CDV to Publish Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened in North America

The world’s greatest detective is about to encounter unspeakable horrors and an unimaginable mystery, as CDV Software Entertainment USA announced a publishing agreement for Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened for PC. In The Awakened, players will take on the role of Sherlock Holmes in a fantastic new mystery involving dark secrets and unholy terrors. The game is set for a September 2007 release.

In development by Frogwares, Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened combines the eerie mysticism of H.P. Lovecraft's Cthulhu mythos with the mystery-solving powers of the great fictional detective - Sherlock Holmes. The Awakened is the first fully 3D Sherlock Holmes game, and will feature rich graphics and detailed environments. Fans of the mystery genre will feel right at home with the point-and-click interface as they explore multiple distinctly chilling environments while solving mysteries and completing challenging and creative puzzles. With 60 unique characters roaming the game world,it will be difficult to tell who is friend or foe in this, Sherlock Holmes' most challenging, and horrifying, adventure.

About CDV Software Entertainment USA

CDV Software Entertainment is dedicated to publishing and distributing top-notch video games worldwide. The publicly traded company, headquartered in Bruchsal, Germany, has its North American offices located in New Jersey and North Carolina, and partners with leading distribution partners across the globe. As publisher of critically acclaimed titles like Divine Divinity, Blitzkrieg, American Conquest, Codename: Panzers, City Life, DarkStar One, War Front: Turning Point, Runaway: The Dream of the Turtle and the upcoming Attack on Pearl Harbor, CDV is a leading publisher of third-party video games. For more information, please visit http://www.cdvus.com.

About Focus Home Interactive

Founded in 1996, Focus Home Interactiveis a French publishing and distribution company based near Paris, France. Known for the diversity, quality and originality of its catalogue, Focus now publishes and distributes many of its titles throughout Europe and also world-wide in both boxed retail and digital distribution formats. The last five years have been very successful for Focus in France, with many of its PC licenses becoming top-sellers. Focus has also published several original titles, including the adventure game Runaway, the renowned Cycling Manager and the much-loved TrackMania. The coming months will be exciting and full of surprises with the release of high-quality games such as Blood Bowl, Runaway, The Dream of the Turtle, TrackMania United, Loki, Paradise City, Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened and sport games dedicated to major events such as the 32nd America’s Cup or the Tour de France.


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