Deer Hunter Coming to the PS2
Atari announced today that its Deer Hunter series will be hitting consoles for the first time in its history. Deer Hunter delivers a realistic hunting experience with detailed environments and precise control. The game features 17 weapons, including shotguns, rifles, and bows. Also, off-road vehicles will be present in the game, which adds to the strategy aspect. Multiplayer options are available and incluide a split-screen cooperative mode and an online component, which allows eight players for tournament play. Another interesting facet is an instant replay option with a slow-motion bullet effect.
"Atari is the creator of the original hunting series and has defined the hunting game genre," said Paul Rinde, senior vice president of Infogrames. "The hardware life cycle of PlayStation 2 has evolved to include a broad audience of gamers, and bringing Deer Hunter onto a next-generation console represents an excellent opportunity to leverage those gamers along with our loyal hunting fans."
The Deer Hunter will be available this fall for the PS2.