Koch Media signs Wild Forest Studio’s “Night is Coming”

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A tenebrous and gritty unique twist on the ever-popular sim building genre

Sydney, Australia – 18th November, 2020 – The upcoming society survival game Night is Coming by Russian developer Wild Forest Studios, has found its publishing home at Ravenscourt.

The Koch Media Group, and the team at Wild Forest Studios signed an extensive, global publishing agreement covering the games digital release on PC in 2021. Koch Media will be fully responsible for publishing and marketing activities covering worldwide markets.

Night is Coming is a building, development, and survival simulation set within a dark fantasy world inspired by Slavic mythology with roots deep in the mysterious tales of the Carpathian region.

Set in the unforgiving cold of the Carpathian Mountains, players must build and develop their settlement, gather and manage resources, and nurture and protect their people – whilst all the time preparing for the impending darkness that is flooding the lands and the beastly monsters that lurk within.

I am very happy to team up with Koch Media for our upcoming release of Night is Coming. Being part of an international family will not only increase our reach but will also give valuable new impulses”, says Sergey Kornilov, CEO of Wild Forest Studio.

We are delighted to team up with Wild Forest Studio for this upcoming release. Night is coming fits perfectly into our broad portfolio of quality games and will be a valuable addition to the Ravenscourt label.

All our teams are looking forward to support Wild Forest Studio with our combined local networks and global publishing expertise,” states Mario Gerhold, Int. Marketing Director, Koch Media.

By introducing bloody combat, an adaptive player AI that punishes players trepidation, and the setting of a dark fantasy universe, Night Is Coming adds an entirely new layer and a unique dark twist to the society building genre.

About Night is Coming

Rooted deep in the mysterious tales from Slavic mythology, Night is Coming offers a dark twist to the popular survival genre; bloody combat and the setting of a dark fantasy universe adds an entirely new layer.

Under constant threat set by nature itself, players will have to face mystical and deadly night creatures to ensure the survival of their people.
Managing all aspects of a growing settlement and society is one thing, but facing the dangers of night adds even more thrills.

Players have to assign soldiers, build defensive structures, and use powerful magical spells all while trying to keep their villagers safe and sane.

An in-depth system has a huge impact on the settlers life, and it’s elements offer different preferences and aversions for each of the players settlers.
Building, managing, improving, and fighting are just elements of the highest goal: Survival!

The darkness feels your fear

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About Wild Forest Studio

The studio was founded in 2017 in Russia. It brought together experts in their field from Germany, Russia, Moldova, Belarus. The studio is focused on releasing single-player PC games.

About Koch Media

The Koch Media Group is a global developer, publisher and distributor of video games, VR games, gaming hardware and merchandise.

The group’s publishing activities, marketing and distribution extend throughout Europe, America, Australia and Asia. Koch Media has more than 25 years of experience in the digital media business and has risen to become a leading global publishing partner. The Koch Media Group runs a multi-label strategy with fully owned publishing units such as Deep Silver, Milestone, Vertigo Games and Ravenscourt which publish games for consoles, PC and VR platforms across all physical and digital channels.

Additionally, as global publishing partner Koch Media has formed long-term multi-national publishing collaborations with numerous game publishers including Bethesda, Capcom, Codemasters, Konami, Koei Tecmo, Sega, Square Enix, Warner Bros and many others. With its parent company in Höfen, Austria, and the Publishing HQ in Munich, Germany, Koch Media owns local publishing companies in Germany, UK, France, Spain, Italy, Sweden, the Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland, Poland, Australia, the United States as well as Japan and Hong Kong.

The Koch Media Group owns seven game development studios: Deep Silver Volition (Champaign, IL / USA), Deep Silver Dambuster Studios (Nottingham / UK), Deep Silver Fishlabs (Hamburg / Germany), Warhorse Studios (Prague / Czech Republic), Milestone (Milan / Italy), Voxler (Paris / France) and Vertigo Games (Rotterdam /The Netherlands). Additionally, the Koch Media Group collaborates with numerous independent development studios around the world.  

Part of the Koch Media Group is also Koch Films, a European independent film distributor with business primarily in Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Italy as a cinema, TV, online and Home Entertainment distributor. The Koch Media Group also owns Gaya Entertainment, a leading video game merchandise company in Munich, Germany, and the Quality Assurance Facility in Olomouc, Czech Republic.

Koch Media is an Embracer Group company.

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