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DreamCatcher Games Announces Line-Up for E3 2006

Toronto, May 3, 2006 – DreamCatcher Interactive Inc. today announced its 2006 line-up for the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). The company will showcase a strong line-up for 2006 and introduce 9 First Look products at the show.

DreamCatcher will show 3 games as featured titles this year that are guaranteed to draw attention. The first is Agatha Christie: Murder on the Orient Express, the follow-up title to the highly successful Agatha Christie: And Then There Were None of 2005, and the second in The Adventure Company’s Agatha Christie series. Next up is Genesis Rising, an RTS set in a unique world of genetic engineering with a cross-genre mix of the best elements from strategy and RPG. Last but not least is Painkiller for Xbox®/PSP®, DreamCatcher’s award winning first-person horror shooter. Graphically unmatched, it is designed to satisfy a gamer’s hunger for intense, fast-paced action.

Details on the full line-up follows.

E3 2006 Product Line-up

For Xbox®/PSP®

Painkiller Hell Wars

Developed by People Can Fly

Territory: Worldwide

Release Date: Xbox – May 2006

PSP – November 2006

A fast-paced gothic first-person horror shooter designed to satisfy an adrenaline addict’s hunger for action. Painkiller is graphically unmatched. The PAIN engine along with the Havok 2.0 physics engine create a realistic environment in a totally fantastical setting.

Windows® Only

Safecracker

Developed by Kheops Studio

Territory: Worldwide

Release Date: August 2006

This new puzzle game will have puzzle enthusiasts and wanna-be safecrackers enthralled! Safecracker is a puzzle game at heart, but infuses key adventure game elements to keep you on your toes. Play an expert safecracker hired by the wealthy family of a deceased eccentric billionaire who has hidden the deed to his riches in one of the safes scattered in his magnificent mansion. Use your experience, wits, deductive reasoning and puzzle solving skills to crack 35 unique safes.

Windows® Only

The Sacred Rings / AURA 2

Developed by Streko-Graphics Inc.

Territory: Worldwide

Release Date: September 2006

The sequel to AURA: Fate of Ages, The Sacred Rings will take you on an epic adventure in a dark, fantastical world of magic and intrigue. Explore over 400 beautiful locations using the game’s easy to navigate mouse-driven, point-and-click interface. Interact with numerous characters while you solve challenging and original puzzles and enjoy the spectacular FMV sequences.

Windows® Only

Genesis Rising

Developed by Metamorf Studios

Territory: Worldwide

Release Date: November 2006

This futuristic full 3D RTS game uses the best elements of role-playing games within the context of a fast-paced real-time strategy game. Set in a mysterious futuristic universe where organic machines are built using genetic engineering, take on the role of Captain Iconah to explore and conquer the Universal Heart, the only part of the universe remaining unconquered 3,000 years into the future.

Windows® Only

Agatha Christie: Murder on the Orient Express

Developed by AWE Games

Territory: Worldwide

Release Date: November 2006

Based on the famous mystery novel by the Queen of Crime, Agatha Christie, this second PC CD-ROM adventure game in the Agatha Christie series is filled with spectacular twists-and-turns and includes a surprising ending different from the original novel.

Windows® Only

Dead Reefs

Developed by Streko-Graphics Inc.

Territory: Worldwide

Release Date: November 2006

Dead Reefs is a hauntingly beautiful investigative adventure that takes place on the island of Dead Reefs off the coast of England infamous for the wicked pirate inhabitants and a frightful curse. Set in the tumultuous 18th century, play as Amadeo Finvinero, sent by the King to discover the source of all the evil plaguing the island.

Windows® Only

The Secret Files: Tunguska

Developed by Fusionsphere Systems

Territory: North America

Release Date: August 2006

This X-Files like point-and-click adventure game is based on the mysterious Tunguska phenomenon that occurred in July 1908 in which the Siberian region of Tunguska was engulfed in an inferno of flames that turned everything into debris and ashes. This phenomenon remains unexplained to this day. With its unique mysterious setting, spectacular graphics, and innovative puzzles, The Secrets Files: Tunguska sets the stage for intrigue, drama, and a deep conspiracy to uncover.

Windows® Only

EVIDENCE: The Last Ritual

Developed by Lexis Numérique

Territory: North America

Release Date: October 2006

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. Players will receive live emails from various contacts around the world and can partner up with other players to crack the case. From the creators of MISSING: Since January.



For PlayStation®2

GunGrave: Overdose

Developed by Red Entertainment

Territory: Europe

Release Date: June 2006

It was three years ago that Mika Asagi, a desperate young girl, delivered a pair of deadly guns to the resurrected man known as “Beyond the Grave.” Guided by disjointed memories and armed with the twin guns named Cerberus, along with a coffin full of heavy weaponry, “Beyond the Grave” proceeded to wage war on the crime syndicate Millennion… GunGrave: Overdose is an intense, non-stop anime-style third-person shooter filled with destruction and mayhem from start to finish!

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