Debut trailer for Agatha Christie – The ABC Murders begins the investigation (Video)
Detectives, ready your magnifying glasses and notebooks – Kalypso Media and Microïds are offering up the latest clue to solving the mystery with the release of the debut trailer for “Agatha Christie – The ABC Murders”. Sure to be a thrill for fans of the book and newcomers alike – the trailer introduces players to the main plot through a series of cutscenes as well as offering a glimpse at the crime-solving gameplay features you can expect as you progress through the game. Watch the trailer now and keep an eye out for details…because the hunt for ‘ABC’ begins here!
In addition to the release of the debut trailer, pre-orders for the game on Steam are also live – with a 20% discount for shrewd investigators that decide to secure their copy in advance of the 4th February 2016 release date.
About Agatha Christie – The ABC Murders
Adapted from the classic Agatha Christie novel of the same name, “Agatha Christie – The ABC Murders” is an adventure mystery game, offering sharp-minded gamers the opportunity to play as Christie’s famous fictional detective Hercule Poirot. Players will guide the famous detective as he attempts to unmask the elusive murderer known only as “A.B.C.” To solve the case, players will have to interview characters, gather evidence, and solve challenging puzzles in order to collect clues and piece together the mystery to bring the “A.B.C.” murderer to justice, all rendered stylishly in cel-shaded 3D.
Recognised in the Guinness World Book of Records as the most successful novelist of all time, Agatha Christie specialized in locked room thrillers and classic whodunit mysteries. Her 66 novels, 154 short stories and 19 plays have been translated worldwide into over 50 languages. And Then There Were None, Death on the Nile and Murder on the Orient Express are just some of the many titles that have been adapted for film and TV.
“Agatha Christie – The ABC Murders” will be available digitally via Steam for PC on 4th February, 2016, with the UK retail* PC, Mac, PS4™ and Xbox One versions launching on 5th February, 2016
About This Game
Agatha Christie – The ABC Murders
Your weapon is your knowledge. Your wits will be put to the ultimate test!
The ABC Murders is an adventure and investigation game adapted from the classic Agatha Christie novel. The player embodies the famous Hercule Poirot in a 3rd person perspective adventure game packed with mysteries. Once again, the private detective will find himself up against a mysterious opponent who goes by the name of “ABC”.
Your intelligence will never have been so challenged!
You will have to explore many crime scenes in various cities set in beautiful surroundings across the United Kingdom. Leave no stone unturned when it comes to cross examinations and deadly puzzles! Observe, question and explore everything possible in order to make the smartest deductions and understand the murderer’s plans!
KEY FEATURES :
◾Examinations: The player can collect information by examining suspects and paying attention to what they say, how they say it and how they feel.
◾Puzzles: The player will have to solve puzzles in order to obtain more clues.
◾Brain Deductions: Depending on the clues collected, the player will be able to make deductions and find out more about the murderer.
◾Timeline: As the player draws conclusions and progresses through the story, he can use Poirot’s Timeline. This means that Hercule Poirot can build a timeline with all the relevant events revealed during the investigation.