Relentless Software to take centre stage in its first ever Twitter mystery challenge
Brighton, UK, Wednesday 24th November 2010– To celebrate the launch of Blue Toad Murder Files TM :The Mysteries of Little Riddle on PC today, Relentless Software ? announces a Twitter Riddle. Two puzzles will be posted on @Blue_Toad each day until Saturday 27th November. The first 10 people to solve the puzzle will win a download copy of Blue Toad Murder Files on PC.
The Twitter riddle can be found at http://twitter.com/blue_toad and will feature topical clues and puzzles twice a day. Once the clues are solved, followers will then need to select pre-decided letters from the clue and keep them until the final day where all letters will form an anagram. To be in with a chance of winning a prize people will need to send a direct message to Blue_Toad with their answer.
Stuart Dodman, Operations Manager at Relentless, commented:“Twitter is an ideal platform to launch a short sharp burst of mystery riddle detection. This is an initiative we see running and running, and a great way to involve and expand our loyal community.”
Blue Toad Murder Files: The Mysteries of Little Riddle launches for PC on 24th November 2010 priced?14.99 / $19.99. The game will be released via direct download from online games distribution partners as well as directly from www.bluetoadmurderfiles.co.uk.
Blue Toad Murder Files is a one to four player game set in the quintessentially English village of Little Riddle where murder is in the air. As one of the famous Blue Toad detectives you solve puzzles, interrogate suspects, use your powers of observation and investigate clues to uncover the strange goings on in this quaint and sleepy village.
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About Blue Toad Murder Files: The Mysteries of Little Riddle:
Blue Toad Murder Files is set in the quintessentially English village of Little Riddle where murder is in the air. As one of the famous Blue Toad detectives you solve puzzles, interrogate suspects, use your powers of observation and investigate clues to uncover the strange goings on in this quaint and sleepy village.
You and your fellow detectives are taking a welcome break in Little Riddle following a particularly gruelling investigation. Whilst exploring the village - someone is shot right in front of you! Dum-dum-daaaaaaa! A suitable case for the Blue Toad detectives, so a new murder file is opened and you decide to stay in the village to solve the crime, much to the annoyance of the village’s Chief Inspector.
The main aim of the game is to follow clues to find the murderer. Along the way you’ll also encounter a variety of different and challenging puzzles which help you move through the peaceful world of Little Riddle.
As one of the detectives you move around the village by selecting locations on the map. Choose your venue wisely - will you meet the Doctor and hear his flimsy alibi? Or unearth the Station Masters motivation? Each stop provides an opportunity to meet a different villager and question them on the minor misdemeanours taking place in Little Riddle.
With each step of the investigation a puzzle is played to help a villager or get further clues about the case. But pay attention, you will also be questioned by the Chief Inspector about events that take place after each chilling incident.
Whodunnit? At the end of each episode you will be asked to choose your suspect before they are revealed and exposed in all their criminal capacities!
Blue Toad Murder Files: The Mysteries of Little Riddle features:
- <*>Six separate episodes*> <*>A thrilling cliff hanger at the end of every episode*> <*>Over 90 puzzles,‘Whodunnits’ and cross-examinations*> <*>Opportunity to play as one of four unique characters*> <*>1– 4 co-operative multiplayer gameplay*> <*>A story of mystery and intrigue*>
For further information please visit www.bluetoadmurderfiles.co.uk
About Relentless Software:
Relentless Software is a BAFTA award winning company founded in 2003 by Andrew Eades and David Amor. Each with a long track record in the industry they set out to develop new and exciting games for the mass market; games that anyone can enjoy, without a steep learning curve. The company is based in Brighton, UK.
Relentless released their first title, DJ: Decks&FX (SCEE), in late 2004, which was subsequently nominated for a BAFTA. They followed up with Buzz! TM : The Music Quiz and Buzz! TM : The BIG Quiz; games which featured innovative buzzers and demonstrated Relentless' commitment to making world class videogames that appeal to everyone and are simple to play. In 2006, the studio collected three prestigious awards, jointly with SCEE, two Develop Industry Excellence Awards and a BAFTA for the creation of Buzz! TM .
Since Relentless’ launch in 2003 they have developed over 10 games in the Buzz! TM franchise in over 15 languages. Whilst continuing to work on Buzz! TM . Relentless has just launched its first self-published title, Blue Toad Murder Files: The Mysteries of Little Riddle and is developing other, as yet unannounced, projects.
For further information please visit the company website: www.relentless.co.uk
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