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Barrow Hill: Curse of the Ancient Circle

Wheeled out in the UK this month.

Consumer Press Release for Immediate Release

August 2009 – Archaeology meets adventure in this adventure-style game released to retail, courtesy of Focus Multimedia. Lauded by the BBC as ‘the next best thing to sleeping in a haunted house,’ Barrow Hill: Curse of the Ancient Circle is not for the faint-hearted!

This creepy tale is set in Cornwall, a land rife with myths and legends. An ancient burial mound, known locally as Barrow Hill, has been disturbed. What was unearthed during a recent archaeological dig in the Barrow? Is it the cause of human disappearances and supernatural events? You have been tasked with exploring Barrow Hill in order to unravel a sinister plot and discover exactly what happened to world-famous archaeologist Conrad Morse and his team.

Tread ancient pathways across the countryside, seek clues in almost forgotten shrines and experience the primeval forces which exist in the stone circle. Following in the footsteps of Conrad Morse, you will discover that the barrow is more than just a mound of earth and a collection of forgotten standing stones.


• Discover a world of puzzles, archaeology and ancient rituals

• Use gadgets to locate clues and communicate with other characters

• Haunting soundtrack of creepy music and spine-chilling sound effects

Test your wits and your nerve in the immersive world of Barrow Hill. But whatever you do, don’t turn out the lights. You have been warned…

Barrow Hill: Curse of the Ancient Circle 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.

Barrow Hill: Curse of the Ancient Circle can be purchased from all good retailers, or may be ordered direct from

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 All copyrights and trademarks are acknowledged as the property of their respective owners. All rights reserved.

For further information please contact:

Lucy Felthouse – PR & Marketing Executive


Tel: +44 (0)1889 570156


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