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Lighthouse Interactive Announces Dead Mountaineer's Hotel A Shocking 'Whodunit' Mystery Adventure

March 27, 2008

Lighthouse Interactive Announces Dead Mountaineer's Hotel A Shocking 'Whodunit' Mystery Adventure

Leading Publisher Lighthouse Interactive today announced that they have signed a deal with Russian Publisher Akella Corporation, acquiring publishing rights for North America, UK, Scandinavia and Benelux territories to Dead Mountaineer’s Hotel; an intricate and shocking ‘whodunit’ mystery-style Adventure game for Windows®. Dead Mountaineer’s Hotel is a non-linear character-driven game inspired by award winning Russian sci-fi novelists, the Strugatsky Brothers. Scheduled to release across the U.S. and Canada in Q3 2008 for PC CD-ROM, players must solve the astonishing murder of one of the hotel’s guests and unveil the startling secrets surrounding the mystical Dead Mountaineer’s Hotel.

“Players are in for a real treat! Dead Mountaineer’s Hotel is a great addition to our first-rate Adventure game catalog,” said Erik Schreuder, CEO of Lighthouse Interactive. “The game looks incredible. There is such close attention to detail that you feel completely immersed in the game world. We are looking forward to bringing the game to English speaking Adventure communities across North America and Europe.”

Oleg Klapovsky, International Project Director of Akella Corporation added, “We are striving to bring a fresh gameplay approach to the Adventure game genre with our robust 3D real-time proprietary game engine. It allows us to incorporate multiple paths, consequences and 5 different endings, which are dependent upon the player’s decisions and behavior. We have married this with core elements that Adventure enthusiasts enjoy like puzzles, a captivating plot, and interesting characters to interact with. The unique cast characters each have their own personalities and agenda.”

SUMMARY

Playing as a vacationing police detective traveling through a snowy mountain range, you are caught in an avalanche and seek shelter at a remote inn – Dead Mountaineer’s Hotel. Upon your arrival everything appears normal. You meet the other hotel guests, talk about the stormy weather, have a drink, and take in the beautiful scenery… Quite unexpectedly, you are thrust into the heart of a compelling mystery that turns into an intricate and bizarre murder investigation.

Strange and mystical events have been occurring at the hotel over the last few days leading up to the shocking murder. Each and every hotel guest becomes a criminal suspect. You must find the murderer and discover who, or what, is behind the disturbing incidences at the hotel. Reveal terrible secrets throughout your investigation and uncover the astounding truth behind Dead Mountaineer’s Hotel.

FEATURES

  • 5 different endings controlled by the player’s actions, decisions and behavior

  • An engrossing storyline set in a gorgeous game environment; from snow capped mountains to the incredibly detailed rooms of the secluded hotel

  • 3D real-time game engine allows for truly non-linear gameplay

  • Explore a game world populated with dynamic lighting and shadows, and special effects (changes in weather, day and night gameplay sequences) 15 unique and lifelike characters, each with their own personalities, stories and agendas

 For more information on Dead Mountaineer’s Hotel, bookmark the official website at www.deadmountaineershotel.com

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