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The Book of Unwritten Tales (Windows)

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Back Cover - Windows (Lace Mamba UK release):

    Aventásia is ruled by war!

    Finally, the everlasting battle of the free people's alliance against the dark army of Shadows is taking a turn.
    The aged gremlin archeologist MacGuffin has discovered the secret hiding place of a legendary artifact, which has the power to end the war. While the army of Shadows sends out its best agents to take possession of the artifact, the Alliance's four heroes find themselves involuntarily drawn into an adventure: the cute gnome Wilbur, the drop-dead gorgeous forest elf Ivo and the cheeky pirate Nate with his furry companion, the mysterious Critter.

    • Enjoy a turbulent and humorous point & click adventure in a fantasy-RPG world.
    • Brilliant multi character gameplay: Take control of Wilbur, Nate, Ico and the Critter - in turn or simultaneously and use the skills of your heroes wisely.
    • Discover a vast world with more than 60 elaborately created locations in a stunning graphic quality.
    • Meet more than 35 wacky characters with excellent animations and fine-tuned facial expressions.
    • Top-notch voice acting and more than 30 magnificent pieces of music.
    • Play in 4:3 or widescreen mode with a screen resolution of up to 1920x1200 pixels.

    Contributed by Jeanne (75620) on Apr 16, 2014.

Press Release:
    Vienna, Austria, August 10th 2010: Together with HMH Interactive, DreamCatcher Games and JoWooD will release two high-class Adventure Titles in Winter 2010 – BOOK OF UNWRITTEN TALES and HAUNTED for global distribution for PC DVD.

    BOOK OF UNWRITTEN TALES, the award-winning Point & Click Adventure has already been released in the first quarter 2009 in Germany, Austria and Switzerland and has received excellent feedback by gaming media and gamers. JoWooD Entertainment will now act as the global distributor and is looking forward to the release of the localized versions of the game. A big emphasis will be put on rendering homage to the great books and movies of the role game and fantasy genre. Therefore JoWooD will hire the best translators and Voice Actors so that the great quality of the animated dialogues is assured. More than 40 characters will wittily interact so that the gamer can solve more than 150 challenging riddles in more than 60 lovingly created settings.

    BOOK OF UNWRITTEN TALES will be THE Adventure Release in winter 2010

    HAUNTED is a new adventure that stands in line with previous games by the genre specialist Deck 13, who is internationally renowned for successful classics such as “ANKH” and “Jack Keane”. The high quality game will inspire gamers with a harmonious storyline and demanding riddles.

    HAUNTED takes the gamer along with the main character Mary, who finds herself all alone on the mysterious streets of London during the 19th Century after her sister’s death. But she soon realizes she is not as lonesome as she thought when she hears her sister’s voice asking her for help. In the course of the game, Mary is also joined by supernatural attendants as ghosts come to support her… - needless to say that the gamer will encounter the typical Deck 13 hu mor.

    “With both of the adventure games HAUNTED and BOOK OF UNWRITTEN TALES, we signed two extraordinary Adventure Games that were ‘made in Germany’ and we are proud to distribute these A-Titles globally”, says a joyful Stefan Berger, Head of Business Development JoWooD Entertainment.

    “Both the Marketing and the Distribution departments are highly motivated and are looking forward to releasing these real gems. The two games will significantly promote our brands ‘THE ADVENTURE COMPANY’ position at the top of the Adventure Game Genre.”

    About DreamCatcher Inc.

    DreamCatcher Inc. is a leading worldwide publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment software. DreamCatcher Interactive is owned b y JoWooD Entertainment AG, an Austrian based video game publisher traded on the Vienna stock exchange. DreamCatcher products include titles for Windows ® as well as the Xbox 360 TM , PlayStation ® 3, Nintendo DS TM and Wii TM . Trademarks are property of their respective owners. Nintendo DS and Wii are trademarks of Nintendo.

    About JoWooD Entertainment AG

    JoWooD Entertainment AG (ATXPrime: JWD) is listed in the Prime Market segment of the Vienna stock exchange. JoWooD is a publisher of computer and videogames, releasing international acclaimed, high-quality entertainment software for all existing and upcoming gaming systems.

    JoWooD Entertainment also offers distribution services for third party developers/publishers over its global distribution network.


    Contributed by Jeanne (75620) on Aug 25, 2010.