Microids announces Agatha Christie - Hercule Poirot: The First Cases
mystery/adventure game coming to PC and consoles on September 28th. As the name
suggests, this features a younger Hercule Poirot, before his fame as a
detective, and before his mustache had filled in so nicely. This is in
development at Blazing Griffin with full cooperation from Agatha Christie
Limited. Here's a
and here's a description:
In his early years as a detective, a
young Hercule Poirot is invited to a reception by the influential Van den Bosch
family, for the announcement of their daughter’s engagement. But tensions among
the guests run high as a snowstorm descends on the town, trapping everyone
inside the manor. The happy event is soon marred by the murder of one of the
guests! Poirot being in the right place at the right time immediately begins to
investigate. What buried secrets and deadly rivalries will he uncover?
- (Re)discover the legendary detective in an untold crime story, by
playing as Hercule Poirot at the beginning of his detective career, when he
still has everything to prove.
- Put your little grey cells to the test by using your deduction skills to
connect clues together in your mindmap. The mindmap will allow you to
visualize and link the elements of the case in order to draw your own
conclusions… and shed light on the culprit in a surprising denouement!
- Solve a complex murder case and find out what hides behind the deceptive
appearances of the Van den Bosch family.
- Question all the suspects and glean crucial information from them
without their knowing. Pick up on all suspicious behavior as you uncover the
dark secrets and rivalries of the Belgian upper class.
- Explore a luxurious house full of buried mysteries. Uncovering the
murderer won’t be the only puzzle you’ll have to solve…