Red Orb Ships Riven, the Sequel to Myst
Myst, a CD-ROM-based adventure game created by Cyan, is known for its fantastical images and immersive play. In 1993, Myst took the computer world by storm and continues to enjoy a record-breaking run on PC Data’s top ten best seller list for software games, with more than 3.5 million copies sold. Now, with the release of Myst’s sequel, Riven, we’ll find out if such popularity can happen twice. According to a Business Wire article, The Red Orb Entertainment Division of Broderbund Software today released Riven, the Sequel to Myst, with the software expected to be fully available in retail outlets tomorrow, 31-Oct-97. According to the Official Riven Web site, Riven includes 4,000 images, three hours of animation, plus two hours worth of sound. To experience Riven, you’ll need at least a 90 MHz PowerPC-based machine, 9 MB free RAM, 65 MB hard disk space, System 7.5, color monitor, and a 4x CD-ROM drive.