WESTON, CT – May 8, 2007 – Got Game Entertainment today announced that "Penumbra: Overture", a suspense-adventure game for the PC, combining the mechanics of a first-person shooter with the puzzles and story of an adventure game has shipped to North American retail. The game places you in the role of Philip, who receives a letter from a dead man – his father. The letter insists he burn a particular book, but Philip studies it instead. Following clues in the book, he is led to a strange metal hatch in the piercing cold of Greenland's frozen wastelands. Below, in a maze of mines, Philip must use his wits to solve the secrets of the enigmatic inhabitants and unravel the mysteries of his father's death. "Penumbra: Overture" debuts at a suggested retail price of $19.99 (USD) and is rated "M" for Mature by the ESRB for Blood and Gore/Language/Violence.
"Penumbra: Overture" features an immersive, spellbinding story, cutting-edge advanced physics system for maximum environment interaction, intricately detailed graphics, and clever, brain-teasing puzzles. When you step into the hatch, you step into the shadows of the unknown where your wits must unravel the mysteries of these cold catacombs.
"As the first game to successfully combine the FPS and adventure genres, 'Penumbra: Overture' blends the best of both worlds" said Got Game President Howard Horowitz. "With action thrills and story chills, this game defines the word 'adventure'".