Mysterious Cities of Gold: Secret Paths Reaches 100% of Funding Goal on Kickstarter

Paris, France, September 6 2013 - Game developer Neko Entertainment and publisher Ynnis Interactive are stoked to announce that their Kickstarter campaign for the official video game based on the "Mysterious Cities of Gold" universe, titled "Secret Paths", has now reached 100% of its initial funding goal, a good week after surfacing on the crowdfunding platform. As a consequence, the game will see an international release, with full voice dubbing of cinematic scenes in English, and subtitles in Spanish. PC will be added to the supported platforms on top of Nintendo 3DS, Wii U, iPhone & iPad.

With 24 days to go, a localization pack containing numerous extra languages (subtitles) has been added as Stretch Goal for 10.000 US$. Italian, Swedish, German, Portuguese and Brazilian are included in the pack. Polish localization will be delivered for free, after a professional translator, who is also fan of the show, volunteered for the job. Next stages will be ports to Linux and MAC. Backers are currently surveyed in order to decide the order of priority.

Immersive Transmedia Experience

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the famous French/Japanese cartoon, join Esteban, Tao and Zia in their quest for the second city of gold throughout the World (the first one was discovered in South America at the end of the TV series).

  • Explore various environments, from the deep asian forests to the heart of the Forbidden City and the legendary Chinese city of gold.
  • Use the specific skills and attributes of the three friends to your advantage when facing the multiple traps and hurdles thrown in your way.
  • Escape the villain Zares and his henchmen by untangling the riddled paths to discover the fabulous secrets of the mysterious cities of gold...

About Ynnis Interactive (YIN):

Ynnis Interactive is an entertainment publisher founded by manga industry veteran Cedric Littardi, founder of Kazé, the first European label for distribution of Japanese anime. Ynnis is working on indie cross-media projects originating from diverse cultural spheres. Its first game, Strike Suit Zero, partly funded through Kickstarter, was published in January 2013. For its first licensed product, Ynnis cherry-picked the Mysterious Cities of Gold, cult anime series from France and Japan that is reputed for its powerful narratives and impressive historical backgrounds.

About Neko Entertainment :

Neko, named after the japanese word for “cat”, the studio was founded in 1999 though the passion of three video game industry pioneers with a strong desire to propose qualitative and creative games that only independence could offer. Since then, the company has developed numerous games on every active platform, with many successes such as Cocoto collection, Kung-fu Rabbit and more recently critically-acclaimed Puddle.

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