MYST® V: END OF AGES RELEASED
The final chapter of the Myst
series to arrive in stores this week, and new launch trailer available for
SAN FRANCISCO – September 20, 2005 –
Ubisoft, one of the world’s largest video game publishers, today proudly
announces that Myst® V: End of Ages, the grand finale of the greatest adventure
game of all time, has released and will be arriving in U.S. stores this week.
“It’s bittersweet launching Myst V:
End of Ages, the final chapter of the Myst story,” says Tony Kee, vice president
of marketing at Ubisoft. “But we are also really excited about the innovation
and new features of the game and can’t wait until the fans get their hands on
it. What better way to send off the greatest adventure game of all time than
with the best installment of the series.”
Rand Miller, co-creator of Myst and
founder of Cyan Worlds, and his Spokane-based development team have brought the
final episode and storyline to a close in its most dramatic and immersive
experience to date, with photorealistic 3D scenes, innovative new slate and
in-game help systems, and intricate puzzles with depth like no adventure game
before. The release of the game also coincides with the 12th anniversary of the
Picking up immediately where the
original Myst ended, players are presented the privilege, challenge and
responsibility of restoring the lost empire of the D’ni™ – an ancient
civilization of people who thrived for thousands of years but later met with a
great catastrophe. Like each previous Myst title, Myst V: End of Ages advances
the graphical beauty and detail of its worlds with a fully immersive 3D
environment. Cyan carefully crafted and combined elements of adventure, puzzles,
storyline and gameplay innovation, creating a worthy ending to the one game to
which millions will forever compare any adventure title – Myst.
Key features of Myst V: End of Ages
Easy point-and-click interface:
Return to the roots of Myst’s traditional user interface. Explore vast 3D
worlds with just a click of the mouse.
Innovative Slate system: The first
new gameplay element ever introduced in the Myst series. A dynamic new Slate
interface lets you alter your environment and communicate with mysterious
creatures to do your bidding.
New in-game help system:
Character-driven help system assists players of all levels.
Richer game environments: The
creators of the critically acclaimed Myst franchise raise the bar yet again
with new photorealistic worlds ripe with life, weather, movement and mystery.
Pioneering cinematic technology:
Photorealistic 3D scenes spring to life through a live-action video technique
new to video games. Innovative facial mapping technology – “face over” –
brings characters alive with unprecedented emotion and expressiveness.
Puzzles: Solve new types of
puzzles never before seen in adventure games that challenge the path of your
journey and aid your success.
Myst V: End of Ages has an ESRB
rating of “E” (Everyone) and a suggested retail price of $49.99 for the PC-CD
edition and $59.99 for the Limited Edition.
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