28th August 2008
A Vampyre Story, the‘hair-raising’ new adventure game for PC from Ascaron Entertainment and 93 Games will be released in October for a haunting Halloween. The game has been developed by Autumn Moon Entertainment, a company founded by ex-LucasArts employee Bill Tiller, who previously worked on adventure game classics The Curse of Monkey Island and Indiana Jones and the Infernal Machine.
A new trailer has been released providing a glimpse at some of the characters in A Vampyre Story and a brief tour of Draxsylvania, the haunting land that Mona escapes.
See the trailer (streaming)
Download the trailer (22 MB)
Mona De Lafitte is a young, cultured and beautiful French woman with a wonderful singingvoice and ambitions of fame and fortune as a world renowned opera singer. Unfortunately she is the object of obsession for psychotic vampire Baron Shrowdy von Kiefer, who transforms her into a vampire and condemns her to an eternal existence by his side as one of the undead locked in his castle in Draxsylvania.
Fate destroyed Mona’s life when she was turned into a vampire, but gives her a chance to fulfill her dreams when she escapes, after her evil captor Baron Shrowdy von Kiefer is killed. Unaware of her undead status, Mona has the morals and emotions of any good Parisian, but with the strength and desires of a vampire.
On Halloween 2008 Mona will be re-entering the world of the living, haunting the streets of Paris in her bid to become the first‘Vampyre of the Opera’.
A Vampyre Story is a beautifully crafted game with great aesthetic value conveyed through a cast of wonderful characters and a creative storyline. Set for a Halloween 2008 release, the new game is a must see for any adventure game fan.
Publisher: Ascaron Entertainment / 93 Games
Developer: Autumn Moon
Release date: Halloween 2008
About Ascaron Entertainment
From Day One in 1989 Ascaron Entertainment has become one of the leading European“boutique” developers and Publishers of games for the PC, with many successful titles including Patrician, Port Royale, DarkStar One and SACRED.
Ascaron maintains development studios in Berlin, Gutersloh and Aachen (Germany), as well as an international department in Birmingham (UK). Ascaron currently markets its products in more than 40 countries and over 15 languages.
Ascaron Entertainment (UK) is an independent office and is highly regarded on a domestic and global scale. With a professional reputation, full-service product management, and a wealth of experience in the games industry, the UK operation manages the international releases of Ascaron's entire catalogue, whilst also providing a bespoke publishing, sales, PR and marketing function to selected affiliate label partners. Ascaron Entertainment (UK) continues to be responsible for successfully launching titles into the UK market from developers and publishers worldwide. Titles include the popular UFO, Panzers, Cossacks and Blitzkrieg seriesof games, as well as critically acclaimed hits such as Call of Juarez, TrackMania United, and City Life 2008.
Founded in 1996, 93GAMES is a French publishing and distribution company based near Paris, France. Known for the diversity, quality and originality of its catalogue, 93GAMES now publishes and distributes many of its titles throughout Europe and also world-wide in both boxed retail and digital distribution formats. The last five years have been very successful for 93GAMES in France, with many of its PC licenses becoming top-sellers. 93GAMES has also published several original titles, including the adventure game Runaway, the renowned Cycling Manager and the much-loved TrackMania. The coming months will be exciting and full of surprises with the release of high-quality games such as Blood Bowl, TrackMania DS, Runaway: A Twist of Fate, Sherlock Holmes and sport games dedicated to major events such as the America’s Cup or the Tour de France.
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