Alawar Entertainment releases Alabama Smith in the Quest of Fate

Alexandria, VA, Oct. 8 -- Alawar Entertainment, Inc., a leading global publisher of casual games, today released "Alabama Smith in the Quest of Fate," the long-awaited sequel to "Alabama Smith in Escape from Pompeii," sending the heroic archaeologist back in time to find the legendary Crystals of Fate. The powerful and potentially dangerous artifacts are hidden somewhere in the Incan city of Macchu Picchu.

Throughout "Quest of Fate," Alabama will use the Amulet of Time, the mysterious artifact he found in "Escape from Pompeii," to travel between the present and the past. A shadowy figure is after the Crystals as well, so Alabama must hurry, as the artifacts could cause untold devastation in the wrong hands.

The storyline in "Quest of Fate" spans two distinct time periods -- the modern age and the glory days of the Incan civilization. Since Alabama can transport items through time, the player will have to use objects from the past to solve puzzles in the present. To make time travel easy as well as thrilling, a single click on the Amulet can transform crumbling ruins into the majestic capital of the Incas.

Each location is fully animated and contains a unique look, keeping "Quest of Fate" visually fresh, while the game uses multiple story threads following different characters to draw players toward one of two stunning conclusions.

In addition, a new control interface provides quick transitions between scenes, allowing the player to stay focused on solving the dozens of puzzles in "Quest of Fate," some of which were designed for beginners, others of which will challenge seasoned adventure seekers. A hint button is available help new players solve the tougher challenges.

Game features

• More than 25 locations

• Four playable characters

• More than 20 logic mini-games

• Two different endings

• Photorealistic graphics

Download screenshots of "Alabama Smith in the Quest of Fate" at http://company.alawar.com/upload/iblock/098/alabama_smith_2_sceens.zip

About Alawar Entertainment, Inc.

www.alawar.com

Alawar Entertainment has specialized in the development, publication and distribution of casual games since 1999. The company has published more than 200 titles worldwide and is the largest provider of casual games in Eastern Europe. Today, Alawar works with five internal studios and more than 30 external developers, providing a full range of services that includes game production, distribution and marketing.

Alawar distributes its releases via its broad network of Web sites. The company's offerings can also be found on popular download portals, including RealArcade, BigFish Games, Yahoo! Games, AOL, iWIN and others. In addition to distributing games online, Alawar works with CD publishers in more than 20 countries. In 2008, the company significantly increased its presence in Eastern Europe and became the leading distributor of casual games in that region.

Contacts:

Tatiana Chernova

PR and Mass Media

Email: pr@alawar.com

Phone: + 7 913-905-55-43

David Laprad

Email: david@alawar.com

Phone: + 1 (615) 785-7472


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