Toronto, Canada – February 25, 2005 - The Adventure Company today announced it has shipped The Moment of Silence, an investigative thriller, for WindowsÂ® in North America.
The Moment of Silence is set in New York City in 2044. Players become Peter Wright, an advertising executive currently heading up the Government's "Freedom of Speech" campaign. When a heavily armed SWAT team storms his neighbor’s apartment, Peter must uncover the truth behind his mysterious disappearance as he becomes drawn into the deceptive worlds of corruption and power.
“Anticipation surrounding The Moment of Silence has run extremely high,” said Ray Baun, Producer at The Adventure Company. “Finally, North American gamers will have their chance to delve deep into this modern investigative thriller.”
With fully-rendered, animated backdrops and a traditional and intuitive adventure interface, The Moment of Silence is one of the best-looking examples of adventure gaming in today’s market. Players will enjoy a mixture of real-world locations and fictitious environments created to add even more depth to a rich game world.
The game offers more than eight hours of professional voice talent for heart-pounding drama that sounds as good as it looks. Traditional adventure puzzles are fused with a variety of dialogue choices and moments of high drama, putting the game on par with some of Hollywood’s greatest thrillers, where action sequences are integrated to create a constantly challenging adventure.
The Moment of Silence Features:
Unique, highly immersive investigative thriller story
Multiple choice dialogues
A cast of more than 35 true-to-life 3D characters to interact with
75 realistic locations
30 minutes of full-screen video
Lip synchronization using phonetic voice analysis allowing real-time facial expressions
Motion captured animation and dynamic dialogue scenes featuring evolving camera work
Intuitive interface and mouse-driven navigation
The Moment of Silence is developed by German Studio House of Tales and has an ESRB rating of ‘T’ for Teen. To download the trailer or the official demo, visit http://www.adventurecompanygames.com/tac/moment_of_silence/index.html.