You have learned that your grandfather - Alfred Cypress, who you never knew you had, has disappeared. He was an eccentric and brilliant man who developed and programmed Artificial Intelligence into his living and working environments, which are in different locations around the world. With Alfred's disappearance, the A.I. programs have become more self-aware, protective, and possessive of the items they protect. As your journey begins on a mysterious island, using the technology and assets provided to you, find and protect your legacy as well as all the documents and needed information hidden on Cypress Island. You only have 72 hours to complete the tasks that are before you. With this all in mind, you must use strategy, patience, stay strong and be careful to accomplish your objectives.
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED TO READ THE "HOW TO PLAY" INSTRUCTIONS "MANUAL" AND TO LISTEN CAREFULLY TO THE VOICE-OVER IN THE BEGINNING OF THE GAME IN ORDER TO HAVE CLEAR DIRECTION.
• Cypress Inheritance: The Beginning (Chapter I) will be the first of Three Chapters which will make up this PC/MAC Game. Chapter I will be the single largest installment of the Three Chapters. The release date for Chapter II is being pushed to on or before May 24, 2014 and Chapter III will be released on December 15, 2014. Both of them will be made available AT NO ADDITIONAL CHARGE and will be added in an update to the main menu. Meanwhile we have uploaded some sneak peek screenshots from Chapter II. • Family Friendly – no harsh violence, nudity or vulgar language • Cause & Effect Gameplay – different every time you play • Stunning 3D Graphics powered by the Unreal Engine • Original Soundtrack • Easy to learn Controls
Single player, stealth based strategy gameplay
The Cypress Bloodline - By being a part of the Cypress bloodline, Lorna Ritten is given a chance to finally find about her true identity. She has wanted to know about her true family ever since she learned she was adopted. Approached by a stranger, she is now given the opportunity to find the answers she has been wanting to know for so long.
Open World - As Lorna, Immerse yourself in a non-linear, non-tutorial experience as you search for and uncover the secrets of the Cypress family past in an open world with day/night cycles all powered by the Unreal Engine. You will find hidden areas, outposts and vaults filled with secrets and challenges. From the endless forests to the dark shadows of the caves, there is much to discover.
You only have one chance to complete your mission. Your choices and use of resources on Cypress Island will have permanent consequences that affect your chances of surviving the island and completing your mission.
Locate – Find valuable information and uncover the secrets which were kept from you for so long. You will be given technology that will allow you to use stealth, which will enable you to search without being detected and will help you in achieving your mission.
Protect – You will need to make sure these secrets are well kept and protected. Remember, the information you are about to recover could change the world.
Survive – You must overcome challenges and obstacles while balancing your health and stamina. Having only 72 hours to accomplish your mission, you will need to use strategy, patience and stay strong to achieve your objectives.
The Enemy – Beware Vonya and her growing army. She knows why you are here and is determined to capture you and prevent you from completing your mission. Health, stamina, how you strategize and traverse the area are extremely important to help you gain the assets she is protecting.
Multiple endings based on choices you make throughout the game.
Replayability - With the locations of the Cypress family secrets randomly generated by the engine, along with the A.I., you will never play the same game twice.
Unsupported Video Cards: ATI Radeon X1300, ATI Radeon X1600, ATI Radeon X1900 XT, ATI Radeon HD 2400 XT, ATI Radeon HD 2600 Pro, ATI Radeon HD 2600 XT, ATI Radeon HD 4670, ATI Radeon HD 4850, ATI Radeon HD 4870, ATI Radeon HD 5670, ATI Radeon HD 5750, ATI Radeon HD 5770, ATI Radeon HD 5870
Unfortunately, the game does NOT run on my Mac. (Which is a less than two year old top-equiped MacBookPro). Well, it starts but it does nothing but „stutter". Completely un-controllable. Even with the graphics turned down all to the lowest specs. — does NOT run. Shame :-(
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Great game and good graphics
by d4man, - Jan 22nd 2014
Love the game, very engaging theme. graphics a good, plays well on my Mac.
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by colbra, - Jan 21st 2014
So far pretty solid game, it has a really nice atmosphere you can lose yourself at times. Love the atv!
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