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Microids' Syberia - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on April 5, 2002 @ 3:54 p.m. PST

Microids has launched the product page for Syberia, their upcoming 3D adventure game directed by Benoît Sokal (also known as the author of Amerzone). They will open and announce the official website soon. Game is expected June 2002 (thanks Gamershell).
Kate Walker, a young and brilliant lawyer from New York, has come to Europe to negotiate the purchase a famous Robot/Toy factory, but will soon have her future completely turned upside down…

The owner of the factory, Anna Voralberg, has just died. The Heir to the factory, Anna's brother, Hans, who is a genius inventor, has been missing for decades; lost somewhere between the Alps and Siberia… Kathe must find this enigmatic man to finalise the deal. But, in her journey from the West to the East, she will progressively discover and understand the reasons, which have made Hans, leave his family and never return.

  • A state-of-the-art 3D graphical adventure: each environment of the game benefits from deep and highly intricate graphical detail.
  • Evolution of the Kathe's personality: from a materialistic executive, Kathe will reveal herself as dreamy romantic adventurer… A new life begins!
  • Unique ambience: tracing Hans' footsteps, Kathe will discover a magical world of robots and meet amazing characters in mysterious environments, settings taken from a bygone era in European history.
  • Compelling and rich scenario: this third-person-perspective, puzzle-driven adventure introduces logical problem solving mixed with a complex and highly involving storyline to completely immerse the player!

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