FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Paris, France, October 1 2013 - Game developer
Neko Entertainment and publisher
Ynnis Interactive are happy and proud to have surpassed
their funding goal by a comfortable margin on
, for the second official video game based on the "Mysterious
Cities of Gold" universe, titled "Secret Paths".
About Ynnis Interactive (YIN
|In consequence, the game will release this fall on Windows PC,
in addition to already confirmed platforms, Nintendo Wii U,
Nintendo 3DS, Apple iPad and iPhone. Furthermore, the game will
benefit from thorough dubbing of French cut-scenes and dialogs to
English, as well as subtitles in nine additional languages (German,
Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Norwegian,
Swedish, Polish and Arabic) in preparation for a global launch.
During the campaign, there was continuous demand from series
fans in the Middle East (where the adventures of Esteban, Tao and
Zia are told under the title “Golden Dreams”) for
translation to Arabic language. This extra localization was
subsequently added as a stretch goal, which has also been broken at
the eleventh hour. Arabic will thus be officially supported in the
game, which makes Mysterious Cities of Gold: Secret Paths the first
ever title to feature this language option on a Nintendo
For latecomers, a
Slacker Backer page has
been opened in collaboration with the awesome people over at the
Humble Bundle store, in order to enable preorders for the Windows
PC version. Payments are accepted through Paypal, Amazon Payments
and Google Wallet.
A mini-documentary about the production and art teams has been
Ynnis Interactive is an entertainment publisher founded by manga
industry veteran Cedric Littardi, founder of Kazé, the first
European label for distribution of Japanese anime. Ynnis is working
on indie cross-media projects originating from diverse cultural
spheres. Its first game, Strike Suit Zero, partly funded through
Kickstarter, was published in January 2013. For its first licensed
product, Ynnis cherry-picked the Mysterious Cities of Gold, cult
anime series from France and Japan that is reputed for its powerful
narratives and impressive historical backgrounds.
About Neko Entertainment :
Neko, named after the japanese word for “cat”, the
studio was founded in 1999 though the passion of three video game
industry pioneers with a strong desire to propose qualitative and
creative games that only independence could offer. Since then, the
company has developed numerous games on every active platform, with
many successes such as Cocoto collection, Kung-fu Rabbit and more
recently critically-acclaimed Puddle.
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