Sunday, May 18, 2008

MSN Games premieres the first interactive experience from best-selling author

Microsoft Corp.'s MSN Games and I-play, the publishing division of Oberon Media Inc., today unveiled "Women's Murder Club: Death in Scarlet," the first interactive game based on a story and characters by best-selling author James Patterson. The first in a planned series of games based on Patterson's massively popular "Women's Murder Club" ("WMC") books is debuting exclusively on MSN Games, one of the world's leading casual gaming sites, in collaboration with the game's creator, leading casual games publisher I-play. "Women's Murder Club: Death in Scarlet" is available exclusively on MSN Games through May 29.

The game, which features the characters from the "WMC" books and an all-new, never-before-seen storyline, is a thrilling seek-and-find adventure designed by award-winning game designer Jane Jensen in collaboration with Patterson. Its storyline lets fans experience the suspense of James Patterson's stories interactively for the first time as they solve a chilling series of murders in San Francisco.

The game will be promoted extensively throughout the MSN network, including on, MSN Games, MSN Entertainment and MSN Shopping, as well as on

"Women's Murder Club: Death in Scarlet" is available exclusively at MSN Games from May 15 through May 29. Visit for more information.

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