Blair Witch Games Creep onto the Web
Dallas, TX, September 15, 2000 - Gathering of Developers today announced the launch of http://blairwitch.godgames.com,
the official Web site for the upcoming Blair Witch games trilogy. The second movie, Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2, debuts in theatres October 27th from Artisan Entertainment.
This Web site offers Blair Witch enthusiasts and gamers alike the opportunity to learn more about the three upcoming PC games in the Blair Witch collection. Visitors to http://blairwitch.godgames.com
can download the Blair Witch Volume 1: Rustin Parr interactive game trailer, check out the latest Blair Witch game news and previews, and drool over hot, new Blair Witch game screenshots and character art.
The Blair Witch games each feature a unique protagonist, setting, and weapons list and combine the film's mythologies with Terminal Reality's Nocturne characters. Nocturne, a 3D-action horror PC game released in October 1999, was touted for its cutting-edge technology and gameplay. The Blair Witch games utilize the NocturneÃ¤ game engine, which offers a full-fledged cinematic experience. The games are being developed for the PC.
Developed by Terminal Reality, Blair Witch Volume 1: Rustin Parr is set in 1941 immediately after Rustin Parr's conviction for murder. Parr is the old hermit that murdered the seven kids and claimed he did it for an old female ghost. Gamers take on the roles of Doc Holiday (a Nocturne character) to investigate the crimes. Blair Witch Volume 1: Rustin Parr will creep into stores nationwide later this month.
Blair Witch Volume 2: The Legend of Coffin Rock, developed by Human Head Studios, takes place in Burkittsville, MD during the fall of 1886 and involves Robin Weaver, a young girl believed to be missing in the Black Hills Forest. Players take on the role of Lazarus and try to uncover the mystery behind Robin's disappearance and discover a bit about their own character. Blair Witch Volume 2: The Legend of Coffin Rock will appear in stores nationwide in October 2000.
Ritual Entertainment's Blair Witch Volume 3: The Elly Kedward Tale is set in 1786 and places gamers in the role of witch hunter Jonathan Pyre. Children are mysteriously missing and Elly Kedward is accused of and found guilty of witchcraft. Kedward is banished to the woods. Blair Witch Volume 3: The Elly Kedward Tale will be available in November 2000.