Trailer for the Exchange Student Released
Pan Metron Ariston has released a trailer for the first episode of The Exchange Student. The trailer can be found here:

The Exchange Student is an interactive sitcom featuring backgrounds from ex-Lucasarts & ex-Sierra artist Bill Eaken (Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis, Leisure Suit Larry 3, The Dig, The Secret of Monkey Island, Curse of Monkey Island, Star Wars: X-Wing Alliance) and animations by Dave Rigley (24 and a Half webcomic It is a point and click adventure game that will appeal to those who enjoy TV cartoon shows like Johnny Bravo, games like Leisure Suit Larry, Monkey Island and TV sitcoms like Friends, That 70s Show and Married with Children.

In the game you control Emilio Carboni, a 22 y.o. Italian student who has never had a girlfriend in his entire life. His friend Vincenzo just came back from an exchange program in Sweden. Vincenzo was really satisfied with the program since he met many attractive ladies during his stay in Sweden. Emilio decides to follow his friend's path. He travels to Sweden to spend a semester there, studying in a city of Sweden called Västerås. Fate however is not that kind with our 'hero'.

The game blends classic adventure gameplay into the casual game format, making the pace of progress faster and simpler so that the gamer can practically be entertained even if he/she only has a little time to devote into gaming. Featuring a simple point and click interface The Exchange Student requires a minimal learning curve making the game appropriate for both hardcore and casual gamers. At the same time however, the developers have seen to it so that the level of interactivity remains high throughout the game and that The Exchange Student is not just a click-through experience.

The Exchange Student will be distributed online in the form of episodes and the first episode, called "First Day in Sweden", is going to be released this Friday (18th of August) for PCs, while Macintosh and Pocket PC versions will be available in September. Further information and artwork can be found at the official website:

About Pan Metron Ariston: Pan Metron Ariston is a group of developers and artists around the world who believe that gaming is more than just shooting everything that moves. Their intention is to develop and release games that can be appealing to all audiences, even beyond the hardcore gaming demographics.
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Game: The Exchange Student (PC)