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World’s First Interactive Videogames Art Exhibition

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2001 @ 6:19 p.m. PDT

To celebrate the launch of one of the most anticipated games of the year, Ubi Soft Entertainment is bringing Myst’s unique worlds to east London in the world’s first interactive videogames art exhibition. Post-ECTS interview and piss-up (against pre-rendered backdrops, no doubt).
When: Tuesday 4th September 2001
Where: 291 Gallery, Hackney Road, London E2
Time: 3.30pm – 10.00pm

Explore all five surrealistic islands, marvel in the delights of the rich gameplay environment and solve the puzzles set by inhabitants of this picturesque universe. Sample the local delicacies, made from the finest exotic ingredients, and wash them down with not-so obscure beverages – all courtesy of Ubi Soft Entertainment.

Rand Miller – the creator of the Myst series – and key members of the development team will be available for interviews* and they’ll be mingling throughout the night to discuss the finer points of Myst III and help you through the next brain-bending puzzle.

The developers of Myst III, from the acclaimed Presto Studios (Michel Kripalani, President and Greg Uhler, Producer will also be available for interview.

Myst III is the sequel to Myst – the biggest selling PC game of all time with sales in excess of 10 million – and Riven. Myst III features a new villain played by Academy Award nominee Brad Dourif (One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest) and has taken the adventure to the next level in both graphics and gameplay. New features include:

  • Free-look movement system allows players to pan a full 360 at any location, fully immersing them in the world
  • Five entirely new ages to explore
  • Dramatic storyline extends the Myst mythology by focusing on a pivotal new character
  • Puzzle solving, revealing mystery & intrigue
  • Original soundtrack



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