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  Anuman Interactive and Microïds announce the release of “Dracula Resurrection”, the first installment of the Dracula saga, on iPhone
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09/05/2011
 


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

Montreuil, September 5th, 2011.

After the release of “Dracula: The Path of the Dragon” in 2010, Anuman Interactive is going back to where the terror first began with the adaptation of the trilogy’s first installment on mobile platforms. This new release, already very popular with gamers, allows players to step into the shoes of Bram Stoker's well-known character: Jonathan Harker.

Following the disappearance of his fiancée, Mina, he has no choice but to leave for Transylvania to investigate this kidnapping. His search quickly leads him to Count Dracula's castle doors...

Divided into three parts, this adaptation faithfully recreates the universe depicted by the writer and leads the player into a frightening and oppressive atmosphere. Just like the trilogy’s third installment (The Path of the Dragon), “Dracula Resurrection” is a first-person, point-‘n’-click adventure, allowing the player to move 360° around the game’s various environments, to interact with the characters as well as to solve the puzzles and complete the mini-games he finds along the way.

The player also has an interactive inventory at his disposition, where he can collect and store objects during the adventure. After selecting an object, it will appear in the quick menu bar and the player can use it by touching the screen when necessary.

“Dracula Resurrection” also offers a permanent help feature, which can be activated or deactivated as desired. This help feature, designed primarily for beginning players, indicates the interactions and the zones onscreen to explore with the help of animated symbols. For players who are keen to discover a new, exciting gaming experience, a "Compass Look" feature is available in the menu options. The gyroscope mimics iPad and iPhone movements in the game, and gives players the possibility of looking 360° around them.

Like the games already released on AppStore, "Dracula Resurrection" is available in English, French, Spanish, Italian and German (EFIGS).

“Dracula Resurrection" is available from September 1st, 2011 on the AppStore in the "Games" category.

About Anuman Interactive

Created in 2000, Anuman Interactive SA is a mainstream software publisher and is a leader in the fields of architecture, the Highway Code and creative activities. As a subsidiary of the Media-Participations Group, Anuman Interactive positions itself as an innovative and dynamic publisher with its flagship video game titles (Trainz, Pacific Storm, Prison Tycoon) and on the edutainment market with the titles Clifford, Casper and Muppet Babies.

Anuman Interactive is proud to have a number of prominent partners for the design of high performance software: Renault, M6, Hatier, Atari, Système D, ParuVendu etc.

Since 2007, Anuman Interactive has also been publishing games for the Nintendo DS, Wii, Sony PSP as well as applications for the iPhone and iPod Touch. At the end of 2009, Anuman Interactive acquired the Microïds brand and portfolio, which is known globally for its high quality video games.

For more information, visit http://www.anuman-interactive.com/