CHAPEL HILL, NC – April 14, 2008 – Merscom announced today it is the online publisher of Remedy, the popular adventure game developed by MDNA Games. Released over the weekend on a major casual game portal, Remedy has already risen to number 7; this follows on Merscom’s success with Blood Ties, Ghost in the Sheet, East Side Story and My Farm, all of which were launched earlier this year and reached the top-10 on major casual game sites. Merscom is also publishing Remedy at retail in Germany and Russia .
Remedy is the first in the popular Carol Reed adventure series, Join Carol, a young English woman, on her long vacation in Sweden . While there, she finds out that her detective friend has passed away. Through a letter, she learns that he was working on a complex case at the time of his death. Eager to help her friend solve his final case, Carol finds herself wrapped up in a mystery without really knowing where to begin, in a country full of strangers...
• 100% mouse driven point-and-click gameplay
• Rich unfolding story
• A wide variety of luminous environments and unusual characters
• Pick up various items
• Games can be saved and loaded at any time
• Engaging ambient music and sound
• A bypass feature for the more complicated puzzles
“Our successes earlier this year show that casual gamers want something beyond the typical clone,” explained Lloyd Melnick, Chief Customer Officer at Merscom, “Remedy is a beautiful game that really engages the player and provides a fantastic experience.”
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