October 2009– Drawn™: The Painted Tower is an enchanting puzzle adventure game which sends you on a cinematic journey to rescue a child queen with a special gift. It has been created by Big Fish Games Studios, one of the world’s leading casual games developers.
Recently launched as an internet-only exclusive, Drawn was the best-selling title from Big Fish Games Studios in 2009, garnering exceptional reviews. UK-based publisher Focus Multimedia is now making Drawn available on PC CD-ROM for the first time, as part of its growing portfolio of premium casual games.
In Drawn, players become part of a unique and beguiling story. It begins with Iris being kept inside The Painted Tower for her own protection. There are some who wish to prevent her destiny from coming to pass and use her power for themselves. A curse has locked each floor of the tower and only the most intrepid explorer can find a way to the top– and Iris.
In this beautifully animated adventure, you will enter lush painted universes and solve perplexing puzzles in order to gain access to the highest reaches of the tower. But hurry, Iris’ position has been betrayed and enemies approach the tower. Can you reach her in time? Will her destiny be fulfilled?
• From the studio that created the best-selling Mystery Case Files™ hidden object adventures
• Unexpected twists bring the genre to a new level
• Overcome challenging puzzles and riddles to unlock the secrets of The Painted Tower
• Enter magical paintings and meet strange characters that will help or hinder you
• Fantastic production values bring the world of Drawn to life and lure players into the dark and mysterious tale
Players will also appreciate the game's distinctive art style, which has been described as "off-kilter and skewed," by Brian Thompson, Drawn’s Art Director.
He added: "We are extremely excited to release Drawn: The Painted Tower. In this first installment of the Drawn story, we have focused on creating a richly painted world with differentiated game play and fantastic puzzles. Drawn represents the collective efforts of a strong and dynamic development team and reflects the overall values and vision of Big Fish Games; to bring the best experiences possible to our customers. I think Drawn will surprise current customers and will appeal to new users as well. Play Drawn for an enticing and mind-bending visual treat."
Craig Johnson, managing director of Focus Multimedia, said: "Drawn is a beautifully animated production which raises the bar for premium casual games. The seamless fusion of puzzle, adventure and hidden object genres is already capturing the imagination of casual gamers online. I'm delighted to extend our successful partnership with Big Fish Games by bringing this new PC game to UK retail shelves."
Drawn: The Painted Tower joins Focus Multimedia’s Essential range of great best-selling PC games and software. Every Focus Essential title has the suggested retail price of just£9.78 including VAT.
About Focus Multimedia
Focus Multimedia is one of the UK’s leading consumer software publishers. Within a comprehensive and constantly evolving product range, Focus is able to offer more than 200 high quality PC software titles for all the family. The company consistently delivers quality, value and choice across its market-leading PC budget software brands - Essential, Revival and PC Fun Club. Focus’ portfolio includes many highly acclaimed brands, amongst them; Bejeweled, BitDefender, Brain Trainer, CSI, Disney Pixar Cars, Driving Test Success, Encyclopaedia Britannica, LEGO, Lost, Mystery Case Files, Nancy Drew, Oxford University Press, Scooby Doo, Scrabble and SpongeBob SquarePants, and many more. For further information on Focus Multimedia please visit www.focusmm.co.uk. All copyrights and trademarks are acknowledged as the property of their respective owners. All rights reserved.
About Big Fish Games
Big Fish Games is the world's leading online destination for games and interactive entertainment. Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, Big Fish Games offers“A New Game Every Day!”®. Big Fish Games works with more than 500 game developers and distributes over 1.5 million games per day to consumers worldwide. Big Fish Games Studios develops and publishes some of the industry's leading brands, including Mystery Case Files®, Hidden Expedition®, Azada™, Drawn™ and Fairway Solitaire™. For more information, please visit www.bigfishgames.com and www.mysterycasefiles.com.
For further information please contact:
Lucy Felthouse– PR&Marketing Executive
Tel: +44 (0)1889 570156