For Immediate Release
Dallas, TX - November 15, 2006 - Wild Hare Entertainment and Alten8 Limited announced today that they will be working together to bring Etrom: The Astral Essence to North American retailers. Etrom is designed by P.M. Studios. Etrom, which implements innovative non-linear game play and 7 possible endings, will prove to be one of the most innovative titles of the year.
Title: Etrom-The Astral Essence
Official Website: www.etrom.net
Numbers of Players: Single Player
Background: Future Techno-Fantasy Universe
Etrom is a 3D Action-RPG game with a deep involving storyline set in a dark, futuristic, "neo-gothic" world where technology and a fantasy Middle Ages collide.
Earth 476 A.H.E.F. (After Human Empire Foundation) the Future?
Etrom is an epic adventure that takes place in a dark future where warring societies are divided by walls, secrets, religions, laws, and the terrifying Void Lands. Etrom is a world filled with fantastic technologies; where its citizens find their future in ancient civilizations governed by mysterious hidden energies.
Etrom leads you across realms, cities, through democracies and "Nazi" like dictatorships. It is a journey through space-time portals, amongst the Thrones of the Abyss, and beyond the gates of the City of Light. With a large number of varied locations, and diverse settings, Etrom plunges you into a world of rituals, fraught with secret-service plots and held together by dark spells.
Etrom is an endless journey involving demons, secret divinities, dragons, mechs, hovertanks, different races and intelligent entities from across space and timeFrom a brooding world of mega-cities you will set out across many dimensions and realities to face men and gods projected into the absolute infinity.
Forge Your Destiny! Unleash Your Inner Demon! Feel The POWERS of the Astral Essence!
Features:Deep and involving Storyline set in a dark, futuristic, "neo-gothic" world where technology and a fantasy Middle Ages collide; Play a truly Non-Linear Game Structure 7 possible endings! Frequent and Bloody Battles: from close combat with an Astral Axe to long range fights with Energy Weapons (Assault rifles, Sniper rifles, heavy machine-guns, Hyper rifles, Disruptors) and amazing Astral Spells Astral Transformations (Inner Demon, Dragon Guardian, Abyss Knight, Lux Soldier, Legio Infenalis) Pilot futuristic MECHS Explore more than 70 huge levels and secret levels in the 4 States, the Mysterious Void Lands and the Dungeons of the Abyss Face Hordes of Enemies and Powerful Enemy Gods Free and Strategic management of the Character's Inventory (over 500 types of armor, objects, energy weapons, power-drugs, magic items)
About Wild Hare Entertainment
A privately funded entertainment software publisher headquartered in Dallas, Texas. Established in July 2006, Wild Hare Entertainment offers independent developers a cost effective alternative to the traditional publishing and distribution models in the North American retail market. Visit www.gowildhare.com <http://www.gowildhare.com/> for more information.
About Alten8 Limited
Created and operational during 2005, Alten8 Limited is a new force in the development, publishing and distribution of games and other content, across a wide range of formats. Licensing both older titles under its Retro-Soft brand, and all new titles under the Alten8 label. Alten8 is becoming the first port of call for new talent looking for a more flexible way of working. A wide range of content across PC, Phone, GBA, DS, PSP, PS2 and Wii, either already released, or in development for release 2006 / 2007. Alten8 will be announcing a range of publishing and distribution deals over the coming few weeks. Visit www.alten8.com for more information.
About P.M. Studios
P.M. Studios was established in 2001 by a highly creative and professional crew of videogame and multimedia-project developers.