graphics, and programming.
The focus lies on researching creative and innovative topics such as augmented reality. Moreover, as a service provider, Quadriga Games supports publishers and other businesses through strategic consulting, project planning, game design, and programming, as well as 2D/3D graphics and level design.
Ralph Stock has been a computer game expert from day one. In 1984, he already published his first commercially successful computer game, The Philosopher's Stone, for Commodore 64 and, in the early 1990s, helped with the breakthrough of cult games from Lucasfilm and SSI in Germany. As a developer, Stock invented global hits such as MAD TV or the EMERGENCY series. Besides heading Quadriga Games, Ralph Stock is CEO of the consulting firm Serious Games Solutions GmbH in Potsdam and other companies in the media sector. www.quadrigagames.com
About Deep Silver
Deep Silver develops and distributes interactive games for all platforms. The Deep Silver label means to captivate all gamers who have a passion for thrilling gameplay in exciting game worlds. Deep Silver works with its partners to achieve a maximum of success while maintaining the highest possible quality, always focusing on what the customer desires. Deep Silver products are designed to equally appeal to pros and beginners, children and adults.
Deep Silver has published more than 100 games since 2003, including S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky, the Chernobyl shooter, and the X series of space combat trading games. Plus own brands like the action role-playing game Sacred 2: Fallen Angel, the Horse Life series of horse simulations, the survival horror game Cursed Mountain and the role-playing game Risen. Furthermore, in March 2010 there followed the action adventure game adaptation of the popular TV series Prison Break on PS3, Xbox 360 and PC. For more information please visit www.deepsilver.com
About Koch Media
Koch Media is a leading producer and distributor of digital entertainment products (software, games and films). The company's own publishing activities, marketing and distribution extend throughout Europe and the USA. It has also formed strategic alliances with numerous games and software publishers: Nintendo, Mindscape, Dark Energy, Asylum, bitComposer, Kaspersky Labs, Nero, Cyberlink, Cakewalk, Gotham New Media, Accountz, Tuneup Utilities, AVG Technologies, Mr Site, and many more. Headquartered in Planegg near Munich/Germany, Koch Media owns branches in United Kingdom, France, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, the Nordic regions, Benelux and the USA. www.kochmedia.com