Koch Media has launched its new immersive premium game label Prime Matter, which will make it possible for studios all over the world to create brilliant games.
In response to the constant growth of Koch Media as the go-to global publishing service provider for developers big and small, the company decided to expand its label portfolio to meet the ever growing demands and opportunities across a broader audience.
In addition to releasing a wide range of new titles, the new label will publish some established brands from the likes of Warhorse Studios.
The team at Prime Matter is a dynamic mix of seasoned veterans and seasoned fresh faces, forming a multi-cultural team of gaming experts.
As an extension of Koch Media’s global publishing offices and development partners – and under the direction of industry veteran Mario Gerhold – Prime Matter will develop games that are enthralling and gripping, creating extraordinary moments and experiences in an effort to win the hearts of its audience.
The launch of Prime Matter coincides with the announcement of a wide variety of new IPs and titles on the label from studios around the world. Among them are:
Payday 3 – by Starbreeze Studios (Sweden)
The latest upcoming instalment in this high-octane first person co-op shooter game, set in a Hollywood like environment, that lets players live out the fantasy of being a world-class career criminal, who joins the legendary PAYDAY gang and master the art of heisting
Smilegate and Prime Matter are teaming to up to release Canadian developer Blackbird Interactive’s RTS game Crossfire: Legion. The world of Crossfire provides the perfect scenario and backdrop for an RTS thanks to its unique approach to futuristic global warfare and warring factions
The new Painkiller game
The legendary Painkiller is back! Keep your eyes open for more info coming soon!
Kings Bounty 2
Developed by 1C Entertainment (Russia) King’s Bounty II will the RPG successor of the well-known franchise which defined the RPG strategy world back in the days
(New IP) Scars Above
A dark sci-fi action adventure that sees a lone protagonist having to survive on a hostile nightmare world
(New IP) Codename Final Form
Final Form (working title) is a sci-fi FPS taking players on an action-packed adventure as a humanoid avatar of a sentient spaceship. The mission expands beyond the edge of the known Universe, in a race against an unstoppable plague, to protect the last celestial being, essence of life and creation.
A stylish third-person action shooter by South-Korean Studio IGGYMOB, that has you take on the role of Grave, a gunslinger of resurrection and badass anti-hero of your dreams, mowing down tons of enemies in a gory ballet of bullets.
(New IP) Dolmen
Developed by Brazilian Massive Work Studio. DOLMEN is a terrifying new Action RPG that combines futuristic Sci-Fi and Lovecraftian Cosmic Horror
(New IP) The Last Oricru
The Last Oricrus worst enemies don’t fight with swords and axes, but with words. In this cruel world, enemies try to gain the players trust for the sake of their own interest; it’s up to you to decide what is morally acceptable to achieve your goals and detect who is a friend or a foe?
(New IP) Echoes Of The End (working title)
developed by Icelandic studio Myrkur Games – a story-driven singleplayer Action-Adventure in a unique fantasy world, following the story of Ryn who is in search of her real purpose
The game is a narrative-driven third-person action-adventure set in a unique fantasy world. Players step into the role of Ryn, a seasoned fighter with the unique ability to manipulate and destroy matter, taking players on a journey to a unique Fantasy world with a rich lore and breathtaking landscapes.
(New IP) The Chant
Developed by Canadian Studio Brass Token their upcoming psychological thriller is an atmospheric 3rd person psychedelic horror adventure
(New IP) Encased
Set in an alternative 1976, a vast and inexplicable artifact – The Dome – is discovered in the remote desert and, inside, is packed to the brim with amazing technology that could advance humanity hundreds of years.
The catch, because of course there’s a catch, is that while living creatures can enter the dome, they can never leave; only inanimate and non-organic material can go outside of the dome. So once you’re in, you’re in.
Kingdom Come Deliverance
Officially coming to Nintendo Switch Kingdome Come Deliverance by Warhorse Studios (Czech Republic) in collaboration with Saber Interactive.
In addition, a number of legacy games from studios that already work with Koch Media will be published on the new label. These will include Warhorse Studios new game, Nine Dots Studio’s (Canada) Outward coming for Gen 9, as well as Taleworlds’ (Turkey) Mount and Blade II: Bannerlords also coming to consoles.
The Koch Media Group is now running five publishing strands as follows: Prime Matter, HQ Munich (Germany), Deep Silver, HQ Reading (England), Milestone, HQ Milan (Italy), Vertigo, HQ Rotterdam, (Netherlands), and Ravenscourt, HQ Munich (Germany)