Moulinsart and Microids have announced a new Tintin game is on the way. Tintin Reporter – Cigars of the Pharaoh is being developed by the Spanish studio Pendulo Studios, developers of Blacksad: Under the Skin. Tintin Reporter – Cigars of the Pharaoh will be released on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC in 2023.
This new game is inspired by an iconic adventure from the comic book series The Adventures of Tintin, created by Hergé. It will also see the the famous reporter return to consoles for the first time since 2011’s The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn.
Tintin and his faithful dog Snowy will set sail for incredible adventures after meeting with the Egyptologist Sophocles Sarcophagus during a Mediterranean cruise. The famous reporter decides to investigate the Pharaoh Kih-Oskh’s tomb. What terrible secret does the tomb hide? From Egypt to India and Arabia, Tintin and Snowy will follow a lead on narcotics trafficking all the way to the far east.
For Stéphane Longeard, CEO of Microids: “Being able to work on an adaptation of the famous Belgian reporter’s adventure is a delight. We started working on the game a few years ago and we cannot wait to show more to our players worldwide. If I had one thing to add, I’d say that we’ll do everything in our power to pay tribute to Hergé’s work and offer the fans the adaptation of their dreams.”
This new adventure game will immerse players into the comic book’s universe and make them the heroes of an epic action adventure masterpiece. Moulinsart and Microids are promising to deliver an art direction faithful to Hergé’s drawings.
Nick Rodwell: Director of Moulinsart adds “The production of a new immersive videogame for PC and consoles carries the adventure legacy of the most famous reporter. Our ambition is first and foremost entertaining and friendly to please the whole family. Microids is the perfect partner to accompany Tintin for this new adventure!”
Tintin Reporter – Cigars of the Pharaoh will be released in 2023 on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC.
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