The Adventure Company to Publish The Moment of Silence in North America

Adventure Company to Publish The Moment of
in North America


Toronto, Canada – January
11, 2005 – The Adventure Company today announced it will publish
The Moment of Silence
, an
espionage thriller, for Windows® in North America.


Moment of Silence

is a classic point-and-click 3rd person adventure game set in New York City in
2044. Players step into the role of Peter Wright, an advertising executive
currently heading up the Government’s ‘Freedom of Speech’ campaign. When a
heavily armed SWAT team storms his neighbor’s apartment, Peter must uncover
the truth behind his mysterious disappearance as he becomes drawn into the
deceptive worlds of corruption and power.


“We’re thrilled to be
publishing one of the year’s most anticipated adventure titles,” said George
Chastain, Executive Producer at The Adventure Company. “The
Moment of Silence
is certain to entertain both traditional
adventure gamers, and anyone seduced by espionage, politics and the quest for
global power.”


"We are very pleased to be
working with The Adventure Company,” said Tran Trung Hiep, Head of Sales and
Marketing at House of Tales. “We’re confident that their distribution power
and publishing expertise will make The
Moment of Silence
one of the strongest adventure game titles of


Moment of Silence

marries fully-rendered, animated backdrops with a traditional and intuitive
adventure interface, resulting in one of the best-looking examples of
adventure gaming in today’s market. The game mixes real-world locations with
fictitious environments to create immersive and incredibly varied worlds.


Moment of Silence

offers more than eight hours of professional voice talent for heart-pounding
drama that sounds as good as it looks. Traditional adventure puzzles are fused
with dialogue choices and moments of high drama, putting the game on par with
some of cinema’s greatest thrillers, where action sequences are integrated to
create a constantly challenging adventure.



• Unique, highly immersive
espionage thriller story

• Multiple choice dialogues

• A cast of more than 35
true-to-life 3D characters to interact with

• 75 realistic locations

• 30 minutes of full-screen

• Lip synchronization using
phonetic voice analysis allowing real-time facial expressions

• Motion captured animation
and dynamic dialog scenes featuring evolving camera work

• Intuitive interface and
mouse-driven navigation


Moment of Silence
scribed by German adventure masters ‘House of Tales’, was released in Europe
late in 2004. The game has an anticipated ESRB rating of ‘T’ for Teen and will
ship in February 2005.


About The Adventure

The Adventure Company, a division of
DreamCatcher Interactive Inc., a leading publisher and distributor of
interactive entertainment software devoted exclusively to the adventure game
market. Its extensive portfolio of best-selling and award winning games
includes the Atlantis series,
Dark Fall
Broken Sword: The Sleeping Dragon
Currently under licensed development is a series of video games based on
best-selling novels created by legendary mystery author Agatha Christie.

More information about The Adventure Company
and its products can be found at