July 17, 2008
Evil Under the Sun Comes to Wii!
The Adventure Company and JoWooD
Productions, leading publishers of adventure games worldwide, are pleased to
announce Agatha Christie: Evil Under the Sun is under development for Wii™, set
to be released in October 2008.
Based on the novel Evil Under the
Sun by the world’s best-known mystery author, this is the second title from The
Adventure Company’s successful Agatha Christie video game series to release on
Wii. Evil Under the Sun takes advantage of the unique features of the Wii, such
as group gameplay, allowing groups of friends and families to gather around the
television, sharing the Wii Remote™, discussing and solving puzzles together.
Famous detective Hercule Poirot is
back in typical style, turning up at just the right time to begin an
investigation into the murder of a famous actress during what should have been
the start of a relaxing holiday.
Taking on the role of Hercule Poirot,
players can scour a stunning tropical island for clues and delve deeper into the
mysterious relationships between over 20 unique characters to search out the
“Agatha Christie fans will be
thrilled to literally step into the shoes of Hercule Poirot through the unique
playing features of the Wii in Evil Under the Sun,” said Byron Gaum, Global
Product Marketing Manager at The Adventure Company. “The game has stunning
environments for want-to-be sleuths to explore, a cast of exceptionally rendered
characters to interrogate, each with their own unique personality, and a variety
of puzzles to solve.”