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Agatha Christie’s The A.B.C Murders – Screenshots Unveiled

Agatha Christie’s The A.B.C Murders – Screenshots Unveiled

Microïds unveils first screenshots which show a very distinctive visual style while remaining faithful to Christie’s Poirot


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The A.B.C. Murders brings a modern touch never before seen in a video game adaptation of Agatha Christie’s novel. In addition to these exciting new visuals, players will find all the essential ingredients of a Christie mystery.

In August of 2013 Anuman Interactive announced that it had secured the rights to create adventure games based on Agatha Christie’s work under the Microïds label. The screenshots released today show a wonderfully stylized vision.  


When playing ” The A.B.C. Murders” , the gamer becomes Hercule Poirot, the most famous of Agatha Christie’s detectives. He or she will have to solve one of the most intricate cases the Belgian investigator ever faced. In a 3rd person perspective game, the player will have to collect clues from the crime scene, check alibis and confront witnesses and suspects to catch the serial killer known only as A.B.C.

The story starts with Hercule Poirot receiving typed letters signed by A.B.C. giving the date and location of the next murder. A.B.C. is working his way through the alphabet, leaving an ABC railroad guide with each victim: A lice A scher is a tobacco shop owner killed in her shop in A ndover, B etty B arnard is a flirtatious waitress killed in B exhill and Sir C armichael C larke is a wealthy man killed at home in C hurston. Why would A.B.C. write to Poirot instead of the Scotland Yard or any reputable newspaper? With Britain panicking, the fate of the nation is now in the player’s hands!

According to Guinness World Records, Agatha Christie (1890 – 1976) is the most successful novelist of all time. Known as the Queen of Crime, she specialized in locked room thrillers and classic whodunit mysteries. Her 66 novels, 154 short stories and 20 plays have been translated worldwide into over 50 languages. And Then There Were none, Death on the Nile and Murder on the Orient Express are just some of the many titles that have been adapted for film and TV.

The A.B.C. Murders adventure game is due to be released in 2015 on PC, Mac, PS4 , Xbox One, iOS and Android in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish.

David Kim

David Kim

David Kim is a self-professed gamer geek who's whiled away countless hours on Adventure, RPG, and RTS games. Topping his recommended Adventure Games list for recent releases are Grim Fandango Remastered, The Vanishing of Ethan Carter, and The Walking Dead.When he's not playing adventure games, expect to find David laddering in StarCraft II or doing another arena run on Hearthstone. David is best playing Terran but wishes he could play Zerg competently. His favorite class in Hearthstone is Mage.David moved to Tampa, FL in 2010 from NYC, and is glad he doesn't have to deal with NE weather and the outrageous costs of living in the city.

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