January 28, 2008
Penumbra Black Plague Gone Gold
Publisher Paradox Interactive announces gold master with two new videos
Paradox Interactive announced today
that their much anticipated horror adventure title, Penumbra Black Plague,
has gone gold. The title is shipping to stores in the US on February 15 and will
be in most stores in Europe on February 15.
Simultaneously, the publisher is
releasing two more videos, Atmosphere and Flow, demonstrating the
importance of audio and lightning to create a horrifying atmosphere as well as
an insight to puzzle solving and the physical interaction needed.
The videos can be downloaded from
Penumbra Black Plague:
Cutting-edge game engine
featuring modern 3D and physics technologies: Adapted motion blur effects
and a new unified lighting system with real-time lightning create great depth
with a realistic atmosphere of psychological horror.
Compelling and detailed story:
Finding the answers to questions of the mystery of Philip’s lost father
throughout the game, with new explanations and a complete storyline wrap up.
Highly interactive environments:
You can interact with any object not nailed to the ground! Focus on, pick up and
move around objects through a simple drag and drop interface.
Environmental sounds system:
The sounds of the different environments are contributing to the atmosphere and
give the player scaring hints of dangers.
Puzzle solving challenges:
Horror adventure game in puzzle-like style with bonuses and incentives to
challenge the player throughout the game.