Haarlem, The Netherlands – 19 January 2011 – Videogames publisher Iceberg Interactive and independent game development studio Wax Lyrical Games today release a brand-new telltale trailer for their upcoming suspense adventure game Baron Wittard: Nemesis of Ragnarok (PC).
What lurks in the depths of the Baron’s Utopia? Today’s trailer reveals a number of clues and secrets about why Baron Wittard’s eccentric pleasure dome ‘the Utopia’ never reached its grand opening, as well as some exciting, never-before-seen gameplay footage.
The trailer can be streamed on www.iceberg-interactive.com and the Iceberg Youtube channel. Alternatively, it can be downloaded by clicking one of the following mirror links:
There is even more good news for adventure game fans, as the second part of Wax Lyrical Games’ developer diary, which focuses on the puzzles in Baron Wittard : Nemesis of Ragnarok, will be published in various languages somewhere during the day. Please make sure to visit Justadventure.com (English), Adventure-treff.de (German), Asparageek.net (French) and Adventure-island.nl (Dutch) to read up on Baron Wittard’s development process.
The eccentric architect Baron Wittard has built something really special: a city inside a building. This monumental pleasure dome, called 'The Utopia', features 1000 apartments, a shopping mall, and hundreds of offices and leisure facilities. All under one roof. Its grand opening was supposed to have been two years ago. That event never happened. A chain of mysterious events has now left the Utopia abandoned and silent. People have gone missing. Electromagnetic disturbances are increasing. These happenings all point to Wittard's desolate Utopia. Armed with only a camera and a torch, you must journey there alone to explore its winding corridors, its secret passageways, and its gloomy halls. Local townspeople say Wittard kept a terrible secret. They speak fearfully of someone or something malevolent lurking at his city. They say it is waiting and growing in power. They say time is running out...
Baron Wittard: Nemesis of Ragnarok is planned for a pan-European release on February 18th 2011. It is already available for pre ordering in the Iceberg Webshop ( http://www.iceberg-shop.com/baron-wittard.html) with free shipping up until the day of release.
• Explore the ruins of a decaying building and uncover its terrible secret
• Non-linear gameplay: explore at your own pace
• Experience urban decay in high resolution graphics
• Eerie and mysterious soundtrack with full musical score
• Discover a massive world in First Person Perspective
• Use skill and cunning to search for clues and solve puzzles
For more information please visit the Baron Wittard: Nemesis of Ragnarok gamepage ( http://iceberg-interactive.com/games-mainmenu-27/280-baron-wittard.html).
About Wax Lyrical Games
Wax Lyrical Games is an independent game development studio founded by Alan Thorn and Marlies Maalderink. Committed to developing thought-provoking and unusual games, Baron Wittard: Nemesis of Ragnarok is its first title. For more information, visit www.waxlyricalgames.com.
About Iceberg Interactive
Iceberg Interactive is a premier videogame publisher set to make a splash in the interactive entertainment industry. The company is staffed with a mix of industry veterans and upcoming young talent, has offices in key locations across Europe and has established relevant partnerships all over the globe, both for digital and retail releases. Hence why Iceberg is a great alternative for developers looking to bring their products to a worldwide audience. Iceberg focuses foremost on PC gaming and is among the market leaders for the following niche genres for PC: simulators, adventure and MMO/action games. For more information visit www.iceberg-interactive.com to keep up with the latest breaking news.
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