Jordan Mechner’s Classic “The Last Express” discounted on iOS

For Immediate Release

Paris, France – January, 4th 2013 – DotEmu, developer and publisher specializing in modern releases of beloved retro games, announce that « The Last Express » is temporarily discounted on iPhone & iPad starting from today. To wish you a Happy New Year and celebrate the good reviews received on the mobile version, this game is currently available at a price of $2.99/2.69€ (instead of $4.99/4.49€) for a limited time.

Designed by Jordan Mechner, best known as the creator of the Prince of Persia franchise and Karateka, The Last Express is a point & click game set aboard the luxurious Orient Express. On the eve of World War I, as the train departs on its final journey from Paris to Constantinople, the player steps into the shoes of Robert Cath, an American doctor with a mysterious past. A fugitive from French police, Cath, boards the train in answer to an urgent telegram from his best friend – and plunges into a maelstrom of conspiracy, romance and murder.

Upon release in 1997, The Last Express received rave reviews and it seems that it goes on thanks to the mobile version of DotEmu! Originally classified among the best adventure games of all time, the iOS port has also reached an excellent score of 90% on Metacritic. Take advantage of this promotion to discover or rediscover this masterpiece of the 90s on your iPhone or iPad!

Download “The Last Express” for $2.99/2.69€ (for a limited time!): iTunes link

About DotEmu:

DotEmu, a publisher/developer has the mission to bridge the gap between the best of the old video games on today and tomorrow devices: Flash, iPhone and PC. In May 2010, DotEmu opens its own gaming digital distribution shop and distributes today over downloadable 200 titles. DotEmu has worked on several projects including Street Fighter II – Champion Edition on Adobe Flash, R-Type, X-MEN and Another World on iPhone, and Boulder Dash on various platforms. Created in early 2007, DotEmu provides service, technologies and products to customers in Europe, USA, and Japan.

About Jordan Mechner:

Jordan Mechner is a video game designer, author, screenwriter and filmmaker, best known as the creator of the Prince of Persia franchise. His games include the 1980s classics Karateka and Prince of Persia, The Last Express (1997), and Ubisoft’s award-winning 2003 Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time. Over 17 million Prince of Persia games have been sold. In 2010, Jordan Mechner became the first game creator to adapt his own work as a feature film screenwriter with Disney’s Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, produced by Jerry Bruckheimer. It is the highest-grossing video game-based movie to date. Follow Jordan at jordanmechner.com and @jmechner.

 


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