Posts Tagged ‘Agatha Christie’

Unravel the Mysteries of Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot: The First Cases on Nintendo Switch!

Paris, October 5th, 2021 – Get your little grey cells cracking! Agatha Christie – Hercule Poirot: The First Cases is now available on PC (Steam), Xbox One consoles, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch. The game is also backward compatible on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X | S.

Developed by the studio Blazing Griffin, in collaboration with Agatha Christie Limited, Agatha Christie – Hercule Poirot: The First Cases is a detective and adventure game starring a young Hercule Poirot before he became the legendary detective we all know and love!

Synopsis:

In his early years as a detective, a young Hercule Poirot is invited to a reception by the influential Van den Bosch family, for the announcement of their daughter’s engagement. But tensions among the guests run high as a snowstorm descends on the town, trapping everyone inside the manor. The happy event is soon marred by the murder of one of the guests! Poirot being in the right place at the right time immediately begins to investigate. What buried secrets and deadly rivalries will he uncover?

Key features:

  • (Re)discover the legendary detective in an untold crime story, by playing as Hercule Poirot at the beginning of his detective career, when he still has everything to prove.
  • Put your little grey cells to the test by using your deduction skills to connect clues together in your mindmap. The mindmap will allow you to visualise and link the elements of the case in order to draw your own conclusions… and shed light on the culprit in a surprising denouement!
  • Solve a complex murder case and find out what hides behind the deceptive appearances of the Van den Bosch family.
  • Question all the suspects and glean crucial information from them without their knowing. Pick up on all suspicious behaviour as you uncover the dark secrets and rivalries of the Belgian upper class.
  • Explore a luxurious house full of buried mysteries. Uncovering the murderer won’t be the only puzzle you’ll have to solve…

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Microids Unveils the Game Agatha Christie – Hercule Poirot: The First Cases!

Paris, July 20th, 2021 – Microids is thrilled to unveil Agatha Christie – Hercule Poirot: The First Cases Developed by Blazing Griffin (Murder Mystery Machine, The Ship: Remasted, Murderous Pursuits…) in collaboration with Agatha Christie Limited, Agatha Christie – Hercule Poirot: The First Cases is a detective and adventure game starring a young Hercule Poirot in one of his first cases, before he became the legendary detective we all know and love. The game will launch on September 28th on PC (Steam), Xbox One consoles, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch, and will be backward compatible on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X | S.

For the very first time, players will discover a new aspect of Hercule Poirot’s life that has never before been explored, as they experience one of his first cases as a young police officer and detective in pre-war Belgium. The development team has created an intriguing original adventure that builds on the familiar world and iconic character created by best-selling crime writer Agatha Christie. Fans of the “Queen of Crime’s” work will easily identify key elements from her stories, from Poirot’s ‘little grey cells’ to the intricate plotting of the game, and in the story’s satisfying, unexpected conclusion.

Synopsis:

In his early years as a detective, a young Hercule Poirot is invited to a reception by the influential Van den Bosch family, for the announcement of their daughter’s engagement. But tensions among the guests run high as a snowstorm descends on the town, trapping everyone inside the manor. The happy event is soon marred by the murder of one of the guests! Poirot being in the right place at the right time immediately begins to investigate. What buried secrets and deadly rivalries will he uncover?

Key features:

  • (Re)discover the legendary detective in an untold crime story, by playing as Hercule Poirot at the beginning of his detective career, when he still has everything to prove.
  • Put your little grey cells to the test by using your deduction skills to connect clues together in your mindmap. The mindmap will allow you to visualize and link the elements of the case in order to draw your own conclusions… and shed light on the culprit in a surprising denouement!
  • Solve a complex murder case and find out what hides behind the deceptive appearances of the Van den Bosch family.
  • Question all the suspects and glean crucial information from them without their knowing. Pick up on all suspicious behavior as you uncover the dark secrets and rivalries of the Belgian upper class.
  • Explore a luxurious house full of buried mysteries. Uncovering the murderer won’t be the only puzzle you’ll have to solve…

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Agatha Christie: The ABC Murders is now available on Nintendo Switch!

Paris, October 6th, 2020 – Four years after its original release on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC, Agatha Christie: The ABC Murders is making a come-back on the Nintendo Switch with additional content! The game is out today worldwide on the Nintendo eShop and in retail for the European region. The retail version will come out on November 3rd, 2020 in the United States.

Praised by its players since its original release, the game published by Microids and initially developed by Artefacts Studio is now being ported with a lot of attention by Tower Five.

Step into the shoes of the famous private detective Hercule Poirot in this adventure game adapted from Agatha Christie’s classic novel and try to solve the riddles the murderer left behind. This original puzzle game will put both your intelligence and patience to the test!

Collect as many clues as you can by interrogating the suspects and draw conclusions regarding the serial killer and his evil plan.

Find below a list of enhancements added to the game:

  • A brand new interface reinforcing player’s immersion

  • A smoother gameplay to provide a better experience

  • Addition of multiple tutorials to guide players

  • New lighting effects

  • Reworked sound design

  • New anti-aliasing more on par with the artistic direction of the game

Owners of the game on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC will benefit from a free update allowing them to access these enhancements.

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