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AGON: The Mysterious Codex

MobyRank MobyScore
Macintosh
...
4.0
Windows
73
3.7

Advertising Blurbs

Back of Box - Windows (United States):
    EMBARK ON A THRILLING JOURNEY
    As Professor Hunt, the adventure begins when you discover strange artifacts and an anonymous letter challenging you to solve the bizarre mystery of AGON.

    DISCOVER THE CLUES THAT LEAD TO THE TRUTH
    Your mission is to find AGON’s keepers and the mysterious codex. This global chase will put you face to face with unspeakable - evil, an ancient curse and games with lethal consequences!

    PLAY THE ANCIENT GAMES OF NATIONS!

    • A Collection of 3 Complete Adventures
    • Lush graphics & cinematic animations
    • Challenging puzzles, riddles and games

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (112012) on Jul 20, 2010.

Inside and Back Covers - Windows (US):

    Someone has walked here before ...
    ... Someone knows the secret...

    Long forgotten games must be rediscovered, their rules, relearned.

    "Top-notch graphics, animation, music, and a compelling story make for a beautiful game that should be played by anyone..."
    AdventureGamers.com


    Driven by destiny and forbidden knowledge, Professor Samuel Hunt must travel the globe to find keepers that guard AGON.

    Embark on a fantastic journey to far lands. The quest for the truth will lead you to surprising discoveries, challenging puzzles and amazing characters.

    In three thrilling episodes, the quest for AGON will take you from London's British Museum, north to the Polar Regions and south to Madagascar. The trail to AGON will lead you to precious secrets and deadly evil. Immerse yourself into the 3D world of AGON, to experience an adventure like no other!
    • An epic mystery story in 3 compelling games


    • Challenging puzzles, riddles and games


    • Exotic locations in London, Madagascar and Lapland


    • Realistically detailed 3D environments


    • Gather clues from intriguing and sophisticated characters

    Contributed by Jeanne (75620) on Apr 05, 2006.

Press Release (North America):

    Viva Media Releases AGON, a Thrilling Adventure Game in 3 Episodes

    New York, NY, February 16, 2006, The Ancient Games of Nations have emerged from obscurity in the new adventure game, AGON: The Mysterious Codex. The first episode of AGON finds Professor Samuel Hunt in London, on the trail of clues and forbidden knowledge in the British Museum. As Hunt uncovers more evidence, he understands that his life will change forever as he embarks on an epic quest filled with precious secrets, amazing characters, and deadly evil.

    Viva Media CEO Carlo Voelker comments, "AGON will please all adventure gamers by offering an immersive environment with lush graphics, well integrated puzzles, and a thrilling storyline." Each of three episodes in AGON is a complete and unique adventure game. Within the second two episodes, PC players will be able to enjoy two original board games, Tablut and Fanorona. Additionally, Tablut and Fanorana feature online modes allowing players to challenge real-world opponents.

    Discover AGON in North American retail locations this March with an unprecedented price. All three episodes will be available at a $20.00 suggested retail price.

    Episode One: The London Scene
    Episode Two: Adventures in Lapland
    Episode Three: The Pirates of Madagascar

    For more information on AGON please visit www.agongame.com.

    About Private Moon Studios
    Private Moon Studios is a Hungarian based development company dedicated to creating and producing high quality interactive content and pop music. The development team behind AGON has worked for years on the game concept researching ethnography to plan the magnificent adventures of Professor Hunt.

    About Viva Media
    Viva Media is dedicated to publishing a wide array of interactive content of the highest standards. The company's collection of nearly 100 multimedia titles touts over 75 awards for excellence in publishing. Recent releases include Crazy Machines: The Wacky Contraptions Game, the world's #1 chess software - Play Chess: Fritz 9, and the renowned racing game, GT Legends.

    Contributed by Jeanne (75620) on Apr 05, 2006.