Publisher Microïds and developers Artefacts studio unveil the second of three behind the scenes videos about investigation game "The ABC Murders" based on Agatha Christie's famous novel.
Discover the new video below.
CAN ANYONE WEAR A MOUSTACHE AND A HAT?
In this new video, the developers of "Agatha Christie - The ABC Murders" based in Lyon, France reveal who this game was created for. No need to be very experienced in any area or have specific skills! As long as the users can hold a mouse or a joypad, they can embody the inimitable Hercule Poirot.
- Thanks to its varied gameplay, "The ABC Murders" is designed for adventure game fans, either hardcore or casual. Easy to use, it also suits beginners who wish to discover a new and more interactive version of one of the most famous stories written by Agatha Christie.
- "The ABC Murders" keeps all of its interest for those who have already read the novel. Although they may already know who the murderer is, several exciting challenges await them: answer all the investigation mysteries, rebuild step by step the killer's modus operandi and solve numerous puzzle games. There is also an alternative ending from the original story.
- Players who might have a hard time progressing in the game can use the context-sensitive help system or automatically trigger the next step in order to focus on the story. However, this has an impact on the collectedEgo points, which represent the player's perspicacity.
The starting point of the story in a nutshell
A mysterious letter from a certain "A.B.C." is sent to Hercule Poirot, the famous Belgian detective, announcing a murder which is about to be committed. Even more worrying is the disconcerting confidence of the serial killer, who does not hesitate to mock the police force and question Hercule Poirot's intelligence! The chase will lead the player around England for a complex investigation in which it will be necessary to be observant, quick-witted and level-headed.
According to Guinness World Records, Agatha Christie (1890 – 1976) is the most successful novelist of all time with more than 2 billion copies sold. Known as the Queen of Crime, she specialized in locked room thrillers and classic whodunit mysteries. Her 66 novels, 154 short stories and 19 plays have been translated worldwide into over 50 languages. And Then There Were None, Death on the Nile and Murder on the Orient Express are just some of the many titles that have been adapted for film and TV.
The "Agatha Christie – The ABC Murders" adventure game is due to be released first quarter of 2016 on PC, Mac, PS4 and Xbox One. It is dubbed in English and French and subtitled in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Polish and Russian.