Haarlem, The Netherlands – 31 May 2010 – Premier videogame publisher Iceberg Interactive and Zoetrope Interactive are proud to announce that the horror adventure game for PC Darkness Within 2: The Dark Lineage, is now available at all major UK retailers and good independent game shops, as well as in several other European territories such as Belgium and Scandinavia.
The Iceberg webshop (here) also has stock for worldwide delivery and has shipped out all pre-orders last week. Iceberg direct download partners such as Gamersgate, Impulse and Adventureshop are also „live‟ since last Friday. The German and French localized releases for the game will take place by mid June 2010, distributed by Koch and Mohican respectively.
For more information on Darkness Within 2: The Dark Lineage or to get your hands on the Exclusive Demo, please check out www.iceberg-interactive.com. For more information about the entire Darkness Within series visit www.darknesswithin2.com.
About the Dark Lineage
Darkness Within is a series of adventure games inspired by famous horror writer H.P. Lovecraft. In "The Dark Lineage", the second installment of the Darkness Within series, players again take the role of police detective Howard Loreid, who suffered from the paranormal happenings around him in the first volume “In Pursuit of Loath Nolder”. Now, Howard discovers that his own horrible past is connected with the madness that is about to swallow him. This second volume will see the Darkness Within saga come to its conclusion. The Dark Lineage will take you to places where the "things" of the past still live, and all the memories that should be long-forgotten are still remembered; including a drowsy, depressive town called Arkhamend, a Victorian mansion that hides a lot of horrible secrets, a dilapidated building inside notorious, snow-clad woods and dim underground buildings and tunnels. The Dark Lineage is even more frightening and stronger than the previous installment so prepare yourself for the descending darkness, this time it will be ultimate.
- A new and more advanced game engine With the new and more advanced version of the original game engine of Darkness Within, you can move anywhere you want, light up your way with light sources that cast real-time soft shadows and realistically lift up, push, pull or throw objects with the power of NVIDIA® PhysX™ engine.
- Built-in Hint System with 3 Difficulty Levels Players can choose to play in Standard, Detective or Senior Detective modes.
- Dynamic Puzzles and Features Traditional adventure game puzzles are complimented by deciphering dreams,
underlining excerpts in documents to garner critical clues and interacting physically with the environment.
- Enhanced Gameplay Experience
The proprietary fully 3D real-time game engine enables compelling special effects, stunning visuals, and dynamic lighting and shading, in a first person game environment.
- Eerie Gameplay Atmosphere An immersive experience is created by a fascinating Lovecraftian story, chilling real-time cut scenes, and haunting music.
About Zoetrope Interactive
Zoetrope Interactive is a small independent game development company located in Istanbul, Turkey. Its mission is to develop quality games that gamers can feel and enjoy.
About Iceberg Interactive
Iceberg Interactive is a premier videogame publisher set to make a splash in the interactive entertainment industry. The company is staffed with a mix of industry veterans and upcoming young talent, has offices in key locations across Europe and has established partnerships all over the globe for both online and offline sales. Hence why Iceberg is a great alternative for developers looking to bring their products to a worldwide audience. The company has the licenses for several console platforms yet currently focuses foremost on PC gaming. Iceberg is among the market leaders for the following niche genres for PC: simulators, adventure and action games.
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