Eastern and Central Europe's #1 publisher, THE 1C Company, has just announced that there is to be a brand new prequel to NecroVisioN: Lost Company
. And the best part? It's already in development! As opposed to it being announced that development will soon start, and in other words, it's already some of the way done! At least, that's the positive way to look at it. If you're a "glass is half full" kind of person. Included in the upcoming prequel will be all sorts of new maps, single-player levels, weapons, visual effects, vehicles, and tons and tons more! What better way to build onto an epic game than by giving it an even mroe epic backstory? Lost Company is scheduled for release early next year. Click here
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NecroVisioN: Lost Company in Development
Prequel to show how it all began
MOSCOW - September 9, 2009 - Leading Eastern and Central European publisher, 1C Company, announced today the development of NecroVisioN: Lost Company - the prequel to the old-school, horror FPS. The game covers the events that happened before the original NecroVisioN. story began
The new game contains several unique levels, characters, weapons and gameplay elements, as well as a new main hero that tells the original game story from an opposing perspective. Players can now take on the role of one of the WWI German soldiers that discovers the evil forces unleashed by the war, andstarts to fight against them. Eventually they lead soldiers from all the nations gathered on the front through massive battles against zombies and demons. Finally players become the first Necromancer that will fight against Simon Bukner in NecroVisioN.
* 10 new levels in the single player campaign
* 15 new characters
* 6 new weapons
* Variety of special weapon upgrades
* New drivable vehicles to use in the fight including the FT17 tank and Halberstadt CL.II airplane
* Several additional close combat techniques, spells and fatalities in single player
* New, unique multiplayer mode: Gas Attack
* 3 new maps and several new skins for multiplayer mode
* New visual effects like enhanced depth-of-field, soft shadows and new shaders with optimized renderer and data loading system.
NecroVisioN: Lost Company is scheduled for release in Q1 2010.
About 1C Company
1C Company specializes in distribution, publishing and development of mass market software. Founded in 1991, 1C has become the leading publisher and distributor of computer games in Eastern and Central Europe. 1C Company is widely acknowledged as a game developer and has several internal studios. Internal developments of 1C include IL-2 Sturmovik, IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles, Aces Expansion Pack, Pacific Fighters and Theatre of War, Death to Spies, Kings' Bounty: The Legend. 1C Company works as a publisher and producer with over 30 independent development studios and has produced over 100 projects for PC and consoles. For more information please visit www.1cpublishing.com
About The Farm 51
The Farm 51 was founded by industry veterans and maniac gamers working previously, among others, on Medal of Honor: Allied Assault and Painkiller franchise. More experienced and extraordinary talents joined the company soon. Their latest project is "NecroVisioN" - FPS that starts in the raging battlefields of World War I and leads the player to a much darker and brutal underground world of vampires and demons. For more information please visit www.thefarm51.com