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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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The Terror of Castle Finster

There is a disturbance surrounding Castle Finster, and the inhabitants of the castle community are on edge! What is it that is making everyone nervous? Tales of a legend coming back do not easily convince the skeptical of a returning terror that lurks in the woods, but claw marks, missing livestock and other evidence proves […]

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Cover Art Designer Mark Tolleshaug Interview!

We interviewed our game cover designer Mark Tolleshaug on creating the art for the Nancy Drew games! Her Interactive — Tell us a little bit about yourself and how long you’ve worked with Her Interactive? Mark — “I am a graphic designer specializing in retail packaging and branding, though I like to call myself simply a […]

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Captive Curse is holding me captive.

That’s the excuse for a late post today. We’ve been super busy preparing for the pre-orders that begin tomorrow for The Captive Curse! Whoo-hoo! If you order early you will receive the special edition with extra bonus content. Yep, we are excited for it. This is how we celebrate: Cupcakes and dessert! Yum! Congrats to […]

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May Newsletter: Memorial Weekend Sale!

It's finally here! The May newsletter just went out, so check your mailboxes for the Memorial Weekend Sale and all of the latest news:  View the May newsletter. Need to catch up on what's been going on? Check out our Newsletter Archive! If you haven't subscribed to our monthly newsletter, sign up to receive June's. Have a great Memorial Day weekend! […]

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The Captive Curse Box Art

Today we have an exciting update! Here is the official box art for The Captive Curse! With the help of several creative employees describing what the story, focus, and important elements are to this game, the designer came up with several different compositions. These compositions went through extensive edits, endured lots of critique, and in […]

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Minimum Requirements Update

We are giving you a heads-up concerning some minor changes to our minimum requirements for our games to run. Many of you will not have to worry since many computers are already equipped and prepared for the latest and best gaming experiences. But just in case, please see below: NANCY DREW on PC Computers WINDOWS MINIMUM […]

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Interview with Alex, Game Production Programmer

We interviewed our Game Production Programmer, Alex, to give you an inside look at what it takes to create a Nancy Drew adventure game.   HI: What do you do as Game Production Programmer? Alex: “Responsibilities include implementation of game logic, game play and puzzle scripting/programming; sound and video file conversion; asset integration; add/test in-game […]

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