New York, NY / August 3rd, 2010 - Viva Media announces that its latest mystery adventure, Alter Ego has now released for Games for Windows ® in North America. Combining a gripping storyline with high-quality graphics and a chilling soundtrack, Alter Ego pushes the mystery and horror genres to new depths where right and wrong is not so clearly defined.
After a strange aristocrat dies and his body goes missing, a series of gruesome murders shake the town of Plymouth in the late 19th Century. Rumors of a supernatural monster abound, and this latest crime spree has the entire village shaking in fear. The local police are beside themselves and have made no headway in solving the crimes. This is a paradox so complex that two characters from completely different backgrounds must work together if there’s any chance to solve it.
Detective Briscol, a man of logic and principles, and Timothy Moor, a petty thief, become unlikely partners who must uncover the dark secrets behind these shocking crimes. Alternating between each role, players will investigate the strange events as they attempt to solve the crime of the century. Let’s just hope they find the murderer before murder finds them!
Carlo Voelker commented,“Switching between two such diverse protagonists players will experience two different games in one. We’re very excited to bring this dark, compelling experience to mystery enthusiasts across North America.”
Alter Ego is now available for purchase at fine retailers and e-tailers across North America as well as via digital download on major game portals.
- <*>Combines horror, RPG and adventure elements to create a chilling mystery experience*> <*>A twisting, macabre storyline with complex characters, detailed environments, and a haunting soundtrack that will keep you guessing at every turn*> <*>Alternate throughout the game between 2 playable characters - Briscoll, the detective, and Moor, the thief. Each character brings a unique perspective to the story.*> <*>More than 25 NPC characters to interact with and 80 game locations to explore*>
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About Viva Media
Viva Media LLC is a New York based company dedicated to publishing a wide array of interactive content of the highest standards. The company's collection of over 150 games boasts more than 100 awards for excellence in publishing. Recent releases include The Whispered World, OOTP Baseball 11, S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat, Grand Ages Rome, the wildly popular Crazy Machines series, the Learn to Play Chess series based on the world's #1 chess software engine, the renowned car racing simulation games RACE, GTR Evolution, RACE ON and a variety of casual games including the best seller, Treasure Masters, Inc.