Lighthouse Interactive and dtp entertainment AG Announce New North American Partnership
Haarlem, The Netherlands - May 31, 2007 - Leading publisher Lighthouse Interactive is proud to announce that they have signed a deal with major publisher dtp entertainment AG. Lighthouse has acquired the North American publishing rights for several highly anticipated Adventure game titles including: Belief & Betrayal and Undercover: Operation Wintersun releasing in summer 2007, and Overclocked releasing in early 2008. By signing these key titles, Lighthouse has secured a firm foothold in North America and confirms Lighthouse's commitment to bringing great games to the North American consumer. All three titles are for Windows®.
"dtp has invested a lot of effort into creating what we feel is a great line-up of games. In choosing a partner in North America, we wanted to make sure that these titles were in the right hands," said Christopher Kellner, International Sales Director of dtp entertainment AG. "We really believe that Lighthouse is the best partner in North America for our Adventure game line-up and we are very happy about our new venture."
Steve Wall, Vice President at Lighthouse Interactive said, "In continuing our growth strategy within the North American market, we are very excited to be partnering with dtp as their titles include some of the most anticipated releases for 2007 and 2008." He went on to say, "There has been a lot of buzz already and we're really looking forward to be bringing these titles to the Adventure game community in North America."
BELIEF & BETRAYAL
Windows® Vista Compatible / Developer: Artematica Entertainment
Belief & Betrayal is a compelling point & click adventure game that takes players deep into a secretive and mysterious world of faith and superstition; power and intrigue; truth and conspiracy. Set in modern times, you will play as journalist Jonathan Danter, where you discover that the untimely death of your uncle, who was murdered ten years earlier, is somehow part of a greater ancient mystery that could destroy humanity itself. Filled with controversy, baffling plot twists, conspiracy theories, and incredible graphics, players must uncover the mystery that reaches back through history from 1194 A.D. to the time Judas received 30 pieces of silver to betray Christ. Embark upon an awe-inspiring investigation to uncover the ghastly secrets behind your uncle's murder, travel to exotic locations throughout Europe including: London, Venice, and the Vatican. Uncover skeletons hidden deep within the closets of some of the most powerful leaders around the world, and unveil the menacing truth that will shake the very foundation of the Church.
UNDERCOVER: OPERATION WINTERSUN
Developer: Sproing Interactive Media GmbH
In 1943, Hitler's Germany is performing scientific research on nuclear fission intending to produce nuclear energy as well as nuclear weaponry. In Undercover: Operation Wintersun players will slip into the role of British scientist Dr. John Russell. Hired by Britain's Secret Service MI6, you must serve your country, the Crown, and the world by investigating this dangerous mission to prevent the Nazis from building a devastating bomb. Best described as an enthralling point & click adventure set in WWII, Undercover features a powerful spy-thriller theme with suspenseful situations. Although the story is purely fictitious, historical "Second World War" facts remain highly authentic establishing a compelling gameplay experience.
Windows® Vista Compatible / Developer: House of Tales
Set against the backdrop of a catastrophic thunderstorm raging over New York City, Overclocked explores an archetypical, yet actual condition of mankind: violence. This psychological thriller mixes frightening fictional thriller elements using innovative narrative structures. Overclocked charts the diffuse areas where memories and illusions; dreams and reality; perpetrators and victims; collide. Army psychiatrist, David McNamara, is called to the Staten Island Forensic Hospital in New York City to consult on a case that requires his expertise in forensic psychiatry. Tasked with exploring the minds of five young men and women who were found scared, screaming, and without memory, he makes alarming discoveries as he begins to cautiously explore the psyches of his young patients. Throughout the game, players will switch between six different characters in this chilling interactive psycho thriller.
About dtp entertainment AG
dtp entertainment AG is one of Germany's biggest independent games publishers. With more than 60 employees at its Hamburg headquarters, the company is market leader for adventure games and children's software, publishing premium quality games under its ANACONDA label worldwide and for all interactive entertainment platforms. Visit www.dtp-ag.com
About Lighthouse Interactive
Lighthouse Interactive is a leading publisher of interactive entertainment with offices in The Netherlands, Canada and England. Founded in 2005 by industry veterans, the company has quickly grown into a worldwide publisher with publishing operations on both the European and North American continents. With a drive for gaming that equals that of their target audience, Lighthouse has proven to have an eye for quality games in all sorts of genres, from adventure to shooters and from simulation to strategy. In 2007/2008, Lighthouse anticipates a further increase in activities, doubling up its number of releases for PC Windows to well over 10 in each market, as well as moving into console gaming. By backing its franchises all the way, Lighthouse has shown it is the right alternative for developers looking to bring their products to a worldwide audience. Visit www.lighthouse-interactive.com.
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