The game delivers a compelling story set in a unique stylised world originally created in 1962 by sisters Angela and Luciana Giussani, and based around the cult comic book hero Diabolik.
"Diabolik: The Original Sin" is a third person adventure game blending the heritage of the point-and-click genre with fast-paced combat and stealth sequences. Its engrossing story casts the player as a master thief called Diabolik, out to rescue his beloved Eva, in a fascinating world mixing 3D real-time graphics and 2D black & white comic-style animations.
The main character, Diabolik, is an anti-hero, a skilled thief and a master of disguise who loves luxury, expensive cars and hi-tech gadgets. He can be merciless and he has no concern for anyone but himself and his one true love, Eva.
"Diabolik: The Original Sin" features an unconventional character and graphic style, an immersive gameplay and a crime story rich in intrigue, love, vengeance and greed.
"Bringing Diabolik: The Original Sin to the market on multiple formats is a thrilling opportunity for us – commented David Pain, General Manager of Lago/Black Bean Games – We are delighted to be working with Artematica whose skill, creativity and track record in the adventure sector will ensure we deliver a great game appealing to adventure gamers and to a broader gaming audience".
"After years of mutually profitable collaboration, we're excited about this long-term partnership with Black Bean - said Riccardo Cangini, CEO of Artematica – finally an Italian joint-venture showing the skills and the determination required to obtain a relevant position in the international market".
Diabolik: The Original Sin is developed by Artematica Entertainment and will be released in Autumn 2008 for PC (excluding French and Russian speaking territories), PS2, PSP, NDS and Wii.
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