Amsterdam, 11 August 2005 â€“ Games publisher Playlogic Entertainment, Inc. presents its upcoming titles at the Games Convention in Leipzig, Gemany, Aug. 17 to 21. Playable games include â€˜World Racing 2â€™, â€˜Knights of the Temple 2â€™, â€˜Gene Troopersâ€™, â€˜Xyanideâ€™ and â€˜Sparta â€“ Ancient Warsâ€™. The EyeToy Title â€˜Wizard of Funkâ€™ will be shown for the first time to the public. Besides gaming, entertainment is an important element of the booth. In the meeting rooms in the Business Center additional titles will be presented.
World Racing 2, Knights of the Temple 2, Gene Troopers and Xyanide will be published this fall/winter. Sparta â€“ Ancient Wars is planned for release in 2006.
â€˜Wizard of Funkâ€™, a RPG EyeToy game using â€˜gesture recognitionâ€™ will be presented by one of the developers at the booth. In the game, gestures made by the gamerâ€™s hands are translated into actions on screen.
In collaboration with Red Bull, Playlogic are pleased to present live-on-stage performances at the booth of Breakdance crew "B-Town Allstars". They are the hottest German newcomer crew and taught by the legendary "Flying Steps". The famous DJ Harris will accompany their performances with his HipHop, Funk, Soul and House music.
Harris is one of the most important DJs in the German HipHop scene. He became famous with his partner Dean as the "Spezializtz" and has toured in Germany as "DJ Binichnicht". This summer he rocks the big festivals with the artists Sido and DJ Stylewarz, together they are "Deine Lieblingsrapper".
A Volkswagen Touareg, also driven by Jutta Kleinschmidt in the Paris Dakar, which is playable in World Racing 2, will be on view at the booth. Playlogic booth babes will again give away promotional material.
As well as exhibiting titles, Playlogic offers a quiet environment in the meeting rooms in Hall 2 to meet with distributors and other key strategic partners, to inform the press and to look for new, high quality games to publish.
Playlogic C.O.O. Stefan Layer said, â€œThe Games Convention has become a major European Games Event, which gives us the opportunity to meet consumers, press, distributors, developers and other potential partners.â€
The Playlogic booth will be situated in Hall 5 (booth nr. C41) of the Leipziger Messe, while the Meeting Rooms are situated in Hall 2, room numbers F77 â€“ F82.
Playlogic Entertainment, Inc. is an independent publisher of entertainment software for consoles, PCs, handhelds, mobile devices, and other digital media. Playlogic, established in early 2002, publishes game concepts across various genres. The company distributes its products worldwide through all available channels, online and offline.
Playlogic is listed on the OTC BB under the symbol "PLGC." Its headquarters are in New York (US) and Amsterdam (The Netherlands).
Playlogic's portfolio includes games that are being developed by several teams at Playlogic Game Factory, Playlogic's in-house development studio based in Breda, The Netherlands, as well as games developed by a number of studios throughout the world. Currently, 9 games on 18 platforms are under development. Amongst these are the in Q3/Q4 to be released titles World Racing 2, Knights of the Temple 2, Gene Troopers and Xyanide.
Playlogic is always looking for additional, high-quality games and acquires products that can be exploited in the complete value chain of digital entertainment products from games at retail to mobile games and digital TV.