Syberia 1 to Be Released on Nintendo Switch October 20
Discover the trailer of Benoit Sokal’s masterpiece
Paris, September 6th, 2017 – Microïds is proud to announce the standard-setting adventure game- Syberia 1 – on Nintendo Switch on October 20th and unveils a trailer of the game.
Thanks to the modularity of the Nintendo Switch, players will be able to discover or rediscover the beginning of Kate Walker’s adventures; in their living room thanks to TV mode or on the move in handheld mode.
ABOUT SYBERIA 1:
Kate Walker, a young New York lawyer, is dispatched to deal with the sale of a former automaton factory hidden in the French Alps. She never thought that this task, as simple as it seemed, would change her life forever. She quickly embarked on a journey into the confines of Eastern Europe, accompanied by a very peculiar automaton named Oscar. Together they discover incredible places, filled with colorful characters, before meeting Hans Voralberg: the genius inventor, following the trails of the last mammoths found on the mythical island of Syberia, which also happens to be the last piece of the puzzle to conclude the sale and the mission of Kate.
The Nintendo Switch version of Syberia is developed by Koalabs and will be available on the Nintendo eShop on October 20, 2017. The game is rated T for Teen Adolescents/PEGI 7.
Microïds is an international multi-platform video game publisher based in Paris (France). It currently represents the video games business in all its forms of the company Anuman Interactive. Microids continues to consolidate and expand its extensive catalog of titles in such diverse genres as adventure, racing, RPG, management, simulation or action. Through its adaptations of iconic titles such as “Syberia” or “L’Amerzone” on new media or its original creations (“Subject 13”, “Agatha Christie: The ABC Murders”, “Yesterday Origins”, “Motoracer 4”), Microïds develops today on PC, Mac, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch as well as on iOS and Android mobile devices.
About Benoit Sokal
From comics to video games: a singular artist. In 1978, Benoit Sokal starts drawing for the magazine “To Follow”. It was during this period that he created the character of Inspector Canardo. In 1996, he launched the video game project “Amerzone” published by Microïds. Benoit Sokal is one of the first graphic novel artists to design, implement and supervise the entire production of a video game. He later became creative director at Microïds, which published in 2002 his second video game “Syberia”. He was recognized as “Person of the Year” at the 2002 video games Phenix Awards, Syberia was crowned “Best adventure game of the year” in 2002 in the USA. In April 2004, the release of Syberia 2, meets the same success as the first episode of the saga and was met with enthusiasm from fans all over the world. Syberia 3 is available since April 2017.