London, 8th November 2012: Today Nordic Games has announced that The Book of Unwritten Tales is now available for Linux and can be played via Steam Linux Beta.
A recipient of countless awards and highly acclaimed by fans and critics alike, The Book of Unwritten Tales makes its way to Linux and enables the Linux gaming community to fully immerse itself in Tux’s version of Aventásia.
Steam Linux Beta is now live and available to anyone with a steam account with all account holders invited to sign up for it here: http://www.valvesoftware.com/linuxsurvey.php.
“Linux has always had a very dedicated user base and I am happy to see that gaming expands its horizons with a platform like Steam. As part of our strategy, we want to be early adopters on platforms and operating systems that suit our games. Linux is definitely a great opportunity to make our games available to a broader audience and we are pleased to say that The Book of Unwritten Tales is simply the first of them to be developed for the Linux platform”said Reinhard Pollice, Business and Product Development at Nordic Games.
“We’re excited for players to finally get their hands on the Steam Linux version,” said Jan Theysen, Creative Director at KING Art. “It will also allow fans of the game and those who may not have played before to be part of something special in PC gaming history.”
Developed by KING Art, The Book of Unwritten Tales was originally released on Steam in July 2012: http://store.steampowered.com/app/215160/
Set in a world torn by war, the aged gremlin archaeologist Mortimer McGuffin discovers a reference to a legendary artefact of unimaginable power. Whoever holds this treasure in their hands will determine the fate of the world.
While the Army of the Shadows sends out its best agents on the merciless hunt for the artefact, the Alliance’s three heroes find themselves involuntarily drawn into the crisis.
About Nordic Games GmbH
Nordic Games GmbH is a wholly owned publishing subsidiary of Nordic Games Holding AB. Founded in 2011, the Vienna/Austria based company Nordic Games GmbH puts great emphasis on its extensive game catalogue. The core portfolio comprises products and brands which have recently been acquired from JoWooD Entertainment AG and DreamCatcher Interactive Inc., and further IPs and trademarks will follow.
The company will pursue the long-term goal of delivering quality products that live up to expectations of gamers worldwide. For more information, please visit nordicgames.at.
About KING Art
KING Art is an award-winning independent game developer specializing in producing high quality games. They are among the leading experts on story-driven games in Germany and have produced several successful adventure games that received rave reviews by the gaming press. Since 2002 they have also been pioneers in the area of extensive browser games, and have accumulated expert knowledge during the production of more than 30 successfully completed browser game pro