Advertising BlurbsPress Release - Aug. 2010:
Back To School With Nancy Drew—Secrets Can Kill Remastered Now AvailableHer Interactive’s 80TH Anniversary Tribute On Sale Now at Retail or as Download
Bellevue, WA (Vocus) August 24, 2010
Even Nancy Drew is headed back to high school this week, but more than books and tests are at stake. Everyone’s favorite teen sleuth has a murder mystery to solve before the killer has a chance to strike again. Nancy Drew: Secrets Can Kill REMASTERED, from the award-winning mystery makers at Her Interactive, launches today for PC and Mac at retail and online.
To celebrate Nancy Drew’s 80th anniversary, Her Interactive has remastered its first interactive mystery adventure, Secrets Can Kill. While visiting her aunt in Florida, Nancy stumbles upon a murder mystery at the local high school that only she can solve. With a school full of suspects and too many motivations to count, you’ll need all of your wits to discover the culprit.
And, if you think you’ve played this game before, think again. The team at Her Interactive has given this game a full make-over: a completely new ending, updated 3D graphics, new puzzles, an enhanced soundtrack, and additional characters and culprits. In addition, references to past Nancy Drew games and books, along with vintage and fan-created Nancy Drew artwork, are featured throughout the game.
“Twelve years and 22 games later, the popularity of the Nancy Drew mystery adventure games shows no sign of slowing down,” says Megan Gaiser, CEO, Her Interactive. “From moms and daughters to grandparents and grandkids, players of all ages and interests relate to Nancy Drew. The opportunity to update and enhance the game that launched the series was the perfect way to celebrate 80 years of such an enduring and empowering icon.” Nancy Drew: Secrets Can Kill REMASTERED is available now at Target and Wal-Mart stores for a suggested retail price of $19.99. The game is also available to order online, or for those who can’t wait, as a digital download exclusively at http://www.HerInteractive.com. The game is a dual format disc, playable on both Windows® PCs and Apple® Mac computers. Secrets Can Kill REMASTERED is rated E10+ with Violence, Drug Reference.
About Her Interactive:
Her Interactive is the leading mystery-maker and pioneer of fun and inspiring interactive mystery adventures played by females, young and old. The company, with 23 awards to its name, designs, develops and publishes high-quality, mystery adventure games and is the world leader in the mystery gaming category. Her Interactive’s Nancy Drew games have sold more than 8 million units with each game surpassing sales of the prior. This success, in part, is buoyed by the ever-increasing numbers of girls and women becoming avid game players. Nancy Drew players now include moms who have introduced their daughters to the girl detective, making her one of history’s longest-running iconic figures spanning generations. As the number-one PC mystery franchise since 2004, the Nancy Drew series has outsold Harry Potter, Myst and Tomb Raider.
More information about the company and the Nancy Drew games can be found at http://www.HerInteractive.com or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/NancyDrewPCGames. Follow Her Interactive on Twitter @HerInteractive.
About Nancy Drew:
Nancy Drew debuted in 1930 and is still going strong in 2010, as she celebrates her 80th anniversary. She is a smart, independent, gutsy and resourceful teen detective who can crack even the toughest case. Published in 22 languages and with more than 100 million copies in print worldwide, Nancy Drew has engaged readers and served as a role model globally for generations.
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Contributed by Jeanne (76265) on Nov 25, 2010.
Anniversary Tribute Mystery Game “Secrets Can Kill - Remastered” Slated to LaunchHER INTERACTIVE CELEBRATES 80 AMAZING YEARS OF NANCY DREW®
Anniversary Tribute Mystery Game “Secrets Can Kill - Remastered” Slated to Launch
BELLEVUE, WA, May 6, 2010 – A murder. A killer on the loose. A secret forever hidden. And who better to put the pieces together than Nancy Drew, the world’s uber-successful girl detective? For 80 years, Nancy has been on the case, from the popular book series to interactive gaming. In tribute to Nancy Drew’s 80th anniversary, the mystery makers at Her Interactive, a leading global game developer, are remastering the first game they ever launched - the award-winning adventure, “Nancy Drew: Secrets Can Kill.”
Launching late summer, “Secrets Can Kill- Remastered” for the PC will feature completely redesigned 3D animated characters, enhanced graphics, and new puzzles, all designed to appeal to fans old and new. In addition, Her Interactive is incorporating vintage Nancy Drew references, from original book titles to artwork, to celebrate Nancy’s 80 years of solving mysteries. The game will carry a suggested retail price of $19.99 MSRP.
“Nancy Drew is as inspiring and relevant today as she was 80 years ago,” says Megan Gaiser, president, Her Interactive. “She embodies the characteristics all women admire - guts, resourcefulness, confidence, intelligence, and optimism. What better way to celebrate a role model, than to bring the original interactive experience to life for a new generation of fans!”
Gaiser notes that amongst the fastest growing demographics for gaming – girls and women – they are seeing thousands of examples of moms who grew up with Nancy Drew are now playing the games with their daughters. Together they are both excited and inspired by the games. “Women can be young again and girls can see what it feels like to be a fearless detective. Our games bring moms and daughters together, which is very much needed in today’s society.”
About Her Interactive:
Her Interactive is the pioneer of fun and inspiring interactive mystery adventures played by females, young and old. The company, with 23 awards to its name, designs, develops and publishes high-quality, mystery adventure games and is the world leader in the mystery gaming category. More information about the company and the Nancy Drew games can be found at www.HerInteractive.com.
About Nancy Drew
Nancy Drew debuted in 1930 and is still going strong in 2010. She is a smart, independent, gutsy and resourceful teen detective who can crack even the toughest case. Publishing in 22 languages and with more than 100 million copies in print worldwide, Nancy Drew has engaged readers and served as a role model globally for generations. Nancy Drew is a registered trademark of Simon & Schuster, Inc.
Contributed by Jeanne (76265) on Nov 25, 2010.