Montreuil (France). May 6 th 2013. Fourteen years after the first "Darkstone" was created, Anuman Interactive announces the adaptation on mobiles of the famous role-playing game developed by Paul Cuisset. It will be published under the Joystick Replay label.
Developed by Delphine Software in 1999, "Darkstone" is a hack and slash game that marked its time with its universe, its atmosphere and the depth of its gameplay.
As part of its partnership with Vector Cell, signed end of 2012, French publisher Anuman Interactive announces the launch of a new version of "Darkstone". Fully revised and optimised for mobiles, this version will be created by the French studio Artefacts, in collaboration with Paul Cuisset.
The players will enjoy rediscovering the original game (more than 100 levels, 4 playable character classes…) on their smartphones or tablets, with a new interface and a gaming system adapted to touch screens. The fans will also recognise the remixed original voices and sounds.
“We are sure that this new version of "Darkstone" will win again the mobile players’ hearts, just like it happened back then with the PC users. This new version is more accessible and the new interface allows action phases that are much more dynamic, thanks to the touch features of those devices” explains Alain Milly, Publishing Director at Anuman Interactive .
Paul Cuisset, founder of Vector Cell adds with enthousiasm that “ Anuman Interactive and Artefacts Studio teams are doing a great job. This new version of "Darkstone" is fun to play and I am delighted to see this title newly adapted on mobiles”.
"Darkstone" will be available as of June 2013 on iPhone, iPad and Android devices.
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!
For more information, please visit http://www.anuman-interactive.com/