Microids unveils its Q4 2020 line-up!

Paris, July 28th, 2020Microids is delighted to share the rest of its line-up for the end of the year 2020. With a multitude of video games based on worldwide known IPs, Microids’ goal is to bring families together to live some unforgettable gaming experiences. Rubiks, Who Wants to be a Millionaire, Asterix & Obelix and Agatha Christie are all trans-generational universes speaking to everyone.

As for the youngest gamers out there eager to be all grown up, Microids newest collection “My Universe” will bring tons of exciting gaming experiences from nurturing a baby to becoming a teacher or managing a restaurant. No dream is too big! Published under the Microids Life label, these life simulation games are mainly intended for kids aged from 8 to 12 years old.

Finally, Microids is not forgetting about the most experienced gamers with the release of XIII, a remaster of the famous 2003 First Person Shooter best known for its cel shaded graphics!


WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE?

  • Release date: October 29th, 2020 (Europe) / November 17th, 2020 (USA)
  • Systems: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC/Mac (digital only)
  • Developer: Appeal Studios

Is that your final answer?

The famous game show “Who Wants to be a Millionaire?” is making a video game come back! Will you reach the top of the moneytree to claim the highest prize? Take on the challenge and try to answer the 15 questions, wisely using the four valuable lifelines: 50:50, Phone a friend, Ask the audience and the Switch.

The game will also premiere some brand new modes to enjoy by yourself or with friends:

  • A solo mode especially for kids with questions carefully selected for their age group.
  • A local multiplayer mode with different settings like “cooperative”, where the players have to agree before answering, or a mode “free for all” in which a player giving a wrong answer is eliminated.
  • An online multiplayer mode where up to 100 players can compete simultaneously. Will you be the last contestant standing?

AGATHA CHRISTIE – THE ABC MURDERS

  • Release date: October 6th, 2020
  • System: Nintendo Switch
  • Developer: Tower Five

An updated version soon on Nintendo Switch !

Released in 2016 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC, «Agatha Christie: The ABC Murders» is coming out this year on Nintendo Switch with some extra content!

You open a worrisome letter: A mysterious murderer called “ABC” is challenging you! Step in the shoes of the renowned detective Hercule Poirot – arguably the most famous character created by the Queen of Crime, Agatha Christie – and question suspects, consider the clues and solve the mysteries to find out the mysterious ABC’s identity.

In «Agatha Christie – The ABC Murders» coming to Nintendo Switch, discover a singular vision of Hercule Poirot’s universe. Explore numerous crime scenes and appreciate each unique environment based on British cities.

The Switch version of the game includes the following additions:

  • New lighting effects
  • New anti-aliasing filter highlighting the artistic choices
  • Reworked sound design
  • Tutorials added
  • Gameplay reworked for more fluidity
  • New UI

THE BLUECOATS – NORTH & SOUTH

  • Release date: October 27th, 2020
  • Systems: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC/Mac
  • Developer: Appeal Studios

Discover the remaster of this cult game inspired by the comic book “The Bluecoats”

Meet again Sgt Cornelius M. Chesterfield and Corporal Blutch in this remaster blending strategy, turn based and real time action! Originally released on Amiga in the late 80’s, this remaster will bring back amazing gaming memories to the fans!

Set up the best strategy to conquer all the territories! Take control of new states, secure the forts & railroads to increase your resources and lead the reinforcements coming from Europe. Live or live again the original experience of “The Bluecoats – North & South” alone or against another player in this updated version offering some improved gameplay!


PROFESSOR RUBIK’S BRAIN FITNESS

  • Release date: November 12th, 2020 (EUROPE) / November 17th, 2020 (USA)
  • Systems: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC/Mac
  • Developer: Magic Pockets

Professor Rubik’s Brain Fitness will fill your brain with colors!

Follow the Professor Rubik brain boosting regimen and sharpen your grey matter with this new brain training program.

Practice daily with quick mini games to improve different parts of your brain such as memory, focus or 3D visualization. Play by yourself or challenge your friends for even more puzzle fun!

An individual coach will guide you through your journey: Let us introduce you to Professor Rubik! Inspired by the Rubik’s® Cube genius inventor Ernὄ Rubik, Professor Rubik will always be by your side. Wise, reassuring and explaining all the exercises, the Professor will make your experience as fun as possible whilst proving daily practice can lead to measurable improvements.


MY UNIVERSE is a new collection of life simulation games offering the younger gamers to experience what it’s like to be a grown up: create their fashion brand, raise a baby, take good care of pets, become a school teacher, open a restaurant..

No dream is too big!


SCHOOL TEACHER

  • Release date: October 15th, 2020 (EUROPE) / November 3rd, 2020 (USA)
  • Systems: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and PC/Mac // Xbox One (US only)
  • Developer: Magic Pockets 

Become the city’s best teacher!

In this new game in the My Universe collection, become the teacher of a classroom filled with various level children.

Manage the daily tasks of a teacher and work towards helping your school achieve the highest rank in the city through contests! Deal with the uniqueness of your students, each having its own strengths and weaknesses, and adapt your teaching through mini games specifically designed to reflect each course. During the year, new students will join your class, unlocking more complex challenges.

Based on your mini games performance, you will be rewarded with customization options for your character and your school!


FASHION BOUTIQUE

  • Release date: October 27th, 2020
  • Systems: Nintendo Switch PlayStation 4 and PC/Mac // Xbox One (US only)
  • Developer: Black Sheep Studio

Launch your retail shop and make your brand famous!

In Fashion Boutique, your task is to launch and manage your fashion retail store. Welcome your customers and give them personalized advice, design your own clothing collection and organize your shop to attract more customers.

The game will allow you to create all kind of clothes through mini games offering a selection of clothing types, fabrics, shapes and patterns for thousands of possible combinations!

Once your collection is ready, take pictures of your models wearing your creations to attract more people in your shop! You might end up creating a world renown brand and travel everywhere to take part in the most prestigious fashion shows! Your store is waiting for you!


COOKING STAR RESTAURANT

  • Release date: November 10th, 2020
  • Systems: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and PC/Mac
  • Developer: Old Skull Games

Manage your very own restaurant!

You are a young ambitious chef eager to open your first restaurant, but things are not going to be that easy. Your customers are craving uniqueness and succulent meals, which will require you to juggle with a lot of factors if you want to succeed. You’ll have to be a pro in every domain from welcoming your guests warmly to the choice of the best recipes, delivered through mini games, as well as offering a top class service and upgrades to keep your restaurant highly rated!

As you climb the fame ladder, you will be given the opportunity to meet famous chefs from all over the world, representing the greatest trends in modern cooking styles.

Improve your restaurant by interacting with your customers, the chefs you will meet and your own employees to make it a top destination for foodies!


PET CLINIC Cats & Dogs

  • Release date: December 2020 (EUROPE) / Q1 2021 (USA)
  • Systems: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and PC/Mac
  • Developer: It Matters Games

Save your neighborhood pets! 

With Pet Clinic Cats & Dogs you will assume the role of a rookie veterinary nurse tasked to take over the neighborhood pet clinic. Diagnose your sweet fluffy companions either by a visual examination or with an X-Ray and provide them with the appropriate treatment: bandages, creams, ointments, small operations… and the mandatory cuddle!

Pet Clinic will introduce you to dozens of cats and dogs through a compelling scenario filled with missions that get more and more complex as you progress. Become the best at your job and grow your business by offering a personal service with care and love, winning over the competition that decided to stick with a cold industrial approach!


Stay tuned: Microids will soon unveil more details about these games!

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