Prime Matter and Massive Work Studio have teamed up to release Dolmen, a third-person action RPG taking place in a unique cosmic horror sci-fi universe, to be published under the newly founded Prime Matter.
Influenced by HP Lovecraft, as well as modern pop culture, Dolmen shows how merciless the universe can be outside the known parameters we are accustomed to. The player needs to overcome vicious bosses and survive in hostile environments, as the unique story reveals secrets of a mysterious crystal called Dolmen.
The game is slated for release in 2022 on PlayStation® 4, PlayStation® 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X | S and PC, hitting stores – both physical and digital - thanks to the publishing deal between Koch Media and Massive Work Studio. Koch Media will be fully responsible for publishing and distribution activities covering markets worldwide through its local offices.
“Koch Media have helped thousands of developers to create fantastic worlds with incredible stories. We are proud to be partnered with such a prestige publisher and be part of their story. Everyone at Massive Work Studio is working hard to deliver the players an unique experience, so they can unveil this massive universe we are creating." Stated Larissa Villard, Producer at Massive Work Studio.
“We are delighted to team up with Massive Work Studio for this upcoming release. Dolmen fits perfectly into our broad portfolio of quality games for gamers and with the studios great ambition it’s also a perfect fit for our new premium games label. Our teams in Munich and around the world are going to support the dev team at Massive Work Studio with all of our local and global publishing and marketing experience.” said Niklas Kaeding, Global Communications Manager at Koch Media.
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, publishing 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 Activision Blizzard, Bethesda, Capcom, CI Games, Giants Software, Kalypso, Koei Tecmo, Konami, Paradox, Sega, SNK, Square Enix, Techland, Tripwire, 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 nine 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) , Flying Wild Hog (Warsaw, Kraków, Rzeszów / Poland), Free Radical Design (Nottingham / UK) 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 leading 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.