Fans of Agatha Christie’s tantalizing mysteries can don theirsleuthing hats and get ready for hours of twists, turns andedge-of-their-seat excitement, with Agatha Christie: Dead Man’sFolly.
Agatha Christie: Dead Man’s Folly is the ported and optimizedtablet version of the successful PC game that has been downloadedmore than 27 million times, and has won both People’s Choice forBest Game, and Zeebys and Casual Connect Game of the Year.
With beautiful high-definition visuals that are optimized forretina displays and rendered using state-of-the-art 3D modeling,gamers will join famed detective Hercule Poirot in a mock-murderhunt at the enchanting Nasse House in the English countryside.They’ll need to race against the clock to find hidden objects thathave been cleverly tucked away in different scenes from eachstory.
Some objects will help them solve the mystery — while others arered herrings that will mislead them. Along the way, they’ll uncoverclue cards, explore evidence rooms, and tackle stimulatingmini-games, as they inch closer and closer to uncovering a deadlyand devious scheme that could only come from the imagination of thelegendary Agatha Christie.
“The PC version of Agatha Christie: Dead Man’s Folly is wildlypopular, and has delighted mystery lovers for years,” commentedMegan Goodwin-Patel of IRM. “Now, it’s time for tablet users toexperience the fun of Agatha Christie, in a way that’s completelyoptimized for tablet devices. Gamers will be amazed at thehighly-polished graphics and game play, and truly feel like they’retransported to another time and place!”
Hilary Strong, Managing Director, Acorn Productions Ltd whichcontrols and manages the rights to Agatha Christie said: “It comesat an exciting time for the Christie brand and we feel this willbring our top selling games to new audiences, continuing theambition we have to make Christie a very engaging and accessiblebrand for fans around the world from every age group”.
Agatha Christie: Dead Man’s Folly is the first of four AgathaChristie mysteries that IRM will be porting and optimizing fortablets. Death on the Nile, Peril at End House, and the Miss Marpletitle 4:50 from Paddington will be added to the App Store in thecoming months.
Hullabu Inc was commissioned by IRM and Acorn Productions to portand publish the games.
Agatha Christie: Dead Man’s Folly is available now for iPad in theApp Store at:
Download a Kindle version via Amazon Marketplace at:
An Android tablet version will also be available soon via GooglePlay.
All versions include language support for English, Chinese,Brazilian Portuguese, French, German and Spanish.
For more information or media inquiries, contact Mark Johnson onbehalf of IRM
at +1 408 757 0156 or [email protected].
About Interactive Rights Management (IRM)
Established in October 2004 by the award-winning team responsiblefor the global interactive success of Celador’s Who Wants ToBe A Millionaire, IRM is an independent interactive rightsinvestment and exploitation company which has created, devised andlaunched over 70 entertaining games and social experiences forbrands such as Agatha Christie, Wipeout, Big Brother, Deal or NoDeal and Dancing with Stars to name a few. With generated revenuesexceeding $400 million and 10 industry awards the company is secondto none in their in-depth knowledge, experience, contacts andrelationships. More recently IRM has advised major media andentertainment companies on digital strategy, brand development andM & A. Interactive Rights Management has offices in London andParis.
For more information visit www.irm.tv.
Acorn Productions Ltd is the UK based rights holding production armof RLJ Entertainment, Inc (NASDAQ: RLJE) a premier independentlicensee and distributor of entertainment content and programmingin North America, the United Kingdom and Australia with over 5,300exclusive titles. Acorn Productions Ltd currently manages therights to Foyle’s War and the Agatha Christie estate.
RLJ Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: RLJE) is a premier independentlicensee and distributor of entertainment content and programmingin North America, the United Kingdom and Australia with over 5,300exclusive titles. RLJE is a leader in numerous genres via itsowned and distributed brands such as Acorn (British TV), Image(stand-up comedy, feature films), One Village (urban), Acacia(fitness), Slingshot (faith), Athena (educational), Criterion (artfilms) and Madacy (gift sets). These titles are distributed inmultiple formats including DVD, Blu-Ray, digital download, digitalstreaming, broadcast television (including satellite and cable),theatrical and non-theatrical.
Via its majority-owned subsidiary Agatha Christie Limited, RLJEmanages the intellectual property and publishing rights to some ofthe greatest works of mystery fiction, including stories of theiconic sleuths Miss Marple and Poirot. And through itsdirect-to-consumer business, RLJE has direct contacts and billingrelationships with millions of consumers.
RLJE leverages its management experience to acquire, distribute,and monetize existing and original content for its manydistribution channels, including its nascent branded digitalsubscription channels, and engages distinct audiences withprogramming that appeals directly to their unique viewinginterests. RLJE has proprietary e-commerce web sites for theAcorn and Acacia brands, and owns the recently launched Acorn TVdigital subscription service.
Hullabu Inc, founded in 2012 by leading industry veterans, bringsimmersive and exciting gaming experiences to tablet and smartphonedevices. With a catalog of over 10 games published on the Apple AppStore, Hullabu continues to expand their catalog of games targetinga wide demographic of players. The company specializes indeveloping high quality deep game play experiences which are easyto pick up and play.