NeocoreGames

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NeocoreGames
Industry Video games
Founded 2005
Headquarters Budapest, Hungary
Products King Arthur: The Role-playing Wargame
The Kings' Crusade
King Arthur II: The Role-playing Wargame
The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing
Broken Sea
Website NeocoreGames

NeocoreGames is a Hungarian video game development company 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]

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.[4][3] 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]

Screenshot from the video game King Arthur II
King Arthur II: The Role-playing Wargame was created using the in-house game engine Coretech 2
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 TBA Microsoft Windows
PlayStation 4

Xbox One

Full game

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. 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
  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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