Montreuil, March, 2013. Microïds’ catalogue gets a new licence of adventure games:
"The Inquisitor", composed of 4 different opus.
With the development of " Dracula 4: The Shadow of the Dragon” and the third part of the cult saga “Syberia”, Microïds want to leave its mark in the adventure video game universe, with a new significant series, "The Inquisitor".
This saga, based on the novels by Italian writer Valerio Evangelisti, recalls the adventures of Nicolas Eymerich, blending religion , investigation and occult events.
This strange historical character, born in Catalonia in 1320, is the author of the Directorium Inquisitorum, the text that turned unlimited power of the Sacred Inquisition into law.
In this saga, players will embody this untypical and charismatic character in his
many adventures throughout his dark history.
Elliot Grassiano, VP of the Microïds Unit at Anuman Interactive, explains: “ we are delighted to have inquisitor Nicolas Eymerich join the large family of Microïds charismatic heroes, next to Kate Walker, Vic McPherson or Jonathan Harker. We believe this new saga will fascinate the adventure fans and we trust Ticonblu developers will accomplish this mission with talent”.
“We do believe that working with Anuman Interactive will make it possible to spread the word of “The Inquisitor” beyond boundaries and will be the beginning of a long series of successful titles” adds Ivan Venturi, co-founder of Italian studio, Ticonblu.
The first part of “The Inquisitor: The Plague” series is expected to be released Q2 2013 on PC, Mac, iOS and Android.
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About Anuman Interactive
Created in 2000, Anuman Interactive is a French publisher of software, applications and video games for the general public, and is best known for its Architecture, Highway Code and Creative Activities titles. With the experience and know-how of its teams, Anuman Interactive has widened its sphere, which mainly includes practical and edutainment titles, and now encompasses adventure video games, an industry in which it is becoming a major international player, thanks to the Microïds (Amerzone, Dracula, Still Life, Syberia) brand.
At the end of 2009, Anuman Interactive joined the Media-Participations group, the 3rd largest publishing group in France and the top comic book publishing group in Europe, as a subsidiary company, and has shared its multimedia expertise with the different companies within the group to consolidate its progress in the development of new technologies.
Today, Anuman Interactive develops, publishes and distributes applications, as well as video games, on a number of different platforms (PC, Mac, Consoles, iPhone, iPad, Android etc.), thanks to a rich and varied license catalogue. As both a major player in Apple's AppStore, and as the partner of globally known download platforms like Steam or Big Fish, these are certainly exciting times for Anuman Interactive!
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