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'Barrow Hill: Curse of the Ancient Circle' Goes Gold ... Again

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2006 @ 7:52 a.m. PDT

Got Game today announced that its first person adventure game Barrow Hill: Curse of the Ancient Circle has gone gold. Set against the eerie Cornish landscape, and bundled with bonus travel features on the real Cornwall, “Barrow Hill: Curse of the Ancient Circle” steeps you in the ancient mysteries and supernatural wonders of England’s famed county.

“Barrow Hill: Curse of the Ancient Circle” finds you stranded on a lonely road leading to Cornwall’s ancient burial ground of Barrow Hill. Following in the footsteps of fictional archaeologist Conrad Morse, you soon discover that this barrow is frighteningly more than just a mound of earth and a collection of forgotten standing stones. Via the game’s point and click interface, and using real archaeological techniques, you will explore well trodden pathways across the land, seek clues in almost forgotten shrines, unearth ancient artifacts, and delve into Celtic legends to ultimately unravel a detailed and spellbinding mystery.

The engrossing story and Cornish setting of “Barrow Hill: Curse of the Ancient Circle” transport you to another place. Artistically detailed and moody game environments reflecting the mystical countryside of England’s westernmost county, famous for its tales of pirates, ghosts, and sinister ancient sites, coupled with the included bonus travel features, allow you to delve deeply into the supernatural wonders of Cornwall. >From the piskie folk of the hedgerows and cliff tops to the beasts of Bodmin Moor, there isn't a corner of this land that isn't rich in folklore, magic and danger.

“Barrow Hill: Curse of the Ancient Circle” is rated “T” for Teen by the ESRB for Alcohol and Tobacco Reference and Mild Violence and will debut for a suggested retail of $19.99.

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