Rottenmann, Austria (February 2nd 2005) – A new portal into the fascinating world of Stargate has opened – the official homepage for Stargate SG-1: The AllianceTM is online! In late 2005, JoWooD Productions will release the official Stargate game based upon the highly successful TV show by MGM, watched by over 17 millions weekly viewers worldwide.
"Due to the added functionality and the ongoing supply of information, pictures and surprises we are confident that we've created a site that will attract both gamers and Stargate fans alike", comments Ernst Satzinger of JoWooD.
"We are also proud to present the official forum board in co-operation with the major Stargate and SciFi fansites worldwide. This board will be a place of gathering, uniting the world of dedicated gamers and the large community of Stargate fans", explains Johann Ertl, Community Manager for Stargate SG-1: The AllianceTM. "Fans are the lifeblood of our game and especially those interested and involved in creating Mods. Due to the very mod-friendly and greatly enhanced Unreal Engine 2.5, enthusiastic fans will be creating their own Stargate worlds very soon, increasing the lifetime and attraction of our game."
The site will be updated regularly, providing additional information and revealing more details about the game. Watch out for stunning graphics and more in depth details as well the occasional surprise on www.stargate-thealliance.com .
JoWooD Productions Software AG:
JoWooD Productions Software AG is a publicly traded company on the Vienna Stock Exchange and one of the leading developers of computer and video games. JoWooD releases internationally competitive, high-quality entertainment software for all existing and future game systems. JoWooD has development studios in Vienna and cooperates with a network of additional, outstanding studios; among others Wings Simulations, Neon and Massive Development in Germany. The main office is located in Rottenmann/Austria; branch offices are located in England, Germany and Japan. In addition, JoWooD games are distributed worldwide through a widespread network of distribution partners. For more information, please visit our homepage www.jowood.com
About MGM Interactive
MGM Interactive, a unit of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. (NYSE: MGM), manages business development and production of interactive products for a variety of multimedia platforms, as well as talent and developer relationships. MGM Interactive's upcoming games include GoldenEye: Rogue AgentTM published by Electronic Arts from the James Bond game franchise, Rocky LegendsTM from Ubisoft, the next console game in the smash hit Rocky game franchise, Stargate SG-1TM from JoWooD Productions Software AG., based on the highly rated hit television series, and mobile phone games and downloads for Pink Panther, Rocky and Agent Cody Banks. For more information, visit www.mgm.com.
Perception is a privately owned software developer based in Sydney, Australia, making both original and licensed games for console and PC platforms. Games are developed completely in house using facilities that include a state-of-the-art recording studio. For more information on Perception, visit http://www.perception.com.au
About KOCH MEDIA UK:
Founded in 1994, KOCH MEDIA UK develops, publishes and distributes a diverse mix of titles for home console gaming systems, personal computers and the Internet. Based in Basingstoke, the company has distribution contracts with a number of software publishers, including NINTENDO. For publishers not in the UK, KOCH MEDIA exclusively markets, sells and distributes titles. Under its own brands of DEEP SILVER and EUROPRESS, KOCH MEDIA develops and publishes its own range of gaming and educational and lifestyle software. For more information on KOCH MEDIA and its products, visit www.kochmedia.co.uk