Dark Arcana: The Carnival

Discover the dark secrets of a traveling carnival as you take on the role of a detective. Searching for a n abducted woman, you must go beyond the colorful delight of the carnival attractions.

During your investigation, you will encounter not only a carousel, mechanical fortune tellers, and a Ferris wheel, but also carnivorous plants, skeletons and demons.

Are you ready to pass through the House of Fears and explore what is beyond the enchanted looking glass? Unveil the dark secrets of this magical world before it's too late!

  • Explore two beautifully crafted worlds - the one you know and a dark, surreal alternate reality
  • Easily switch back and forth between hidden-object scenes and mini games.
  • Experience a challenging adventure with a gripping story line that keeps you moving forward with every twist and turn!
  • Will you be able to rescue the mother of a young girl?

Publisher: Viva Media®
Category: Adventure
Price: $9.99
Developer: Artifex Mundi
North American Launch Date: December, 2012
System Requirements: Windows 7/Vista/XP; 2.0 GHz or better; 1024 MB of RAM; 847 MB free hard drive space; enhanced for DirectX 9.0

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About Artifex Mundi

Artifex Mundi is a premier casual game development studio in Poland and one of the world’s best producers of casual adventure games. Artifex Mundi has already released 16 games, including casual adventure hits like Nightmares from the Deep: The Cursed Heart (2012) or Enigmatis: The Ghosts of Maple Creek (2011). The studio, which has two divisions, in Zabrze and Cracow, and employs almost 90 people, has 10+ titles in various stages of production. Artifex Mundi combined its industry experience and market knowledge to create an in-house, commercial technology: the Spark Casual Engine (sparkcasualengine.com). This one-of-a-kind game engine is specifically designed for creating advanced 2D adventure games and can be licensed from Artifex Mundi.

About Viva Media 

Viva Media is a leading publisher of video games in the North America. Founded in 2002, Viva Media now offers over 200 gaming products in various genres. Please visit www.viva-media.com for more information on particular products.

Internationally the company publishes digital content as well as games for mobile platforms. 

Viva Media’s retail products are available in the US and Canada in mass merchant store chains such as Wal-Mart, Target, Sam’s Club and the like as well as in the Office channel (Staples, Office Depot, Office Max), Electronics and specialty store chains and online stores such as Amazon.com. According to NPD Viva Media held a Top 10 position in USD sales at retail during 2011. In unit sales the company ranks in the Top 5 of all retail publishers of PC Games.