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Get lost playing PlayFirst's new life sim

Posted by: Chad at 9/22/2009 5:12 PM
PlayFirst, the people that brought you Diner Dash, Chocolatier, and Dream Chronicles, have released a new game today called Gemini Lost.  Play the game and build a thriving community while trying to solve an ancient riddle. 

It seems that while exploring some astrological ruins a group of people get teleported to an unknown land.  The only way they can get back home is to obtain 12 keys that power a teleporter to send them home.  To unlock the keys, players will have to get through challenging puzzles using tools, upgrades and skills acquired throughout the game.   There will also be various activities and some resource management involved.

Sound like Gemini Lost one will float your boat?  Read more after the jump.


PlayFirst Looks to the Stars with New Life Simulation Game, Gemini Lost

Help a lost village of wandering citizens find their way back home by solving an ancient astrological mystery!

SAN FRANCISCO – September 22, 2009 - PlayFirst, Inc., the award-winning entertainment company and creators of the popular Diner Dash® series, today announced the release of Gemini Lost™, an all-new life simulation title where players must build a thriving community while trying to solve an ancient riddle. Rooted in astrology, Gemini Lost will have players search their villages to find couples based on astrological signs to help grow budding communities into thriving establishments. Gemini Lost is available now for both Mac and PC download, priced at $19.99.

Gemini Lost chronicles the adventures of a lost group of denizens who were magically whisked away to an unknown land while exploring a site of mystifying astrological ruins. Combining the lore of astrology with user-friendly simulation gameplay, Gemini Lost creates an altogether unique experience for players of all ages. The game offers everything from puzzles and activities, to a rich storyline and a touch of resource management.

“Gemini Lost truly offers something completely new for fans of casual games,” said Kenny Shea Dinkin, Vice President and Creative Director of PlayFirst. “It delivers a rich storyline and satisfying gameplay in a way that anyone can really enjoy. It also offers something special for players looking for a little more depth in their pick-up-and-play titles.”

Players must help their hardworking villagers find 12 astrological keys needed to power a “teleporter” to send them back home. To this end, players will need to outsmart 20 challenging puzzles, as well as build more than 7unique tools to help the town grow. Villagers will also benefit from 18 science upgrades to help build their communities, and earn 20 different skill trophies as they step closer to their ultimate goal of making it home safely.

Gemini Lost is developed by Aliasworlds and published by PlayFirst. For more information on Gemini Lost and other PlayFirst titles, please visit www.playfirst.com.

About PlayFirst
PlayFirst is an innovative entertainment company dedicated to making games appealing to everyone. By creating engaging story worlds that capture the imagination and bringing them to life across popular platforms worldwide, including PC, Mac, mobile, handheld, and console, PlayFirst teams make quality gaming experiences available everywhere consumers want to play. The company's portfolio includes world-renowned titles, such as Diner Dash(R), Wedding Dash(R), Cooking Dash(R), Chocolatier(R), and Dream Chronicles(R). PlayFirst games are available in major retailers and on more than 500 sites in 20 languages. For more information, visit www.playfirst.com.