PARIS – March 21, 2012 – Yesterday, the new adventure game from Pendulo, releases tomorrow in retail and digital stores! To celebrate this event, we are pleased to present the launch trailer for the game! The new adventure game from Pendulo, creators of the million-selling Runaway trilogy, debuted its launch trailer today, letting players discover Yesterday before tomorrow!
This video immerses players in the heart of an original and dark thriller. Yesterday will take players around the world, as they try to unveil the incredible mystery surrounding the amnesiac John Yesterday, discovering connections among the strange mark which scars his hand, a dangerous and murderous cult, and a philanthropic young billionaire. Discover the big cast of colorful and shady characters, the dark ambiance and the twisting, turning story – players will not emerge unscathed!
Yesterday will be released tomorrow in retail and digital stores!
After having left its mark in adventure gaming with its million-selling trilogy Runaway and more recently with The Next BIG Thing, Pendulo Studios will deliver early 2012 its newest adventure: Yesterday. Though the unique graphic style, trademark of the Spanish developer, has not been left behind, Pendulo has now given up comedy for once and is offering an original and dark thriller.
In New York City, beggars are disappearing one after another, only to be found burnt alive. Meanwhile, a Y-shaped scar forms in the palm of the hands of seemingly unrelated people. With the police and the media giving little attention to these events, Henry White, a young and rich heir dedicated to a charitable organization, and his friend Cooper, are the first to investigate these disappearances. They are two of the three playable characters in Yesterday, the third being none other than the enigmatic John Yesterday, who is dragged into this incredible story after his memory is completely wiped.
This is the starting point of the brand new adventure from Pendulo Studios. More will be unveiled in the coming months, without spoiling the deep scenario and its numerous turning points which are sure to surprise many players as the game will be released tomorrow!
About Focus Home Interactive
Founded in 1996, Focus Home Interactive is an independent French publisher based near Paris, France. Known for the quality, diversity and originality of its catalogue, Focus has published and distributed original titles that have become benchmark titles worldwide – such as Blood Bowl, Sherlock Holmes, TrackMania, Runaway and also Cities XL and Cycling Manager.
In 2012, Focus will publish ambitious games such as Wargame: European Escalation, the new real time strategy game from the creators of « R.U.S.E. »™; Game Of Thrones™, the role-playing game adapted from the bestseller saga written by George R.R. Martin; The Testament of Sherlock Holmes™ on PC and for the first time ever on consoles; Of Orcs and Men, a great roleplaying game featuring Orcs and Goblins; Confrontation®, the video game adaptation of the famous board game universe by Rackham and also the official video game of Le Tour de France.
About Pendulo Studios
Pendulo Studios is an 18-year-old developer based in Madrid, Spain. Specialized in narrative games, it’s better known for the million-selling Runaway saga and the cult game The Next Big Thing. They keep on saying that they “make the kind of games that we‘d love to play”, whatever that may mean. To find more about their love for details, their gorgeous artworks and their rich scenarios, visit http://www.pendulostudios.com
Erin Fan, TriplePoint for Focus Home Interactive