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Secrets of The Mysterious Island Now Available for the iPhone

November 5, 2009

CHILLINGO AND TETRAEDGE LAUNCH JULES VERNE’s “SECRETS OF THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND” FOR IPHONE /IPOD TOUCH

Chillingo and Tetraedge Games are proud to announce the availability of its new game: Jules Verne’s Secrets of The Mysterious Island for iPhone and iPod touch on the Apple App Store.

“Secrets of the Mysterious Island” is the sequel of “Return to Mysterious Island” launched this year. This even more exciting second part has an extremely rich story line and content. It is also a part of the MICROIDS catalog, the world leader in adventure games.

For approximately 700 Mb, the player will find out the end of the adventure of Mina, a sailor who finds herself stranded on the shores of a wild and apparently uninhabited island somewhere in the South Pacific.

Jules Verne’s “Secrets of The Mysterious Island ” contains stunning 3D graphics, many ambient sounds, music designed to enhance the mysterious atmosphere and feel. It is perfect for experienced adventure gamers as well as for Jules Verne’s novels reader or even very casual players.

A special 3.0 feature allows you to navigate in the game both with the fingers touching the screen but also using the compass and the accelerometer to explore and turn in the 360 view. A very intuitive in-game tutorial will guide your first steps of the adventure. A full 3D environment with numerous tricky mini-games and intriguing puzzles, will keep you entertained for over 15 hours of exciting gameplay.

Jules Verne’s “Secrets of The Mysterious Island ” is available for $ 6.99 from Apple App Store on iPhone and iPod touch.

This initial version will be fully translated in five languages: English, German, French, Spanish and Italian.

DESCRIPTION
Some 150 years after the events of the book, Mina, a young and carefree navigator taking part in the Jules Verne competition, is also cast ashore on the island after her ship sinks. At first, she must recover physically from her ordeal by finding items to eat, and then she sets off to explore this new territory cut off from the world in the hopes of finding a way to leave and return home.

The adventure reaches its end after Mina discovers the island's secret, meets Captain Nemo's ghost, and neutralizes the magnetic shield which isolates and conceals the island from the outside world. The cinematic end sequence shows the rescue services’ helicopter Mina had called land on the beach.

The intent of the game Secrets of The Mysterious Island is to make the players return to this island, which they so much enjoyed exploring, and to make them once again embody the young Mina who, according to numerous forums, was also well-liked...

The first Return to Mysterious Island ends with the unlocking of the shield which isolated the island from the rest of the world. The second installment begins with the crash of the helicopter that came to rescue Mina: a sudden volcanic eruption brought down the aircraft. Mina survived but is once again trapped on the island.

She searches Captain Nemo's base in vain, then the ruins of an unknown civilization, afterwards, she finally understands that it is outside pollution that threatens the island.

The only way to save this natural wonder is to turn the shield back on. If Mina makes this decision, she gives up, as Nemo did before her, the idea of returning to civilization.

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