Two Virtual Villagers™ Games in One– A New Home™ and The Lost Children™ Available Now on a Single PC CD-

Consumer Press Release for Immediate Release

October 2009– Guide the day-to-day lives of a tribe of little people in this great value double pack from Focus Multimedia. Licensed from Big Fish Games, one of the world’s leading casual game publishers and developers, the Virtual Villagers Double Pack will delight casual gamers of all ages.

The story begins in Virtual Villagers: A New Home. A group of people have been rendered homeless by a volcanic eruption. They manage to escape on their boats and sail the seas until they find land, but unfortunately they’ve stumbled across an uninhabited island called Isola. It’s up to you to help the villagers start from scratch by teaching them the necessary skills to create a civilisation.

Train farmers, builders and scientists. You’ll also have to encourage your villagers to procreate, in order to keep your settlement growing and prospering. Soon, your tribe will become curious about the secrets of their new island home and begin to explore…

The story continues in Virtual Villagers sequel The Lost Children, as your villagers discover the Western Shore of Isola. There they find a group of abandoned children. You must take what you have already learned and apply it in order to nurture the little ones into a thriving tribe. Take the youngsters under your wing and help them survive and flourish.

You’ll uncover more of Isola’s secrets as you unravel the continuing story of Virtual Villagers. Both games feature unique and unpredictable events to keep you on your toes. You’ll also solve puzzles, necessary to help your little people progress. Additionally, real-time gameplay means that your villagers will continue with their lives even when your computer is switched off, resulting in new surprises every time you start up the game! Perhaps your villagers will have completed building a structure, or will there be some cute new babies toddling around?

So go on, treat yourself this to this excellent value double pack and start your own tribe. You’ll undoubtedly grow attached to your villagers and reap the rewards of their success for a long time to come.

Virtual Villagers Double Pack joins Focus Multimedia’s Essential range of best-selling PC games and software. Every Focus Essential title has the suggested retail price of just£9.78 including VAT.

Virtual Villagers Double Pack can be purchased from all good retailers, or may be ordered direct from www.focusmm.co.uk.

About Focus Multimedia

Focus Multimedia is one of the UK’s leading consumer software publishers. Within a comprehensive and constantly evolving product range, Focus is able to offer more than 200 high quality PC software titles for all the family. The company consistently delivers quality, value and choice across its market-leading PC budget software brands - Essential, Revival and PC Fun Club. Focus’ portfolio includes many highly acclaimed brands, amongst them; Bejeweled, BitDefender, Brain Trainer, CSI, Disney Pixar Cars, Driving Test Success, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Hidden Expedition, LEGO, Lost, Mystery Case Files, Nancy Drew, Oxford University Press, Scrabble, SpongeBob SquarePants and many more. For further information on Focus Multimedia please visit www.focusmm.co.uk. All copyrights and trademarks are acknowledged as the property of their respective owners. All rights reserved.

About Big Fish Games

Big Fish Games is the world's leading online destination for games and interactive entertainment. Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, Big Fish Games offers“A New Game Every Day!”®. Big Fish Games works with more than 500 game developers and distributes over 1.5 million games per day to consumers worldwide. Big Fish Games Studios develops and publishes some of the industry's leading brands, including Mystery Case Files®, Hidden Expedition®, Azada™, Drawn™ and Fairway Solitaire™. For more information, please visit www.bigfishgames.com and www.mysterycasefiles.com.

For further information please contact:

Lucy Felthouse– PR&Marketing Executive

E-mail: l.felthouse@focusmm.co.uk

Tel: +44 (0)1889 570156

Web: http://www.focusmm.co.uk


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