For immediate release
August 2009 – The eagerly-awaited follow-up to the UK’s best-selling hidden object game* is now on UK retail shelves and Amazing Adventures Around The World looks set to take the world by storm.
Focus Multimedia partnered with PopCap Games, the leading developer and publisher of broadly appealing video games, to bring the popular downloadable game to retail in the UK and Ireland for the first time.
As an adventurer in Amazing Adventures Around The World, you’ve been hired to track down pieces of an ancient stone tablet. When pieced together the tablet reveals the location of the most expensive gem ever known – the World Diamond.
Travel to 25 exotic locations including the Statue of Liberty, Petra, Hawaii, Serengeti, Macchu Picchu and the Arctic. There you’ll hunt against the clock for over 2,100 cleverly concealed items across 100 levels. As an extra incentive, locate two gems on each level and at the end of the game you’ll unlock exciting new modes of play.
The funtastic mini-games nestled between hidden object hunts give your eyes a break – but not your brain! Play Spot the Difference, Word Search and many more in order to continue with your quest.
If you fancy a more sedate pace, play in Relaxed Mode and take all the time you need. You can even switch on Unlimited Hints – meaning you won’t have to wait for the hint meter to recharge before using another one.
• Seek and find over 2,100 objects in 25 tough missions
• Play 8 unique mini-games, designed to test your brain as well as your eyes
• Add interesting facts in your journal as you travel the globe
PopCap Games is a leading developer and publisher of broadly appealing video games for platforms including Web, PC, Mac, mobile, Xbox, PS2 and iPod and many more. PopCap games have been downloaded more than 1 billion times by consumers worldwide.
Amazing Adventures Around the World joins Focus Multimedia’s Essential range of great value PC games and software. Every Focus Essential title has the suggested retail price of just £9.78 including VAT.
Amazing Adventures Around the World can be purchased on PC CD-ROM from all good retailers, or may be ordered direct from www.focusmm.co.uk.
About Focus Multimedia
Focus Multimedia is one of the UK’s leading consumer software publishers. Within a comprehensive and constantly evolving product range, Focus is able to offer more than 200 high quality PC software titles for all the family. The company consistently delivers quality, value and choice across its market-leading PC budget software brands - Essential, Revival and PC Fun Club. Focus’ portfolio includes many highly acclaimed brands, amongst them; Bejeweled, BitDefender, Brain Trainer, CSI, Disney Pixar Cars, Driving Test Success, Encyclopaedia Britannica, LEGO, Lost, Mystery Case Files, Nancy Drew, Oxford University Press, Scooby Doo, Scrabble and SpongeBob SquarePants, and many more. For further information on Focus Multimedia please visit www.focusmm.co.uk. All copyrights and trademarks are acknowledged as the property of their respective owners. All rights reserved.
PopCap Games ( www.popcap.com) is the leading multi-platform provider of “casual games” — fun, easy-to-learn, irresistible computer games that appeal to everyone from age 6 to 106. Based in Seattle, Washington, PopCap was founded in 2000 and has a worldwide staff of over 230 people in Seattle, San Francisco, Chicago, Vancouver, B.C., Dublin, and Shanghai. Its timeless games have been downloaded more than 1 billion times by consumers worldwide, and its flagship title, Bejeweled®, has sold more than 25 million units across all platforms. Constantly acclaimed by consumers and critics, PopCap’s games are played on the Web, desktop computers, myriad mobile devices (cell phones, smartphones, PDAs, Pocket PCs, iPod, iPhone and more), popular game consoles (such as Xbox 360 and Nintendo DS), and in-flight entertainment systems. PopCap is the only casual games developer with leading market share across all major sales channels, including Web portals, retail stores, consoles, mobile phones and MP3 players.
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*Source: ChartTrack July 2009. Amazing Adventures The Lost Tomb.
For further information please contact:
Lucy Felthouse – PR & Marketing Executive
Tel: +44 (0)1889 570156