12th February 2009
iFluid is a totally original and engaging adventure game for PC due for release on 13th March 2009 by Nobilis and Ascaron Entertainment. In a unique twist, players find themselves exploring the world from the perspective of a drop of water, guiding a lost droplet on its journey through the plumbing system. Players must battle evaporation and absorption whilst also avoiding thirsty insects looking for a drink.
As a drop of water, normal objects become cause for careful consideration or celebration. The kitchen is a hot-bed of potential threats and sources of regeneration. If the drop falls too close to a stove or a freshly baked cake it will evaporate; but if it rolls over a sponge or towel it will be absorbed. In contrast, water spillages and fruit become sites for revitalisation as further moisture is absorbed and the droplet increases in size.
Each time the player’s drop evaporates or is absorbed, it re-spawns at a recent checkpoint. To make things more challenging, the obstacle the player was attempting to conquer changes form. For example, a collection of paperclips will be placed differently each time the player attempts to navigate them. In addition, no section of any level is ever the same regardless of how many times it is played.
Watch the trailer and download the demo now at http://www.ifluid-thegame.com.
There are fifteen levels for the player to complete, with a number of different environments to explore in order to plot a safe journey. Players will have to travel through plumbing systems, a kitchen and a garden in order to save their droplet. A combination of the mouse and WASD or arrow keys will smoothly glide the drop around the environments. Beautiful and realistic graphics increase the engrossing, unique and addictive gaming experience of iFluid.
Priced at£9.99, iFluid represents a unique, value for money physics adventure for hardcore and casual gamers of all ages. iFluid will be released to retail on 13th March 2009 by Nobilis and Ascaron Entertainment.
Publisher: Nobilis / 1C
UK Distributor: Ascaron Entertainment
Release date: 13th March 2009
Genre: Platform Puzzle
About Ascaron Entertainment
Ascaron Entertainment (UK) is highly regarded on a domestic and global scale. With a professional reputation, full-service product management, and a wealth of experience in the games industry, the UK operation provides a bespoke multi-format publishing, sales, PR and marketing function to selected affiliate label partners. Ascaron Entertainment (UK) continues to beresponsible for successfully launching titles into the UK market from developers and publishers worldwide. Amongst other titles, the Ascaron portfolio includes the popular UFO, Panzers, Cossacks, Blitzkrieg, Sherlock Holmes, Hearts of Iron and Europa Universalis series of games, as well as critically acclaimed hits such as Call of Juarez (PC), Runaway: The Dream of the Turtle (PC, NDS), TrackMania (PC, NDS), City Life (PC), King’s Bounty (PC) and Moto Racer (NDS).
Nobilis Group, founded in Lyon in 2001, is specialized in the publication and distribution of video games and video game accessories. Nobilis produces multi-platform games for PC, XboxTM, Xbox360TM PlayStation®2, PlayStation®3, PSPTM, Nintendo Wii™, Nintendo DSTM, and Interactive DVD.
Nobilis has distribution subsidiaries in France (Nobilis France in Lyon), Spain and Portugal (Nobilis Iberica in Madrid), Belgium, Holland and Luxembourg (Nobilis Benelux) and Italy (Rome). Some of the most prominent partners that feature in Nobilis’ catalogue feature 1C Company, Akella, Capcom, Cenega, City Interactive, Enlight Software, Focus, JoWooD, Lago, Lighthouse, RTL Enterprises GmbH, ZUXXEZ Entertainment AG…
Nobilis’ own games include“Destination Treasure Island™”(PC),“The Secrets of Da Vinci, the forbidden manuscript™”(PC),” Mountain Bike Adrenaline featuring Salomon”(PlayStation®2),“Moto Racer 3 Gold Edition”(PC),“Coffee Break™” (PC),“Destination: Treasure Island™”,“Cleopatra: a Queen’s Destiny™” (PC),“Emma® at the farm” (Nintendo DS™) ...
Nobilis France is also a manufacturer/distributor of accessories thanks to his own brand: Subsonic™. Nobilis produces multi-platform accessories for Xbox360TM, PSPTM, PSPTM Slim&Lite, PlayStation®2, PlayStation®3, Nintendo DSTM&Nintendo DSTM Lite and Nintendo Wii™.
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