Legacy Interactive to Distribute Microids Video Games as Digital Downloads
August 29, 2008
LEGACY INTERACTIVE SIGNS PUBLISHING AGREEMENT TO DISTRIBUTE MICROIDS VIDEO GAMES AS DIGITAL DOWNLOADS
Dracula 3 and Sinking Island Released Today to Coincide with Retail Launch; Other Games Also Now Available at LegacyGames.com
Casual games developer and publisher Legacy Interactive today announced their
agreement with Encore, a wholly owned subsidiary of Navarre Corporation, to
distribute the popular Microïds adventure video games to all North American
portals as digital downloads.
The agreement will include the highly anticipated titles Dracula 3: The Path of the Dragon the latest sequel in the Dracula series, as well as Sinking Island by Benoit Sokal, the creator of the renowned Syberia franchise. Both downloads are available today to coincide with the retail release of the games.
Dracula 3: The Path of the Dragon is the newest installment in the original
Dracula series. Based on Bram Stoker's universe, Dracula 3 takes players to
Europe on a suspenseful quest to discover the reality of vampires and come
face-to-face with Dracula. As Father Arno Moriani, players must travel to
Transylvania to investigate a potential candidate for sainthood.
Along the way players are submerged into a gripping storyline with numerous challenging and engaging puzzles to solve that leads to a final confrontation with Dracula!
Sinking Island is a gripping detective story that combines suspense and intrigue. As an investigator sent to a luscious tropical island to solve the murder of a multi-billionaire hotel developer, players must sort through 10 suspects to the crime as a storm rages on the island. In Sinking Island players have only three days to solve the mystery before the island and the mystery disappears into the ocean.
Also available today as digital downloads is the critically acclaimed Syberia Kate Walkers Adventures franchise that has sold over one million units worldwide, and Still Life. All of the games are now available for download at www.legacygames.com.
Syberia and Syberia 2 Kate Walkers Adventures are third-person adventure titles that follow Kate Walker, a young ambitious lawyer, in her quest to unlock the secret of Syberia.
Still Life is an adventure game for the avid adventure gamer where you play as a Chicago FBI agent and need to solve a gruesome murder.
The digital downloads of Still Life 2 and Nostradamus will also be released at the same time as the retail versions of the games later this year.
Additionally, Legacy will be releasing titles from Microïds back catalogue online.
We are thrilled to be partnering up with Encore to make the Microïds adventure games even more accessible to a larger audience in North America via our download portals, said Ariella Lehrer, CEO of Legacy Interactive. We look forward to sharing these rich and engaging titles with the download community.
Said Betsi Gijanto, Vice President of Marketing for Encore, "We are glad to be working with Legacy Interactive to distribute Microïds titles to a wider online audience." "We are confident that our relationship with Legacy will be a great success.