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The Rockin' Dead (Windows)

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Viva Media press release (May 31, 2011):

    The Rockin' Dead Hits Stores Today

    New York, NY May 31, 2011 - Viva Media and bitComposer announce today the retail release of The Rockin’ Dead, a ground breaking adventure in 3D. At the center of this apocalyptic rock fest are the Deadly Lullybyes, a femme fatale group whose chops for Heavy Metal is making waves in the Underworld. Turn up your speakers and keep your lighter handy, but beware - when you rock out this hard, your neighbors will definitely have a bone to pick.

    About The Rockin’ Dead

    Meet the Deadly Lullabyes! Alyssa, Cassandra, and Sahara are a group of metal-babe rockers who are ready, for just about anything.

    They’ve loaded up their van and hit the road after receiving an anonymous invitation to perform at a far off castle. But, a hell-bent force is out to stop them from ever getting there. Immerse yourself in a challenging adventure that will lead ever deeper into a universe of undead beings, rocking skeletons and a host of other bizarre creatures!

    Features:

    Meet the Deadly Lullabyes! Cassandra, Alyssa and Sahara are a group of heavy metal vixens ready for just about anything; but a hell-bent force is out to stop them from getting to their next performance.
    Immerse yourself in a challenging adventure that will lead ever deeper into a universe of undead beings, rocking skeletons and a host of other bizarre creatures!
    Explore over 90 eerie settings and encounter all the cryptic characters as the band relies on your logic and skill to liberate them from these enigmatic dangers.
    Anaglyph 3D technology presents a completely new perspective to adventure gaming. Use 3D glasses to explore the meticulously detailed settings in true 3D, or transition seamlessly to traditional 2D view.
    Will the Deadly Lullabyes ever play another gig? To find out, you must first descend into this insane world where occult, unexplained phenomena and heavy metal rule!

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (108773) on Jun 26, 2011.

bitComposer press release (February 11, 2011):

    The First Point’n’Click Adventure Using 3D Technology

    Eschborn, February 11th, 2011: bitComposer Games is opening up a totally new gameplay world in the adventure genre with The Rockin’ Dead; the title uses Anaglyph 3D technology to provide a visceral on-screen gaming experience. Players can use the 3D glasses supplied with the game to explore the meticulously detailed settings in 3D, and can also play using the traditional 2D view.

    The title was developed in Northern Germany by Grasland Production, and The Rockin’ Dead is scheduled for release in Q2 2011 on Windows PC.

    The Rockin’ Dead is a point’n’click adventure with a plot that is both kooky and fun! It is presented in best B Movie tradition and is in 3D for the first time. The player assumes the role of Alyssa, the leader of the heavy metal girl band trio “Deadly Lullabyes”, who are as gorgeous as they are unsuccessful! Alyssa and the two other band members set out in the band bus after an anonymous invitation to play a concert. However, shortly before arriving at their destination, they have a road accident in the boondocks. Alyssa regains consciousness only to find that all of the band’s equipment and the other two girls have vanished into thin air! The adventure begins here and, in her search to solve the mystery, it leads Alyssa ever deeper into a world of undead beings, rocking skeletons and a host of other bizarre creatures!

    Humorous dialog spoken by professional voice actors and lots of cut scenes guarantee top cinematic entertainment, and have a charm that makes The Rockin’ Dead a unique adventure game experience.

    For detailed information on bitComposer Games products, please visit: www.bit-composer.com

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (108773) on Jun 26, 2011.

www.therockindead.com (Official website):
    BESCHREIBUNG

    Erleben Sie das erste Point'n'Click Adventure mit Anaglyph-3D Technologie und tauchen Sie, in Verbindung mit der beigelegten 3D-Brille, ohne weitere Hardware in eine neue Abenteuerdimension ein.

    In der Rolle von Alyssa, Bandleaderin der Rockband "Deadly Lullabyes", erleben Sie ein abgedrehtes Abenteuer im besten B-Movie-Stil. Gemeinsam mit ihren beiden Bandkolleginnen machen Sie sich auf den Weg zu einem ominösen Konzert. Kurz vor dem Ziel bauen Sie einen Unfall mit dem Bandbus und als Sie aus der Ohnmacht erwachen, ist nichts mehr so, wie es war: Ihre Bandkolleginnen sind spurlos verschwunden, mysteriöse Untote stellen Sie vor obskure Rätsel, Wackel-Elvis-Zombies bitten Sie um Fotos und quicklebendige Skelette spielen auf Ihrem verloren geglaubten Bandequipment. Hinter all dem steht niemand geringeres als Uncle Waldo und sein Neffe Bob. Mit einem perfiden Plan

    KEY FEATURES

    • Erstes Point'n'Click Adventure in Anaglyph-3D, wahlweise auf 2D umschaltbar (3D-Brille der Verpackung beigelegt)
    • Abgedrehte, witzig überzeichnete Hintergrundgeschichte mit zahlreichen Zwischensequenzen in bester B-Movie-Manier
    • 93 detaillierte Schauplätze in düsteren und ungewöhnlichen Kulissen
    • Über 20 witzige Nichtspielercharaktere mit professionell vertonter Sprachausgabe, die den Humor der Dialoge gekonnt einfangen
    • Mehr als 120 kombinierbare Gegenstände im Inventar fordern Spielern Geschicklichkeit & logisches Denken ab
    • Spannende und ungewöhnliche Rätsel, die das sympathisch verrückte Gesamtbild abrunden

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (108773) on Jun 26, 2011.