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Barrow Hill is now ready to explore

Grab a flashlight and enter the dark woods of the ancient burial mound.

For immediate release

'Barrow Hill: Archaeology meets Adventure' is now available from Shadow Tor Studios, for worldwide distribution.

Cornwall, England - April 24th, 2006 - Shadow Tor Studios are proud to announce that Barrow Hill is now available from the official website, for worldwide publication.

About the game: Barrow Hill is a creepy tale, set among the thick woods of a Cornish hillside. The ancient burial mound, known locally as Barrow Hill, has been disturbed. Arriving on the Autumn Equinox, a powerful night in the pagan calendar, you must restore balance to a Celtic world while avoiding the dangers that lurk in the forest around you. Alchemy, puzzle solving, archaeology and adventure await those brave enough to explore Barrow Hill.


About the website:
The brand new, re-vamped, Barrow Hill website now offers:

  • Gameplay trailer
  • Fully playable demo
  • A 'making of' feature,
  • Easter eggs
  • The 'build your own Barrow Hill' cut out and keep postcards
  • An interactive map (exploring the 'real' Barrow Hill that inspired the
  • game)
  • Brand new screenshots.

What the reviewers say: This traditional point and click adventure game as already gained some excellent reviews, and enthralled those who have played it:

"ominous and moody atmosphere"
"rapaciously predatory"
"a decided mysterious and menacing atmosphere"
Score: A-

"it is just wonderful"
"It is a classic adventure game which gradually reveals a good story while exploring a beautiful setting and solving rational puzzles"
"There are quite a few "BOO!" moments"
"The graphics are lovely"
Score: A-

Find out more about Barrow Hill:

Official Barrow Hill Demo:
Gameplay Trailer: www.barrow-hill.co.uk/gameplaytrailer.zip
Official website: www.barrow-hill.co.uk

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