Deep Silver brings popular Galaxy on Fire brand to Nintendo Switch [PRESS RELEASE]
Sci-fi shooter Manticore - Galaxy on Fire will be available in March 2018
Deep Silver today announce that they will be bringing their flagship sci-fi brand Galaxy on Fire to the Nintendo Switch with the upcoming space action game Manticore - Galaxy on Fire. The title was developed by their Hamburg-based studio Deep Silver FISHLABS. It will launch on “the home console that players can take wherever they go” on March 22nd 2018. Prior to its entry in the console space, the Galaxy on Fire series has seen four stand-alone games with over 25 million downloads and more than 400,000 5-star ratings on mobile, Mac and PC.
The game is set in the Neox Sector of the Galaxy where the player is recruited as a pilot by the mercenary carrier Manticore. The crew of the Manticore is investigating an intergalactic conspiracy behind a cataclysmic event known as “The Shattering” that has caused much suffering in the Sector. With the fate of the galaxy hanging in balance, the player faces off against vicious space pirates, rival mercenary outfits and cut-throat mining companies to bring the culprits to justice. Throughout the story-based campaign, the player flies unique space ships, fights deadly enemies and faces over 30 bosses in a handcrafted game world with more than 35 unique locations. As an immersive space action game for the Nintendo Switch, Manticore - Galaxy on Fire combines intense dog-fighting gameplay with a gripping narrative in three acts and best-in-class 3D graphics.
- 8+ hours of storyline with intense sci-fi action gameplay
- 2+ hours of fully voiced narration in English and Japanese
- 60FPS framerate in across all play modes: Handheld, Tabletop and TV
- A handcrafted universe with more than 35 exciting locations
- Full support of the unique Joy-Con & Switch Pro controllers – with HD rumble
ABOUT DEEP SILVER FISHLABS
Deep Silver FISHLABS is Koch Media’s mobile unit operating under the premium publishing label of Deep Silver. Having spearheaded 3D mobile gaming for more than a decade, the Hamburg-based studio has assembled an award-winning portfolio of international top titles such as the acclaimed Galaxy on Fire saga. In addition to developing their own IPs in-house, the 90-strong team of Deep Silver FISHLABS also provides comprehensive publishing services for co-operant independent developers from all over the world. To date, the games of Deep Silver FISHLABS have generated a total of 120+ million downloads. www.dsfishlabs.com
ABOUT DEEP SILVER
Deep Silver develops and distributes interactive games for all platforms. The Deep Silver label means to captivate all gamers who have a passion for thrilling gameplay in exciting game worlds. Deep Silver works with its partners to achieve a maximum of success while maintaining the highest possible quality, always focusing on what the customer desires.
Deep Silver has published more than 200 games since 2003, including its own brands like the open world extravaganza Saints Row, the zombie action franchise Dead Island, and the grim post-apocalyptic future of the Metro series. Upcoming highlights from Deep Silver include Dead Island 2 and Agents of MAYHEM. Deep Silver also owns the development studios Deep Silver Dambuster Studios in Nottingham, UK; Deep Silver Fishlabs in Hamburg, Germany, and Deep Silver Volition based in Champaign, IL, USA. www.deepsilver.com
ABOUT KOCH MEDIA
Koch Media is a leading producer and distributor of digital entertainment products (software, games and films). The company's own publishing activities, marketing and distribution extend throughout Europe and the USA. The Koch Media group has more than 20 years of experience in the digital media business, and has risen to become the number one distributor in Europe. It has also formed strategic alliances with numerous games and software publishers: Bethesda, Capcom, Kaspersky Labs, NC SOFT, Sega, Square Enix and Tecmo-Koei, etc. in various European countries. With Headquarters in Planegg near Munich/Germany, Koch Media owns branches in Germany, England, France, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, the Nordic regions, Benelux and the United States. www.kochmedia.com
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