SAN FRANCISCO — January 26, 2005 — Ubisoft, one of the world’s largest videogame publishers, today revealed the award-winning* and critically acclaimed adventure title, MystÃ‚Â® IV Revelation, will launch for Xbox™ March 2005 in North America at the manufacturer’s suggest retail price of $19.99 – the game is rated “T” for Teen.
“Bringing Myst IV Revelation to Xbox and into the living room/theatre environment will allow players to experience the game’s gorgeous and lush environments in hi-definition and Dolby Digital Surround 5.1,” said Laurent Detoc, president of Ubisoft, Inc. “Myst IV Revelation has won multiple industry awards, received accolades from fans and will be a “must have” adventure title for Xbox owners.”
Within the visually awe-inspiring world of Myst, a gripping family drama will slowly unfold. A little girl disappears, her two brothers are suspected, and it is clear that their story is far from over. Players will escape into the adventure as they attempt to solve the mystery and discover the fate of the two villainous brothers, Sirrus and Achenar. Understanding their motives is the key to the investigation which will lead to a true “revelation.”
“The Xbox version of Myst IV Revelation features enhancements for console gamers, for example, improved menus to facilitate navigation, more accessible Help Map System, faster one-click access interface and an improved Zip Mode,” said Genevieve Lord, producer at Ubisoft. “Also, to answer some who have inquired, know that we didn’t change the gameplay as that is what makes Myst IV Revelation such a compelling experience.”
Additional launch details and information will be announced at a later date; however, please feel free to visit www.mystrevelation.com.
* 2004 “Adventure Game of the Year” – GameSpot
2004 “Readers’ Choice – Best PC Adventure Game” – GameSpot
2004 “Editor’s Choice” – IGN.com
2004 “Best Adventure Game” – Gamespy
2004 Nomination “Best PC Action/Adventure Game of the Year” – Academy of
Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS)
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