Deep Silver Announces 'Cursed Mountain' -- Survival Horror Game for Nintendo Wii
July 31, 2008
DEEP SILVER ANNOUNCES CURSED MOUNTAIN -- A SURVIVAL HOROR GAME SET IN THE HIMALAYAS
Designed Exclusively for Wii, Cursed Mountain is Set for Worldwide Release in 2009
Global video game developer and publisher Deep Silver today revealed the first details of Cursed Mountain, a survival horror game produced exclusively for Wii ™ by their internal development studio and its partners.
Set in the late 1980s, gamers will take on the role of a fearless mountaineer as he climbs into the Himalayas on a quest to find his lost brother. As he ascends the mountain, he encounters an ancient curse: the souls of the people who died in that region are stuck in limbo, caught in the Shadow World. Villagers, pilgrims, mountaineers and Buddhist monks - dead but not yet reincarnated - are all that is left on the mountain. Terrible visions will disorient him, and ghosts and demons block his path. But the question remains - is his brother still alive?
Designed exclusively for Wii, Cursed Mountain features rich visuals and breathtaking views - set on the roof of the world in the life threatening death zone, the entire game world is visible from every level. The gesture-based combat system takes full advantage of the Wii motion sensitivity. Players will use the Wii Remote™ to look around, sense the environment, climb and fight enemies.
"With a fresh setting, gloomy atmosphere and the innovative use of the Wii controls, Cursed Mountain will deliver a unique, terrifying game play experience," said Hannes Seifert, Managing Director at the Deep Silver development studio. "We are confident that with its dense atmosphere and unique setting, Cursed Mountain will resonate with hardcore gamers, particularly since the game takes full advantage of the Wii control capabilities. It will help in further establishing our premium games label Deep Silver internationally."
Cursed Mountain is scheduled for a worldwide release for Wii in 2009. For more information, visit: http://cursedmountain.deepsilver.com