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Evidence: The Last Ritual (Windows)

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Advertising Blurbs

Back of Keep Case - Windows (Germany):

    Ein interaktiver Mystery-Thriller für Ihren PC!

    Entführung, Mord, skurrile Rätsel - Wirklichkeit oder doch Fiktion?

    Features:
    • In einer einzigartigen Verschmeldung aus realität und Illsusion begeben Sie sich auf die Spur des mysteriösen Serienkillers Phoenix auf mehr als 500 Internetseiten.

    • Geheimnisvolle Mysterien aus der Vergangenheit sind eingebettet in ein innovatives Spielkonzept

    Contributed by Jeanne (75624) on May 01, 2007.

Back of Box (Canada/U.S.):
    OPEN INVESTIGATION

    From the creator of "Game of the Year" MISSING, comes an all-new, terrifying alternate reality adventure!

    The infamous serial killer "The Phoenix" is on the loose. Inside this bag are the malicious and mysterious CDs that he sent unmarked to our office. We are confident that playing his so-called "game" will provide us with the necessary clues that will ultimately lead to his capture and arrest -- we need your help!
    • A spine-tingling and suspense-filled thriller that will mesmerize you
    • Innovative puzzles that require the use of photo, sound and video analysis
    • Interact with fictitious characters creating an eerie, pseudo-realistic atmosphere
    • Help stop a serial killer before he strikes again!
    AN ALTERNATE REALITY INVESTIGATIVE THRILLER.

    Contributed by JPaterson (9147) on Jan 25, 2007.

Press Release (Oct. 2, 2006):
    Toronto, October 2, 2006 - The Adventure Company, the leading publisher of award-winning PC adventure games, today announced that EVIDENCE: The Last Ritual has gone gold.

    From the creator of Game of the Year, MISSING, comes to life an all-new, terrifying alternate reality adventure complete with full-motion videos featuring genuine actors! You will receive emails from fictitious characters and solve innovative puzzles with the use of the Internet, photo, sound and video analysis.

    The infamous serial killer "The Phoenix" is on the loose and he's leaving a trail of blood behind him the authorities need your help to catch him once and for all! Within an eerie, pseudo-realistic atmosphere, the player will explore key cities in North America and Europe. They will receive actual emails from virtual characters, scour real and fictitious websites, analyze video excerpts, photos, soundtracks and piece together evidence to break the Phoenix's embedded codes.

    Players will be mesmerized by this unique suspense-filled plot and exciting change of pace. Hunt down the clues and embark on a terrifying mission to track down a killer…

    EVIDENCE: The Last Ritual is set to hit retail stores on Friday, October 13, 2006 at a suggested retail price of $29.99 USD and has an anticipated ESRB rating of M for Mature.

    Contributed by Jeanne (75624) on Nov 23, 2006.

adventurecompanygames.com:
    In this PC CD-ROM game the notorious serial killer “The Phoenix” is back and the authorities need your help to catch him once and for all. Using an innovative blend of Windows® gameplay and the Internet, the player will explore key cities in Europe and North America. They will receive actual emails from virtual characters, scour real and fictitious websites, analyze video excerpts, photos, soundtracks, and piece together evidence to break the Phoenix’s embedded codes. From the creators of “Game of the Year” MISSING: Since January.

    Features:
  • Full motion videos featuring genuine actors implant a sense of realism
  • Spine-tingling and suspense-filled plot that will mesmerize gamers
  • Sequel to “Adventure Game of the Year” MISSING: Since January.
  • Innovative puzzles that require the use of Internet, photos, sound and video analysis
  • Receive e-mails from fictitious characters creating an eerie, pseudo-realistic atmosphere

    Contributed by Jeanne (75624) on Nov 23, 2006.