Today New Zealand game publisher Trickysheep Publishing released Zodal’s latest adventure game called “Anika’s Odyssey – Land of the Taniwha”.
Anika’s Odyssey is a magical adventure deep into a lush and enchanted land. Be Anika Greenfield and break through reality, to enter a mystical world inspired by Aotearoa, New Zealand. Throughout the adventure, Anika meets wild and curious creatures and exotic Taniwha spirits (New Zealand Maori word for spirits, pronounced ‘tah-nee-fah’) that inhabit this wondrous wilderness.
The game is an enchanting point and click adventure puzzle game, full of a myriad of surprises and charm. Help Anika Greenfield explore her colorful landscape as she searches to reclaim her beloved friend.
Anikas Odyssey is a free web game and was released on the internet today and launched through the USA Game portal Kongregate, “the YouTube of Online Gaming”. Kongregate a gaming and social networking website allows its members to chat while playing games and post comments about the games while bookmarking their favorites and rating the digital content.
In the first day alone the Anikas Odyssey – Land of the Taniwha has been played over 10,000 times, and fans are already demanding a sequel, with comments of praise and adoration being continually posted, such as this comment from a community member “superb game play, spot-on sound effects, nice puzzles, and much more make this an excellent game!”
As the game publisher Trickysheep hold the IP rights to the Anika’s Odyssey franchise and plan to release a sequel and a mobile portable version of the game in the first quarter of 2008. It is likely that Zodal, New Zealand’s Leading Adobe Flash Game and Mobile Game Digital Development Studio, will again be the assigned Game Developer for the follow up project. Trickysheep are reviewing considerations for game sponsorship opportunities. If you are interested in exclusive rights to the sequel please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
From the official Anikia Odyssey webpage here – you can link to the social networking sites and keep up with the community activities of Anika Greenfield with beautifully designed Anika pages on Bebo, MySpace and Facebook. To join the Anika Odyssey community and receive information updates go here.