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  • Omerta and Omerta: City of Gangsters offer cross-promotional prizes

    Normally when two games have the same title their respective law departments make a killing go to war, but Haemimont’s tactical effort Omerta: City of Gangsters and free-to-play MMO Omerta have joined forces instead.

  • Dead Island: Riptide hub defence gameplay shown off in new footage

    Dead Island: Riptide has sparked a controversy but for all that it hasn’t been very visible. Today we finally get a proper look at it thanks to a video walkthrough by Deep Silver creative producer Alex Toplansky. Clocking in at nearly nine minutes, the footage shows off a hub defence mission – a new feature […]

  • Sega bids high for Relic Entertainment – rumour

    Sega is believed to be winning an auction for THQ subsidiary Relic Entertainment.

  • Sacred Citadel to grace console networks ahead of Sacred 3

    The Sacred series is taking a temporary turn for the light-hearted with side-scrolling beat-’em-up Sacred Citadel.

  • Andrew Lloyd Webber Musicals: Sing and Dance lands in the UK in September

    Tubby Games has announced Andrew Lloyd Webber Musicals: Sing and Dance will release on Wii September 18 in the UK. Koch hasn’t provided a US release date as of yet. The game will feature 32 tunes from 13 musicals such as Phantom of the Opera, Jesus Christ Superstar, Cats, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, […]

  • Koch Media to publish Game of Thrones RPG for UK, Ireland this summer

    Koch Media’s announced it’s to distribute and publish Cyanide’s Game of Thrones RPG in the UK and Ireland for a PS3, 360 and PC release this summer via Focus Home Interactive. The game, being published in the US by Atlus, will let players revisit locations from the book and TV show as Mors or Alester. […]

  • Germany banning the sale of Dead Island wasn’t “unexpected”, says Techland

    Techland has said it wasn’t surprised when Germany banned its zombie-shooter Dead Island from being sold in the country. Matter of fact, the firm and its publisher Deep Silver were aware of such a possibility “from the very beginning.”

  • Koch Media to distribute Guild Wars 2 in UK

    Koch Media’s announced that it’s to distribute NCSoft titles in the UK. As part of an existing deal for European countries like France and Spain, the company will handle distribution for the Guild Wars Trilogy, as well as the release of Guild Wars 2, whenever that is. ” Guild Wars 2 is set to be […]

  • Dead or Alive: Dimensions shows off QTEs, more

    GT’s posted some new footage of Dead or Alive: Dimensions, showing off quick-time events for the fighter, as well as other bits of gameplay. You can watch them below the break. The fighter is due out later this month for 3DS.

  • JoWood suing Koch over underpayment of 6.4 million company shares

    Publisher JoWood, which filed for insolvency earlier in the month, has filed a lawsuit against Koch Media claiming the firm underpaid for 6.4 million JoWood shares back in 2006.

  • Doctor Who announced for DS and Wii

    Koch has announced Doctor Who: Evacuation Earth for DS and Doctor Who: Return to Earth for the Wii, both of which will release “in the coming months” in Australia, the UK and parts of Europe.

  • Dead Island to possibly be published by Deep Silver

    Word on the street has it that the publisher for Techland’s Dead Island, the zombie shooter long in the works from the Call of Juarez folks, is none other than Deep Silver.

  • Conan: Rise of the Godslayer dated for May 11

    Funcom has announced a date of May 11 for the first expansion to Age of Conan. There is also a pre-order program in place for Rise of the Godslayer, should you wish to undertake the adventure into the lands of Khitai.

  • Age of Conan retail package to contain Rise of the Godslayer

    Funcom has announced that a retail release containing both Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures and the expansion Rise of the Godslayer is to be published by Deep Silver.

  • Koch cements publishing rights for US version of Risen on 360

    Deep Silver, the games label of Koch Media, announced today that it has cemented the North American publishing rights for the Xbox 360 version of Risen.

  • S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat gets February 5 UK release

    Koch just confirmed a February 5 street date for S.T.A.L.K.E.R : Call of Pripyat in the UK, Nordic and Italy.

  • Check out the screens for point-and-click adventure, Lost Horizon

    Lost Horizon, the PC point and click adventure game from the makers of Secret Files, has some new screens for it posted over on IGN. Set during the 1930′s, the game contains locales such as Hong Kong, Morocco, and Tibet, as the player takes on the role of smuggler and former British soldier Fenton Paddock. […]

  • What Prison Break looks like as a game – 10 screens

    Kotaku’s got ten shots of Prison Break in game form. According to the email we received a while ago from Deep Silver’s, the shots show a “highly detailed reconstruction of instantly recognisable environments from the show such as the prison yard, inside the cells, and the Prison Industries workshop. “Also revealed for the first time […]

  • Deep Silver releases Risen demo for PC

    Deep Silver and Piranha Bytes released a demo for Risen today. It contains some adventures on the island of Faranga and allows users to test how well the full version of Risen will run on their PCs. The demo includes the introduction of the game where the nameless hero survives a shipwreck in a storm […]

  • Prison Break: The Conspiracy coming to light March 26

    Koch Media has announced that Prison Break: The Conspiracy will be released for PC, PS3, and Xbox 360 March 26 in Europe. Based on the television series, the action/adventure game features agent Tom Paxton who is sent to the Fox River State Penitentiary to find out why Michael Scofield became a bank robber. The storyline […]

  • Cursed Forest spotlighted in new Sacred 2: Ice and Blood video

    A video showing off Sacred 2′s Ice and Blood expansion on PC has surfaced over on CVG. Watching it, you will become privy to the new Cursed Forest area. The expansion adds more to the world of Ancaria with two new regions and over 30 hours of additional gameplay, but a new playable character is […]

  • Risen PC goes gold, Xbox 360 version delayed

    Piranha Bytes has announced that its RPG Risen has gone gold for PC and will be released on October 2, as expected. However, its publisher Deep Silver has revealed that the Xbox 360 version has been moved to an early 2010 release. No reason was given for the delay. Via Shack.

  • Cursed Mountain sees middling scores ahead of Friday launch

    Koch’s Wii survival horror’s taking a bit of a sacking at review ahead of its launch this week. The Himalayan adventure, set in the late 1980s, follows a mountaineer as he searches for his lost brother. Things don’t go very well, obviously. Do as thou wilt. Meristation – 7.5/10 IGN – 7.5/10 Gamespot – 7.5/10 […]

  • Cursed Mountain lands in stores today for Wii

    Cursed Mountain, the new horror action title from Deep Silver and Koch Media, has arrived in stores. The Wii exclusive is set in the 1980′s and has mountaineer Eric Simmons climbing the Himalayas looking for his lost brother. Wonder how many Yetis he will run into to. One thing is for sure, he will encounter […]

  • Risen being refused classification in Australia is ridiculous, says GDAA president

    Reaction to Risen being refused classification in Australia has caused the president of the Game Developers Association of Australia to describe the rating system as “awful”, “ridiculous” and “antiquated”. “We are once again caught in this awful, ridiculous web of the antiquated classification system that we all have to endure,” Tom Crago stated in a […]

  • Andy Serkis and John Rhys Davies lend voices to Risen

    Andy Serkis and John Rhys Davies head the cast for Piranha Bytes’ latest RPG, Risen. Serkis takes the role of The Inquisitor, John Rhys Davies performs as Don Esteban, Lena Headey, (Sarah Connor Chronicles) takes the role of Patty. Fincher is played by Burn Gorman, Brendan Coyle takes the role of Commandant Carlos, Damian O’Hare […]

  • GamesCom press conferences – what’s happening and when

    The GamesCom event in Cologne is just around the corner, and the press conference schedule has been confirmed. Here’s what’s happening: Tuesday, August 18 Electronic Arts – 4:30-5:30pm Sony Computer Entertainment – 6:00-9:00pm Wednesday, August 19 Microsoft Game Studios/Lionhead – 10:00am Turtle Entertainment – 11:00am Konami – 12:00pm Koch/Deep Silver – 1:00pm Namco Bandai – […]

  • Koch bringing Carcassonne to Nintendo DS

    Koch Media and Deep Silver has announced that the board game Carcassonne is headed to DS. Some of you may have already played in on Xbox Live. It’s rather fun. The handheld version contains the main game including the River expansion and the addition of three new locations: Story mode features numerous levels and a […]

  • Piranha Bytes to release Risen on October 2 for PC and 360

    Piranha Bytes has announced that its latest RPG, Risen, will be released on October 2 for PC and Xbox 360. The folks who brought you Gothic currently have the game in Beta, and are in the process of getting rid of those pesky bugs. To make sure it’s ready to ship, three quality assurance teams […]

  • Weekly MMO news round-up: Rise of the Tomb Kings live, WoW on Flying Mounts, Aion pre-order bonus

    This week there is a bit more going on in MMOs than last week. Seems quite a few got game updates, WoW’s Midsummer Fire Festival is in full swing, and City of Heroes is getting power customization. Loads of stuff really. Read on past the break for the lot of it.