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  THE THIRD TITLE OF CULT ADVENTURE GAME SERIES SYBERIA UNVEILED AT THE 2015 GAMESCOM EXHIBIT
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07/31/2015
 


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Paris, July 31, 2015 – Microïds is about to unveil the first sequences of Syberia 3, as well as the first musical themes composed by Inon Zur during the European greatest video game exhibit. The game is being developed on Playstation 4, Xbox One, PC and Mac.

 Still guided by its author and artistic director, Benoit Sokal, the third episode of Kate Wlaker’s journey takes place adrift on a makeshift craft. By chance,  the youkol caravan that she had come across in Syberia 2 finds her before she passes away. Determined to run away from their common ennemy, Kate decides to help the nomads with their ancestral singular tradition: accompany the snow ostriches  transhumance to the sacred steppes to breed. This adventure through charming scenery and a devastated city will take the young heroin in an utmost dangerous and wonderful journey with many enemies hot on their heels...

As the 2015 Gamescom exhibit arrives, Syberia 3 unveils a bit more with a few new screenshots from the current version in development.

For the first time in full 3D, Syberia 3 has been created with gameplay mechanics meant for PC and  for new generation consoles (PS4 and Xbox One), so that the players can enjoy greater freedom to explore the wonderful scenery and cities to thwart their mysteries and puzzles as never in the saga.

The first tracks from Syberia 3 will be played during the  Video Games Live concerts on August 7,8 and 9 (evenings) during the Gamescom exhibit. Composer Inon Zur (Fallout 3 & 4, Dragon Age…) will be on stage at the official opening to present his new creations.

"Syberia 3" is due to be released in 2016 on Playstation 4, Xbox One, PC and Mac in French, English, German, Italian and Spanish.


About Microïds

Formed in 1985 and based in Paris, France, Microïds is an independent publisher of multi-platform video games. Known for its excellent adventure titles, it represents Anuman Interactive’s video game business in all its forms.

Managed by its creator Elliot Grassiano, Microïds continually expands its large game catalogue with genres as varied as adventure, management, simulation and action. Through its adaptations of iconic titles such as "Syberia" or "Amerzone" and its original creations including " Subject 13", "The A.B.C. Murders",  Microïds is today present on PC, Mac and tablets as well as iOS, Android, Xbox  and Playstation.

 Besides its original characters such as Kate Walker of "Syberia", Microïds also develops titles incorporating well-known properties such as Garfield and Lucky Luke.

The names of companies and products mentioned in this document are the trademarks of their respective owners. © 2015 Anuman Interactive. Syberia is a registered trademark belonging to Anuman Interactive SA. All rights reserved. Author and Artistic Director: Benoit Sokal.

About Inon Zur

Inon Zur is a Hollywood Music Award-winning and two-time BAFTA nominated composer renowned for his emotionally dynamic original music scores for film, television and blockbuster video game franchises such as FALLOUT (British Academy of Film and Television Arts and Spike TV Best Original Music nominations), DRAGON AGE (Hollywood Music In Media Award) and PRINCE OF PERSIA.

Zur’s music has previously been performed in concerts worldwide (Leipzig, London, Los Angeles, Malmö, Seoul, Sydney) by top orchestras including the London Philharmonic Orchestra at the Royal Festival Hall in London.

http://www.inonzur.com/about/

About Video Games Live

Video Games Live™ is an award winning immersive concert event featuring music from the most popular video games of all time. Created, produced and hosted by world renowned game industry veteran and superstar Tommy Tallarico, top orchestras and choirs around the world perform along with exclusive synchronized video footage and music arrangements, synchronized lighting, well known internet solo performers, electronic percussion, live action and unique interactive segments to create an explosive one-of-a-kind entertainment experience.

 “Beautiful performance!” – USA TODAY                         “Captivating! Bombastic!” – NY Times

 “Simply breathtaking!” – IGN.com                                       “Incredibly compelling” – Washington Post

“Ingenious and fantastic!” – LA Times                                “Thrilling!” – The London Times

Picture the energy and excitement of a rock concert mixed with the power and emotion of a symphony orchestra combined together by the technology, interactivity, stunning visuals and fun that only video games can provide. Completely synchronized cutting-edge video screen visuals, state-of-the-art lighting and special fx, stage show production and special on-stage interactive segments with the audience dazzle crowds of all ages – gamers and non-gamers alike. Pre & Post-Show Activities include a costume contest, Guitar Hero competition, prize give-a-ways, interactive game demos and the very popular meet-and-greet with top game composers, designers and industry talent.

Achievements & Accomplishments

Incorporated in 2002, Video Games Live is the first and most successful video game touring concert in the world having performed over 200 shows in 23 countries on 5 continents. Over 11,000 people were present for the debut performance at the Hollywood Bowl with the L.A. Philharmonic and since then over 1 million people have experienced the show live. Video Games Live has released 2 albums worldwide (both of which debuted in the Billboard Top 10) as well as an award winning full length feature DVD/Blu-Ray. In 2010 the show aired nationally on PBS and quickly became one of the top rated PBS Specials of all time. With over 100’s of ticket buyer reviews on Ticketmaster.com, Video Games Live boasts a 4.6 (out of 5) rating. Inducted into the Guinness Book of World Records for the biggest game concert in the world (over 100,000 in China), Video Games Live continues to break new ground and thrill audiences worldwide with brand new content each year.

WWW.VIDEOGAMESLIVE.COM