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Crimson Cow expands its distribution network for "A Vampyre Story"

The French company Focus is to publish the adventure in France, Great Britain, and the Benelux countries

Hamburg, February, 2007: Through the deal with Focus, Publisher Crimson Cow has gained a new partner for its adventure "A Vampyre Story". Focus will publish the title, which is due for release in late 2007 in France, Great Britain, and the Benelux countries.

Crimson Cow owns the worldwide publishing rights for the forthcoming adventure which is created by Bill Tiller and his company Autumn Moon Entertainment. A former employee of Lucas Arts, Tiller achieved wide renown through his work on titles such as Steven Spielberg's "The Dig", the legendary "The Curse of Monkey Island", and Indiana Jones. "A Vampyre Story" combines modern 3D animations with the qualities of classic 2D adventures and an exceptional style. A first teaser can be viewed at

Karsten Otto, managing director of Crimson Cow, welcomes the collaboration with Focus: "A Vampyre Story is going to be the absolute highlight adventure of 2007 and I am very pleased that, together with Focus, we can now bring it to adventure fans in France, Great Britain, and the Benelux countries."

About Crimson Cow:

The German publisher Crimson Cow was founded in 2002. Crimson Cow contributed significantly to the revival of the adventure genre with the outstanding success of "Runaway" (2002). Furthermore, Crimson Cow's "Pro Cycling Manager" series is the undisputed market leader in cycling games. Through the acquisition of the worldwide rights to, among others, "A Vampyre Story" and "The Abbey", Crimson Cow aims to produce first-class products for fans of sophisticated interactive entertainment all over the world. For more information, please visit

About Focus Home Interactive

Founded in 1996, Focus Home Interactive is a French publishing and distribution company based near Paris, France. Known for the diversity, quality and originality of its catalogue, Focus now publishes and distributes many of its titles throughout Europe and also world-wide in both boxed retail and digital distribution formats. The last five years have been very successful for Focus in France, with many of its PC licenses becoming top-sellers. Focus has also published several original titles, including the adventure game Runaway, the renowned Cycling Manager and the much-loved TrackMania. The coming months will be exciting and full of surprises with the release of high-quality games such Blood Bowl, Runaway, The Dream of the Turtle, TrackMania United, Loki, Paradise City, Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened and sport games dedicated to major events such as the 32nd America's Cup or the Tour de France.

About Autumn Moon Entertainment:

Founded in 2004, privately owned Autumn Moon Entertainment, LLC develops original entertainment products for computer, console, and other media. Autumn Moon's main focus is on creating beautifully rendered and funny linear games with complex and intriguing stories for audiences looking for an alternative to main stream games. The company's goal is to combine the traditional story telling style of Disney animated movies, with the humor and game play of Lucas Arts' early adventure games, and combined with our own unique senilities to create a fun and fulfilling entertainment experience. Autumn Moon's production team consists of experienced entertainment veterans, many of whom worked at Lucas Arts and other leading studios. The talented AME team is very passionate, intelligent, hard working, and funny, with a lot of experience in creating dramatic entertainment, including plays, games, animated movies, books, live action movies and comic books. Autumn Moon's founder, Bill Tiller, has consistently won awards and rave reviews for his work on such Lucas Arts titles as Steven Spielberg's The Dig, Rebel Assault, The Curse of Monkey Island, Indiana Jones and the Infernal Machine, Guild Wars, and EA's The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers.

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