News from the Angel of Death: Memento Mori 2 – Guardian of Immortality announced!
Today we announce the cinematic point & click adventure Memento Mori 2! The sequel to the original game which was praised by the press in particular for its story, graphics and atmosphere, will be released in Germany, Austria and Switzerland in Q4 2011.
Lara and Max – the dual protagonists from part one – are on their honeymoon in South Africa when Lara receives a phone call from her boss at Interpol. He asks Lara for her assistance in the case of an art theft from a museum in Cape Town. While the police have already put the break-in on file, Lara and Max attempt to pick up the thief’s trail. In the course of a frantic chase, Max and the thief get caught up in a terrible car crash. The thief’s body is salvaged from the bottom of the steep coastal cliff and Max is declared missing, presumed dead.
Totally devastated, Lara returns to Interpol headquarters in Lyon. In her next case she then keeps finding clues that suggest to her that Max is still alive…
The developer Centauri Production has developed its own new dedicated 3D engine for Memento Mori 2. This makes it possible to realistically and atmospherically light the locations and also to portray the characters’ detailed and finely crafted facial expressions. Atmosphere is guaranteed. Cinematic linking sequences round off the movie quality setting of this classic point & click adventure.
With three playable characters over the course of the plot, Memento Mori 2 takes you to more than 50 locations. In eight story chapters the journey leads from Cape Town in South Africa via Lyon and Finland all the way to Chinatown in San Francisco. Previous knowledge of the first game is not required.
See more screenshots here On The Horizon