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Lighthouse releases indie horror adventure in Europe

The Netherlands, Haarlem, October 6th, 2006 - Lighthouse Interactive announced today that its PC game "Barrow Hill: Curse of the Ancient Circle" is now available in retail in the UK, Scandinavia and Benelux. Fully localized versions of the game will follow by the end of October and early November in France, Spain, Germany, Italy and Russia.

Developed by independent Cornwall-based Shadow Tor Studios, it is no surprise that Barrow Hill delves deep into the folklore of Celtic legends and ancient local myths, in this "adventure meets archaeology" point-and-click horror game. Players follow in the footsteps of famed archaeologist Conrad Morse at the ancient burial ground of Barrow Hill, after being stranded on the night of the Autumn Equinox. Morse and his team have disappeared, and while facing the same threat lurking deep in the Cornish countryside, players will discover that the barrow is more than just a mound of earth and a collection of forgotten standing stones. However, not all archaeology is constructive and some things should better be left buried and undisturbed...

Survive the night and unravel a detailed and spellbinding mystery. Barrow Hill: a thrilling and creepy adventure, brought to you on DVD-Rom!

Game Features:

Archaeology meets adventure, as danger lurks in the ancient forests around you.

Utilise gadgets to locate clues and communicate with characters.

A full range of puzzles and conundrums, integrated seamlessly with the game-world.

Explore an ancient stone monument from the time of the Celts and practice ancient rituals and ceremonies, almost forgotten to modern man.

In a leafy corner of ancient Cornwall you will find a deeper meaning to the variety of England's native wildlife.

A full in-game soundtrack of eerie music, and chilling sound effects.

For more information about Barrow Hill: Curse of the Ancient Circle, be sure to check out the game's official website:

About Lighthouse Interactive

Lighthouse Interactive is a fast growing publisher of interactive entertainment with offices in Haarlem, The Netherlands and Montreal, Canada. Lighthouse's titles include the critically acclaimed adventure title "Keepsake" and upcoming highly anticipated games such as the strategy hybrid "Sword of the Stars" and the sim "Ship Simulator 2006". Staffed with industry veterans and with offices in key locations around the world, Lighthouse is a strong alternative for developers looking to bring their products to a worldwide audience.

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