All Aboard! Agatha Christie: Murder on the Orient Express Web Site Live
TORONTO, Canada, September 21, 2006 â The Adventure Company today unveiled www.AgathaChristieGame.com, a new web site presenting its upcoming PC title, Agatha Christie: Murder on the Orient Express. The site is jam packed with details that anxious and devoted fans crave about the new mystery adventure. Agatha Christie: Murder on the Orient Express is scheduled to be on store shelves in November.
âThe Murder on the Orient Express game site is a pre-boarding pass for fans to step aboard and get excited about what is to come,â said Lorraine Lue , Director of Global Marketing at DreamCatcher, Inc. âJust as a good mystery unfolds in time, we will release new details about the game every week leading up to the launch.â
Designed to provide a sneak peak and build excitement, the Agatha Christie: Murder on the Orient Express site will showcase screen shots, character biographies and photos, environment artwork as well as trailers, demos, music, wallpaper and contests.
The new game will be the second Agatha Christie PC game to be released, following the successful launch of And Then There None last year, and is part of a series of digital activities aimed at bringing the Queen of Crime to the attention of a new generation.
About the Game
Agatha Christie: Murder on the Orient Express will beckon travelers to climb aboard a luxury train and become part of a murder mystery where the player and Hercule Poirot must rely on their superior detective skills to find the killer in a heinous murder. The game remains true to the style and tone of the novel, but a surprising new ending will keep players at the edge of their seats. Agatha Christie fans will be delighted to know that Actor David Suchet will play the vocal role of Belgian Detective Hercule Poirot â a role Suchet made famous through his well-known portrayals of the character in an array of television appearances over the past 20 years.
About Agatha Christie
Known the world over as the Queen of Crime, Agatha Christie (1890-1976) is the worldâs best-known mystery writer. Her books have sold over a billion copies in the English language and another billion in over 45 foreign languages. She is outsold by only the Bible and Shakespeare.
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About DreamCatcher Inc.
DreamCatcher Inc. is a leading worldwide publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment software. Established in 1996, the company markets its products under two popular labels: DreamCatcher Games, featuring the critically acclaimed, best-selling game Painkiller; and The Adventure Company, the number one brand for PC adventure game sales worldwide including award winning titles such as Syberia and Agatha Christie: And Then There Were None.
DreamCatcher products include titles for the PC as well as leading hardware platforms - the PlayStationÂ®2 computer entertainment system, the PlayStationÂ® Portable (PSP) system, the XboxÂ® video game and entertainment system, the Nintendo GameCubeÂ® and Game BoyÂ® Advance.
DreamCatcherâs head office is located in Toronto , Canada . The company also services European, Middle Eastern and Australasian territories through its international office based in Paris , France .