Hip Games Detail E3 Games
Not wanting to be left out of the wave of announcements this week, Hip Games
has released a list of titles they will have on the show floor at E3. For the
entire list, ripped straight from the press release, see the information below.
George A Romero presents City of the Dead
Release Date: Q1 2006
Genre: 1st Person Shooter
Platform: PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system / the Xbox video game and entertainment system from Microsoft/PC CD Rom
Description : The game is set on the Island of Ningun Futuro (Spanish for No Future), located off the coast of North America. The island is home to a secret operation military base, whose primary role was to testing weapon effects on cadavers. When the dead begin to rise, Dr Rocane the head Pathologist, thinks it is Christmas.
Call of Cthulhu: Destiny’s End
Release Date: Summer 2006
Genre: 3rd person Survival Horror
Platform: Multi-Platform Release
Description: Destiny’s End is a 3rd person Survival Horror game in which the player must guide two co-dependant characters through Cthulhu Mythos inspired encounters and situations. The game is based around the ruined fishing town of Innsmouth, a place destroyed by a government raid in 1928 and subsequently left to fester in ruin.
Ghost Wars (Description)
Release Date: Q1 2006
Genre: Real Time Strategy
Platform: PC CD Rom
Description : Terrorist actions - all threatening to have an impact of global scale - surface one after the other, to the greatest shock of western intelligence agencies. The responsibility to deal with the ever-increasing crisis falls on a small, but selected group of units belonging to a covert organization of the United States. While struggling desperately to contain the situation behind the scenes, and wage a secret war, the team unveils a grave and shocking discovery.
Jackie Chan Adventures
Release Date: Summer 2005
Genre: Action Platform
Platform: PlayStation 2
Description: The official game of the world’s greatest Kung Fu star promises to deliver the same kid friendly mix of fast-paced adventure Jackie has made famous. “Jackie Chan Adventures” follows the exploits of Jackie Chan, an expert in ancient artifacts and, at times, a secret government agent. This time, Jackie’s mission is nothing less than saving the world from an evil power known only as the Dark Hand, and can only be accomplished by finding magical talismans from around the world and beyond.
Playboy the Mansion: Private Party
Release Date: September 2005
Description: Private Party is the highly anticipated expansion pack to the genre-breaking lifestyle simulation game, Playboy: The Mansion, where gamers get to virtually “play Hef.” Featuring exciting parties like Midsummer Night's Dream, world-famous celebrities and Playmates, new animations, enhanced character editing, sexy outfits, and party-themed music, Private Party takes living the good life to the next level, giving gamers even more virtual access to Hef's charmed lifestyle.
Fear Factor: Unleashed
Release Date: November 2005
Description: Fear Factor: Unleashed puts gamers inside the action of the hit TV show, and features 15 spine-tingling stunts that will test gamers’ steadiness, stomachs and nerve. Players can choose to play in single player mode, where they will face 5 other competitors in an intense 3-challenge contest to crown a winner, or play against friends on one system with unique trash-talking multiplayer game play. Contestants’ phobias play into their success or failure as they struggle to maintain their "Fear Meter" and win the competition. With fiery explosions, bone-crunching wipeouts, and endless action, Fear Factor: Unleashed will prove whether fear is a factor for you.
*Rugby Challenge 2006
Release Date: Fall 2005 (Europe only)
Genre: Sports (Rugby)
Platform: multi-format release
Description: Hip Games and Swordfish Studios (developers of Jonah Lomu Rugby and World Championship Rubgy) are taking Rugby to the next level in this realistic simulation. Not only will Rugby Challenge 2006 offer realistic graphics and animations but also a wide choice of real teams and stadiums along with the new 2006 Rugby rules.
5/12/2005 Aaron Thomas