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The Abbey

First in a series of titles from Crimson Cow headed to Nordic realms via Paradox Scandinavian Distribution.

Stockholm Sweden (April 10, 2008) Paradox Scandinavian Distribution is pleased to announce that the company has signed a collection of much awaited titles from German publisher Crimson Cow for distribution in the Nordic countries.

The first title, The Abbey, is scheduled to enter Scandinavian stores in May. Cycling Manager Evolution will follow in June and eagerly awaited the Vampyre Story will keep Nordic gamers waiting until August.

About A Vampyre Story

The classic adventure A Vampyre Story is penned by Bill Tiller, who was involved in the creation of such milestones of the genre as The Dig and The Curse of Monkey Island. Players use a point-and-click interface to direct Mona and Froderick through a richly detailed world consisting of more than 30 beautifully hand-painted locations that utilizes real time 'Multiplane' camera technology, that entice the viewer to examine and explore. On her puzzle-filled journey to Paris, Mona meets more than 20 3D-characters, ranging from the just plane silly to the very in over 15 hours of brain-teasing fun.

About The Abbey

The ambitious project takes adventure fans to the gloomy world of the middle Ages. An old abbey is the scene of a series of mysterious murders, and only one man can put a stop to the slaughter. In the role of the Grand Inquisitor Leonardo and his assistant Bruno, the player's task is to shed light on the mystery.

In addition to a gripping storyline with many an unexpected twist, The Abbey will feature a wealth of technological and graphic innovations. A special highlight will be the innovative presentation of cinematic proportions.

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 Paradox Scandinavian Distribution

Paradox Interactive started its Scandinavian distribution in 2006 to meet a growing need from the market for flexible distributors who could take decisions quickly and move fast. Since its start, the company has distributed several critically acclaimed titles like Warhammer: Mark of Chaos, Vanguard: Saga of Heroes, Anno 1701, TrackMania United and upcoming 32nd America's Cup – The Game/Virtual Skipper 5. Publishing partners for these distribution titles include Nobilis, Koch Media and Focus Interactive. For more information, please visit

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