E3 2002: Alter Echo announced
THQ announced today that their upcoming title Alter Echo will officially be shown at E3 this week. Developed by Outrage Games, Alter Echo is an action title that combines morphing combat qualities with time altering mechanics. Players assume the role of Nevin who is sent on a mission to a planet where the very surface is alive. He must fight for survival against a world gone mad, an entire planet that is using its bio-mechanical properties to spawn enemy after enemy to destroy him. Revolutionary camera angles and sequences will be used to capture the action and aid in the dramatic thriller. Alter Echo is scheduled for release on the Playstation 2 in early 2003.
"As the first title from Outrage Games since becoming one of THQ's internal development studios, we are extremely enthusiastic about Alter Echo," said Jack Sorensen, executive vice president of worldwide studios, THQ. "Featuring a unique style of gameplay and groundbreaking technology such as TimeDilation, Alter Echo is another original THQ product that we hope to develop into a major franchise."
"Alter Echo is the type of intense action game in which Outrage specializes," stated Matt Toschlog, studio director of Outrage Games. "We feel new gameplay elements such as the ability to morph on the fly and the robust PostFX camera system allow the player to experience something completely fresh."
5/22/2002 Matt Stensrud