Basingstoke 09 Nov. 2006 - Koch Media UK, its premium publishing label Deep Silver, 1C Company and SkyFallen Ent. announce the signing of the agreement to co-publish one of the most successful Russian action roleplay game to date in the UK market: â€œBlood Magicâ€
Over 250,000 sales of the hackâ€™nâ€™slash game demonstrate the fascination "Blood Magic" holds. Its outstanding quality is further proven by the numerous awards the original Russian version achieved. Among them is not just "Best RPG/Action Game" and "Best Russian Game ", but also the "Best Debut" award of the KRI-2006 (Games Developers Conference).
The European version of the game will be renamed â€œDawn of Magicâ€ and will be released at full price in the first quarter of 2007 with a brand new multiplayer mode and some new features that will be announced shortly.
The 3rd-Person hackâ€™nâ€™slash Dawn of Magic will let the gamers decide whether they want to fight for good or for evil. Players will choose their attacks from a huge roster of magic skills and 12 different schools of magic.
Dawn of Magic provides weeks of finest hackâ€™nâ€™slash gaming fun, following the footsteps of the great examples it was modelled on: Sacred and Diablo 2.
â€œ The action role playing game where magic is the weapon of all weaponsâ€
â€¢ Highly detailed terrain, characters and building models
â€¢ 3 different attitudes offer 3 ways of playing the game: you can either be the knight in shining armour, be neutral or live through the story as a sinister villain.
â€¢ More than 600 NPCs, more than 100 locations
â€¢ 12 different magic schools with 96 learnable spells
â€¢ Over 1500 items with unique properties, plus runes, skill in wrought iron work and spells
â€¢ Powerful engine with state-of-the-art shader application
About the awards for Dawn of Magic
"Best Action/RPG" - Gameland
"Best Action/RPG" - GameWorld Navigator
"Best Russian Game" - PC Games
"Best Russian Game" - CRPG.ru
GAMELAND AWARD 2006
Best PC game
KRI-2006 Best Debut
More info on Dawn of Magic: http://dom.deepsilver.com