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Case Closed: One Truth Prevails

Budding young detectives challenged to outsmart the adults.

Case Closed: One Truth Prevails tests powers of observation and detection as players lead Shichi Kudo, known under his alias Conan Edogawa, on an investigation to solve the crime of the century. Featuring manga/anime style cartoon animation for a young audience, Case Closed: One Truth Prevails is due for release on the Nintendo Wii on 1st May 2009 by Nobilis and Ascaron Entertainment.

In spite of his new name, Conan fears the men who drugged him will discover his real identity and return to kill him and his best friend, Ran Mouri. To help counter this threat, Conan forms a Junior Detective League with his friends who wear badges as a symbol of their unity, which also double-up as walkie-talkies. However, they are often not taken seriously and as a result players must inspect every clue and possible lead thoroughly.

Players guide Conan on his quest to find clues about the origins and workings of the secret ‘Black Organisation.’ By using special gadgets such as a voice changing bow tie, players disguise Conan as Kogoro Mouri, a former police officer turned incompetent private investigator. Information gathered from the clients and cases of Kogoro must then be examined to source possible leads to infiltrate the evil group.

A breakthrough is finally made when Conan, Kogoro and Ran board a cross country train to take a break from work. Also on the train are two mysterious men dressed in black, their appearances triggering Conan’s vague memory of the night he was drugged. However, the men are carrying enough firepower to blow the train apart and so players must help Conan save the train before it’s too late.

Fast facts:

Publisher: Nobilis

UK Distributor: Ascaron Entertainment

Web: www.detectiveconan-thegame.com

Developer: Marvelous Entertainment

Release date: 1st May 2009

PEGI: 7+

Format: Wii

Genre: Adventure / Police Investigation

About Ascaron Entertainment

Ascaron Entertainment (UK) is highly regarded on a domestic and global scale. With a professional reputation, full-service product management, and a wealth of experience in the games industry, the UK operation provides a bespoke multi-format publishing, sales, PR and marketing function to selected affiliate label partners. Ascaron Entertainment (UK) continues to be responsible for successfully launching titles into the UK market from developers and publishers worldwide. Amongst other titles, the Ascaron portfolio includes the popular UFO, Panzers, Cossacks, Blitzkrieg, Sherlock Holmes, Hearts of Iron and Europa Universalis series of games, as well as critically acclaimed hits such as Call of Juarez (PC), Runaway: The Dream of the Turtle (PC, NDS), TrackMania (PC, NDS), City Life (PC), King’s Bounty (PC) and Moto Racer (NDS).


About Nobilis

Nobilis, a Lyon based producer, publisher, and distributor of video games (PC, Xbox360TM, PlayStation®2, PlayStation®3, PSPTM, Nintendo Wii™, Nintendo DS™, and Interactive DVDs) and video game accessories, was founded in 2001.

Nobilis Publishing has developed successful games such as: “My Baby Boy®” and “My baby Girl®” (Nintendo DS™), ” Mountain Bike Adrenaline featuring Salomon”(PlayStation®2), “The Secrets of Da Vinci™”(PC), “Cleopatra™” (PC), and the famous franchises: “Hotel Giant” and “Moto Racer” with over 8 million units sold to date.

Nobilis has several distribution subsidiaries in France (Lyon), Spain (Madrid), Belgium, Holland, Luxembourg (Bruxelles), and an office in Italy (Rome). Nobilis Publishing games are already sold in over 40 different countries with the most prominent partners.

Nobilis is also a producer/distributor of accessories thanks to its own brand: Subsonic, a symbol of quality and innovation. These accessories are available for the following platforms: Xbox 360™, PSP™, PlayStation®2, PlayStation®3, Nintendo DS™, and Nintendo Wii™.

Official website: www.group-nobilis.com www.nobilis-games.com

© Gosho Aoyama/1996,2008 Shogakukan, YTV, TMS. ©2008 Marvelous Entertainment Inc. Published by Nobilis. Nobilis and its logo are registered trademarks of Nobilis Group. All other trademarks are properties of their respective owners. All rights reserved.

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