Playable demo unveils the first four levels of the eagerly anticipated comedy adventure game
Darmstadt, February 13th 2008– Jack Keane sets sail on his adventures on PCs throughout The UK, Ireland, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Holland, Belgium, Luxemburg, Middle East and the Far East starting March 7th 2008. Gamers in North America will find out his secret April 15th 2008.
The official playable demo of this comedy adventure from 10TACLE STUDIOS AG and“Ankh” developer Deck13 is available today to whet players’ appetites in advance of the full game’s release. The four level demo is available for download at www.jackkeane.com
After a hastily enforced departure from London, Jack quickly finds himself on the strangest of assignments on behalf of The Crown. He is sent to liaise with a British secret agent in Capetown and to ferry him to a mysterious island in the Indian Ocean.“Easy money”, thinks the swashbuckling Captain Keane, yet nothing is ever quite what it seems. Suddenly, he finds himself plunged into a mind-boggling adventure facing off against carnivorous plants, battling an army of crazed apes, encountering a beautiful and morally ambiguous bounty hunter named Amanda, and ultimately taking on the evil mad scientist Dr. T to decide the fate of the British Empire. Quite a days’ work really!
Jack Keane is a funny, action-packed Point‘n’ Click adventure game containing many allusions and parodies of famous films and videogames, along with being crafted in the finest traditions of the PC adventure genre.
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About 10TACLE STUDIOS AG:
Listed in the General Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, 10TACLE STUDIOS AG (WKN: TACL10, ISIN DE000TACL107) is one of Europe’s leading independent developers and producers of high-end computer and video games. 10TACLE STUDIOS AG produces top-quality products that meet international development standards, and its product portfolio covers all relevant, high-growth segments in the games market. Currently, around 440 employees work for the Company at its headquarters in Darmstadt and the development sites in Berlin, Darmstadt, Duisburg, Hanover Bratislava, Budapest, Charleroi, London, Singapore and Vienna. 10TACLE STUDIOS AG’s revenue increased in the first six month of 2007 to€19.4 million EUR (first six months 2006:€12.71 million EUR). During the same period, EBIT increased sharply to€3.37 million EUR (previous year:€2.3 million EUR).
About Deck13 Interactive:
The team at Deck13 Interactive has been an active player in the computer games market since 1997, and has released more then 10 games in that period. Following such international hits as "Stealth Combat", Deck13 delivered the surprise hit game "Ankh" in 2005. Both the German Developer’s Prize jury and GameStar magazine named "Ankh" the "Best German Game of 2005".
About Kalypso Media
Kalypso Media UK Ltd, with headquarters in Leicester, is a dedicated publisher and distributor of full price, mid-range and budget computer games in the UK, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Far East and Australasia. Originally founded in Germany in 2006 by industry veterans, Kalypso Media opened its UK office in August 2007. The fledgling publisher has a number of carefully selected PC titles across the lifestyle, strategy and action genres in its line-up, including Theatre of War, Star Assault, Campus and Hollywood Pictures 2.
About Strategy First Inc
Strategy First Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Silverstar Holdings (NasdaqCM:SSTR), is a leading developer and worldwide publisher of entertainment software for the PC. Founded in 1990, the company is well known for its proprietary groundbreaking titles, like the award winning Disciples, Jagged Alliance and SpaceEmpires series of games, which are under continuing development. The company provides a unique alternative for independent developers seeking to market their games to a worldwide audience.