Game players and fans of mystery will be excited to learn that Agatha Christie is about to come to their iOS and Android devices for oodles of fun and adventure. Microïds and Artefacts Studios announced today that they will be bringing their game, Agatha Christie: The A.B.C. Murders, to iOS and Android platforms this Thursday, September 29th.
The game is an adaptation of one of Christie’s most popular novels, The A.B.C. Murders, which chronicles the adventure of Hercule Poirot as he tries to solve an alphabetically-themed murder mystery. The story is told from the perspective of the detective’s friend, Arthur Hasting. The game coming soon to your handheld device adapts the story to let you follow along as Poirot is on the hunt for the murderer.
The game, already available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC and Mac, uses first person view sequences to navigate through the game, lets you collect items and use them to your advantage, and interrogate other characters in the game through multiple choice questions. You can see a trailer for the game below and get excited to take the mystery of the ABC murders on the go with you in this new incarnation.
Agatha Christie’s beloved stories have been adapted by all forms of media in the years since they were written but games like these are the first opportunities you have to really immerse yourself in the world she created and see her story unfold right before your eyes. Will you be among the first to get this incarnation on your phone or will you wait to see what others think before you download? Tell us in the comments below.
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