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Wendros to release “Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad” in the Nordic countries this August

One of this year’s most anticipated titles is the sequel to the smash hit “Red Orchestra ostfront 41-45”

Stockholm, Sweden – 18th April 2011 — Wendros AB and 1C Company are today pleased to announce a Nordic publishing, distribution and marketing partnership for Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad for Windows PC. "We are very pleased to once again team up with 1C to release the latest Red Orchestra game, I believe that with our previous experience with Red Orchestra and our well understanding of the market, we will be able to push this next title to higher grounds and a bigger audience" says Henrik Martling, General Manager at Wendros. “Everyone who plays FPS games knows what Red Orchestra is, this next title will make sure to keep it that way” says André Persson, Product Manager at Wendros

Heroes of Stalingrad will take the award winning Red Orchestra franchise into the next generation of gaming. Cuttingedge graphics and audio built on Unreal Engine 3, inventive features and streamlined realism will deliver an unrivaled WWII experience. Focusing on the Battle of Stalingrad and the surrounding operations, both German and Russian, from July 1942 to February 1943 the game allows the player to experience one of the most brutal battles in all of human history. For the first time ever in a first person shooter gamers will be able to experience WWII from the Axis side in a German single player campaign. As always with the Red Orchestra franchise, Tripwire will aim to deliver unrivaled accuracy and attention to detail, along with gritty, vicious combat in multi-player, co-op and solo modes. Again, Tripwire have listened to the fans and have designed a whole set of new features to make the game more accessible and easy to get into – all while delivering the tactical shooter realism fans of the original game loved.

The game is set for a August 2011release.

For more information and features about Heroes of Stalingrad, please visit http://www.heroesofstalingrad.com

 

 

About Wendros

Based in Stockholm, Sweden, Wendros is a well known distributor and publisher of games and movies. Originally founded in 1976 Wendros uses its long experience in the industry to make sure both small and big developers feel right at home. Since 2002 Wendros catalog has grown to house over 20 partners with over 200 titles published. Wendrosoperates and are represented in the Nordic territories. For more information visit www.wendros.se

 

About 1C Company

1C Company specializes in distribution, publishing and development of business, entertainment and educational software. Founded in 1991, 1C has become the largest publisher and distributor of computer and video games in Eastern and Central Europe. 1C Company is widely acknowledged as a game developer and has several internalstudios. Internal development of 1C includes IL-2 Sturmovik series and Theatre of War series. 1C Company works as a publisher and producer with over 30 independent development studios and has produced over 100 projects for PC and consoles including titles like Rig'n'Roll, Space Rangers, Soldiers: Heroes of World War II, Faces of War, Men of War series, Perimeter, Fantasy Wars, Death to Spies, King’s Bounty: The Legend, King’s Bounty: Armored Princess and King’s Bounty: Crossworlds.

For more information on 1C please visit  www.1cpublishing.com

 

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For more information please contact

André Persson

Product Manager
andre@wendros.se