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Overclocked: A History of Violence

New trailer released for House of Tales' psychiatric thriller.

Haarlem, The Netherlands – June 18, 2008 – Today a new trailer for Overclocked: A History of Violence, was released by leading computer software Publishers Lighthouse Interactive and dtp Entertainment. Showcasing Overclocked’s immersive game environment, players will witness just some of the tense situations faced by the main character, David McNamara, and his five young patients who were found wandering the streets of New York City – distraught, scared and screaming. Overclocked explores an archetypical, yet actual condition of mankind: violence. Players will become engrossed in a world where memories and illusions; dreams and reality; perpetrators and victims… collide. Created by award-winning developer House of Tales Entertainment for PC DVD-ROM, Overclocked: A History of Violence is in stores now.

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Set against the backdrop of a catastrophic thunderstorm raging over New York City, step into the world of Overclocked as former army psychiatrist, David McNamara. You are called to the Staten Island Forensic Hospital in New York City to consult on a case that requires your expertise in forensic psychiatry. Tasked with exploring the minds of five young men and women who were found scared, screaming, and without memory, you make alarming discoveries as you begin to cautiously probe the psyches of your young patients. Throughout the game, you will play as five other characters in this chilling interactive psycho thriller.


• Experience Overclocked from various perspectives as you play as six different characters throughout the game

• Explore 45 diverse locations with densely animated pre-rendered settings

• Innovative storytelling techniques create a unique gameplay experience

• Meet and interact with a cast of intriguing characters, each with their own distinct personalities

• Characters come to life with fluid movements and realistic facial expressions created with EMotion™ FX 2 technology

• Cinematic cut-scenes designed using advanced camera techniques pioneered by feature films

• Exceptional visuals enhanced by shadow and shader effects, real-time atmospheric particle effects (rain, snow, lightening), and dynamic lighting

• Unique icon-based dialogue system


OS: Windows® 2000 / XP / Vista™

CPU: 1.3 GHz Intel® Pentium® or AMD® Athlon™ processor

RAM: 512 MB (1 GB recommended for Windows® Vista™)

Video: DirectX® 9-compliant video card Shader Model 1.1


Sound: DirectX® 9 compliant sound card

Available Hard Disk Space: 5 GB

DirectX®: 9.0c

Other: Mouse, Keyboard and Speakers

About dtp entertainment AG

dtp entertainment AG is Germany’s second biggest independent game publisher. With more than 80 employees at its Hamburg headquarters, the company is market leader for adventure games and children’s software, publishing games for all interactive entertainment platforms worldwide.

About Lighthouse Interactive

Lighthouse Interactive is a fast growing publisher of interactive entertainment with offices established in Toronto and Montreal, Canada, Haarlem, The Netherlands and London, England. The company is focused on bringing strong titles to the worldwide market in a wide array of genres including: RPG, Simulation, Adventure, Action and Strategy. Staffed with industry veterans, Lighthouse is the right choice for developers looking to bring their products to a worldwide audience.

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Lighthouse Interactive

Tamara Robeer


Tel: +31 23 540 9449

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