Haarlem, The Netherlands– June 12, 2008– The Lost Crown: A Ghost-hunting Adventure was released earlier this year to critical acclaim across the U.S. and Canada. Today leading Publisher Lighthouse Interactive, developer Jonathan Boakes and the Darkling Room team announced that this suspense-filled Adventure game for the PC will be haunting its way across Europe. Lighthouse Interactive will be releasing The Lost Crown in the UK on July 18, 2008 and other European territories (excluding France and Russia) in Q4 2008.
“We are proud to be partnering with accomplished developers Jonathan Boakes and the Darkling Room team, who have succeeded in originating a truly chilling and compelling adventure,” said Erik Schreuder, CEO of Lighthouse Interactive.“Jonathan Boakes is best known for creating the notable Dark Fall adventure game series. We are glad to have the opportunity to bring his latest production, The Lost Crown, to the European Adventure community who has long awaited its arrival.”
Join ghost-hunters Nigel Danvers and Lucy Reubans as they unravel an ancient mystery and search for hidden treasures in England’s fog-shrouded coastline, famed for its legends of smugglers, pirates and ghosts. Wielding the tools of modern-day ghost-hunters in a cinematic, richly detailed interactive world of wind-swept coastlines and crumbling crypts, you will be captivated, taunted and teased by mind-bending puzzles and interactions with the town "locals."
• Spine-tingling ghost story
• Realistic ghost-hunting, featuring actual E.V.P. (Electronic Voice Phenomena)
• Photographs of unexplained entities captured by creator Jonathan Boakes, while researching the game
• Chilling original soundtrack
• Point-and-click gameplay with both first and third person interaction
• Cast of virtual actors to share your paranormal adventure
• Local legends to investigate, interrogate, and observe
• Realistic and integrated puzzles
About Darkling Room
Darkling Room joined with Jonathan Boakes in Spring 2005, to pursue many shared interests, and construct projects with a shared passion, and devotion. Firmly based on England's South West coast, Darkling Room are proud to support contributions from London, Europe, the U.S. and beyond. With such an eclectic mix of work, output and association, a definite base of operations is essential. Cornwall offers clear, free spaces, fresh air, crystal seas and acres of inspiration, 3 hours from London. The first of these projects is The Lost Crown, a supernatural adventure title from the digital pen of Jonathan Boakes, creator of the Dark Fall game series. www.darklingroom.co.uk
About Lighthouse Interactive
Lighthouse Interactive is a fast growing publisher of interactive entertainment with offices established in Toronto and Montreal, Canada, Haarlem, The Netherlands and London, England. The company is focused on bringing strong titles to the worldwide market in a wide array of genres including: RPG, Simulation, Adventure, Action and Strategy. Staffed with industry veterans, Lighthouse is the right choice for developers looking to bring their products to a worldwide audience. www.lighthouse-interactive.com
Tel: +31 23 540 9449