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  Another World and Flashback offered together for the very first time!
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03/12/2020
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

Paris, March 12th, 2020 – Today’s players will be able to enjoy 2 classics action-adventure games on Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4: the legendary Flashback, created by Paul Cuisset, and the pioneering Another World, developed by Eric Chahi!

 

Available on April 16th 2020 in Europe, this special edition will contain:

 

  • Digital OST of both games
  • 2 postcards of Another World and 2 postcards of Flashback
  • Reversible cover

 

ANOTHER WORLD

 

Another World story:

Also known as “Out Of This World” in the United States and “Outer World” in Japan, Another World™ has developed a cult status among critics and gamers for its innovative gameplay and avant-garde cinematography.

Another World™ recounts the adventures of Lester Knight Chaykin, a young scientist who travels through time and space when a nuclear experiment goes wrong. He arrives on another planet, where he will have to fight for survival, surrounded by hostile creatures. He will befriend an alien and only by working together, they will regain their freedom. You’ll need to be logical and highly skilled to overcome this adventure’s obstacles.

Features:

  • Remastered presentation: High Definition graphics faithful to the original design
  • 3 difficulty modes: Normal (easier than original game), Difficult (Equal to original game) and Hardcore (more difficult than original game)
  • A new immersive experience: rediscover a cult adventure with 100% remastered sounds and FX

 

FLASHBACK

Flashback story:

Often ranked in the top 100 games of all time, one of the world’s greatest action adventure game is back!

2142. After fleeing in a spaceship, the young scientist Conrad B. Hart wakes up with amnesia on Titan, a colonized satellite of Saturn. His enemies and kidnappers are hot on his heels and he must find his way back to Earth, all while defending himself from various dangers and preventing aliens from destroying the planet.

 

Features:

  • For the first time, play the Director’s Cut version (2 exclusive cut scenes)
  • White or pink? Choose one of the two historic colors of Conrad's T-shirt
  • Play any level you’ve completed during the adventure in “training” mode
  • Replay the cut scenes you have watched during the adventure
  • Jukebox: enjoy the game’s music on demand
  • Street Art Gallery: earn points during the adventure to unlock images
  • Post-FX graphic filters
  • Completely remastered sound and music
  • A brand new “Rewind” function, variable according to the level difficulty
  • Tutorials for those who need a boost!

 

 

 

 The Another World and Flashback compilation will be released on April 16th, 2020 in Europe on PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch.

 

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Press contacts:

EUROPE

 

Célia BERARD

[email protected]

 

Doriane IOP

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About Microids

Microids is a French video game publisher. Founded in 1985, Microids’ editorial strategy now focuses on 4 major areas: adventure games, racing games, retro gaming and games inspired by iconic titles. By collaborating with renowned studios and authors (Pendulo Studios, Eden Studios, Benoît Sokal, Paul Cuisset, Philippe Dessoly and Pierre Adane), Microids has become a major player in international video games. Taking inspiration from legendary titles, including Asterix & Obelix, and Titeuf, Garfield, Fort Boyard, XIII and Blacksad, Microids reaches a wide audience and creates original adventures which give gamers the chance to play as some of their most beloved characters.

 

About Paul Cuisset

Paul Cuisset is one of the most prolific French creators of video games in history. Co-founder of Delphine Software, he has been programmer, game designer and scriptwriter on famous titles such as "Future Wars", "Operation Stealth", "Cruise for a Corpse”, "Moto Racer" and "Darkstone". In 1992, his classic action/adventure game "Flashback" entered the Guinness Book of World Records as the top-selling French video game in the world. In 2005, he founded the studio VectorCell, which developed "Amy" (PS3 and Xbox 360) and the HD remake of "Flashback” (PS3, Xbox 360 and PC). In 2015, he returned to the adventure genre with "Subject 13", released on PC/Mac, PS4 and Xbox One.

 

About Eric Chahi

Video game creator Eric Chahi has left his mark on the gaming industry by designing titles, which deeply immerse the player in strong emotional content. Internationally acclaimed for titles such as "The Time Travellers," "Heart of Darkness," "From Dust" and above all "Another World", he has created entire worlds, which all bear the undeniable imprint of his personality. As reflected by his most recent creation « Paper Beast ».

 

About The Digital Lounge

The Digital Lounge is the publisher of Another World - 20th Anniversary Edition, Dino's Dini's Kick Off and True Fear. "Publisher 3.0": we build a strong relationship with game creators to support them with marketing, communications and sales operations around the world; We believe that inspiration, business and pleasure go hand in hand. Our passion for games has no limit, and our mission is to connect creators and players. To learn more, visit: http://thedigitalounge.com/

 

About Dotemu

Dotemu is a French video game company specializing in modern releases of beloved retro games. Our mission is simple: give every gamer access to yesteryear’s classic video games on today's platforms, including PC, mobile, console and more. Working alongside the world’s most cherished and recognized publishers, the Dotemu team has published and developed a number of global top-sellers across both PC and console, including Streets of Rage 4, Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap, Windjammers 1 and 2, several games in the Ys series and more.

Founded in 2007, Dotemu leverages its considerable technological know-how to maintain the original spirit of classic games while giving them a second life as rediscovered gems for a new generation of gamers.

© 2020 Anuman Interactive SA. Published by Anuman Interactive SA.© 2014 The Digital Lounge. Developed by Martial Hesse-Dreville & Eric Chahi. All Rights reserved. Another World and Out of this World are registered trademark of Eric Chahi. © 2020 Eric Chahi - Digital Lounge - Dotemu. All rights reserved.