20th June 2008
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian is the new game for PC being released to retail today by Avanquest Software Publishing, a leading developer and global publisher of best-selling PC software. The new game allows players to explore Narnia, travelling beyond the enchanted world as seen in the blockbuster movie to be released on June 27.
Prince Caspian, the rightful heir to the throne of Narnia, meets with Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter Pevensie, 1,300 Narnian years after the adventure of The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe. Since their last adventure, Narnia has changed into a darker, more savage land, where its inhabitants hide from the rule of Prince Caspian’s murderous uncle, King Miraz.
Players are on a quest to free the Narnians from King Miraz’s evil reign, restoring magic to the land and Prince Caspian to his rightful throne. Characters such as centaurs, minotaurs, giants and enchanted trees will help players successfully complete their mission.
Over 20 magical characters, including Prince Caspian himself, are available to play in the fantasy world of Narnia. The game also features a unique level that is neither in the novel nor the film. It bridges the gap between The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe and Prince Caspian and tells the story of how Narnia fell victim to the Telmarine hordes, and why the Pevensie children discover the once grand castle of Cair Paravel in abandoned ruins.
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian allows fans to experience the darker side of Narnia. Players can explore the land, solve puzzles and fight in epic battles that all go beyond what is seen in the film, making the game an ideal complement to the cinematic experience.
Publisher: Avanquest Software Publishing
Developer: Travellers’ Tales
Release date: 20th June
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Pricing and Availability
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian is priced at£9.99 and available now from all leading PC retail outlets including GAME, Amazon.co.uk, Play.com, HMV.com, Gamestation.co.uk, Zavvi.co.uk as well as Avanquest Software www.avanquest.co.uk
Avanquest Software is a leading developer and global publisher of best-selling personal and professional software designed for utilities, office productivity, communications and mobility worldwide. Headquartered in France, with operating units, subsidiaries and offices located in United States, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Spain, China, Korea, and Japan, Avanquest Software products are marketed in over 100 countries, through e-commerce, OEM partnerships and IT resellers. Founded in 1984 as BVRP Software and listed since December 1996 on Euronext (ISIN FR0004026714), Avanquest Software forms part of the Eurolist, NextEconomy segment and SBF 250 index. In 2006, Avanquest Software posted revenuesof€75.1M. Additional information on Avanquest Software is available at http://www.avanquest.com.
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