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  A Spooky Adventure of Comic Proportions is Headed to North America! Viva Media’s Haunted is Slated for Release on December 11!
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New York, NY November 19, 2012 -- Viva Media and dtp Entertainment bring to you Haunted, a game where nightmares turn into reality and friends are unlike any you’ve had before – an obscure professor, an ax-wielding henchman, and a variety of ghostly acquaintances that can only be described as otherworldly. And you know what? They are! Join us in this journey between the living and the dead, where up is down and down is up.  But don’t think for a minute just because your new friends are rigor mortis that their sense of humor is also grave. Quite the opposite! It’s sidesplitting. Get ready for the journey of a lifetime before it’s too late and you’re six feet under. 

Take in the sights of 19 th century London, Scotland, Transylvania and more, but beware, you’re traversing across dangerous lands. The journey will not go unchallenged; solve spooky puzzles and creepy challenges, and your hard work will earn you ghastly delight! But if things get downright treacherous, remember this: the fate of the spirit world and overall cosmic balance are in your hands!

Haunted is scheduled for release on December 11, 2012.


·         Experience a spine-chilling comic story, like something right out of a Dickensian novel

·         Visit gloomily beautiful settings in London, Scotland, Transylvania…and a goldfish bowl

·         Encounter more than 30 scurrilous characters, with sparkling animation including sophisticated facial expressions

·         Rediscover the adventure genre anew, with cooperative ghost team-play and the optional solution assistance


Publisher: Viva Media®

Category: Adventure

Price: $19.99

Developer: Deck 13

North American Launch Date: December 11, 2012

System requirements: Windows 8/7/Vista/XP; 1.4 GHz or better; 2 GB of RAM; 6 GB free hard drive space; 128 MB graphics card; enhanced for DirectX 9.0

dtp Entertainment is one of the leading German publishers, developers and distributors in the entertainment software industry. The company is based in Hamburg and employs over 140 staff. dtp entertainment develops and publishes entertainment software for all interactive entertainment platforms incl. the entertainment systems by Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo as well as mobile platforms (smartphones, tablets) and the internet browser. For more information, please visit

Viva Media is a leading publisher of video games in the North America. Founded in 2002, Viva Media now offers over 200 gaming products in various genres. Please visit for more information on particular products.

Internationally the company publishes digital content as well as games for mobile platforms. Viva Media’s retail products are available in the US and Canada in mass merchant store chains such as Wal-Mart, Target, Sam’s Club and the like as well as in the Office channel (Staples, Office Depot, Office Max), Electronics and specialty store chains and online stores such as According to NPD Viva Media held a Top 10 position in USD sales at retail during 2011. In unit sales the company ranks in the Top 5 of all retail publishers of PC Games.