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MICROÏDS ANNOUNCES THE RELEASE OF THE FIRST THREE GAMES FROM THE DRACULA SAGA ON STEAM SUR GOG.COM

Paris, April 18 2014. The adventure video game specialist publisher Microïds announces the release of the PC and MAC version of Dracula 1, 2 and 3 on Steam.

For almost fifteen years, the adventure game saga "Dracula" has thrilled players with its faithful adaptation of the legend offering skillful storylines and well balanced enigmas. Now, in partnership with Meridian 4, Microïds is giving a new lease of life to one of the most important and most appreciated trilogies in its catalogue on the download platform Steam.

“Following in the footsteps of the "Syberia", "Still Life" and "Return to Mysterious Island" series, it is a great pleasure to see one of the most charismatic characters ever join our label on the largest PC and Mac online video game retail platform”, explains Elliot GRASSIANO, VP Business Unit, Microïds.

A series with a terrifying success!

In "Dracula", players take on the role of the game’s main character in a 360° first-person point ’n click. During the adventure, they have to solve puzzles and progress through mysterious and frightening environments. To get to the root of the mysteries surrounding him, players have to collect and use objects at the right place and dialogue with a range of unusual characters.

"Dracula: The Resurrection":

The first title of the series is based on Bram Stoker’s famous novel. Seven years after destroying the Prince of Darkness, Jonathan Harker has to save again his fiancée from Dracula’s clutches. Indeed, she has received a mysterious call and decided to leave London for the count’s castle in Transylvania. The adventure is about to start…

IGN.com - 80% ""Dracula Resurrection" is a quick ride, it's well worth the price of admission"

"Dracula 2: The Last Sanctuary ":

Players continue the story where it stopped in "Dracula: The Resurrection". After escaping from the vampire’s castle, Jonathan Harker runs away with his fiancée. But Mina seems to have caught a strange disease. Once again, Harker will have to confront Dracula, who has taken refuge in London.

ADVENTURE CLASSIC GAMING.COM - 4/5 "The excellent production values and thoughtful gameplay makes this game a worthy sequel for the series."

"Dracula 3: The Path of the Dragon ":

Based on historical facts, the plot of the third episode takes place during the First World War, players embody Father Arno Moriani, sent by the Vatican to investigate on a woman doctor’s death, who is likely to be canonized. During his adventure, Father Moriani is confronted with the vampire legend and has to lift the veil on supernatural events he comes across. Of course, the Prince of Darkness is never far away…

ADVENTUREGAMERS.COM - 4/5 "Dracula 3 is a solid adventure with an intriguing mix of legend and fact, but there’s more science and history than garlic and stakes.”

"Dracula: The Resurrection", "Dracula 2: The Last Sanctuary" and "Dracula 3: The Path of the Dragon" have been available for sale as a pack or separately on the Steam download platform since April 18 2014 with an exceptional discount of 33% valid until April 23 2014.

Find all the information about the Dracula series on the dedicated website www.dracula.microids.com.

Dracula 1 + 2 + 3 (PC/Mac)

Price: 13.40€ (special offer)

Link : http://store.steampowered.com/sub/40595/

Individual versions (PC/Mac):

"Dracula: The Resurrection"

Price: 6.70€ (special offer)

Link: http://store.steampowered.com/app/289800

"Dracula 2: The Last Sanctuary"

Price: 6.70€ (special offer)

Link: http://store.steampowered.com/app/289820

"Dracula 3: The Path of the Dragon"

Price: 6.70€ (special offer)

Link: http://store.steampowered.com/app/289840


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About Microïds

Created in 1985, Microïds is an international publisher of multi-platform video games based in Paris (France). Today, it represents Anuman Interactive’s video game business in all its forms.


Managed by its creator Elliot Grassiano, Microïds keeps getting stronger and widens its large game catalogue with genres as varied as adventure, management, simulation and action. Through its adaptations of iconic titles such as " Syberia" or " Amerzone" on new supports or through its original creations (" Dracula 5: The Blood Legacy ", " Haunted House Mysteries ", " Monument Builders: Colosseum "…), today, Microïds is present on PC, Mac, tablets as well as iOS and Android mobiles but also on Tizen (more than 20 titles are in progress), Xbox 360 or PS3 (" Syberia " 1 and 2).

Besides its heroes and heroines from original creations (" Syberia "’s Kate Walker, " Still Life "’s Victoria Mc Pherson…), Microïds also create new titles including other characters or authors from other media (comic books, cinema, literature…) such as Garfield, Lucky Luke or Agatha Christie.

Microïds is currently developing Syberia 3 scheduled for 2015, responding to many fans of this cult adventure game series (more than 3M sold) who have been waiting for more than ten years.

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