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The Book of Unwritten Tales Prequel Coming Next Month

Nordic Games has announced that The Critter Chronicles, the prequel to the critically acclaimed The Book of Unwritten Tales, will be released for PC, MAC and Linux on all major digital distribution channels. Set to arrive next month, The Critter Chronicles is available as both a standalone title and an add-on for the original The Book of Unwritten Tales release.

The point-n’-click fantasy adventure The Critter Chronicles is the first chapter in the epic journey before The Book of Unwritten Tales. Created by KING Art, The Book of Unwritten Tales was originally released in 2009, and has been released onlineElectronic Theatre Image in July 2012. The Critter Chronicles will see players travel from the Northlands to the Mage’s Tower of Seastone and experience an additional story before The Book of Unwritten Tales. Along the way players will meet new characters including an animal rights activistPetra, a schizophrenic Yeti, and the Critters.


“It’s always a pleasure to work with KING Art, they produce high quality games not only in terms of production quality but especially in its witty and charming humour.” said Reinhard Pollice, Business & Product Development Manager Nordic Games. “KING Art knows how to pack the game full of the best innuendos and pay homage to the RPG and fantasy genre which is exactly what we want to provide not only to Adventure-players, but to Fantasy and RPG fans alike.”

“The collaboration between ourselves and Nordic Games is really going from strength to strength,” said Jan Theysen, Creative Director at KING Art. “It’s great to see that The Book of Unwritten Tales has also made its way into the hearts and minds of players in North America and we hope that The Critter Chronicles will give players even more content to enjoy from the Aventasia universe.”

The Linux Beta version of The Book of Unwritten Tales is now open to all Steam account users now for a limited period only, available at The Critter Chronicles is due to be released on 5th December 2012, and we will keep you updated with all the latest details on KING Art’s The Book of Unwritten Tales saga.

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