Galaxy on Fire - Manticore RISING by Deep Silver FISHLABS wins German Game Developer Award [PRESS RELEASE]
At this year’s German Game Developer Awards ceremony in Cologne, the Apple TV exclusive Galaxy on Fire – Manticore RISING by Deep Silver FISHLABS won the prize for the “Best Technical Achievement”. Earlier, the space action shooter also got picked by Apple as a “Best of 2015” title on the Apple TV.
“We are very happy about Manticore RISING’s success,” says Michael Krach, Head of Studio at Deep Silver FISHLABS. “We are proud that we managed to place such an innovative title in the release line-up of the Apple TV. And we are pleased that both media and fans enjoy it a lot. The title’s recent accolade at the German Game Developer Awards marks the icing on the cake of a downright amazing release.”
Deep Silver FISHLABS, the Hamburg-based mobile unit of Munich-headquartered publishing powerhouse Deep Silver, released its acclaimed sci-fi shooter on the App Store on Apple TV in late October of 2015. The title constitutes the official prequel to the upcoming mobile game Galaxy on Fire 3 – Manticore, which is scheduled to be released in 2016. With the aid of the studio’s proprietary ABYSS® engine, Galaxy on Fire - Manticore RISING was exclusively developed for the new platform. Consequently, its gameplay and handling are tailor-made for the Apple TV’s iconic Siri Remote.
Galaxy on Fire – Manticore RISING is available for download on the App Store on Apple TV for US-$ 5.99. Interested fans are welcome to join the game’s communities on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram as well as watch the official gameplay trailer on YouTube. More information on Galaxy on Fire – Manticore RISING is available on the game‘s official website. In addition, people can already sign up for the closed beta of Galaxy on Fire 3 – Manticore on mobile, too.
Official website of Manticore RISING: http://www.gofrising.com
Mobile Closed Beta of GOF3: https://users.dsfishlabs.com/en/register/manticore
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 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 15 years of experience in the digital media distribution business, and has risen to become the number one distributor in Europe. 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 USA. www.kochmedia.com
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