Sales figures soar for new Agatha Christie iPad game
Following the success of its downloadable PC game, Dead Man’s Folly, the latest Agatha Christie game licensed and executively produced by Interactive Rights Management (IRM) has been released for tablets and has generated over 75,000 downloads in less than a week on iPads only!
With beautiful high-definition visuals that are optimized for retina displays and rendered using state-of-the-art 3D modeling, gamers have been enjoying helping famed detective Hercule Poirot in a mock-murder hunt at the enchanting Nasse House in the English countryside.
“Its great to see so many iPad gamers are enjoying this mystery title” commented Megan Goodwin-Patel of IRM. “with highly polished graphics and seek and find game play it’s a great Agatha Christie experience”.
About Interactive Rights Management (IRM)
Established in October 2004 by the award-winning team responsible for the global interactive success of Celador’s Who Wants To Be A Millionaire, IRM is an independent interactive rights investment and exploitation company which has created, devised and launched over 70 entertaining games and social experiences for brands such as Agatha Christie, Wipeout, Big Brother, Deal or No Deal and Dancing with Stars to name a few. With generated revenues exceeding $400 million and 10 industry awards the company is second to none in their indepth knowledge, experience, contacts and relationships. More recently IRM has advised major media and entertainment companies on digital strategy, brand development and M & A. Interactive Rights Management has offices in London and Paris.
For more information visit www.irm.tv.
About Acorn Productions
Acorn Productions Ltd is the UK based rights holding production arm of RLJ Entertainment, Inc (NASDAQ: RLJE) a premier independent licensee and distributor of entertainment content and programming in North America, the United Kingdom and Australia with over 5,300 exclusive titles. Acorn Productions Ltd currently manages the rights to Foyle’s War and the Agatha Christie estate.
About RLJ Entertainment, Inc.
RLJ Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: RLJE) is a premier independent licensee and distributor of entertainment content and programming in North America, the United Kingdom and Australia with over 5,300 exclusive titles. RLJE is a leader in numerous genres via its owned and distributed brands such as Acorn (British TV), Image (stand-up comedy, feature films),
One Village (urban), Acacia (fitness), Slingshot (faith), Athena (educational), Criterion (art films) and Madacy (gift sets). These titles are distributed in multiple formats including DVD, Blu-Ray, digital download, digital streaming, broadcast television (including satellite and cable), theatrical and non-theatrical. Via its majority-owned subsidiary Agatha Christie Limited, RLJE manages the intellectual property and publishing rights to some of the greatest works of mystery fiction, including stories of the iconic sleuths Miss Marple and Poirot. And through its direct-to-consumer business, RLJE has direct contacts and billing relationships with millions of consumers. RLJE leverages its management experience to acquire, distribute, and monetize existing and original content for its many distribution channels, including its nascent branded digital subscription channels, and engages distinct audiences with programming that appeals directly to their unique viewing interests. RLJE has proprietary e-commerce web sites for the Acorn and Acacia brands, and owns the recently launched Acorn TV digital subscription service.