For Immediate Release
EUROPE ( May 2007 ) - G2 Games have today announced that they will be publishing the single-player sci-fi FPS Alpha Prime for PC in the UK. Scheduled for release on May 25th, the game features a wide variety of innovative gameplay ideas in a superbly crafted environment, Alpha Prime promises to offer PC players a challenging new experience.
As a mining inspector the player is tasked with exploring an illegal asteroid mining base to investigate the disappearance of its inhabitants. However, more pressing is why the mining robots and other autonomous systems are trying to put an end to his inspection, permanently.
The story leads the player through several distinct environments - the inspector's spaceship, damaged by enemy fire from within the asteroid, technical facilities, laboratories, crew quarters, mining shafts and more. On his quest to discover the secret of the asteroid the player will fight not only the robots, but the station itself. Using the ship's radio he will talk to the navigator of a cargo vessel, one of the few people from the surrounding area to somehow remain alive. Walking down the empty halls and eerie corridors of the industrial complex the player will meet several survivors willing to help. Or so it would appear..
The futuristic technologies in the game are one of the key features. If a player runs out of ammunition or they can use their RECON, a hacking device that enables you to control from a distance various devices you find on your way through the dark halls and corridors of Alpha Prime. Also, by injecting yourself with "hubbardium", a psychotropic semi-poisonous substance, players can initiate bullet-time maneuvering which decelerates time to a sluggish pace to give them the advantage against your opponents.
"Alpha Prime has been a highly successful title in Eastern Europe, and we are looking forward to similar success for the game in the UK," said Adam Cole, spokesperson for G2 Games. "The graphics alone are enough to warrant attention, and the gameplay is of an equivalent standard."
Key characteristics of the game include:1st person shooter themed around a strong science fiction story. Multiple robots with specific abilities and powerful weapons to utilize an arsenal of powerful weapons for the player to use, additional weaponry mounted on remotely controllable robots. Fully interactive physical environment, breakable objects, rag doll effects A 3D engine making use of the state-of-the-art graphics technology Bullet-time - Slow motion control Real time physics 10 levels full of action 5 non-playable characters to help you in your mission Devices to hack - including a variety of robots and manipulators, surveillance cameras, security systems, doors, etc. Compatible with Matrox TripleHead2Go, enabling gamers to connect 3 screens with a maximum resolution of up to 3840x1024.
...IT WOULD SEEM TO HAVE THE POTENTIAL FOR A GREATER LEVEL OF DEPTH THAN WE TYPICALLY FIND IN FIRST-PERSON SHOOTERS...
...VISUALLY, ALPHA PRIME IS APPEALING. IT'S QUITE DOOM 3-LIKE, WITH SHARP SHADOWS AGAINST A STEELY INDUSTRIAL ENVIRONMENT. STUMBLE OUTSIDE THE MINING FACILITY PROPER AND YOU'LL FIND 100MPH WINDS AND DUSTY HORIZONS STRETCHING OFF INTO THE DISTANCE...
...ONE OF THOSE FEATURES IS THE GAME'S GRAPHICS ENGINE WHICH IS PRETTY MUCH ON A PAR WITH DOOM 3 AND MOST RECENTLY PREY IN TERMS OF VISUALS...
...THE VISUALS COMPARE VERY FAVORABLY WITH OTHER RECENT TITLES FROM THE SAME GENRE...
Discover more Alpha Prime information at : www.g2games.com/alphaprime
Release Date: May 25th 2007
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