Oberon Games Takes Agatha Christie Classic Online with ‘Peril at End House’

Oberon Games Takes Agatha Christie Classic Online with ‘Peril at End House’

Mass-Market Casual Game Celebrates 75 years Since the Novel’s Release

NEW YORK — Following the chart topping ‘Death on the Nile’ casual game, which has achieved more than 10 million downloads to date, comes Agatha Christie: Peril at End House, available for free download on casual games portals on December 6.

“Our Agatha Christie games are wholly unique in that their addictive seek-and-find gameplay is presented within the framework of these timeless stories penned by the best selling novelist of all time,” says Don Ryan, Oberon Media’s SVP of Publishing. “In Peril at End House, a completely new way of obtaining clues has been introduced, immersing players in the story in a way that will engage both Agatha Christie devotees and casual game players alike.”

Designed by award-winning game designer Jane Jensen, in Agatha Christie: Peril at End House, Hercule Poirot is again involved in a mystery of murderous proportions. While vacationing on the Cornish coast of England, Poirot and Captain Hastings encounter a mysterious and beautiful young woman named Nick Buckley. Nick is the owner of End House, a supposedly cursed manor on the rocky cliffs of St. Loo. As Poirot soon learns, all is not what it seems in this charming village by the sea.

Oberon Games has again worked with Interactive Rights Management (IRM) and Agatha Christie Ltd, to create this game and bring it to audiences around the world. Megan Goodwin-Patel, Director and Co-Founder of Interactive Rights Management (IRM) adds: “Like its predecessor, Agatha Christie: Death on the Nile, which has achieved more than 10 million downloads to date, Agatha Christie: Peril at End House is a story-driven, seek-and-find game that requires players to solve puzzles to collect and interpret Clue Cards to identify the killer. As the levels increase, and the intrigue deepens and players will be rewarded with exciting new mini-games and a variety of bonus items. To be considered a true genius on par with Poirot himself, players will ultimately need to untangle the sordid mysteries of End House.”

Agatha Christie: Peril at End House is available online as a download for the PC at www.oberongames.com, www.agathachristie.com/game, and other top casual games sites.

About Oberon Media

Oberon Media, the world’s leading multi-platform casual-games company, is the first company to deliver global, integrated casual-games solutions across online, mobile and interactive TV platforms, following its recent acquisitions of I-play and PixelPlay, respective leaders in the mobile games and iTV casual games markets.

The Oberon Game Center platform is the industry standard and has been adopted by some of the world’s largest corporations including Microsoft, Comcast, Verizon, Electronic Arts, France Telecom and NHN. The platform combines casual-game content, merchandizing and features to fulfill each partner’s specific needs. Oberon Media’s publishing arm works with the industry’s best, award-winning game developers to produce the top-selling casual games, which can be played in more than a dozen languages across online, mobile, console and iTV platforms.

Founded in 2003, Oberon Media is headquartered in New York with offices across North America, Europe and Asia, and is backed by Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Oak Investment Partners and Lehman Brothers. For more information visit: http://www.oberon-media.com.

About Interactive Rights Management (IRM)

Established in October 2004 by the award-winning team responsible for the global interactive success of Celador’s Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?, IRM is an independent interactive rights investment and exploitation company whose clients include Chorion, All3Media, Distraction formats, Fox Television Studios and Hasbro, amongst many others.

About Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie Ltd is a subsidiary of Chorion, owner and manager of classic literary-based brands and content including Enid Blyton’s Noddy and Famous Five, Roger Hargreaves’ Mr. Men and Little Miss series, Raymond Chandler’s Philip Marlowe and Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple.

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