Murder mystery Emily Archer&The Curse of Tutankhamun coming to the Nintendo DS

Tuesday 15 th March 2011: Mastertronic, the UK’s leading independent publisher of computer and video games, today announced the release of Emily Archer&The Curse of Tutankhamun, coming to the Nintendo DS 18 th March 2011. This hidden object game is an exciting adventure set against the backdrop of 1920’s Egypt. Fans will be on the edge of their seats as they seek to uncover the truth behind Emily Archer&The Curse of Tutankhamun.

Mastertonic’s Producer Director Neil McKenna said:“Sales of the Nintendo DS have cleared over 125 Million units worldwide. Adventure puzzle games have enjoyed some great success in this huge market and we’re confident Emily Archer&The Curse of Tutankhamun has the potential to do the same.”

Lady Archer is invited to Egypt to see the priceless treasure of King Tutankhamun by her friend Lord Carnarvon. She arrives two months later to find her dear friend murdered and the mask of Tutankhamun stolen. She must then try to solve the murder and find the missing mask of Tutankahmun.

Search 30 varied scenes through 1920s Egypt, including excavations, tombs and hotel room. Search for clues and missing objects to discover who’s murdered Emily’s friend Lord Carnarvon and find the missing treasure of Tutankhamun. With puzzles round every corner players are also challenged to take on 30 thrilling mini-games including opening safes, repairing documents, mixing cocktails and many more. The great gameplay is complemented by beautiful backgrounds and an engrossing soundtrack.

Emily Archer&The Curse of Tutankhamun is out on the Nintendo DS on Friday the 18 th March 2011

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 For more information, please contact Harry Cole or Simon Byron at Premier PR.

Harry Cole

Premier PR

Harry.cole@premierpr.com

0207 292 8330

Simon Byron

Premier PR

Simon.byron@premierpr.com

0207 292 8330

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About the Mastertronic Group Limited

Mastertronic Group offers a range of publishing services which help content creators and owners reach consumers via both packaged goods in high street and online retail and in the digitally only space. The Group has a number of publishing labels, each focused on specific audience demographics. Established  PC titles are re-published through the Sold Out and M.A.D. (Mastertronic Added Dimension) ranges , Indie developed games from the digital space are published through Great Indie Games and casual games through Everyone Can Play . Specialist PC simulations are published under the Just Flight & Just Trains labels and console/ mobile formats (Wii, DS, Playstation, Xbox,, iOS and Android) via Blast Entertainment (children’s titles) and Mastertronic.  The Group also offers a‘cradle to grave' total turnkey service for physical product, from marketing through packaging and warehousing, to retail and digital distribution, through The Producers  as well as specialist PC download site, Get Games.  For content owners who have their own brands and need access to retail markets, Mastertronic has access to 15,000 retail accounts via its innovative partnership with Sony DADC, Mastertronic powered by Sony DADC.

 


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