MASTERTRONIC RELEASES NOSTRADAMUS– THE LAST PROPHECY INTO THEIR CASUAL COLLECTION!

Mastertronic, the UK’s leading independent publisher of computer and videogames, has added to their casual game collection with the release of Nostradamus– The Last Prophecy.

Become part of history as you step into the world of Nostradamus in Nostradamus– The Last Prophecy. The year is 1566 and a string of unsolved murders have followed Catherine de Medici, the mother of King Charles IX, to a small French town. The Queen Mother realises she has fallen victim to a terrible curse and seeks advice from the famous Nostradamus. However he is too ill to start an investigation and enlists the assistance of his son, César. As César is hundreds of miles away, Nostradamus secretly plans to disguise his daughter Madeleine as his son and allow Madeleine to conduct the investigation. Immerse yourself in stunning graphics as you play Madeleine, the central female character and use your hidden object skills to unravel a series of Machiavellian riddles and puzzles and decipher the mystery of the last prophecy. Only your wits and courage can save Renaissance France and change the course of history!

A permanent fixture in Big Fish’s Top Five adventure games, Nostradamus– The Last Prophecy demonstrates the best in casual gameplay. Gamezebo states the game“has an excellent mix of puzzles and story”, awarding the title four out of five stars.

Mastertronic’s Product Director Neil McKenna comments,“Nostradamus– The Last Prophecy is a classic point-and-click adventure game that has received great review scores. The game is based on the astrology and intriguing prophecies of Nostradamus and combines problem solving, hidden object gameplay and a little bit of murder mystery creating a compelling mix! You don’t have to be Nostradamus to see this is going to be a sure-fire hit!”

This casual PC title is out now on general release.

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About the Mastertronic Group Limited

Mastertronic is one of the best known electronic entertainment brands in Europe. It pioneered the European console market with its launch of the Sega Master System, invented the value retail sector and built an international development and publishing operation under the Virgin Mastertronic label. The brand was subsequently re-launched as The Mastertronic Group Limited in 2003 by founder Frank Herman, together with Andy Payne and Garry Williams. The Group now leads the European value publishing sector through its retail brands M.A.D. (Mastertronic Added Dimension), Sold Out (the UK's largest-selling budget operation, acquired by the Group in 2004) and PC Gamer Presents , a unique quality-assured brand in association with the leading games magazine publisher Future Publishing. The Group also offers, through its wholly owned subsidiary The Producers Limited (also acquired in 2004), a 'cradle to grave' total turnkey service for physical product, from marketing through packaging and warehousing, to retail and digital distribution. More recently in 2006, Blast Entertainment was launched as part of the group and has rapidly become a leading video game company exclusively aimed at the younger end of the Children’s market. Blast develops new content based on recognised family friendly licenses from films, TV, classic characters and toys and publishes on a variety of formats including PlayStation 2, Nintendo DS and more recently, Nintendo Wii. In 2007 Just Flight , and its sister company Just Trains , the leading worldwide simulation specialists, were acquired by the group. Just Flight was established in 1995, and within three years became the world’s largest publisher of flight simulation software outside of Microsoft, with a reputation for high quality products, published by genuine enthusiasts. With casual gaming becoming more popular in the PC Market, Mastertronic launched Everyone Can Play in 2009, a casual gaming label dedicated to games that can be played by everyone and which combine simple rules and easy access with exciting and addictive gameplay. In the same year, Great Indie Games was launched - a new label created specifically to bring Independently developed games to a wider audience, with the critically acclaimed World Of Goo released as the debut title in July 2009. 

 


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