Developer Pendulo Studios will adapt the iconic adventure from Hergé’s The Adventure of Tintin comic book series After the famous reporter and his faithful dog Snowy meet the Egyptologist Sophocles Sarcophagus while on a Mediterranean cruise, they decide to investigate Pharaoh Kih-Oskh’s tomb.
Promising to immerse you in “the captivating comic book’s universe” and make you “the heroes of an epic action adventure masterpiece,” you will journey from Egypt to India and Arabia as Tintin and Snowy trace a lead on narcotics trafficking all the way to the Far East.
In an experience that has looked to combine “all the best elements of adventure and investigation games,” you will have the chance to dress up as an investigator or reporter, infiltrate to find clues and solve enigmas with the help of investigation dialogues enriched with video sequences, infiltration phases and to even participate in plane or car chases.
The publisher has outlined the game’s key features, which include:
- Faithfulness to the Comic Series: Featuring all the facets of the Tintin universe and with a story full of twists making part of Hergé’s great creative legacy, the game plunges you into the heart of mysterious Egypt and other lands of infinite beauty. “Cigars of the Pharaoh”, the 4th album of the series was prepublished in December 1932 in the youth supplement “Le Petit – Vingtième”.
- A lot of Adventures to Live: Join Tintin in a series of action-packed puzzles as he tries to solve an international drug trafficking case by exploring the Orient, but also an ancient temple, a desert the depths of a lush jungle and other magnificent but challenging locations.
- Many Different Gameplays to Master: A unique and innovative gameplay combining all the key elements of adventure and investigation video games. A game that puts you in a reporter’s shoes, searching for clues, infiltrating hostile places and solving puzzles with the help of investigative dialogues sumptuously enriched with breathtaking video sequences.
Tintin Reporter: Cigars of the Pharaoh will release at retail and digitally on the Nintendo eShop for Nintendo Switch worldwide in November 2023.