Step into the shoes of a princess to defeat the witch’s curse

31 August 2010

Avanquest Software is soon to release the award winning* puzzle adventure game Witch’s Curse, now on Nintendo DS TM . Online casual gamers and fans of the PC version can now experience the new look and feel on the handheld format as they look to complete 40 puzzles and 15 mini-games, set against the backdrop of 135 magical castle scenes.

The game begins with Princess Isabella returning home from a trip to discover that an evil curse has been put upon her castle. The curse has placed evil in every room and turned everyone inside the castle into mirrors. With the help of a fairy friend, players must step into Princess Isabella’s shoes and battle against an evil witch to lift the curse.

Players must search the castle for shards of broken mirror pieces that are scattered around the rooms. Each piece must be collected and reassembled in the Hall of Mirrors to bring back loved ones and help to release the witch’s curse. Every time a loved one is freed from the bewitching mirror spell, players receive new clues that will help them progress through the cursed castle. A Fairy guide armed with hints, special abilities and power-ups including Fire, Water, Rock and Wind helps players through each stage should they become stuck.

Walking through the cursed castle and its mystical grounds, players will visit the rooms ruined by the witch. Starting in the Courtyard then moving on to the Grand Hall, Hall of Reflections, Piano Lounge, Hunting Gallery, Tea Room and the Observatory, players must complete over 40 spell-binding puzzles and hidden object games. Once the castle rooms have been lifted of the curse, players will then face the witch in a final puzzle showdown to win back the castle and banish the witch forever.

Notes to Editor:

*Princess Isabella: Witch’s Curse was named Big Fish Games: Adventure Game of the Year 2009 and Gamehouse: Top Adventure Game in the annual Great Game 2010 awards.

Sales information for Witch’s Curse

Price:£24.99

Available from: HMV, Argos, Sainsburys, ASDA, Morrisons, GAME, www.Amazon.co.uk, www.play.com, www.Avanquest.co.uk,

Published by: Avanquest Software Publishing

About Avanquest Software

Avanquest Software is one of the world’s leading software developers and publishers, with operations in Europe, North America and China, and marketing its software titles through Retail, Corporate, OEM and Direct-to-Consumer channels. The company is committed to innovation in the design, development and publishing of world-class, easy-to-use and affordable software. Avanquest Software is listed on Euronext (ISIN FR0004026714) since December 1996. Additional information is available at http://www.avanquest.com or http://about.avanquest.com.

For further information, box images and review copies please contact:

James Meredith / Thea Quaddy

Media Safari

Tel: +44 (0)1225 471202

jamesm@mediasafari.co.uk / theaq@mediasafari.co.uk


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