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‘GOLD RUSH! CLASSIC - an '80's classic is back for a new generation!

London 24 August 2014

'GOLD RUSH! CLASSIC' - the Sierra classic from 1988 is back in all its original glory!  From a time when games were games and playing with your joystick meant something else.

This Sierra On-Line classic was originally launched in 1988 and has been lovingly remodelled for today's PC's by Sunlight Games.  Fans of Sierra's games will know that 'GOLD RUSH! CLASSIC' is one of their few games that did not end in 'Quest' and that it was also one of the last games to be made using the renowned 'AGI' interface.

'GOLD RUSH! CLASSIC' sends you back to the year 1848 and the start of the Californian gold rush.  Sell your land, pack your bags and grab the next ride out because fortune lies just 2,500 miles away.  Travel with Jerrod (the hero of our game) as he joins the mad rush for riches in sunny California. 'GOLD RUSH! CLASSIC' recreates an unpredictably treacherous path paved with the graves of many who never saw the glow of gold. Over 150 scenes, including realistic on-screen maps of historically accurate early American travel routes. 

Discover the American frontier!


·         Unique art design taking you back to the middle of the 19th Century.

·         Three different paths to follow.

·         Parser controls'.

·         Historically accurate map of the three available routes.

·         The original manual.

·         Previously unpublished original concept art from the 1988 dev team.

·         Compatible with Windows XP through to Windows 8 with the help of the DOSBOX.

Journalists looking to review 'GOLD RUSH! CLASSIC' should contact Dave Clark at Kiss via email ( marketing@kiss-ltd.co.uk).

View the video here:   http://youtu.be/RitCfGyIHZ8

Visit the website:  www.sunlight-games.com

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About Kiss Ltd

Established in 2012, Kiss Ltd offers indie developers from the UK and around the world a 'Label' to publish their games on digital download stores such as Steam.  Kiss provides all the contract and legal support; manages all tax issues; manages the catalogue; collects royalties and provides a full suite of marketing assistance.  Most importantly, our development partners retain their IP rights. For more information, visit www.kiss-ltd.co.uk.

About Sunlight Games

Cologne-based Sunlight Games was founded in 2008 and consists of a team of experienced game designers led by development veteran Marco Sowa.  They create games for all genres - PC, Mac, mobile and online platforms. The company also provides work-for-hire solutions as well as in-game porting and localization. For more information, visit www.sunlight-games.com.  

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