The Adventure Company
sent out a press release announcing that Aura: Fate of the Ages
, "a challenging first person puzzle exploration game that uses an easy to navigate mouse driven, point and click interface"
, has gone gold. "Exploring four enormous and diverse parallel worlds, expect to puzzle your way through the magical Ademika Valley, the technologically advanced Mechanical World, the mysterious Isoteric World and lastly the Island of Unity where the true purpose of the ring bearer's quest will be revealed. In the tradition of the classic adventure series Myst and The Adventure Company's Schizm series, AURA: Fate of the Ages delivers the purest hit of fantasy graphic adventure gaming with equally intense and challenging puzzles to decode and decipher"
. The game will ship in North America on June 24th - in Europe, it will be released by Mindscape
on July 16th (story
). Be sure to check the E3 2004 trailer
and the demo
released last week.
THE ADVENTURE COMPANY’S "AURA: FATE OF THE AGES" GOES GOLD
Graphically-Stunning Adventure Game Departs on a Journey to Duplication
TORONTO – JUNE 15, 2004 - The Adventure Company* today announced that "Aura: Fate of the Ages" has gone gold. A challenging first-person adventure game, "Aura" features an in-depth fantasy storyline, stunning graphics, inventive puzzles and an intuitive point and click interface. "Aura" is rated E for Everyone, and will be available in retail stores on June 24th.
“'Aura' is a must for adventure game fans, and anyone looking for a beautiful game with fun, logic-based challenges,” said Richard Wah Kan, president of The Adventure Company. “The ingenious puzzles recall classic adventure games, while 'Aura’s' stunning 3D graphics and rich orchestral score elevate the genre.”
"Aura’s" immersive story is based on an ancient legend that tells of a set of sacred rings and artifacts that offer great power and immortality to those who possess them. Players journey across four magical worlds in search of the artifacts permitting them access to hidden lands. Fully-animated puzzles requiring logic, reasoning and common sense to complete must be solved in order to reach Aura’s unexpected conclusion.
"Aura: Fate of the Ages" features:
* Four unique and vast worlds to explore: The Ademika Valley, Dragast, Na-Tiexu and The Island of Unity
* Easy to navigate mouse-driven, point and click interface
* Inventive cerebral puzzles and challenges throughout
* Proprietary engine blends together beautiful, pre-rendered graphics and environmental interaction with immersive special effects
"Aura: Fate of the Ages," developed by Streko-Graphics Inc., will ship in North America June 24th and in Europe later this summer.
For more information or to download the "Aura" trailer and demo, please visit www.AuraGame.com .
About The Adventure Company
The Adventure Company is North America’s number one publisher of adventure games, publishing award-winning adventure games primarily for the PC. Visit www.adventurecompanygames.com for more details.
* The Adventure Company is a division of DreamCatcher Interactive Inc.