NeocoreGames

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NeocoreGames
IndustryVideo games
Founded2005
HeadquartersBudapest, Hungary
ProductsKing Arthur: The Role-Playing Wargame
The Kings' Crusade
King Arthur II: The Role-Playing Wargame
The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing
Broken Sea
WebsiteNeocoreGames

NeocoreGames is a Hungarian video game developer that focuses on creating and publishing role-playing video games.[1] The company has their own development studio that is headquartered in Budapest,[1] and the video games developed at NeocoreGames are created using their custom-built game engine named Coretech.[2] The company is best known for their King Arthur: The Role-Playing Wargame series.

History[edit]

Screenshot from the video game King Arthur II: The Role-Playing Wargame was created using the in-house game engine Coretech 2

NeocoreGames was founded in 2005 and began working as a small game development studio.[3] The studio is known for their work in the role-playing game genre exemplified by their King Arthur: The Role-Playing Wargame series.[3][4] The sequel, King Arthur II: The Role-Playing Wargame, was developed using Coretech 2, NeocoreGames's new game engine.[5]

In 2012 with the announcement of the action-RPG The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing and the party-based tactical RPG Broken Sea, NeocoreGames has returned to independent video game development.[6][7] In May 2012 the company announced the development of a role-playing game based on Bram Stoker's Dracula.[4] Titled The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing, the game follows Van Helsing's son as he travels to the eastern-European kingdom of Borgovia to slay the monsters that are overrunning the land.[4] The game was to be the start of a new intellectual property for NeocoreGames.[8] In June 2012 at the Electronic Entertainment Expo, NeocoreGames announced a second new game they were developing: Broken Sea is a fantasy tactical role-playing game developed for the PC.[6][9][10] In August 2014, NeocoreGames announced their first tower defense game, titled Deathtrap.[11] In February 2017, NeocoreGames launched the Founding for their upcoming Action-RPG titled Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr.[12]

Games developed[edit]

Title Year Platform Type
Crusaders: Thy Kingdom Come 2009 Microsoft Windows Full game
King Arthur: The Role-Playing Wargame 2009 Microsoft Windows Full game
King Arthur – Legendary Artifacts 2010 Microsoft Windows Downloadable content
King Arthur – Knights and Vassals 2010 Microsoft Windows Downloadable content
King Arthur – The Saxons 2010 Microsoft Windows Downloadable content
King Arthur – The Druids 2010 Microsoft Windows Downloadable content
The Kings' Crusade 2010 Microsoft Windows Full game
The Kings' Crusade: Arabian Nights 2011 Microsoft Windows Downloadable content
The Kings' Crusade: Teutonic Knights 2011 Microsoft Windows Downloadable content
The Kings' Crusade: New Allies 2011 Microsoft Windows Downloadable content
King Arthur: Fallen Champions 2011 Microsoft Windows Stand-alone expansion
King Arthur II: The Role-Playing Wargame 2012 Microsoft Windows Full game
King Arthur II: Dead Legions 2012 Microsoft Windows Downloadable content
The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing 2013 Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One Full game
Van Helsing: Blue Blood 2013 Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One Downloadable content
Van Helsing: Thaumaturge 2013 Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One Downloadable content
Van Helsing: Arcane Mechanic 2013 Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One Downloadable content
The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing II 2014 Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 Xbox One Full game
Van Helsing II: Ink Hunt 2014 Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One Downloadable content
Van Helsing II: Pigasus 2014 Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One Downloadable content
Deathtrap 2015 Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One Full game
The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing III 2015 Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One Full game
The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing: Final Cut 2015 Microsoft Windows Full game
Broken Sea TBA Microsoft Windows Full game
Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr 2018 Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One Full game
Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Prophecy 2019 Microsoft Windows Stand-alone expansion

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "About Us". NeocoreGames. Retrieved Dec 4, 2012.
  2. ^ Rick, Christophor (Aug 26, 2010). "GDN Company Spotlight: Neocore Games". Gamers Daily News. Archived from the original on 2013-12-19. Retrieved Jan 21, 2013.
  3. ^ a b NeocoreGames Developer Blog
  4. ^ a b c Mitchell, Richard (May 31, 2012). "The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing stakes claim on XBLA, PC". Joystiq. Retrieved Dec 4, 2012.
  5. ^ "King Arthur II: The Role-playing Wargame. Interview with NeocoreGames". GameScope.ru. June 1, 2012. Retrieved Jan 21, 2013.
  6. ^ a b Broken Sea Announced at E3
  7. ^ "Action RPG The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing Announced". Archived from the original on 2013-02-27. Retrieved 2012-11-30.
  8. ^ Yoon, Andrew (May 9, 2012). "The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing coming to PC and Xbox 360". Shacknews. Retrieved Dec 4, 2012.
  9. ^ NeocoreGames (June 8, 2012). "NeocoreGames Reveals Broken Sea at E3 2012". Gamasutra. Retrieved Dec 15, 2012.
  10. ^ Walker, John (June 11, 2012). "King Arthur Devs Reveal Broken Sea". Rock, Paper, Shotgun. Retrieved Dec 15, 2012.
  11. ^ "Deathtrap, the First Tower-defense Game from NeocoreGames Announced".
  12. ^ "Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr | 'The Founding' Alpha is Available Now, New CGI Trailer Released!". press.neocoregames.com. Retrieved 2017-07-26.

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