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Return to Mysterious Island – Deluxe Edition

Sep 27, 2010

It is a world imagined by Jules Verne, but now the power to explore it is yours. Microïds, one of the world’s leading publishers of adventure games for the iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, PC and Mac, today announce the launch of Return to Mysterious Island – Deluxe Edition for the iPad. Introducing all new content and stunning graphics that take full advantage of the iPad, the game builds upon a franchise that has sold over 850,000 copies on PC, iPhone and iPod touch to date. Return to Mysterious Island – Deluxe Edition will be available for download in the iTunes App Store for $9.99.

Based on Verne’s classic novel “The Mysterious Island”, Return to Mysterious Island – Deluxe Edition puts players’ survival skills to test. In this first-person adventure with intuitive point-and-click navigation, players take on the role of Mina, a shipwrecked woman on a solo round-the-world sailing expedition. Using logic, creative inventory management, and elements of the supernatural to explore recognizable locations from the famous novel including the granite house, the volcano and the Nautilus, players are tasked with one priority -- escape. Sophisticated puzzle challenges and vast exploration of the lush tropical landscapes along with splendid photorealistic pre-rendered vistas combine for the ultimate adventure game experience.

The Deluxe Edition of the game features bonus content and an enhanced user interface giving gamers more on-screen options than ever before. The extra content extends average gameplay to more than 16 hours and provides those familiar with the title with new twists and turns to explore.

The Jules Verne series of games from Microïds has earned praise from enthusiasts across the globe. The original Return to Mysterious Island received an 8 out of 10 from PocketGamer.com, Slide to Play gave the game a score of ‘4 out of 4’ calling it a ‘Must Have’ while Geek.com said ‘It doesn’t get better than this. At this point, Return to Mysterious Island is probably the best adventure game available for the iPhone and iPod touch.’

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