JoWooD Productions announces another branded Adventure title„The Lost Files of Sherlock Holmes", set to release at the end

Liezen, Austria, 2. Juli 2008; JoWooD Productions expands its branded product portfolio of adventure game titles with the addition of„The lost Files of Sherlock Holmes“ to their lineup. Made famous by a legacy of popular movies, television shows and novels, the Sherlock Holmes name is synonomous with delivering exceptional investigative storytelling and thrilling adventures.

JoWood‘s„The Adventure Company“ publishing label, aims to acquire and publish strong licences and brands for their lineup of quality adventure games. Current and top selling licenses include Sam&Max, Agatha Christie, Hardy Boys and now Sherlock Holmes.

Another top brand coming later this year is„Hardy Boys“. Based upon the top-selling children books series (with more than 100 millions copies sold), The Adventure Company will bring a series of adaptions to the PC and Wii over the next few years, providing great entertainment to all fans of Frank and Joe Hardy. Featuring celebrity voice talent Jesse McCartney and Cody Linley who lend their voices and likenesses to Frank and Joe Hardy, respectively.

In addition to these titles, adaptions for console systems are already in the product pipeline. The successful release of Agatha Christie Wii and the coming releases in Fall 2008 are proving the professional and successful implementation of announced strategic measures.

About Sherlock Holmes:

Sherlock Holmes and his asssistant Dr. Watson solve their cases with intuition and ice-cold logic combined. Each case presents challenging riddles that have to be solved: hidden objects, Sudoku puzzles, memory games and puzzles throughoutdemand both skill and investigative talent. Be a witness of Sherlock Holmes` thrilling investigation at famous locations like Big Ben or the Royal Theatre and experience hours of exciting gameplay as you tackle nine lost cases...

Release: End of July

Plattform: PC

Retail Price:€ 14,99

Sales Info:

    <*>Very good quality in terms of casual gaming, ranked #1 on Bigfish.com <*>Well-known and successful brand <*>Very good value: More than 100 puzzles included
About Hardy Boys:

With over 100 million copies of their beloved books in print, America’s original crime scene investigators, Frank and Joe Hardy, are riding a wave of classic retro popularity combined with a whole new attitude.

Since 1928, Simon&Schuster and Grosset&Dunlap have published The Hardy Boys classic editions, currently selling over 1 million copies annually. The new contemporary series Hardy Boys: Undercover Brothers, featuring the boys as spies for American Teens Against Crime launched in 2005, with an additional Super Mystery published every summer.

Release: September 2008

Plattform: PC

Retail Price: tbc

Über JoWooD Productions Software AG

Die JoWooD Productions Software AG (ATXPrime: JWD) ist eine im Prime Market Segment der Wiener Börse gelistete Unternehmung und einer der führenden Publisher von Computer- und Videogames. JoWooD vermarktet und veröffentlicht international konkurrenzfähige, hochqualitative Unterhaltungs-Software für alle existierenden und zukünftigen Spielesysteme. Die Spiele von JoWooD werden weltweitüber ein weitreichendes Netz an Distributionspartnern vertrieben. Für weitere Informationen besuchen sie bitte unsere Homepage http://corporate


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