SCS Software

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SCS Software s.r.o.
s.r.o. (private limited liability company)
Industry Video game industry
Founded 1997
Headquarters Prague, Czech Republic
Key people
Pavel Sebor (CEO)
Martin Cesky
Petr Sebor
Products Simulation games
Number of employees
50[1]
Website www.scssoft.com

SCS Software is a Czech video game development company. It primarily produces simulation games for Microsoft Windows, OS X, and Linux, including the 18 Wheels of Steel and Euro Truck Simulator series.

Games[edit]

SCS developed the Prism3D game engine, which is used for all their games.[2]

Bus Simulator[edit]

SCS released a bus driving simulator, Bus Driver, in 2007.[2] Later in 2014, an iOS version of Bus Driver was released, entitled Bus Driver - Pocket Edition.[3]

18 Wheels of Steel[edit]

Main article: 18 Wheels of Steel

The 18 Wheels of Steel series is based on truck driving in North America, including the United States, Canada, and Mexico, and features long nose trucks.[4] The game received mixed reviews.[5]

Euro Truck Simulator series[edit]

The Euro Truck Simulator series includes both the original game, Euro Truck Simulator, published in 2008, and its sequel game, Euro Truck Simulator 2, which was released in 2012.[6] Both games focus on truck driving in European countries, such as the United Kingdom, Germany, Luxembourg, Italy, France, Belgium, The Netherlands, Austria and Switzerland.[7][8][9]

SCS Software has released a number of map DLCs for Euro Truck Simulator 2. The first DLC, "Going East!", was released in late 2013 and includes a number of Eastern European countries; adding Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary to the game.[10][11] A further map-expansion for the Scandinavia; including Denmark, Norway and Sweden; is planned for release on 7 May.[11][12] The update will also include licensed Mercedes-Benz trademarks and branding.[13]

American Truck Simulator[edit]

Following the success of the Euro Truck Simulator series SCS announced that the next game in the series will be American Truck Simulator. The game will feature officially licensed American and long nose trucks; including models by Peterbilt, Kenworth and Volvo trucks.[14][15][16][17]

Other software[edit]

SCS Software has also released several other software products, including several hunting games such as the arcade deer hunting game Deer Drive and the Hunting Unlimited series.[18][19]

List of releases[edit]

Title System Release Date(s)
Hard Truck: 18 Wheels of Steel Windows 2002
18 Wheels of Steel: Across America Windows 2003
18 Wheels of Steel: Pedal to the Metal Windows 2004
18 Wheels of Steel: Convoy Windows 2005
18 Wheels of Steel: Haulin' Windows 2006
18 Wheels of Steel: American Long Haul Windows 2007
Bus Driver Windows, OS X, iOS 2007
Euro Truck Simulator Windows, OS X 2008
18 Wheels of Steel: Extreme Trucker Windows 2009
UK Truck Simulator Windows 2009
German Truck Simulator Windows 2010
Hunting Unlimited 2010 Windows 2010
18 Wheels of Steel: Extreme Trucker 2 Windows 2011
German Truck Simulator: Austria Edition Windows 2011
Trucks & Trailers Windows 2011
Scania Truck Driving Simulator Windows, OS X 2012
Euro Truck Simulator 2 Windows, Linux, OSX 2012
American Truck Simulator Windows 2015
Euro Coach Simulator Windows TBC

References[edit]

  1. ^ Burian, Michal. "Rozhovor s SCS Software nejen o American Truck Simulatoru". Zing.cz. Retrieved 6 March 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Bus Driver is Running 'On-Time'" (Press release). IGN. 2008-06-04. Retrieved 2015-04-13. 
  3. ^ "Meridian4 Brings Fan-Loved PC Sim Bus Driver to iOS" (Press release). Gamasutra. 2014-02-27. Retrieved 2015-04-13. 
  4. ^ Şalaşov, Yaroslav (2010-01-29). "Обзор игры 18 Wheels of Steel: Extreme Trucker" [Review: 18 Wheels of Steel: Extreme Trucker] (in Russian). Stopgame.ru. Retrieved 2015-04-13. 
  5. ^ "18 Wheels of Steel: Extreme Trucker for PC Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved 2015-04-13. 
  6. ^ Fox, Chris (2014-12-30). "Why The Crew Fails Where Euro Truck Simulator 2 Succeeds". Twinfinite.net. Retrieved 2015-04-13. 
  7. ^ Kelly, Andy (2015-01-22). "I Played a Truck Simulator Video Game for 30 Hours and Have Never Felt More at Peace". Vice. Retrieved 2015-04-13. 
  8. ^ Lee, Ben (2014-04-04). "6 weird Simulator games: From London Underground to street cleaning". Digital Spy. Retrieved 2015-04-13. 
  9. ^ Craft, Scott (2015-04-07). "Euro Truck Simulator 2: Scandinavia DLC Release Date, Teaser Trailer And Screenshots Released By SCS". IDigitalTimes.com. Retrieved 2015-04-13. 
  10. ^ Savage, Phil (2013-09-04). "Euro Truck Simulator 2 heads east for its first DLC expansion". PC Gamer. Retrieved 2015-04-13. 
  11. ^ a b Savage, Phil (2015-01-09). "Euro Truck Simulator 2 screenshots show upcoming Scandinavia DLC". PC Gamer. Retrieved 2015-04-13. 
  12. ^ Zutter, Ben (2015-04-05). "Euro Truck Simulator 2 – Scandinavia Gets Release Date, Teaser". Hardcore Gamer. Retrieved 2015-04-13. 
  13. ^ Güngör, Berker (2015-03-26). "Mercedes Sonunda ETS 2'ye Resmen Geliyor" [Mercedes finally officially coming to ETS 2] (in Turkish). Technopat. Retrieved 2015-04-13. 
  14. ^ Smith, Adam (2014-05-06). "Road To Joy: American Truck Simulator Images". Rock, Paper, Shotgun. Retrieved 2015-04-13. 
  15. ^ Parrish, Peter (2014-04-13). "American Truck Simulator images and "moving target" release date info". IncGamers. Retrieved 2015-04-13. 
  16. ^ Toney, Martin (2014-12-16). "American Truck Simulator Wiki – Everything you need to know about the game". Gamingbolt.com. Retrieved 2015-04-13. 
  17. ^ Savage, Phil (2015-01-27). "American Truck Simulator devs release an hour of alpha footage". PC Gamer. Retrieved 2015-04-13. 
  18. ^ Mehta, Prakash (2013). "7 Best Hunting Games". Gameguru.in. Retrieved 2015-04-13. 
  19. ^ Charlotte (2012-09-17). "Deer Drive review for Windows". Gamercast.net. Retrieved 2015-04-13. 

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