Thursday, 13 November 2014

Launching today: Discover the magic of interactive fiction with *Necklace of Skulls* by Cubus Games (iOS & Android)

NECKLACE OF SKULLS comes out today. If you’ve ever wondered how cool it would be to “play” that book you just can’t put away, this is for you:





Written by Dave Morris (author of Fabled Lands and Virtual Reality), Necklace of Skulls is filled with angry gods, deadly traps, and other ghostlike creatures in an exhilarating journey into the far reaches of the Mayan civilization. The game is now on sale for $2.99 on iOS and Android.



Also, just a reminder that Cubus Games has created a free wallpaper app featuring high-quality art from Necklace of Skulls. The app is available for iOS and Androidand can be found under the title *Colorful Wallpapers from "Necklace of Skulls - The Interactive Mayan Myth Adventure Gamebook.*



Necklace of Skulls follows the critically-acclaimed The Sinister Fairground and Heavy Metal Thunder gamebooks – also developed by Cubus Games.



THE STORY
The sole survivor of an expedition brings news of disaster. The player’s twin sibling is lost in the trackless Western Sierra. Determined to find out what happened, the protagonist leaves the safety of home to embark on a quest through lost jungle cities, mountains and seas – even the depths of the underworld. If players are brave enough to survive the dangers of the spirit-haunted Western Desert, they must still confront the wizard, Necklace of Skulls, in a fight to the death . . . and for their very own souls!



ABOUT THE DEVELOPER
Based in Barcelona, Cubus Games is composed of experienced app developers and gamebook enthusiasts (artists, writers, musicians, designers) who are dedicated to delivering original interactive stories and digital gamebook apps. The studio’s intelligent and in-depth choose-your-own-adventure titles all include original soundtracks, high-quality illustrations, and addictive challenges across a host of popular genres such as sci-fi, fantasy, horror and steampunk. Cubus Games’ proprietary technology delivers cutting-edge entertainment from digital adventures to serious games for both entertainment and educational purposes. To learn more about Cubus Games, please visit http://www.cubusgames.com/



QUOTE
“Gamebooks are awesome. I have fond memories of slugging through Choose Your Own Adventure-type books when I was a kid. I’m also a fan of Dave Morris’ work. An engaging gamebook requires a great writer—and we were fortunate to work with Dave on the gamebook version of his mesmerizing tale.” –Quim Garreta, co-founder of Cubus Games.


KEY FEATURES
* Play as a warrior, huntress, wayfarer or sorceress
* Multiple save slots: Play with different characters in up to three stories at once
* Innovative combat system never before seen in a digital gamebook
* Animated illustrations depicting scenes from the story
* Rich, branching narrative that offers huge replay value
* No dice: All the action is based on your skills and decisions
* Full soundtrack and sound effects deliver a vibrant atmosphere

DOWNLOAD URLSApp Store 
Google Play



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