cdv Software sent out a press release late yesterday letting us know about 66 stations they've set up at the Leipzig Games Convention for attendees to give Sacred 2 a spin.
Play Sacred 2: Fallen Angel at GC '08 in Leipzig!
Leipzig, August 20, 2008 - Visitors to the 2008 Leipzig Games Convention in Germany should prepare to enter a world of fantasy and magic as Ascaron Entertainment will be allowing the first public hands-on time in Europe with their action-RPG, Sacred 2: Fallen Angel on the show floor.
The Sacred 2-Dell Arena, located in Hall 3 Booth A02, is hosting multiplayer sessions of the upcoming action-RPG on 26 high-end Dell PCs, 20 PlayStation 3 systems and 20 Xbox 360 systems. Gamers can avoid waiting in line by reserving a personal time slot at www.sacred2.com.
Fans can look forward to a brand new preview version showcasing the Seraphim, High Elf, Shadow Warrior and Dryad characters, as well as the first public outing for the science-fiction inspired Temple Guardian playable character.
"This is the first time that DELL and ASCARON will be presenting the fruits of our teamwork in the form of a nearly complete pre-release version of SACRED 2: Fallen Angel," said Heiko tom Felde, Managing Director of Ascaron GmbH. "Our cooperation with Dell has been decisive in substantially accelerating the development process of our title. The standardized hardware platform and superior stability of the Dell systems not only assisted our development of the PC version, but also empowered us to adopt a new approach that dramatically accelerated development for the next generation consoles. The GC preview will excite gaming fans everywhere, and will tangibly the high quality of the prequel and the expectations raised by the success of the original Sacred.(
Sacred 2: Fallen Angel is an action-RPG with a rich story that takes place in a giant, open-ended and seamless world. This world contains hundreds of dungeons, treacherous opponents and a variety of challenging quests. Intelligent enemies, steadily adapting in number and difficulty based on player progress, challenge in heroic single- and multiplayer battles.
Sacred 2: Fallen Angel provides numerous unique items that can be gathered in this mystical world. A deep reward system further enables advancements in character, individual attributes and character-specific fighting styles, each designed to keep players returning to the world of Sacred 2: Fallen Angel to discover what is around the next bend. Drop-in styled cooperative multiplayer gameplay ensures players will enjoy the game alone or seamlessly with friends at any time. Five unique multiplayer modes round out the experience and offer a refreshing, first-class gaming experience in Sacred 2: Fallen Angel.
About cdv Software Entertainment USA
cdv Software Entertainment USA, a wholly owned subsidiary of cdv Software Entertainment AG, is a leading publisher of third-party video games and interactive entertainment with offices in New Jersey and headquarters in Cary, North Carolina. cdv Software Entertainment USA has published critically acclaimed and commercially successful titles including Divine Divinity, Blitzkrieg, American Conquest, Codename: Panzers, City Life, DarkStar One, War Front: Turning Point and the acclaimed Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened. The company will continue to expand its offerings with upcoming titles including the highly anticipated Sacred 2: Fallen Angel. For more information, please visit http://www.cdvus.com.