Videogames developer Larian, said that thieves helped themselves to two PCs containing early builds of their forthcoming titles Divinity: Dragon Commander and Divinity: Original Sin. The developer is offering $5,000 (around £3,180) for any information leading to the arrest of the thieves and the return of their property.
In a message to gaming website Kotaku, Larian said the following:
"Hey folks... this definitely isn't the way we wanted to kick off Gamescom!
Two PCs were stolen from Larian's booth in the business hall at Gamescom, containing early builds of Divinity: Dragon Commander and Divinity: Original Sin.
Larian is offering a $5000 reward for information leading to the identification of the culprit and return of the PCs. We're asking the game community to band together to track these criminals down and to get the games back!
The team is using backup PCs, so no issues there — and if you have an appointment with Larian, there's no change — but if you have any information about the culprits, head to Business Hall 4.2, Booth A-16 to let the team know. Oh, and you might as well stay for a demo."
Anyone with any information can contact Larian via their website: http://www.larian.com/contact.php
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