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Official Trailer + CEO-4-A-Day Contest!!

Official Trailer Released! The official trailer for Alibi in Ashes has been released! After returning home to River Heights to spend some time with her friends, Nancy follows a bad lead and becomes suspect #1 for the arson of the old River Heights Town Hall. It’s up to Ned, Bess and George to help prove […]

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Nancy Drew: Alibi in Ashes Box Revealed!

Alibi in Ashes art has been revealed! Check out the box art from game #25: Keep an eye out on the product page for further information and updates in the future. Happy sleuthing!

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Kevin Manthei Interview on the Music of The Captive Curse

We interviewed Kevin Manthei, the creator of the music for The Captive Curse!   Her Interactive — What sounds did you use? (Instruments, effects, etc) Kevin Manthei — "I used live violin, live double bass and live accordian, tuba for the waltz's, traditional orchestral instruments and orchestral settings, choir & modern percussion and sounds for […]

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Locked Drawers Now Opened

Looks like the weekend puzzle was solved only yesterday on the message boards! Congrats for getting this one! Here’s the solution: [Starting at the top left, select every other letter going down, and left-to-right. For starters, T, then two down is H, two down would be E.] Now circulating to the right would get you […]

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Her Interactive Attends Casual Connect

Her Interactive is attending Casual Connect this week in Seattle. Produced by the Casual Games Association, it is an event where professionals visit to further the casual gaming industry with networking and learning. We get to take a look at where gaming is now and where the industry is headed in the next few years, […]

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New Video Series: Postcards from Germany!

Beginning now we are releasing segments of a short video series called “Postcards from Germany” featuring the characters of The Captive Curse! The first video postcard comes from Lukas Mittelmeier, who gives us the scoop on what he's up to at Castle Finster. He has a few secrets he's not sharing and acts a little […]

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Happy 4th of July!

Happy Independence Day fellow Americans! Yesterday we celebrated the 4th of July enjoying the freedom we so greatly appreciate. Not all countries get to enjoy this as we do, and spending a day celebrating reminded us that it should not be taken for granted. We are one country; free to work hard, cast votes, believe […]

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An Exciting Week: Starting Now!

We are off for an exciting week (as stated in the title) ^.^ The Captive Curse will be released in stores tomorrow, June 28th 2011! (But of course, you can already get it from us in both physical and digital form). Anyways, we are preparing for this highly anticipated release, and I’m super excited!! I […]

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Happy Father’s Day!

This last Sunday was Father’s day, and many families celebrated together. Whether it was through greeting cards, dinner feasts, playing catch outside, or simply keeping quiet so he could take a good nap, the day was spent honoring our dads. Dads are an important part of families; they teach, encourage, strengthen, protect, and love in […]

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A Note About The Captive Curse Digital Download

To the Best Fans in the World: Megan and I read all of your feedback and we really appreciate the input. Recently we heard from a customer who pre-ordered the digital download of The Captive Curse. This customer wanted to know why they had to wait till June 28th to download and play the digital […]

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