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Whodunit FMV Game ‘Who Pressed Mute on Uncle Marcus?’ launches in March

Wales Interactive and Good Gate Media are proud to announce its latest FMV interactive game: WHO PRESSED MUTE ON UNCLE MARCUS? starring Andy Buckley (The Office, Keeping Company, Jurassic World) as Uncle Marcus, Abigail Hardingham (Nina Forever, The Missing), Susannah Doyle (Black Mirror, Drop The Dead Donkey, About A Boy), Robbie Kay (Once Upon a Time, Pinocchio), Georgia Small (Struck, Five Dates) and Al Weaver (Colette, Peterloo, The Complex) and directed by Award-winning Steven Sheil (Mum & Dad), will be released 18th March on PC & Mac (via Steam), iOS, Android, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One and available to pre-order 4th March.

WHO PRESSED MUTE ON UNCLE MARCUS? is an eccentric FMV murder mystery with a twist: someone has poisoned Uncle Marcus. Uncover the truth in the yearly family quiz and try to save him before it is too late.

Every year, Abby’s mum has a family quiz on her birthday. It’s a long-held tradition, one that brings the whole rich and eccentric family together – and one that Abby dreads. But this year’s quiz comes with a shocking difference… as it’s about to begin, her beloved Uncle Marcus tells her that he’s dying – and someone in the family has poisoned him. Abby is the only one he can trust… You must find out who the murderer is before it is too late.

Shot in lockdown and filmed simultaneously in London and Los Angeles this is from the studios behind The Complex, Five Dates, Night Book and Bloodshore.

Dr David Banner MBE, Executive Producer/Co-Founder, Wales Interactive said: “We’re proud to kickstart our 2022 slate of interactive movies with WPMOUM, a quirky murder mystery, co-produced by Good Gate Media, and developed with our in-house narrative tool WIST (Wales Interactive Scripting Tool). As fans of The Office (U.S.) we couldn’t be happier to have the hilarious Andy Buckley on-board as well as some familiar FMV fan favourites from the likes of Five Dates and The Complex.”

Producer and founder of Good Gate Media, John Giwa Amu said: “Uncle Marcus is Good Gate’s first adventure into the murder mystery genre and it’s been great to craft our sixth title with Wales Interactive. Award winning director Steven Sheil has put together an incredible cast and we’re excited for the audience to unpick the riddle piece by piece.”

WHO PRESSED MUTE ON UNCLE MARCUS? will be released 18th March on PC & Mac (via Steam), iOS, Android, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One and available for pre-order 4th March.

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