Hamburg, September 25th, 2013 – To celebrate today’s World Comic Book Day, German videogame developer Daedalic Entertainment announce the production of a comic book based on the critically-acclaimed adventure game characters Edna & Harvey. The book will be written by the multi-talented author, Jan ‘Poki’ Müller-Michaelis, the man behind the award-winning games on which the book is based.
“We created much more than just games, we created gaming worlds, centered on these characters and their adventures. They can be so much more than just a great gaming experience, translating to other forms of media as well”, explains Carsten Fichtelmann, Founder and CEO of Daedalic Entertainment. “We’re lucky to be in the position of having so many talented authors on our team who make their characters come alive. We’re looking forward to seeing these characters embark on new adventures.”
The title and release date will be announced in the coming months.
Adventure game fans will know Edna & Harvey from the multi-award winning point-and-click games Edna & Harvey: The Breakout and Harvey’s New Eyes. Edna & Harvey: The Breakout burst onto the gaming scene in 2008, starting out as a thesis project to become Germany’s surprise PC gaming hit of the year. The game picked up several awards that year including ‘Best Adventure of the Year’ at the German Developer Awards as well as the Red Dot Design and LARA game awards.
In 2011 Daedalic Entertainment and Jan ‘Poki’ Müller-Michaelis added to the franchise’s success releasing point-and-click adventure Harveys’ New Eyes. Critically acclaimed, the game won ‘Best Adventure of the Year’ and ‘Best Youth Game’ at the German Developers Awards as well as being named ‘Game of the Year’ by a number of the German specialist gaming media.
Set against the unique hand-drawn environments Daedalic have become known for, the Edna & Harvey games combine an ample dose of humour, intriguing puzzles and curious characters with extensive dialogues ensuring a lengthy gameplay experience.
Edna & Harvey: The Breakout and Harvey’s New Eyes are available for PC and Mac via Steam, GOG and the Mac App Store.
About Daedalic Entertainment
From its Hamburg-based studio, Daedalic Entertainment develops, publishes and markets high-quality computer- and videogames to a world-wide player-base. Its main focus lies in the production of exceptional entertainment-software with strong narratives.
With titles such as Chaos on Deponia, Harveys New Eyes, Chains of Satinav and Edna and Harvey: The Breakout, Daedalic has been able to set new standards in adventure gaming and has been awarded with no less than 17 German Developer Awards (“Studio of the Year” 2009 among others), five German Computer Game Awards and a European Games Award. As a publisher Daedalic brings unusual and exceptional titles such as Torchlight II, Botanicula and Tales of Monkey Island to the German market.