Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Father remake lands October 15

Revisiting Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers on modern platforms will become much simpler on October 15, when developers Pinkerton Road Studio and Phoenix Online Studios release a remake celebrating the adventure's 20th anniversary. PC and Mac users can prove their point-and-click prowess by pre-ordering at Steam, Good Old Games and Phoenix's online store in exchange for a soundtrack and a 15 percent discount, leaving their total at $17.

When the Sins of the Fathers remake was initially estimated for a mid-2014 arrival, iOS and Android ports were also mentioned, but release dates for mobile versions were absent from Pinkerton's press release.

Purists may be comforted with a reminder that Pinkerton Road Studio was launched by Gabriel Knight series creator Jane Jensen.

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Jane Jensen's Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers® 20th Anniversary Edition Coming to Steam, GOG and Other Online Retailers for PC & Mac

Mount Joy, Penn. – September 9th, 2014 – Pinkerton Road Studio today announced that the highly-anticipated Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers® 20th Anniversary Edition, a modern remake of one of Sierra 's greatest adventure games of all-time, will be available for purchase on PC and Mac on October 15th, 2014. Licensed from Activision Publishing, Inc, overseen by original series creator Jane Jensen, and developed in partnership with leading indie team Phoenix Online Studios, this high-definition update of the adventure game classic Gabriel Knight adds brand new puzzles and scenes, gorgeous new high-res backgrounds, a remastered soundtrack, and more New Orleans flavor to the beloved original story, plus exclusive new behind-the-scenes material including original concept sketches, articles and brand new audio interviews with Jane Jensen and members of the original Sierra development team to provide a more complete view on the Gabriel Knight series than has ever been available before. Pre-orders are now available at Steam,, the Phoenix Online Store and more at 15% off the $19.99 retail price, and include the pre-order exclusive soundtrack by Robert Holmes.

The game will also offer players never before seen behind-the-scenes special edition content on both the original and the remake. Extras include original concept art, magazine articles, interviews and brand new behind-the-scenes insight and one-on-one interviews with Jane Jensen and members of the original Sierra development team to provide a more complete view on the Gabriel Knight series than has ever been available before.

Hailed by Adventure Gamers as one of the most well-written games ever and given an Honorable Mention in the AV Club's Top 100 Games of All Time, Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers 20th Anniversary Edition invites players to relive the classic voodoo murder mystery that's captivated generations of game enthusiasts for two decades. In the game, players will take on the role of roguishly handsome Gabriel Knight, a struggling author and owner of a bookstore in New Orleans, who is investigating the Voodoo Murders for his new book: a series of savage ritual killings surrounded by voodoo trappings. But his search into the dark underbelly of New Orleans will reveal far more than who's behind the killings, as Gabriel is drawn to the beautiful and aloof Malia Gedde, learns the secrets of his family history, and must comes to grips with his own destiny if he's going to survive.

"It's been a dream to be able to work on Gabriel Knight again, and I'm so exciting to bring it to a new audience. I think it looks amazing and it has all the classic gameplay," said Jane Jensen, creator of the series.

"Gabriel Knight is the reason why I became a developer. It was a groundbreaking game that showed the power of Jane Jensen's storytelling," added Cesar Bittar, CEO of Phoenix Online and producer of the project. "The honor of working alongside Jane in remaking one the most beloved adventure games of all times is definitely for me a golden opportunity, but also a huge responsibility, and we are doing our very best to ensure old fans and new will be thrilled by the results and ready to play as a Schattenjäger once again."

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Review codes will be available soon, and previews are available now! Email Katie Hallahan at to be added to the list for yours. Reviews are embargoed until 9 AM EST on Oct. 15th, 2014.

About Jane Jensen & Pinkerton Road

Jane Jensen and Robert Holmes founded Pinkerton Road in 2012 to create narrative games for tablet and desktop computers. A game designer and writer, Jane is best known for her work on the Gabriel Knight® adventure games and hidden object games such as Dying for Daylight. Robert is a composer, producer, musician, and strategic digital marketing executive whose music has appeared in numerous video games. The studio's first projects are Moebius: Empire Rising, a Kickstarted adventure game released for PC and Mac in April 2014, and the Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers® 20th anniversary edition. The studio has also released a children's ebook, Lola and Lucy's Big Adventure™, for iPad. To learn more, visit Follow Jane on Twitter @jensen_jane.

About Phoenix Online Studios – Every Game Has a Story™

Created by adventure game fans for adventure game fans, Phoenix Online Studios is an award-winning game development studio that seeks to put create compelling games where story and character come first. Formed in 2004, Phoenix began as fans seeking to bring back their favorite genre with the King's Quest fangame The Silver Lining, they've followed up with the award-winning Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller, Jane Jensen's Moebius: Empire Rising, and are working with Jensen on the remake of her classic hit game Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers. Phoenix also opened a publishing branch in 2014, putting indie games including Quest for Infamy, Moebius: Empire Rising, Lost Civilization, and The Last Door: Collector's Edition. More information can be found on the company's website,